Psychology & Psychiatry

Brain games are fun, but don't expect any cures, says expert

Wordle, the wildly popular five-word guessing game, has been called "genius" and "the pandemic game we didn't know we needed," but don't count on it to improve your brain power a UO psychology professor says.

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Precision rehabilitation may prevent osteoarthritis

Athletes and sports fans know that a torn ACL knocks a player out of the game, requires surgical repair and involves a long recovery. But for many injured athletes, being temporarily sidelined is only the beginning of a lifelong ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

An app to help children overcome anxiety

Anke Klein and her team have devised a fun and useful app to help anxious children. In the app, children can upload a video of themselves showing, for example, something that went well for them and share their success with ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Cooperation under pressure: Lessons from the COVID-19 swab crisis

A major crisis that accompanied the rise of the pandemic was lack of availability of the nasopharyngeal swab—necessary for testing for COVID-19, which in turn, was necessary to get a grip on the pandemic. An account of ...

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