Medical research

Almost all COVID-19 patients have diminished sense of smell

Quantitative smell testing shows that decreased smell function is a major marker for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection, according to a study published online April 17 in the International ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Are we teaching kids to write all wrong?

"As you can see, individual differences in writing can be seen as early as kindergarten," says Cynthia Puranik, associate professor in the College of Education & Human Development. On her computer, she pulls up writing samples ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New app offers faster and easier assessment for multiple sclerosis

Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers report they have developed and validated a tablet-based app that offers a faster, easier and more accurate way for health care providers who don't have specialized training to assess the ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Examining common myths about IQ

Intelligence is innate and highly gifted people are all nerds. These are but two of the many widely held assumptions about intelligence. We asked LMU psychologist Markus Bühner about the basis for these and other opinions ...

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