Establishing Routines and Promoting Healthy Habits
As a professor in the Department of Health Behavior & Health Education at the U-M School of Public Health, Alison Miller, PhD, studies risk and resilience in children and families and directs the Child Health and Development Lab. She joins Michigan Minds to discuss the importance of developing early relational health between caregivers and children, how to create and support healthy habits, and strategies children can use to help feel prepared for school.
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24. The Role of Negative Peer Feedback on Social Media12:38What are the implications of negative peer feedback on social media posts, and how can content creators use this feedback to alter messaging? On this episode of Michigan Minds, Jessica Fong, PhD, discusses findings from a news study on the role of negative peer feedback on social media, how creators can use this information to enhance their presence on platforms, and the ways in which feedback encourages users to moderate their tone. Fong is an assistant professor at the University of Michigan Stephen M. Ross School of Business, where she researches matching markets, platform design, advertising, and behavioral economics.
23. Exploring the Impact of Mindless Media Exposure26:15Jan Van den Bulck, PhD, is a professor in the Department of Communication and Media at the University of Michigan College of Literature, Science and the Arts. His research focuses on involuntary and incidental media effects, and explores how entertainment media affect our perception of the real world. In this episode of Michigan Minds, Van den Bulck discusses how watching TV impacts our knowledge of various fields including law enforcement and emergency medicine, and talks about the relationship between media use and sleep.
22. Digital Ownership and the Right to Repair29:42Aaron Perzanowski, JD, joins Michigan Minds to talk about digital ownership, the tradeoffs that occur when purchasing digital products instead of physical, and issues that consumers should be aware of involving user constraints, permanence, and privacy. Perzanowski is the Thomas W. Lacchia Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School, and teaches and writes about the intersection of intellectual and personal property law.
21. Examining Racial/Ethnic and Gender Diversity in the Orchestra Field14:25Antonio C. Cuyler, PhD, is a professor of music in entrepreneurship and leadership at the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre and Dance. On this episode of Michigan Minds, Cuyler discusses findings from a report he coauthored published by the League of American Orchestras, titled, Racial/Ethnic and Gender Diversity in the Orchestra Field in 2023. Cuyler explains the ways in which this research can help the creative sector accelerate progress towards equity, diversity, and inclusion in orchestras.
20. Adolescent Brain Development and the Impact of Social Media on Mental Wellness17:37Joanne Quigley, MD, joins this episode of Michigan Minds to discuss adolescent brain development and how social media can impact mental well-being. Quigley is a child and adolescent psychiatrist, and an associate professor of psychiatry and pediatrics at Michigan Medicine. She is also the medical director of Michigan Medicine’s Child & Adolescent Ambulatory Psychiatry and the U-M Addiction Treatment Services (UMATS).
19. Challenges and Opportunities of AI — and the Need for Regulation12:30Artificial intelligence (AI) is becoming more common in everyday life and significantly changing the way in which people work. Kentaro Toyama, PhD, is the W.K. Kellogg Professor of Community Information at the University of Michigan School of Information, where he studies AI and human-computer interaction. On this episode of Michigan Minds, Toyama discusses how AI is impacting the creative workforce, the growth of generative technology like Chat-GPT, and the risk of misuse of new tech.
18. Exploring Carbon Pricing and Carbon Border Adjustments14:52Barry Rabe, PhD, joins this episode of Michigan Minds to talk about his recent paper, Carbon Pricing Enters Middle Age, and discusses how carbon border adjustments can link future carbon pricing to international trade.Rabe is the J. Ira and Nicki Harris Family Professor of Public Policy at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, and the Arthur Thurnau Professor of Environmental Policy. His research examines the political feasibility and durability of environmental and energy policy, with a particular emphasis on efforts to address climate change in the United States and other nations.
17. 'Gaslighting' and its impact on mental health19:21Paige Sweet, PhD, assistant professor in the U-M College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, studies gender and sexuality, knowledge, and gender-based violence, and her work focuses on domestic violence. She joins Michigan Minds during Mental Health Awareness Month to talk about 'gaslighting' — what it looks like, how it impacts mental health, and resources to help community members find support to focus on their well-being.Resources mentioned in the podcast for anyone experiencing domestic violence: National Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-799-7233, www.thehotline.org National Coalition Against Domestic Violence: www.ncadv.org Download transcript
16. Nurses Week: Supporting, Celebrating and Protecting Nurses12:35Christopher R. Friese, PhD, RN, Elizabeth Tone Hosmer Professor of Nursing and Professor of the Health Management and Policy School of Public Health and Director of the Center for Improving Patient and Population Health (CIPPH), joins Michigan Minds for National Nurses Week. He talks about how the industry has changed in the past year since he last joined Michigan Minds and the challenges that nurses are currently facing.Download transcript