Compared to traditional lectures, active learning with in-class participation improves student exam scores and passing rates in undergraduate STEM classes, especially for minoritized students.
Medical cannabis and cannabinoids may improve sleep for people with chronic pain. Side effects, however, may include nausea, dizziness, diarrhea, and fatigue.
Mangrove trees protect against flooding, but their populations have shrunk significantly due to habitat loss.
More fried food servings per week is associated with greater chance of major cardiovascular events like heart attacks.
Black Americans benefit less from speech-recognition technology than White Americans because these systems make more mistakes with Black voices.
Black applicants are less likely to receive funding for highly competitive NIH research grants than White applicants.
When memories are connected by a story, even if they are separated in time and place, they become linked together. Forming a narrative connection between memories makes them easier to recall.
Natural disaster relief advertisements about loss are more effective at increasing willingness to donate when the story is told from a first-person (rather than third-person) perspective.