Taking the pulse one year into the pandemic and post historic presidential election

Posted on: March 16, 2021

Since the beginning of the COVID pandemic, we have been taking a periodic pulse of the US population hoping to track how our feelings and perceptions evolved over time. We took our first pulse check almost a year ago as the pandemic really started to grip our society.   On the scale from 1 (not at all concerned) to 10

Lifting the stigma: Study shows that disclosing epilepsy condition can improve the well-being of people with this disorder.

Posted on: March 8, 2021

Impact Brief by Aarti S. Ivanic, PhD  Social stigma of epilepsy affects more than 60 million people world–wide  Epilepsy is a common neurological disorder which is characterized by seizures that are unpredictable in frequency. As of 2014, 65 million individuals across the world had epilepsy, approximately 3 million of them in the United States1. It is the fourth most common neurological problem preceded only

Are you a “lifelong learner”?

Posted on: February 19, 2021

Did you know that 70% of respondents from our recent study consider themselves a “lifelong learner”? So what does lifelong learning mean exactly? According to our survey results, lifelong learners are those who “continue to study and advance themselves throughout life” (78% support) or “always taking some sort of classes” (67% support), among other things.

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