Tara Roberts

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Medicine at Michigan
How do kids understand digital privacy?
A cognitive developmental psychologist explains how kids think about the ways online companies track them.
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Medicine at Michigan
We've been asking the wrong questions about kids and screen time
A researcher at Michigan Medicine is asking different questions and finding fresh answers that put less pressure on parents and more on the tech industry.
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Medicine at Michigan
Starting medical education on day one of undergrad
Inteflex, a bygone program at the University of Michigan Medical School, blended undergraduate and medical studies, granting first-year students admission to the Medical School.
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Health Lab
New hope for patients with rare epilepsy
Thousands of children face seizures, developmental delays, and possible death from Dravet Syndrome. A new treatment built on Michigan Medicine research could help.
Medicine at Michigan
New Hope for Patients with Rare Epilepsy
Basic science research at Michigan Medicine has led to a new drug trial