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  • A messy eater

    The next time your child leaves a big ol' mess while eating on his or her high chair, don't despair. According to a new study out of the University of Iowa, kids who smoosh, smash and even throw their food are actually learning as they play with their meals. The study also suggests that these messy eaters may be better and faster learners in the long run.

  • Dean Simonton

    During the week of October 21, 2013, Dr. Dean Simonton, a distinguished professor of psychology at the University of California-Davis, shared his expertise with faculty and students at the University of Iowa as part of the Ida Cornelia Beam Visiting Distinguished Professor Program.