University of Iowa

Maybe you should let your children play with their food!

It seems like a mess just waiting to happen, but Larissa Samuelson, associate professor of psychology at the University of Iowa, is demonstrating that playing with one's food might be a beneficial part of the learning process.

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Neil Segal of the University of Iowa reveals why having a baby could have you shopping for new shoes. 


Neil Segal is an associate professor of orthopedics and rehabilitation at the University of Iowa where his research interests include knee osteoarthritis and the musculoskeletal effects of pregnancy. He is a member of the Iowa Board of Medical Examiners and he earned his medical degree at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.