Child with Konzo (image) Michigan State University Share Print E-Mail Caption The effects of konzo go beyond its devastating physical effects to impair children's memory, problem solving and other cognitive functions, according to new research led by Michigan State University. Credit Michigan State University Usage Restrictions Please credit Michigan State University. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.