In a Huffington Post op ed piece, professor Emma Adam discusses how to help adolescents lessen stress in high-anxiety times and always. Research shows that stress, especially stress of a social nature, has long-term impacts on health.
Assistant professor Michael Horn received a CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study computational literacy in informal learning environments. His project “Blocks, Stickers, and Puzzles: Rethinking Computational Literacy Experiences in Informal Environments” will focus on experiences outside the classroom that can engage and prepare young people in computational literacy.
SESP professor David Uttal's new study will test whether spatial training actually leads to STEM achievement in school and beyond — an outcome that is important for the future of the U.S.
A new study by SESP assistant professor Claudia Haase finds that people with a certain gene variant are less stoic and are more likely to smile and laugh.
Assistant professor Michael Horn’s museum research on evolution has become part of a new online PBS NOVA unit for high school students called “Evolution Lab.” NOVA’s Evolution Lab features games to introduce teens to processes of evolution.
Patient portals that provide medical information online could widen the gap in health disparities among the most vulnerable patients, according to a new study by professor Michael Wolf (MA06) of SESP and Feinberg School of Medicine.
New research by SESP assistant professor Claudia Haase suggests a bright side to getting older. Trust increases with age and predicts increases in well-being, according to Haase's study, which also finds that older people are able to see the best in people.