May 6, 2019
Ramaswami Mahalingam has had jobs ranging from dishwasher to poet to structural engineer. Now a professor of psychology and women’s studies, he uses that background in studying how certain lines of work are devalued and workers marginalized, and in his teaching of mindfulness and self-awareness.
February 26, 2019
African-American teens blame systemic racism for the academic achievement gap between blacks and whites, a belief that was shaped by their parents and other factors, a new U-M study found.
January 11, 2019
Higher education institutions that prioritize diversity both in employment numbers and an inclusive climate lessen the psychological disparities among faculty of color, a U-M study found.
October 16, 2018
Do you like to see warnings about violent or other distressing content before watching a show or movie, or reading a book? New U-M research looks at their impact.
April 16, 2018
Know-it-all friends, relatives or co-workers who believe their knowledge and beliefs are superior to others are prone to overestimating what they actually know, according to a U-M study .
March 9, 2018
U-M researchers have found that people enjoy replaying a favorite song many times even after the novelty and surprise are gone. In a new study, participants reported listening to their favorite song hundreds of times.
February 19, 2018
U-M researchers have found that people enjoy replaying a favorite song many times even after the novelty and surprise are gone.
May 31, 2017
When college students feel isolated and disconnected, support from family members can keep them from harming themselves during difficult times, according to a U-M study.
May 11, 2017
College women who frequently watch television or who believe that the content is real, tend to endorse the gender roles that are portrayed often on TV, a U-M researcher says.
May 8, 2017
Children may be more vulnerable than previously thought to those who might exploit their digital footprint to track their location or obtain private information, a U-M study shows.