psychology

  1. May 13, 2016

    Women’s preference for less competition may account for pay gaps

    When applying for a job or to college, women seek positions with fewer applicants than men, according to a new U-M study.

  2. February 9, 2016

    Insecure teens use social media to harass, threaten dating partners

    An online stalking behavior known as electronic intrusion is common in high school dating relationships, according to a new study by U-M researchers.

  3. February 24, 2015

    Passive Facebook use undermines how a person feels

    Using Facebook only to scroll through one’s news feed or browse other people’s profiles can have a negative impact on the user’s well-being, says a U-M researcher.

  4. December 10, 2014

    U-M study pinpoints part of brain that triggers addiction

    Activating the brain’s amygdala, an almond-shaped mass that processes emotions, can create an addictive, intense desire for sugary foods, a new U-M study found.