Study examines primate’s guts

November 17, 2010 • 0
New research shows that evolution trumps environment. A study led by Dr. Howard Ochman, Yale Ecology and Evolutionary Biology professor, revealed that bacteria found in the guts of primates may not be a result of what they eat, but rather a result of heritage. The paper, titled “Evolutionary Relationships of Wild Hominids Recapitulated by Gut »

Psych prof wins award

November 4, 2010 • 0
Alan Kazdin, the John M. Musser Professor of Psychology & Child Psychiatry, said he believes in a practical approach to childhood psychology. The American Psychological Association announced Monday that Kazdin would receive its 2011 Award for Distinguished Scientific Applications of Psychology, one of the organization’s highest honors, for his work in the field. Kazdin is »