Video evidence not immune from bias
The study in the Journal of Experimental Psychology in September explains why observers reach different conclusions from the same video evidence.
Minjoo Lee talks solar panels
The News sat down with Professor Minjoo Larry Lee to understand the latest about his research on solar cell technology.
Deliberation determines selfishness, study finds
Deliberation may make individuals more selfish. In a study published in early September, Yale psychology professor David Rand and graduate student Gordon T. Kraft-Todd GRD ’20 found that people who made intuitive decisions in a money-pooling game were more likely to act in the group’s interest.
Monkey business reveals theory of mind
A new Yale study analyzing monkey brains during competitive activity may help scientists better understand strategic and social reasoning in human beings.
Yale Develops New Metal
The iPhone 6 was just released, and that means a whole new set of phone accessories are hitting the shelves. And the newest, most durable phone case might be coming from Yale. Correction: The person identified as Jittisa Ketkaew at 1:29 is actually a colleague, Wen Chen.
Public Health struggles with financial aid
A week after the Harvard School of Public Health received a $350 million donation, the Yale School of Public Health (YSPH) is still struggling to retain applicants who are being offered better financial aid packages from other schools.
Global health eyes expansion
In the coming year, YSPH plans to expand the Yale Global Health Studies Program, an undergraduate concentration that accepts 15-18 Yale College students every year.
Activist explains climate change denial
In a Wednesday afternoon lecture at the Yale Law School, Climate change activist George Marshall detailed the psychology of climate change denial.
Ants march into Peabody exhibit
On Tuesday evening, the Peabody Museum of Natural History welcomed some of the tiniest creatures in the animal kingdom to its newest exhibit, “Farmers, Warriors, Builders: The Hidden Life of Ants.”
Study considers teen substances
Deepa Camenga is an instructor in pediatrics at the Yale School of Medicine and the first author of “Marijuana, Alcohol Use and Attempted Cigarette Cessation in Adolescent Boys and Girls,” a Yale study recently published in the journal Substance Abuse.