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Video evidence not immune from bias

September 30, 2014 • 0
The study in the Journal of Experimental Psychology in September explains why observers reach different conclusions from the same video evidence.
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Minjoo Lee talks solar panels

September 30, 2014 • 0
The News sat down with Professor Minjoo Larry Lee to understand the latest about his research on solar cell technology.
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Deliberation determines selfishness, study finds

September 30, 2014 • 0
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.
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Autism may be predicted by overgrowth

September 30, 2014 • 0
Researchers have identified another factor in the development of autism spectrum disorder: body overgrowth in early childhood.
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Monkey business reveals theory of mind

September 30, 2014 • 0
A new Yale study analyzing monkey brains during competitive activity may help scientists better understand strategic and social reasoning in human beings.
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Yale Develops New Metal

September 26, 2014 • 0
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.
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Public Health struggles with financial aid

September 26, 2014 • 0
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.
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Biology building still in flux

September 26, 2014 • 0
Deliberations for the construction of the Yale Biology Building are in the works — still.
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Global health eyes expansion

September 25, 2014 • 0
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.
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Activist explains climate change denial

September 25, 2014 • 0
In a Wednesday afternoon lecture at the Yale Law School, Climate change activist George Marshall detailed the psychology of climate change denial.
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Ants march into Peabody exhibit

September 24, 2014 • 0
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.”
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Study considers teen substances

September 23, 2014 • 0
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.