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.
Birth weight links autism, schizophrenia
The theory that schizophrenia and autism are opposing ends of a neurological continuum recently found support in a group of 1.7 million Danish babies.
Ebola ban unlikely to affect many
While Yale student organizations will no longer be allowed to travel to regions of West Africa affected by the Ebola epidemic, the policy is unlikely to have a large effect on students or student organizations.
Brain anatomy predicts risky behavior
New research out of the Yale School of Medicine is the first to show that the size of a particular region of the brain can predict patterns in risky decision-making.