Emotions spread through Facebook
Professor of Social and Natural Science Nicholas Christakis ’84 researches the ways in which networks impact behavior, health, and longevity.
Flu vaccine mandate effective
The number of children hospitalized for the flu in Connecticut plummeted after a recent statewide vaccination mandate, according to a new report co-authored by Yale investigators.
Former postdoc files suit against University
A former post-doctoral researcher has filed a suit against the University, her supervisor and a former post-doctoral fellow over deliberate tampering with her research.
Storefronts boost healthcare enrollment
Connecticut is the only state to offer these retail storefronts, which typically attract about 200 daily visitors hoping to learn more about coverage.
Networks key in gun violence
The likelihood of experiencing gun violence may be less about the victims themselves and more about their acquaintances, a Yale study concludes.
Contagion beliefs powerful
A new Yale study investigated why people would pay exorbitant sums of money for Beyoncé’s boots or Oprah’s overcoat.
Study probes affective touch
According to recent research from the Yale Child Study Center, children develop unique brain mechanisms to help them understand the social importance of touch.