A new study by Joshua Jackson in Arts & Sciences found that five key personality traits in parents can significantly affect their child’s health, grades and more.
A new study from psychological and brain sciences in Arts & Sciences finds that one’s ability to cope with stressors, such as the pandemic, hinges heavily on individual personality and emotional characteristics that change with age.
New research led by Washington University researchers identifies a common genetic signature that may increase a person’s risk of developing substance use disorders. The work eventually could lead to universal therapies to treat multiple substance use disorders and potentially help people diagnosed with more than one.
In the seminar “Cognitive Illusions,” students in psychological and brain sciences examine the causes and consequences of errors in thinking.
New research from Calvin Lai, in Arts & Sciences, suggests that the daylong implicit bias-oriented training programs now common in most U.S. police departments are unlikely to reduce racial inequity in policing.
Mark McDaniel, a professor of psychological and brain sciences in Arts & Sciences, won a $60,164 grant from the National Science Foundation for a project aimed at giving students effective learning strategies for STEM courses.
Patrick Hill, in Arts & Sciences, received a three-year $237,970 grant from Velux Stiftung, a Swiss science-funding foundation, for research on future time perspective as a motivator for healthy aging practices.
Alexander Hatoum, a research assistant professor of psychological and brain sciences in Arts & Sciences, won a five-year $897,120 award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)’s National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded researchers Ellen Fitzsimmons-Craft and Denise Wilfley a grant to help improve outcomes for eating disorders in adolescent girls.
Research from the lab of Brian Carpenter, in Arts & Sciences, suggests older adults understood that sometimes-unflattering COVID-19 messaging came from a place of caring and compassion.