All psychology

Young boy drawing with crayons

July 8, 2021

Report finds fewer early childhood education expulsions following Illinois law

The report, which covers the 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 school years, details survey responses from Illinois early childhood professionals

Compass in palm of open hand

February 24, 2021

Do atheists have a moral compass?

UIC social psychologist examines what values people view as relevant for morality

Kimberly Schonert-Reichl, NoVo Foundation Endowed Chair of Socia

September 28, 2020

Top SEL expert named NoVo Foundation Endowed Chair at UIC

Kimberly Schonert-Reichl to join UIC faculty in Jan. 2021

Hand holding pen

July 15, 2020

First-year writing course increases belonging, retention at a broad-access university

Intervention helps assist students in their transition to college

balanced scale

June 29, 2020

Studies examine how race affects perceptions of law-involved Blacks, school discipline

Findings published in new book “The Legacy of Racism for Children: Psychology, Law, and Public Policy”

Legal Court Room

June 17, 2020

Jurors respond negatively to police overreactions to Black Americans

Researchers run “mock trial” study using evidence from an actual case

Decoteau Irby and Amanda Roy

May 21, 2020

$1M in Spencer Foundation grants awarded to UIC education scholars

Studies focused equity leadership and impact; education and work decisions

T.H.E. World University Rankings 2020 logo

November 21, 2019

Two UIC subjects ranked among top 25 U.S. public universities by Times Higher Education

Evaluations consider teaching, research, citations, international outlook and industry income

Susan Goldman

April 16, 2019

UIC learning scientist elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Susan R. Goldman recognized for more than 30 years of influential research

marijuana plants

November 6, 2018

Adolescent cannabis use alters development of planning, self-control brain areas

Drug disrupts prefrontal cortex activity

1 2 3 4