All psychology

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March 23, 2018

Google award to aid positive empathy project

Builds on current work in UIC-based lab

Brain

February 28, 2018

Study: Brain stimulation helps younger, not older, adults’ memory

Younger adult participants showed a 50 percent improvement

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November 13, 2017

High cognitive ability not a safeguard from conspiracies, paranormal beliefs

Social psychologist explores why people are inclined to believe the unfounded

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August 3, 2017

Study examines tolerance of political lies for shared views

Supporters tolerant of lying to achieve a higher moral end

Linda Skitka, professor of psychology

June 13, 2017

Psychologist to lead research organization

Linda Skitka named president of Society for Personality and Social Psychology

Linda Skitka, professor of psychology

May 3, 2017

UIC psychologist to lead research organization

Skitka to begin term as president in 2019

Stewart Shankman; Researcher of the Year

March 7, 2017

Antidepressant side effects reported more by patients with panic disorder

‘People with panic disorder are especially sensitive to changes in their bodies,’ says Stewart Shankman

Susan Goldman

January 12, 2017

UIC learning scientist honored by international research society

Earns organization’s most prestigious distinction

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December 5, 2016

Political left, right both inspired by utopian hopes

Studies explore moral convictions associated with same sex marriage, gun control

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November 21, 2016

Reliance on reason, evidence as a moral issue measured in study

Rationality of another’s beliefs viewed as indicative of their morality

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