All psychology

marijuana plants

November 6, 2018

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

Drug disrupts prefrontal cortex activity

Aerika Brittian Loyd

July 3, 2018

With changing demographics, more racial/ethnic socialization needed for white youth

Without exploring how white youth are socialized about race and ethnicity current race relations will remain unbalanced

Roger Weissberg

June 28, 2018

UIC researcher named among most influential after-school scholars

National AfterSchool Association honors Weissberg for SEL work over three decades

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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

UFO above a field

November 13, 2017

High cognitive ability not a safeguard from conspiracies, paranormal beliefs

Social psychologist explores why people are inclined to believe the unfounded

a person with their right hand raised and their left hand behind their back with fingers crossed

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

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