psychology

Dec 6, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Short Intervention Boosts Safe-Sex Skills in Teen Girls

A 45-minute online sexual health program improved the ability of teen girls to communicate effectively about safe sex.

Oct 19, 2017  |  The Abstract

Study Finds Grad Students Benefit From Industry-University Collaborations

A new study finds graduate students garner professional benefits from being trained as part of research consortia that bring together university and industry partners.

Oct 10, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Changes in Perspective May Affect How Useful Drones Really Are

A recent study finds users have trouble utilizing images from drones to find the position of objects on the ground.

Oct 9, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Research IDs Key Factors That Help Women Ex-Convicts Avoid Recidivism

New research identifies four factors that help women ex-convicts avoid committing crimes, offering insights that can be used to help former inmates integrate more successfully into their communities after time in prison.

Oct 6, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Sensitivity to Time Improves Performance at Remotely Controlling Devices

A new study finds that people who are more sensitive to the passage of time are better at accounting for the latency – or time lag – inherent in remotely controlling robots or other tools.

Sep 28, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Study Finds Driving Speed Affected When a Driver’s Mind ‘Wanders’

Research finds that driving speed fluctuates more when a driver’s mind wanders from focusing on the act of driving.

Sep 26, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Older Drivers Adapt Their Thinking to Improve Road Hazard Detection

A recent study finds older drivers adapt their responses in heavy traffic to better identify road hazards.

Sep 25, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Study: There Is Almost No Research on What Distinguishes Potential Terrorists

A recent analysis of the existing research on factors associated with an individual’s risk for engaging in terrorist activity highlights how little we know about these factors.

Aug 24, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

1 in 5 Women With Postpartum Mood Disorders Keep Quiet

A recent study finds 21 percent of recent mothers experiencing postpartum mood disorders, such as anxiety and depression, do not disclose their symptoms to healthcare providers.

Aug 23, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Study of Homeless Finds Women at Disadvantage for Accessing Disability Benefits

A recent study of homeless adults finds women are at a significant disadvantage compared to men when it comes to accessing disability benefits.