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When it comes to stopping prejudice that can lead to incidents such as the Rutgers freshman who committed suicide after his roommate used a webcam to broadcast video of him in a sexual encounter with another man, people often throw up their hands,...
Oct 23 2010
A new study from the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis looks at how much African Americans and whites favor or prefer their own racial group over the other, how much they identify with their own racial group, and how...
Oct 11 2010
A $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis is targeted to boost the number of students graduating with bachelor’s degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics by 10 percent....
Sep 24 2010
A new study led by Elizabeth Poposki, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology in the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, may help employers identify employees who enjoy multitasking and are less inclined to quit jobs...
Sep 14 2010
The School of Science at IUPUI proudly announces the appointment of four assistant professors and one associate professor to the Department of Psychology. Adam Hirsh joins IUPUI as an assistant professor after having completed his postdoctoral fellowship...
Aug 25 2010
It’s been known for some time that depression is linked to inflammation. But it hasn't been clear which condition was the cause -- and which condition was the effect. Listen to the Interview Now, a long-term study is suggesting that depression may be...
Jul 8 2010
Researchers and students at IUPUI, Butler University and Purdue University are collaboratively investigating why people hesitate to use confrontation to curb or stop prejudice .   Dr. Leslie Ashburn-Nardo, Associate Professor of Psychology Studies...
Jun 14 2010
Scott Evenbeck, Dean of University College at IUPUI and Professor of Psychology, has been awarded the “lifetime achievement” award for the advancement of learning communities at the National Learning Communities Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. The...
Mar 29 2010
Which comes first, depression or inflammation? To help solve this long standing chicken and egg conundrum, researchers led by Jesse Stewart, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis asked two critical...
Oct 5 2009
National Institutes of Health Awarded 5-Year Grant To Study Effects of Alcohol Intake, Binge Drinking Indianapolis, IN, Aug. 25, 2009 - The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism at the National Institutes of Health recently awarded Dr....
Aug 25 2009