Archives Tag : Faculty Affiliate

Need a study break? Maybe not

CarolDweck Clayman Affiliate Carol Dweck co-authored a study on willpower. She argues that those who believe they control their willpower outperform those who view it as a limited resource.

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A lifetime of health differences: gender, hormones, and health

Marcia StefanickUnderstanding the differences in men’s and women’s physical and mental health is changing dramatically because of research in identifying lifelong patterns of disease. Tracking sex differences in human disease—from shortly after fertilization through childhood, puberty, adulthood, and old age—is providing insights into health issues specific to women, as well as men.

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Predicting premature infants’ well-being

Anna PennClayman Faculty Affiliate Anna Penn, MD, PhD, was a member of an interdisciplinary team that developed a new technique for assessing the probability prematurely born infants will develop more serious medical complications.

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Sweet talking your computer

Clifford NassClayman Affiliate Clifford Nass’ recent article in the Wall Street Journal examines human-computer interactions and concludes, “one can take virtually any finding from the social sciences and apply it to people’s interactions with computers.”

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Clayman Institute Affiliate Deborah Stipek to step down as dean of the School of Education

Deborah StipekProfessor Deborah Stipek oversaw the successful expansion the School of Education’s infrastructure and programs during her tenure, as well as starting several successful new initiatives.
“I am deeply grateful to Deborah for providing outstanding leadership to the School of Education over the past decade… I will miss her.” – Provost John Etchemendy.

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