Psychology

Summer/21

For nearly two decades psychologist Andrea King has followed a group of social drinkers to find out why only some develop alcohol use disorder.

Summer/20

Psychology professor Katherine Kinzler examines how we react to each other’s speech.

11.25.2019

Agnes Callard, AB’97; Ayelet Fishbach; and David Brooks, AB’83, discuss personal growth.

Summer/19

In 1975 Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, AB’60, PhD’65, came up with the notion of autotelic experience—better known as flow. Forty-five years later, we’re still talking about it.

Summer/17

Denise Shull, AM’95, helps Wall Streeters get in touch with their softer sides.

Spring/17

By studying handedness, psychologist Daniel Casasanto hopes to understand the relationship between body and mind.

Spring/16

Misconduct in the financial advising industry goes unpunished; hit the snooze button on weekends to reduce diabetes risk; a rage disorder has a newly discovered physiological marker; believers in psychic phenomena are happier but less analytical than skeptics.

Spring/Summer 2016

Political science meets neuroscience to discover the appeal of terrorist recruitment videos.
11.16.2015

Philosophy professor Candace Vogler is on the case.

08.12.2015

Chicago Booth assistant professor Ed O’Brien uses what we find funny to explain our behavior.

July–Aug/15

Professor Sian Beilock explains how using the body helps students better learn science.

07.14.2015

What happens when an armed robber reads Shakespeare?