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


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


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.


Philosophy professor Candace Vogler is on the case.


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

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


What happens when an armed robber reads Shakespeare?

Spring/Summer 2015

An excerpt from Sian Beilock’s book How the Body Knows Its Mind yields surprising advice on the best way to solve problems.

Spring/Summer 2015

Psychology professor Sian Beilock on her research, her books, and her new role in the Office of the Provost.

Researcher Ariel Kalil finds “light-touch, low-cost” parenting tools.

Fall 2014/Winter 2015

The lowly rat got a much-needed reputation boost when a team of UChicago researchers discovered the rodents demonstrate empathy and helping behavior.