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Discussing five movies about relationships over a month could cut the three-year divorce rate for newlyweds in half, report Ronald Roggee and his team.
Lynda Powell’s prize-winning book about the influence of campaign contributions in state legislatures lays the foundation for more research.
Screenings and short-term, relationship-focused therapy can relieve depression among minority mothers, Sheree Toth and her team find.
Slavery was abolished more than 150 years ago, but its political legacy endures.
Andrew Elliot is awarded the 2013 Diener Award for his contributions to the field of personality psychology. He researches approach and avoidance motivation.
A UR professor documents the subtle and not-so-subtle ways in which money buys influence.
UR scholar pursues the biological and psychological mechanisms behind autism.
Researchers conclude that men and women aren't as different as we think.