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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Studies examine racial bias in pollution, devaluation of black communities

I​MAGE: Present-day racial biases may contribute to the pollution and devaluation of lower- and middle-class black communities, according to new research led by a UIC social psychologist.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016

A psychological link between disease and gender equality

a movie scene from Children of men, declining public health

As levels of infectious diseases rise, men and women change their life strategies.

In the movie Children of Men, declining public health leads to extreme social inequality.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

In What Ways Do Socially Anxious Adults Suffer?

New research on the discomfort and avoidance of physical touch

Hell is touching and being touched by other people. This is what we discovered in new research on how people suffering from social anxiety deal with seemingly positive emotional experiences. But before I dive into the details, let me offer insights into a silent epidemic.

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Government Bill To Regulate Vaping

picture of a sign - blue flame with the word VAPORS next to it

Cabinet for the first time will regulate vaping under the Tobacco Act. A bill yesterday introduced in the Senate grants cabinet new powers to restrict advertising of electronic cigarettes, and the sale of vaping products to children.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Adam Francey, Richard Marion & Hanna Negami win ART\HACK-a-thon

sitting in the car, behind the wheel, looking out at a gazebo in the park

The winning project – a subversive sound installation – at CriMeLab‘s ART\HACK-a-thon on Oct 21st/22nd

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