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News 2018 - 2019

Damian Murray_0Falling in love and immune-related gene expression  February 14, 2019

In a paper published in Psychoneuroendocrinology, Damian Murray and colleagues found that women who fell in love had increased activity of genes involved in antiviral defenses, compared to when they began the study. Women who did not fall in love showed no such change.

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ponThe role of personality in cancer distress  November 14, 2018

Ph.D. student Laura Perry, assistant professor Mike Hoerger and their colleagues recently published a paper in Psycho-Oncology. The work considers the roles of neuroticism and introversion for distress experienced by men diagnosed with prostate cancer.

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051012_mcunningham2_3936_pbc Diversity in Higher Ed September 26, 2018

Mike Cunningham advocates for diversity in grade school classrooms, which leads to more diverse college campuses

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091818-nicholas-kerry800-pbc-7480 Conservatism and parenting September 19, 2018

According to a forthcoming paper by Nick Kerry and Damian Murray, socially and morally conservative values may arise from perceived threats or danger--parents may become more risk averse in the interest of protecting their children. The article appears in Personality and Individual Differences

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