Stories about psychology

Research led by Nicole Johnson, associate professor of counseling psychology, finds that 70% of school shooters have perpetrated violence against women can influence prevention strategies, authors say.

Valerie Jones Taylor is part of a nationwide, interdisciplinary team working to help virtual reality (VR) research better reflect real-world social dynamics.

Valerie Jones Taylor has been awarded a National Science Foundation CAREER Award to demonstrate the effectiveness of virtual reality as a training tool to improve interracial interactions and aid in diversifying the STEM pipeline.

In the face of a global pandemic, a team of Lehigh researchers switches gears to study how individuals perceive, respond to and recover from the impact of COVID-19.

Jessecae Marsh investigates how people’s beliefs about causal relationships influence their thinking—and how an understanding of these beliefs might lead to better health outcomes.

Barbara Malt and her collaborators examine how we talk about objects across multiple languages—and how that reflects human thought processes.

The three-day NSF workshop invited participants from multiple disciplines to explore real-world challenges. 

Researchers examine 1,000 years of English development and identify algorithms that human minds have used to create word senses with implications for artificial intelligence.

Researchers shed light on the evolution of terms like “shedding light.”

New psychology research finds that society can civilize punishment by learning a perpetrator's unfortunate history.