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The Heritage & Legacy Project: An intersection of the arts, mental health

June 24, 2024

Created by Yale child psychologist Ayotunde Ayobello, a recently unveiled mural at the Yale Child Study Center explores art as a therapeutic solution.

Rising health care prices are driving unemployment and job losses

June 24, 2024

When health care costs rise, employers outside the health care sector cut jobs, leading to higher unemployment among healthy middle-class wage earners.

Brothers for Change: Impactful mental health workshops for New Haven youth

June 20, 2024

A new collaboration between the Yale Child Study Center and Dixwell Q House was recently launched through a mental health workshop series for local Black youth.

Yale economists take aim at improving supply chains

June 14, 2024

Yale researchers are engaging with business leaders on policy-relevant research to make supply chains more efficient and resilient.

Can reflection dislodge a faulty intuition?

June 12, 2024

Sometimes our gut is right. But a new study co-authored by Yale SOM’s Shane Frederick shows that when it’s not, our intuition can be difficult to override.

Ethics of extinction: Yale center considers our relationship with animals

June 11, 2024

A reading group hosted by Yale’s Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics explores the impact and ethics of biomedical research and biomedicine on non-human life.

What we get wrong about the effects of population growth

June 11, 2024

New research co-authored by Yale SOM’s Jason Dana finds that people over-focus on increased consumption without considering the positive effects of growth.

Exploring emotional bonds and deliberation in democratic reform

June 6, 2024

A recent Yale conference explored the latest research on how emotion and identity can influence the formation of political judgment in deliberative set-ups.

Illuminating Haitian revolutionary ideas

June 6, 2024

In a Q&A, Yale’s Marlene L. Daut discusses her new book focusing on the work of Haitian scholars and historians who have been silenced for centuries.

Examining the complex interplay among nature, nurture, and behavior

June 5, 2024

“Bad” habits could be a result of genetically predisposed and socially conditioned behaviors, according to Yale researcher Ramina Sotoudeh.