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Research Shows the Power of Peers in Recovery

$2.6M NIH Grant Follows Successful Pilot Study on Opioid Use Disorder

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How to Make Friends as an Adult—and Keep Them

In New Book, Psychologist Debunks Myths, Offers Tips

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Brain Study Ventures Into Fear of the Unknown

UMD-Led Team Awarded $3.9M to Understand How Risk and Ambiguity Influence Anxiety

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Study Combines Wearable Tech, Brain Imaging to Innovate Treatments for Paranoia

Researchers Aim to Understand How Environments, Experiences Trigger Disorder

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Neuroscientist, UC Davis Psychology Chair Named Dean of BSOS

Susan Rivera Known for Research on Fragile X Syndrome, Autism and Down Syndrome

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Hope for the Future From Student Speaker

Commencement Honoree Leaves Legacy of Advocacy for Classmates

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UMD Expert: Putin’s ‘Cakewalk’ Illusion in Ukraine Gave Way to Attacks on Civilians

Psychology Professor Expects Leader to Double Down in Face of Ukrainian Resolve

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$2.6M in DOD Grants to Fund Studies of Climate Change Impact on Security

Projects Will Study Refugees, Governance in Warming World

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Swipe Left on Dating Stereotypes

Study Reveals Fewer Romances, Little Difference Between App, In-Person Pairings

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How ‘Home Alone’ Helped Unlock Brain Scan Data

Using Hit Films, UMD Neuroscientists Uncovered Latent Information to Illuminate Brain Activity Over Time

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Expert in Evolution of Cultures Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Michele Gelfand Developed Well-known ‘Tightness-Looseness’ Theory

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Op/ed: The Psychology of White Supremacy

Expert in Radicalization Says Movements Prey on Desire for Respect, Significance

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