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The Science of Stereotyping

Winter 2022

UW research shows how assumptions grow stronger over time, even without evidence.

No Newsfeed, No Cry

Winter 2022

In the early days of the pandemic, higher media consumption led to more emotional distress.

The Science behind a Smile

Summer 2022

UW psychology professor Paula Niedenthal ’81 explores the wide variety of social rules for expressing emotion — and how they cause trouble.

The Path to Self-Actualization

Spring 2021

Psychologist Abraham Maslow ’30, MA’31, PhD’34 showed how people reach their full potential.

The Rise of Women’s Studies

Summer 2019

Strength in numbers: a women-led UW faculty group meets in 1975 for the formation of what has become the Department of Gender…

Deborah Derman MA’76

Summer 2017

Regina Miller, Origin Photo

Breath. Purpose. Compassion.

For many people who have lost a loved one or are experiencing…

Mind Tricks for the Masses

Summer 2010

The flamboyant Joseph Jastrow founded the UW’s psychology department and helped shape the fledgling science.