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Rigged card game sheds light on perceptions of inequality

In a study designed to measure perceptions of inequality, Cornell researchers found that winners of a simple card game were far more likely than losers to believe the game’s outcome was fair, even when it was heavily tilted in their favor.

Four Cornell faculty win White House early career awards

The White House has recognized Cornell faculty members – Thomas Hartman, Jenny Kao-Kniffin, Kin Fai Mak and Rebecca Slayton – with Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers.

Collaborators look at legal issues through big data lens

Professors Michael Heise and Marty Wells discuss how they collaborate on empirical legal research, applying advanced data science and statistical analyses to look at legal issues that affect people’s lives as well as examining the judiciary system and how it operates.

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Psychologist and neurobiologist honored for career achievement

The Society for Behavioral Neuroendocrinology recently honored professor emerita Elizabeth Adkins-Regan with its Daniel S. Lehrman Lifetime Achievement Award.

New book explores children’s emotional expression

English professor Jane Juffer looks at children’s television, online gaming and political expression in her new book, “Don't Use Your Words! Children’s Emotions in a Networked World.”

Education, interaction with older people reverses ageism

A Cornell-led team has shown, for the first time, that intergenerational contact and education about the aging process and its misconceptions can reduce ageist attitudes, prejudices and stereotypes.

Alexander Colvin named dean of ILR

Alexander Colvin, Ph.D. ’99, has been named the Kenneth F. Kahn ’69 Dean of the School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Provost Michael Kotlikoff announced June 20. The five-year appointment is effective July 1.

Panel considers role of the press in a time of lies

Panelists discussed journalism and how news is consumed in “International Politics and the Fourth Estate: The Role of the Media in Social and Political Movements Worldwide,” a Cornell Reunion event.

Research examines intent behind Facebook posts

A Cornell researcher is working with Facebook to find ways to identify content with malicious intent and forged IDs, to help the social media giant rapidly find and remove harmful posts.