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Want the money now or later? It may depend on your age

How a person would distribute monetary gains and losses over time may depend on their age, according to new research from Corinna Loeckenhoff, associate professor of human development.

Study: Red or blue, Americans value effort to achieve success

Though liberals are more likely than conservatives to believe some groups need help in order to succeed, Americans across the political spectrum believe that effort determines success, Cornell researchers have found.

Yang-Tan Institute to aid justice-involved youth with disabilities

The Yang-Tan Institute has received a $1.5 million grant from the New York State Developmental Disabilities Planning Council to build a statewide community of practice to support justice-involved youth who have disabilities.

Study finds racial bias in tweets flagged as hate speech

Tweets believed to be written by African Americans are much more likely to be tagged as hate speech than tweets associated with whites, according to a Cornell study analyzing five collections of Twitter data marked for abusive language.

Study addresses low female participation in STEM classrooms

A new study co-authored by Kelly Zamudio, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, shows that increasing class size has the largest negative impact on female participation in STEM classrooms.

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.


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.