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Living arrangements of ‘Dreamers’ are more complex, less stable, study shows

Unauthorized Mexican and Central American immigrants who came to the United States as children or teens live in more complex and less stable households than their documented or native-born counterparts, according to a new study from Cornell researchers.

People admit they trust news stories that contradict their views – for a price

Researchers at Cornell Tech found that people are far more likely to say they believe news stories that align with their own political views no matter what outlet they’re from. But when offered a cash bonus for accuracy, participants were more likely to trust the news stories that countered their views.

Harvard professor to discuss implicit bias

Mahzarin Banaji, author and professor of sociology at Harvard University, will give a talk, “Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People,” Feb. 11 in Statler Auditorium.

Book offers hope to parents of children who self-injure

A new book co-written by Janis Whitlock, a Cornell expert in adolescent self-injury, offers information, encouragement and support for parents and caretakers of children who self-injure.

Streaming chill vibes? Spotify data says the season is the reason

A study of 765 million downloads from streaming service Spotify reveals clear patterns in musical preferences based on geography, gender, time of day and other considerations.

What happens when bosses don’t practice what they preach?

Managers who say one thing and do another often get negative reactions from employees. But the misalignment of words and deeds can be viewed as neutral or even positive, says Cornell researcher Brian Lucas.

Scientists tackle breeding challenges of land mine-finding rats

Cornell researchers have determined a distinct reproductive-system characteristic of pouched rats that could help in breeding of the rodents, which are excellent at detecting land mines.

Anthony Burrow receives Engaged Scholar Prize

Anthony Burrow, associate professor of human development, has won Cornell’s fourth annual Engaged Scholar Prize, which recognizes a faculty member’s innovative approach to community-based scholarship.

Historic building is hub for Cornell in NYC

On Jan. 2, the School of Industrial and Labor Relations’ new New York City headquarters and conference center opened in the historic General Electric building at 570 Lexington Ave. Several other Cornell colleges, units and programs will soon be using space in the building.