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Police union websites preserved by library archive

The Cornell University Library archive of 165 police union and association websites will support research on a range of issues including police reform and accountability.

Lonely mice more vocal, more social after isolation

Female mice showed a “profound effect” from acute isolation, dramatically increasing their production of ultrasonic vocalizations as well as non-vocal activity, a new Cornell psychology study found.

Minimum wage hike boosts customer experience

A Cornell-led research group found an improvement in the perceived service quality of restaurants where the minimum wage rose from $8 to $10 an hour, including reduced negative discussion of the courtesy and friendliness of workers.

The state of labor in a shifting workplace

ILR School experts continue to help the public, policymakers, labor, management and others understand how the pandemic is impacting the future of work. This Labor Day, we’re highlighting some of the topics ILR experts addressed and their insights on how the world of work will look on Labor Day 2022.

‘Codeswitching’ considered professional, study finds

Black employees who engage in racial codeswitching are consistently perceived as more professional, by both Black and white individuals, than employees who do not codeswitch, according to new ILR research.

Four Faculty Awarded with Endowed Professorships

The endowed professorships will fund ground-breaking research in the areas of psychology and human development, fiber science and apparel design, and nutritional sciences.

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Time to change the study of consent

ILR Associate Professor Vanessa Bohns says that consent has been a neglected topic in mainstream psychology. In an upcoming article, she argues now is the time to build a better psychological definition. 

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How moviemaking evolved to draw us in

In a new book, “Movies on Our Minds: The Evolution of Cinematic Engagement,” psychology professor emeritus James Cutting explores the perceptual, cognitive and emotional reasons we enjoy popular films.

More than 10% of older adults at risk of elder abuse

A study involving researchers from the College of Human Ecology and Weill Cornell Medicine estimates the incidence of elder mistreatment in New York state and advances understanding of key risk factors.