Stand by your group: Loyalty can blur ethics line

Calling for loyalty to a group, rather than to an individual, was more effective in eliciting followers’ compliance with unethical requests, Johnson School researcher Angus Hildreth found.

Citizens often act against self-interest in granting police consent

New ILR School research suggests that obtaining true consent is difficult because most people are compliant and struggle to say “no.”

Gender can shape how TAs are evaluated, study finds

Male teaching assistants are more likely to receive higher ratings than their female counterparts, and both genders are perceived as more valuable when exhibiting traits historically associated with their respective roles in society, a Cornell study finds.

Six early-career professors win NSF development awards

Researchers studying large-scale artificial intelligence, microbial biomanufacturing and causal inference methods are among the Cornell researchers who recently received National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Awards.

Deportation threat worsens Latinos’ anxiety, mental health

A hostile environment that threatens Latino noncitizens with deportation is associated with psychological distress among not only Latino noncitizens but also Latino U.S. citizens who aren’t vulnerable to deportation, a Cornell-led research group found.

Cornell Center for Social Sciences awards 11 faculty fellowships

The 2024-2025 Cornell Center for Social Sciences (CCSS) faculty fellows represent seven Cornell schools and colleges. Fellows will tackle urgent social issues such as online misinformation, pay transparency laws and the impact of government support on clean energy innovation.

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How to create safe spaces with and for Black girls

New research provides educators, mental health practitioners and youth-serving organizations with a blueprint for co-creating spaces where Black girls feel seen, heard and honored.

For couples, negative speaks louder than positive

People with stronger negative implicit judgments about a partner are more likely to perceive negativity in daily interactions with them, which hurts relationship satisfaction over time, Cornell psychology research finds.

Climate roundtable sparks insight and invites collaboration

Convening of 80 leaders, researchers and staff across six colleges discussed strategies to address climate change mitigation, adaptation and societal transformation, in a Feb. 1 roundtable sponsored by The 2030 Project.

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