Skip to main content

News & Events

Recent News

 

Partners play pivotal role in pregnant women’s alcohol use, which affects their babies’ development

Wed, 02 Jun 2021

Rochester psychologists say successful intervention efforts need to include partners of mothers-to-be.

Read more...


Two sophomores receive Critical Language Scholarships

Mon, 10 May 2021

Diego Encinas ’23 will study Portuguese and Jason Hahn ’23 will study Russian as part of government immersion program.

Read more...


An experimental neurofeedback imaging treatment has emerged for psychiatric patients. Does it work?

Mon, 22 Feb 2021

A study by University of Rochester psychologists finds some positive results for the new approach.

Read more...


How to be happier in 2021

Fri, 18 Dec 2020

Toss out your usual list of New Year's resolutions and do things that make the world a better place, says a Rochester expert on motivation and well-being.

Read more...


What’s the secret ingredient that makes a happy couple or family?

Tue, 24 Nov 2020

Analysis by University of Rochester researchers shows that psychological flexibility can shape how individuals interact with the people closest to them.

Read more...


Getting fewer ‘likes’ on social media can make teens anxious and depressed

Thu, 24 Sep 2020

Lack of positive feedback on social media can decrease adolescents’ feelings of self-worth, multi-institutional team of psychologists finds.

Read more...


Like rose-colored glasses, a ‘sexy mindset’ helps you see what you want to see

Wed, 23 Sep 2020

Researchers find that having a “sexy mindset” makes people perceive potential partners as way more attractive.

Read more...


Why ‘playing hard to get’ may actually work

Mon, 08 Jun 2020

“Playing hard to get makes it seem as if you are more in demand—we call that having higher mate value,” says Harry Reis, a University of Rochester psychologist who collaborated on a new study that examined the mating strategy.

Read more...


Reading your partner’s emotions correctly when it matters

Tue, 19 May 2020

A new study shows that couples who accurately perceive appeasement emotions, such as embarrassment, have better relationships than those who feel anger or contempt.

Read more...


‘Make every effort to connect­—digitally—with other people’

Wed, 25 Mar 2020

While social distancing is key to slowing the spread of coronavirus, people can combat the isolation with technology, say two Rochester psychologists.

Read more...