April 20, 2014

Social Science


How to choose toys your preschool child will love and learn from

Research being conducted at ASU shows that three- to five-year-olds in a well-equipped preschool setting choose to spend more time in art activities than anything else.


Moral outrage may influence jurors' emotions in age of video

Two new studies point to important legal implications when moral outrage is generated through the interactive effect of anger and disgust.


ASU professor part of NSF study examining computer science development in Africa

Gregg Zachary, a professor of practice at the Cronkite School and the ASU Consortium for Science, Policy & Outcomes, is part of a team studying the development of computer science in Kenya and Uganda, thanks to an NSF grant.


Visiting scholar from Pakistan studies religion, technology and lifestyle

While at ASU, visiting scholar Muhammad Shoaib is carrying out research on modern lifestyles and religious values in Pakistan, and seeing firsthand what he had previously studied about the United States.


ASU student awarded prestigious Marshall Scholarship

Madeline Sands has been named a recipient of the Marshall Scholarship, which will enable her to pursue graduate studies at the university of her choice in the United Kingdom.


White named finalist for early career researcher program

Other finalists from Harvard University, Columbia University


News coverage | Social Science:  ASU archaeologist says neighborhoods have a long history

Are neighborhoods still relevant in this age of social media and globalization?


Wutich named Arizona Professor of the Year

Amber Wutich, associate professor in ASU's School of Human Evolution and Social Change, was selected from more than 350 top professors in the United States.


ASU history class to air nationally on C-SPAN

Professor Don Critchlow's class will reach a national audience Saturday, Nov. 16, when it airs on C-SPAN3’s American History TV.


News coverage | Social Science:  Why attractive candidates win

Are choices for good-looking politicians just bias or are they linked to ancient adaptations for disease?

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