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Studying the Social Symptoms of Autism with Mice

Research from UMN Psychology looks at how genetic changes in mice change their social behavior.

The Return of Populist Politics?

Research from UMN political science looks at whether and how populism made a difference in the 2016 election.

What We (Don’t) Know About Reducing Police Bias

UMN psychologist Eugene Borgida outlines what we know, and what we need to learn, about reducing police bias.

When Policy Preferences are Sacred

UMN political scientists look at what makes people pay attention to policy agendas.

Reaching Stressed Out College Students Online

Research from UMN Psychology shows how online programs can help college students cope with stress.

Does an Apple a Day Keep the Doctor Away?

Research from UMN’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication shows how confusing coverage of health news can contribute to poor nutrition.

Effective Communication with Doctors is Crucial for Preventative Care

Recent research highlights why provider-patient communication is so important, especially in rural communities.

Wages have stagnated in the US. Here's why

Stagnant or falling earnings have put a squeeze on working- and middle-class households, says UMN Economics professor Fatih Guvenen and colleagues.