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New Immigrants, New Research Opportunities

Immigrant study participants can expose the limitations of “universal” theories that are based exclusively on data from small, homogenous groups, says David Rollock. And immigrants who don’t fit into established ethnic or religious categories spur scientists to refine outdated measures and methodologies. Rollock, along with APS Fellow Gilad Chen, Belinda Campos, Carola Suárez-Orozco, and Hirokazu Yoshikawa, participates in a cross-cutting theme program on immigration. ... More>


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All About Awe

Until recently, the experience of awe received scant attention in affective science. But an expanding body of research is uncovering awe’s profound effects on everyday behavior and overall well-being. ... More>