USC Dornsife psychology researchers find that frequent and infrequent users of social media respond differently to likes, comments and other social rewards — and changing a platform’s structure may curb negative habits.
Fighting misinformation doesn’t have to involve restricting content or dampening people’s enthusiasm for sharing it. The key is turning bad habits into good ones.
Psychology researcher finds significant brain processing differences in people who are lonely people vs not lonely.
How a new parent tells the story of a momentous event can help them make sense of what happened. Research finds new moms’ and dads’ narratives around childbirth held clues about their transition to parenthood.
As artificial intelligence seems to be veering close to self-awareness and we reclassify some animals as “sentient,” USC Dornsife scholars discuss what it means to be conscious.
Neuroscientists know that pregnant mothers’ brains change in ways that appear to help with caring for a baby. Now researchers have identified changes in new fathers’ brains, too.
The long-time USC Dornsife professor was a voracious seeker of knowledge and a beloved mentor to countless students and post-doctoral researchers.
Research from USC Dornsife shows that moral values predict regional differences in COVID-19 vaccination rates beyond structural, demographic and political barriers to vaccination.
Cross-disciplinary researchers at USC Dornsife work to help general audiences understand what they need to know about climate change issues.