Wilkins and Martin win grant to explore religious values and public virtue
A new study led by Clara Wilkins, assistant professor of psychological and brain sciences, and Lerone A. Martin, associate professor in the Danforth Center on Religion and Politics, recently received an award of $187,176 from The Self, Virtue, & Public Life research initiative.
Q & A with Andrew Butler, associate professor of Education and Psychological & Brain Sciences
Andrew Butler, associate professor of education and of psychological and brain sciences, studies the malleability of memory. His program of research addresses both theoretical issues in cognitive psychology and practical applications to education and mental health.
WashU Expert: Voter turnout differs with anger vs. disgust
With an estimated $8.5 billion spent on political ads for the 2018 midterm elections, many Americans relished the arrival of election day simply because it meant an end to the torturous and emotionally exhausting barrage of political attack ads and news coverage.
Poverty linked to childhood depression, changes in brain connectivity
Many negative consequences are linked to growing up poor, and researchers at Washington University St. Louis have identified one more: altered brain connectivity.