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Individual-level differences in negativity biases in news selection

Humans tend to be more attentive to negative information than to positive information. New research suggests that negativity bias in news selection varies across individuals and contexts. Read more...

Individual-level differences in negativity biases in news selection

Events

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  • Interdisciplinary Seminar in Quantitative Methods
    Tues, Jan. 14, 2020 | 2:00 - 3:30 pm
    Eldersveld Room, 5670 Haven Hall
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  • Interdisciplinary Workshop on Politics and Policy
    Geraldine Castel (Grenoble-Alpes University)
    Wed, Jan. 15, 2020 | noon to 1:30 pm
    6080 ISR-Thompson
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  • ESC PLAN: The ESC Opening Event
    January 24, 2020 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Details forthcoming.
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  • Miller-Converse Lecture
    Stanley Feldman (Stony Brook University)
    Thurs, April 2, 2020 | 4:00 to 5:30 pm
    1430 ISR-Thompson
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News

CPS Blog: Political Communication Meets Big Data

MIDAS How do voters make sense of the information they hear about candidates in the news and through social media? This question was at the heart of a collaboration to study political communication that took place during the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
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Jowei Chen recognized as a "Defender of Democracy"

Jowei Chen

Common Cause honored Jowei Chen as one of four “Defenders of Democracy” who played pivotal roles in reshaping America’s legal landscape to address partisan gerrymandering.
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Scott Page Named John Seely Brown Distinguished University Professor of Complexity, Social Science, and Management

Scott Page

Scott Page has been named the John Seely Brown Distinguished University Professor of Complexity, Social Science, and Management. This appointment recognizes exceptional scholarly achievements. Recipients are the University's most prestigious professors. Congratulations, Scott!

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Kiyoteru Tsutsui's book selected for multiple awards from the American Sociological Association (ASA)

Kiyoteru Tsutsui

Kiyoteru Tsutsui's book, Rights Make Might: Global Human Rights and Minority Social Movements in Japan, (Oxford University Press 2018), has been selected for multiple awards from the American Sociological Association (ASA).

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Angela Ocampo Receives Dissertation Award

Angela Ocampo

Angela Ocampo's dissertation, The Politics of Inclusion: A Sense of Belonging to U.S. Society and Latino Political Participation will receive the American Political Science Association's (APSA) Race and Ethnic Politics Section's award for the best dissertation in the field at the fall 2019 APSA meetings. Congratulation Angela!

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