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Sleep deficits linked to chronic cannabis use

Aug. 18, 2021

Recent research from CU Boulder finds that, rather than help, frequent cannabis use could induce further sleep problems.


Researchers pinpoint behaviors underlying gambling addiction

Aug. 5, 2021

Before putting $20 down on the table, audit your mental health, researchers from the Institute of Behavioral Science suggest.

Dick Jessor

Shocked by battle of Iwo Jima, young scholar vowed to make a difference

July 30, 2021

Richard Jessor, distinguished professor of behavioral science and co-founder of IBS, retires after 70 years of service to CU Boulder.

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Psych profs invest honorarium in future student success

July 23, 2021

This new award honors excellence in research conducted by underrepresented students in psychology and neuroscience.

Track and Field

Should marijuana still be banned from sports?

July 8, 2021

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Psychologists explore cops’ decision to shoot

April 19, 2021

CU Boulder researcher finds that practice reduces racial bias in a first-person shooter simulation—but the benefits only go so far.

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Course on individual, societal wellness during pandemic now freely available

Feb. 22, 2021

CU Boulder’s interdisciplinary course titled Health, Society and Wellness in COVID-19 Times is available to the general public on Coursera.

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Psychologist launches #TalkMentalIllness course for the masses

Jan. 19, 2021

After leading a ‘call to action’ on burgeoning mental-illness crisis, prof launches a massive, open online course on mental health.

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Wave of distress mobilizes psychologists

Oct. 22, 2020

CU Boulder professor co-leads ‘call to action’ for mental-health care during pandemic.

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Professor seeks participants in student mental-health survey

Sept. 29, 2020

‘We need to spend more time on better understanding and tracing mental wellness,’ says CU Boulder’s June Gruber.