CU Psychology and Neuroscience graduate student Mark Travers, Professor Leaf Van Boven, and College Professor of Distinction Chick Judd (all Social), received some popular press in a blog in theNew Yorker for their research published in the journal Political Psychology. This research demonstrated that people assign a higher value to information when told the information is secret as opposed to public. Read the New Yorker article or the original research paper. In addition, the New York Times published an opinion piece by the authors interpreting their data in light of recent events. Read the opinion piece.
CU Psychology and Neuroscience Distinguished Professor Linda Watkins (Behavioral Neuroscience) was in the popular press in an article about the research study she is conducting with a local veterinarian on the treatment of chronic pain in dogs that has been expanded to include joint disease pain (arthritis, etc.). For more details, read the Daily Camera article.