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UM Study Analyzes Why People Won’t Stop Believing Falsehoods

“Most importantly, if the information fits with your prior beliefs, and makes a coherent story, you are more likely to use it even though you are aware that it’s incorrect.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/20/2012

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Is Your Workplace Psychologically Healthy?

When a business cuts back staffing levels, workloads increase for the remaining workforce. Those employees may find themselves devoting more time to the job than to their own needs and the needs of their families.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/31/2012

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Cultivating Wisdom: UM Studies Identify A Promising Way

Adopting a psychologically distanced perspective enhances wisdom, according to University of Michigan research just published online in the Journal of Experimental Psychology: General.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/12/2011

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Baker Adds Master of Science Degree

Officials at the Baker College Center for Graduate Studies in Flint Thursday announced the addition of a Master of Science in Industrial/Organizational Psychology degree program beginning this September

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/21/2011

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GR Tech Entrepreneur Launches Web Site For Parents

A Grand Rapids psychologist and entrepreneur has launched a new Web site with resources for parents to help kids succeed.

02/17/2011

UM: Brain Has Separate 'Keyboards' For Different Emotions

Can’t control yourself? University of Michigan psychology research shows one reason people have difficulty controlling powerful emotional reactions is because the brain’s computer has a separate “keyboard” controlling feelings within extreme emotions like desire and […]

07/01/2010

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