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For Kids, How Much Screen Time Is Too Much? Why That’s the Wrong Question to Ask 

In a new book, developmental psychologist Rachel Barr is offering the research community a new framework for understanding and measuring the impact of technology on early…

April 25, 2024

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The Political Pitfalls of Human Psychology 

Fathali Moghaddam's new book explores the psychological plasticity of…

March 11, 2024

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Everything You Need to Know About Jesuit History in the US

In his new book, Rev. David Collins, S.J., an associate professor in the College of Arts & Sciences, explores the history of the Society of Jesus in the United…

September 28, 2023

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A Hundred Years of Music in the Country’s Largest Maximum-Security Prison

Benjamin Harbert’s new book Instrument of the State offers a sweeping account of more than a century of musical history at the Louisiana State Penitentiary, colloquially known…

September 15, 2023

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Nicoletta Pireddu Wins Comparative Literature’s Most Prestigious Award

Nicoletta Pireddu’s book "Migrating Minds: Theories and Practices of Cultural Cosmopolitanism" has been awarded the René Wellek…

April 3, 2023

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History Hasn’t Changed as Much as You Think, According to Fathali Moghaddam

In Fathali Moghaddam’s new book, Political Plasticity, he argues that political systems change far less than we might…

February 3, 2023

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New Book Series Emphasizes the Role of Class and Poverty in Psychology  

Professor Fathali Moghaddam's new book series, Progressive Psychology, highlights how social conditions, such as poverty and inequality, influence and affect the.…

October 31, 2022

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Understanding the Psychology of Immigration Through an International Framework

A new book from Fathali Moghaddam and Margaret Hendricks explores the psychology underpinning extreme reactions to. …

September 2, 2022

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The International Order Benefits When America Plays Its Part, Georgetown Professor Argues in New Book

Robert Lieber's new book, Indispensable Nation, argues the United States should play a stronger leadership role in the international.…

August 24, 2022

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The Untold Story of the Windy City: Georgetown Professor Paints New History of Mexican Americans in Chicago

Mike Amezcua’s new book, Making Mexican Chicago, tells the story of the Windy City as it was built by its Mexican and Mexican-American population, exploring the ways in which…

February 18, 2022