Communities recovering from natural disasters often see an increase in businesses and non-profits that develop after the cleanup, but that doesn’t necessarily counterweigh the rise in poverty levels in areas transformed by events such as storms, earthquakes and wildfires.
To include a citizenship question as part of the 2020 decennial census would most likely undercut the accuracy of determining the U.S. population and risks politicizing an instrument critical to democracy, according to a UB sociologist.
A new UB study suggests that extent to which sensory-specific parts of the brain are able to connect as a network, not necessarily anatomically, but functionally, during a child’s development predicts their reading proficiency.
Social media sites often present users with social exclusion information in certain posts that can actually inhibit intelligent thought, according to a UB study that takes a critical look not just at Facebook and other similar platforms.
An awe-inspiring experience can have negative consequences as well as benefits, according to a UB-led study that uses cardiovascular responses to stress to take a broad look at awe and the critical role perspective plays in it.
Democrats could gain as many as 44 seats and emerge from November’s mid-term elections with control in the House of Representatives, according to an innovative forecasting tool developed by a UB political scientist.
Research has shown that, as a group, international students face prejudice from segments of the domestic student population, and a new UB study suggests that stereotypes alone do not lead to that prejudice.