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Social Sciences

News about UB’s social sciences programs, including fields such as anthropology, psychology and social work.

3/26/15

A UB graduate student is studying crested black macaques with a grant from the Leakey Foundation, which has backed the work of primatologists like Jane Goodall.

3/12/15

Politicians’ support of economic policies that benefit their supporters are a boon to those on higher end of economic spectrum.

3/12/15

Access to routine information about you — like where you grew up and your relationship status — can help others manipulate you, a UB researcher finds.

3/11/15

Ana Mariella Bacigalupo's project is titled, "Memory, Spirits, and Violence in Mapuche Chilean Geographies."

3/6/15

Although some children emerge from cold and neglectful family environments as adults with high self-esteem, a new UB study suggests these people may still be at a relative disadvantage in life, with a foggier sense of who they are.

3/4/15

With three decades of data from more than 475,000 participants, a new study on narcissism from the University at Buffalo School of Management reveals that men, on average, are more narcissistic than women.

3/4/15

Levine, a longtime UB faculty member, died of cancer Feb. 26 in her Buffalo home.

2/27/15

As Minahil Khan rose through the ranks of UB student government, she noticed the number of women diminish at every level.

2/24/15

University at Buffalo researcher Mark Seery, who studies stress and coping, says the severe winter weather seems at first glance to have few redeeming qualities.  Frigid temperatures and daily battles with mounds of snow and ice are testing the resolve of the heartiest among us.

2/10/15

The panel will lay the basis for a more informed and fact-based discussion of the issues surrounding current immigration into the U.S.