College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
April 1, 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact so many aspects of people's lives, University of Arizona faculty members from a range of disciplines are finding ways to use the global health crisis as a teachable moment in their courses.
March 31, 2020
During the COVID-19 outbreak, staying home has become a question of morality. UArizona medical ethicist Laura Howard explains what our behavior during the pandemic says about the complexity of human nature.
March 26, 2020
UArizona psychology professor Matthias Mehl thinks it's a mistake to call it social distancing rather than physical distancing, since social interaction – though not in person – is essential at a time like this, for introverts and extroverts alike.
March 19, 2020
Evan MacLean, director of the Arizona Canine Cognition Center, says dogs can help offset the negative mental and physical effects of social isolation.
March 18, 2020
The grant from the Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance will support multidisciplinary research, classroom and field experiences, workshops and conferences. Three UArizona staff members will serve as technical experts in Washington, D.C.
March 3, 2020
Anthropology professor T.J. Ferguson explains how his research team found and documented trails used for thousands of years by the Tohono O'odham.
Feb. 26, 2020
The university has joined a network of institutions committed to teaching students how technology can be used in the public's best interest.
Feb. 19, 2020
Adolescent girls who invest a lot of time in editing and selecting the perfect selfie may feel more body shame and appearance anxiety, researchers found.
Feb. 4, 2020
New research challenges claims about the personal benefits of gun ownership, finding that gun owners and non-gun owners report the same levels of happiness and sleep disturbance.