Faculty in the News
How we can use psychological principles to foster collaboration in the fight against COVID-19 .
A team of researchers surveyed more than 4,000 people around the world in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic. The survey used?psychological tools to encourage a shift in attitudes, and the researchers?found that by the end of the survey, most participants had gained faith in measures they had initially dismissed as ineffective.
Not JUST Data .
Through the Ida B. Wells JUST Data Lab, Ruha Benjamin and her team of young researchers expose?injustices hidden in statistics.
Laugh, cry, click, share: Princeton virtual theater experience aims to disrupt stigma around mental illness .
“The Manic Monologues” captures true stories, performed by professional actors; pre-recorded conversations with Princeton students, experts and activists; and mental health resources.
'See-through soil' could help farmers deal with future droughts .
Princeton researchers used tiny glass beads as a substitute for soil, so they could observe the behavior of hydrogels — tiny plastic blobs that can absorb a thousand times their weight in water — whose success in agriculture has been puzzlingly uneven.