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2020: A Year In Review
12/17/2020

2020: A Year In Review

Reflecting on community achievements in a year of international upheaval
Composition of images from highlighted stories throughout 2020
Social Science in the Time of COVID: A Conversation with Ralph Adolphs
05/29/2020

Social Science in the Time of COVID: A Conversation with Ralph Adolphs

Emily Velasco
Ralph Adolphs and colleagues from Caltech and beyond are conducting an internet-based longitudinal study of how people's emotions and social behavior are changing during a global pandemic.
A portrait of Ralph Adolphs. He wears a light blue collard shirt.
What History Has Taught Us About Epidemics
05/08/2020

What History Has Taught Us About Epidemics

Whitney Clavin
A Caltech professor who studies the Parisian cholera outbreak of 1832 talks about how that epidemic compares to what we are experiencing now.
Jean-Laurent Rosenthal
Forming New Habits in the Era of the Coronavirus
04/27/2020

Forming New Habits in the Era of the Coronavirus

Whitney Clavin
Behavioral economist Colin Camerer talks about washing hands, telecommuting, and other habits emerging from the coronavirus pandemic.
Photo of hand washing.
An Invisible Threat
04/06/2020

An Invisible Threat

Whitney Clavin
The coronavirus pandemic has caused our anxiety-producing brain circuits to go into overdrive.
Illustration of the coronavirus as an invisible threat.