Men who are overweight are just as likely as overweight women to experience interpersonal discrimination when applying for a job or shopping at retail stores, according to new research from psychologist Mikki Hebl.
A new universitywide scholarly consortium of faculty fellows and distinguished postdoctoral fellows has been created to significantly raise Rice’s overall research profile by fostering intellectual exchange and advancement of research.
Medical professionals know that when a spouse dies, the surviving partner is at increased risk of suffering early mortality – but they don’t entirely understand why. Professor Chris Fagundes has received a $3.765M R01 grant from the NIH to study the connection between psychological and physiological responses to stress.
The Martha and Henry Malcolm Lovett Chair of Psychology, Hebl is one of three finalists for Baylor University’s 2016 Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching, one of the country’s top collegiate teaching honors.