“Rigged” election rhetoric in the headlines aims to cast doubt about the security of the American voting system; however, people have a sense of whether a voting system is secure, according to new research from Rice University.
Low socio-economic status and fear of abandonment early in life can lead to poor health in adulthood, regardless of adult socio-economic status, according to a new study from psychologists at Rice University.
Research proposals to study cross-cultural collaboration in design teams
and to develop mobile technology for prevention and management of
chronic disease have received Rice’s first two InterDisciplinary
Excellence Awards (IDEA). Psychologists Eduardo Salas, Margaret Beier, David
Wetter, and Cho Lam will participate in the collaborative research projects.
A Rice University study has found a link between emotional stress and diabetes, with roots in the brain’s ability to control anxiety.That control lies with the brain’s executive functions, processes that handle attention, inhibition, working memory, cognitive flexibility, reasoning, problem-solving and planning.