January 2020 News

A teen girl sleeping in class
January 30, 2020
In a nationwide survey of 21,678 U.S. high school students, Yale researchers found that most of their days are spent “tired,” “stressed,” and “bored.”
An abstract illustration of a woman calmly reading a book with fire and storms raging across the globe beneath her
January 27, 2020
Berger, a lecturer in English and American studies, discusses the relevance of apocalyptic literature in an age increasingly defined by a real climate crisis.
A man leaving with his things and his house, artistic depiction
January 24, 2020
New Yale research examines how a 2011 Supreme Court ruling in China harms women’s property rights — and how some couples work together to mitigate that harm.
People enjoying an outdoor concert
January 20, 2020
People who had recently used psychedelics such as psilocybin report a sustained improvement in mood and feeling closer to others after the high has worn off.
Yale Talk podcast logo
January 20, 2020
In the debut of his new podcast, Salovey and Yale Professor Crystal Feimster speak about “The Long Civil Rights Movement.”
Crystal Feimster and Angela Davis
January 17, 2020
Davis, a Civil Rights icon, spoke in front of a capacity crowd at Woolsey Hall on Thursday, Jan. 16.
Owl monkeys are among a small number of mammal species to show genetic monogamy, or real faithfulness, between partners. Yale anthropologist Eduardo Fernandez-Duque, who has studied owl monkeys in Argentina, argues that the study of monogamy among mammals is hampered by poor data and confusing terminology. (Photo credit: E. White/Owl Monkey Project, Formosa-Argentina)
January 17, 2020
Fuzzy terminology, faulty methods, and funky data have plagued recent scholarship on the evolution of monogamy among mammals, claims Eduardo Fernandez-Duque.