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Videos

I S R Researcher Michael Traugott discussing midterm elections

Michael Traugott

September 9, 2010

videoVoter behavior, voting patterns, and more

Understanding the 2010 Midterm Elections

 

Philippa Clarke

Philippa Clarke

May 26, 2010

podcastMind the Gap

U-M researcher Minds the Gap in enabling environments

 

David Harding

David Harding

August 26, 2010

podcastISR Speaks Out

Harding talks about "Living the Drama," his book on the effect of turf violence on Boston teens (Detroit Free Press commentary)

 

Jose Tapia Granados

José Tapia Granados

July 6, 2010

podcastPolitics & Health

Are right-wing dictatorships better for health?

 

Pamela Davis-Kean

Pamela Davis-Kean

August 6, 2009

podcastSchool Success

Educate yourself to boost achievement in kids

 

Sandro Galea

Sandro Galea

July, 2009

podcastU-M Center for Global Health

Sandro Galea discusses why global health matters

 

Kenneth Langa

Kenneth Langa

June 24, 2009

podcastBrain Health

U.S. seniors "smarter" than their English peers

 

Brad Bushman

Brad Bushman

June 16, 2009

podcastThe impact of video games

Playing can make children kinder to others

 

Pam Smock

Pam Smock

June, 2009

podcastThe impact of recession on families and children

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February 28, 2009

podcastAmerica's Changing Families

The ISR Panel Study of Income Dynamics

 



February 20, 2009

podcastUSA Learns

Helping immigrants learn English

 

Richard Curtin

Richard Curtin

December 12, 2008

podcastThe Economy

The consumer outlook for 2009

 

Stephanie Brown

Stephanie Brown

November 25, 2008

podcastThe Psychology of Giving

In sickness and health: Caring for ailing spouse may prolong your life

 



November 20, 2008

podcastRace and Neighborhood Evaluations

Study shows that whites are not colorblind in deciding where to live

 

hippies


October, 2008

podcastAmerica's Changing Families

Following America's changing families for more than 40 years

 

Energy and Behavior


September 8, 2008

podcastEnergy and Behavior

ISR researcher Robert Marans discusses the U-M Energy Pilot Study and its role in the U-M Planet Blue initiative

 

Poverty and Health Insurance


August 21, 2008

podcastPoverty and health insurance

Economist Helen Levy discusses the national health insurance crisis

 

World Values Survey


June 30, 2008

podcastHappiness is rising around the world

ISR World Values Survey identifies happiest nations in the world

 

Jeff Morenoff and Buzz Alexander

Jeffrey Morenoff (right)
sociologist, ISR

April 1, 2008

podcastSocial impact of rising prison population

U-M profs call Pew study 'alarming,' national debate urgently needed

 

Vincent Hutchings

Vincent Hutchings
political scientist, ISR

January 9, 2008

podcastVoter turnout

Clinton, McCain victories shake up election

 

Sarah Burgard

Sarah Burgard
sociologist, ISR, School of Public Health

January 3, 2008

podcastJob loss and health

Employees who lose their jobs because of their health suffer more significant depression

 

Podcasts


Sarah Konrath
Department of Psychology; ISR

May 27, 2010

podcastEmpathy
MP3

College kids today don't have as much as they used to

 

Reynolds Farley

Reynolds Farley
ISR

September 17, 2009

podcastPoverty's grip tightens
MP3

Reynolds Farley discusses the plight of Michigan families

 

Kira Birditt

Kira Birditt
ISR

May 5, 2009

podcastAdult children and their parents: Still irritating after all these years
MP3

New research shows that it's common for adult children and their parents to annoy each other. The research identifies common sources of irritation, and how parents and adult kids cope.

 

Brad Bushman

Brad Bushman
ISR

February 19, 2009

podcastViolent media numb viewers to the pain of others
MP3

New research shows that violent video games and movies make people less sensitive to the pain and suffering of others.

 

Richard Nisbett

Richard Nisbett
ISR

January 28, 2009

podcastGetting Smart
(5:19) MP3

Environment trumps genes

 

Wayne Baker

Wayne Baker
Ross School of Business; ISR

October 30, 2008

podcastValues and voting
(5:24) MP3

Professor's OurValues.org is a barometer of American values

 

Arthur Lupia

Arthur Lupia
ISR

October 8, 2008

podcastPolitical attack mode
(5:58) MP3

Candidates seek advantage from negative TV, radio ads

 

Ethan Kross

Ethan Kross
Department of Psychology; ISR

September 17, 2008

podcastStep back to move forward emotionally
(3:56) MP3

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Dara Greenwood

Dara Greenwood
Department of Psychology; ISR-RCGD

September 11, 2008

podcastAmerican Ideal
(3:57) MP3

Some women consider TV female characters as role models

 

Elizabeth Moje

Elizabeth Moje
School of Education; ISR-RCGD

September 9, 2008

podcastImproving literacy
(3:54) MP3

Why some adolescents struggle and how to help

 

Jennifer CrockerAmy Canevello

Jennifer Crocker, Amy Canevello
ISR

August 25, 2008

podcastHow to get a college roommate you can live with
(3:58) MP3

Anxious college freshmen can relax. No matter who will be sharing their dorm room, they have the power to make the relationship better.

 

Kenneth Kollman

Kenneth Kollman
ISR

August 4, 2008

podcastU-M experts on vice president selections, conventions
(5:32) MP3

Ken Kollman, political science professor, is an expert on political parties and elections, and on lobbying.

 

Kira Birditt

Kira Birditt
ISR

February 6, 2008

podcastRelationships Over Time
MP3

We see our children and best friends more positively--but our spouses more negatively--as we age

 

Rowell Huesmann

Rowell Huesmann
ISR

December 7, 2007

podcastThe impact of violent tv and video games
MP3

Watching violent shows and playing violent games poses a powerful threat to public health

 

Oscar Ybarra

Oscar Ybarra
ISR

October 29, 2007

podcastSchmoozing is good for the brain
(5:53) MP3

Chatting for just 10 minutes boosts mental performance

 

Amy Pienta

Amy Pienta
ISR

Photo by Lin Jones
U-M Photo Services

May 1, 2007

podcastMothers and others
(7:55) MP3

How having a child affects your well-being in later life

 

Lloyd Johnston

Lloyd Johnston
ISR

February 19, 2007

podcastNot your parents' addictions
(6:34) MP3

Substance use among teens in the 70s, 80s, 90s and today

 

Frank Stafford

Frank Stafford
ISR

January 29, 2007

podcastTime, money and who does the laundry
(8:35) MP3

The ISR Panel Study of Income Dynamics studies how U.S. men, women and children spend their time

 

Daniel Kruger

Daniel J. Kruger
ISR

December 13, 2006

podcastThe evolution of sexual selection
(7:33) MP3

Judging a man’s faithfulness by his face

 

Sandro Galea

Sandro Galea
ISR

November 3, 2006

podcastPost-traumatic stress disorder
(5:21) MP3

The toll among survivors

 

Michael Traugott

Michael Traugott
ISR

July 10, 2006

podcastPublic attitudes toward cell phone use
(3:48) MP3

How rude can you get?