from 20+ academic disciplines
Calculate your neighborhood’s ‘cognability’
Does your neighborhood help protect your cognitive health as you age? A new tool, an interactive map developed by ISR researchers, allows you to plug in your address and assess how your neighborhood could support healthy cognitive aging under a theory Jessica Finlay and colleagues developed, called “cognability.” Learn more about this research.
ISR consists of five separate but interdependent research centers, each with a particular focus and capabilities.
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We conduct research in a wide variety of areas. View some of our recent project highlights or explore them all by topic area.
ISR’s faculty experts conduct groundbreaking and wide-ranging social science research — representing more than 20 academic disciplines. Included below are two examples of the type of work being done by members of our team.
Research Associate Professor, Survey Research Center, Faculty Associate, Population Studies Center, Institute for Social Research, Associate Chair, Department of Sociology and Associate Professor of Sociology, College of Literature, Science, and the ArtsFabian Pfeffer is Research Associate Professor in the Survey Research Center and Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology. He … more
September 19, 2022
Contact: Morgan Sherburne, 734-647-1844, firstname.lastname@example.org ANN ARBOR—Researchers have been concerned that as the makeup of America’s families grows more complex, Read more
September 15, 2022
Contact: Fernanda Pires, email@example.com FACULTY Q&A ANN ARBOR—In just over two weeks, Brazilians go to the polls to elect the Read more