“A new University of Michigan study suggests that when it comes to digital privacy, children often do not see the negative consequences of someone tracking items belonging to someone else.”
Ariana Orvell is featured in this article in EurekAlert, discussing how some people use “you” instead of “I” when discussing personal experiences, as a way of normalizing the experiences and reflecting on them from a distance.
Orvell, A., Kross, E., & Gelman, S. A. (2017). How “you” makes meaning. Science, 355(6331), 1299-1302. DOI: 10.1126/science.aaj2014
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The University Record article, “Can white kids grow up to be black? Some preschoolers think so” discusses Steven Othello Roberts and Susan Gelman’s article in Developmental Psychology on whether preschoolers think that race is stable.
The Conceptual Development Lab, pairs with museums in the community so that the community may learn more about research, and the lab is able to get more participants. Recently Michigan News covered the story and discussed our research-museum partnership.
Dr. Gelman was recently on The Wright show where she speaks about psychological essentialism and its implications in every day life.