Dietrich College of Humanities & Social Sciences
The National Institute of Standards and Technology has awarded a five-year, up to $20 million grant to establish a Forensic Science Center of Excellence. CMU's Stephen Fienberg is among the researchers who will lead the center, which will be based at Iowa State University.
While suicide rates in children younger than 12 have remained steady for 20 years, a new study, co-authored by Joel Greenhouse, is the first to observe higher suicide rates among black children.
They found that self-promoters overestimate how much their self-promotion elicits positive emotions and underestimate how much it elicits negative emotions.