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The Scientist Interviews Shteynberg about Emotional Contagion

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The Scientist interviewed Garriy Shteynberg, assistant professor of psychology, for this story exploring ways through which emotions could be spread among people. His research has shown that emotional contagion is enhanced in group settings.

WebMD: What Does Bullying Look Like?

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WebMD spoke to David Dupper, UT professor of social work, for a recent feature exploring when innocent teasing turns into calculated bullying.

The Economist Cites Professor Regarding Upcoming British Vote

On June 23, citizens of Britain will vote on whether their country should stay in the European Union. A paper published in 2012 by David Hummels of Purdue University and Georg Schaur, an economics professor in the Haslam College of Business, finds that every day goods are in transit adds a cost equivalent to a tariff of between 0.6 percent and 2.1 percent.