A family history of psychiatric conditions such as autism and depression could influence the subjects a person finds engaging, Princeton researchers find.
Archive – January 2012
Survivors of Hurricane Katrina have struggled with poor mental health for years after the storm, according to a new study of low-income mothers in the New Orleans area. The study's lead author, Christina Paxson of Princeton University, said that the results were a departure from other surveys both in the design and the results. The researchers were able to collect data on the participants before Katrina and nearly five years after the August 2005 storm, finding a persistence of po
Lyman Page, chair of the Department of Physics, was selected to present the Kavli Foundation Plenary Lecture at the American Astronomical Society (AAS) meeting in Austin. The Kavli Foundation Plenary Lectureship recognizes a recent research topic of great importance.
Researchers at Princeton have found a way to extend their control over the spins of billions of electrons for up to 10 seconds.
The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) is getting an earlier-than-expected start on a $94 million project as the next stage of its mission to chart an attractive course for the development of nuclear fusion as a clean, safe and abundant fuel for generating electricity.