USC’s Katrina Brownell finds that negative personality traits in entrepreneurs can foster new venture success – but most only in moderation.
Individual attitudes toward renewable energy and climate change are based on myriad psychological factors that range from the straightforward to the obscure.
Research from USC Dornsife shows that moral values predict regional differences in COVID-19 vaccination rates beyond structural, demographic and political barriers to vaccination.
Understanding and changing the environment in which habits form is a critical step when it comes to breaking unwanted behaviors and forming healthy ones.
As late as 1970, only about 5% of Americans chose cremation; now, more than half of us choose the method. A USC expert explains why.
A USC researcher and colleagues found a way to detect powerful “inner circles” in large organizations simply by studying networks that map emails being sent among employees.
Trojan Robbi Spencer has made the most of her diverse experience by combining her business background with her interest in psychology.
Disruption fatigue, emotional exhaustion and skepticism about public health information are making a bad thing worse, USC experts note. Coping skills and safety measures are critical.
USC Dornsife researchers use geospatial modeling and psychological experimentation to predict “extreme behavioral expressions of prejudice” — malicious acts motivated by hate or bigotry.