Psychology & Psychiatry

The power of validation in helping people stay positive

Telling a distressed friend or family member something as simple as "I understand why you feel that way" can go a long way toward helping loved ones feel better, new research suggests.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mathematicians help to develop COVID-tracking database

A William & Mary mathematician and an undergraduate student are part of a team that has developed an interactive, user-friendly dashboard tracking COVID-19 infections and deaths across the U.S.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus: top US universities move classes online

Major American universities—including Harvard, Princeton and Columbia—have been forced to cancel classes because of the coronavirus and move lessons online, affecting tens of thousands of students.

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