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Inka Unku

Unique Discovery Offers Glimpse of Provincial Culture in Inka Empire

A recently unearthed tunic combines symbols of imperial authority and local tradition.

Rebekah Tromble

GW Professor Condemns Decision to End Free Access to Twitter API

GW Professor Condemns Decision to End Free Access to Twitter API

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GW Study Links Offline Events to Spikes in Online Hate Speech

Trigger events, such as protests and elections, often lead to an increase in numerous types of online bigotry toward a wide range of targeted groups.

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GW Expert Discusses the Future of Generative AI

GW Expert Discusses the Future of Generative AI

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Research News Alert: Sudden Spin-down Event Illuminates Magnetar Mystery

A new paper published in Nature Astronomy is shedding light on magnetars, whose attributes remain poorly understood.

GW PhD Student Plays Key Role in Gamma-Ray Burst Discovery

The unique cosmic explosion rattles scientists’ understanding of long gamma-ray bursts.

How Do We Learn About Other People?

Humans rely on a combination of previous knowledge and perceptions about a person’s characteristics when judging others’ personalities, a new study shows.

GW Professor’s HAVEN Project Targets Black Youth Suicide Crisis

A GW psychology professor is focusing on a mental health crisis that has largely played out in the shadows: the Black youth suicide emergency.

Neil Johnson

Losing the Battle for Hearts and Minds Early in a Crisis

New study led by Physics' Neil Johnson shows how Facebook users became entangled with online communities opposed to best-science guidance early in the pandemic.

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New GW Study: What You Know Changes How You See Things

People perceive objects differently depending on their prior experience with that object, according to a new study from Psychology's Sarah Shomstein.