Anxiety, fear and the stock
A psychologist gives students insight into today's economic
A psychologist and attorney who teaches in the Krieger
School's Department of
Psychological and Brain Sciences, Raifman uses a
psychological lens to help undergraduates understand the
stock market and all its recent fluctuations through a
course titled The Psychology of Decision Making:
Framework announces first grants
The Office of the Provost is planting 11 hybrid seeds
that it hopes will bloom into areas of
cross-disciplinary excellence at the university, and
possibly positions of world leadership.
$9.8 million to map epigenome of
Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of
Medicine and four other academic
medical centers have been awarded a $9.8 million grant from
the National Institute of Mental Health
to pin down inherited changes that occur outside a cell's
DNA sequence in people with schizophrenia.
Unlike changes or mutations in the DNA sequence itself,
epigenetic marks or alterations can be
affected by a lifetime of exposure to the environment in
which cells operate.