Humanities
A new year is traditionally a time for looking forward, but in these challenging times, it can be exhausting to stay hopeful about the future. For a dose of optimism, we asked researchers at ASU to share what gives them hope from within their research fields.
Elise Lange
January 10, 2022
How can you fight misinformation on social media? What’s going on inside of volcanoes? How affectionate are you and why does it matter? How does science fiction influence technology? Our most popular stories show that our readers are widely curious. Read on if you are, too.
Diane Boudreau
December 20, 2021
Being hopeful doesn’t just feel good — it can improve your health and relationships. ASU researchers explain how they study hope and share tips for unleashing its power in your own life.
Maya Shrikant
June 14, 2021
Following the devastation of the Black Plague, the Renaissance was a period of intense creativity and social change. ASU experts share what we can learn from the past about our own emotions, language and pastimes, as well as how it might apply to our post-pandemic world.
Mikala Kass
April 22, 2021
A public-private partnership will bring interdisciplinary researchers together to design tools for the defense against disinformation.
Maya Shrikant
April 05, 2021