Little research has been conducted on understanding estrangement and reconciliation in families. Karl Pillemer's forthcoming book, fills this void and is based on 10 years of his research from the Fault Lines: Fractured Families and How to Mend Them, Cornell Family Reconciliation Project.
Robert Sternberg, professor of human development, discusses the intersection of his research on intelligence and creativity and its importance to education in an illuminating interview.
Although Commencement exercises for the Cornell Class of 2020 were canceled to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Department of Human Development honored the academic achievements of this year's outstanding students with its highest awards.
Deanna Kocher, a graduate student in Tamar Kushnir's Early Childhood Cognition Lab, explains in a Cornell Sun article how the lab has been using Zoom to study how children interact with virtual robots.
Corinna Loeckenhoff's research on decision making and lifestyle in older adults point to additional factors that contribute to health disparities and economic vulnerabilities. She discusses these factors in an article that appeared in The New York Times.
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August 19, 2020
Little research has been conducted on understanding estrangement and reconciliation in families. Karl Pillemer's forthcoming book,
fills this void and is based on 10 years of his research from the Fault Lines: Fractured Families and How to Mend Them, Cornell Family Reconciliation Project.
Dr. Pillemer, Hazel E. Reed Professor of Human Development, wrote an article, A Key to Harry and Meghan's Estrangement, for Psychology Today citing the topical case of the British royal family. Watch his interview on the University of the District of Columbia's program, Family Matters, for more context about estrangement in families and an overview of his book.