Since its establishment in 1948, the Research Center for Group Dynamics’ mission has been to advance the understanding of human behavior in social contexts; making clear the linkages between an individual’s psychological life and the life of the society to which the individual belongs.
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Young people who challenge social injustice and are politically active show high life satisfaction and better academic performance, says a University of Michigan researcher. A new study by Matthew Diemer of U-M’s Marsal Family School of Education, along with Miriam...
Elizabeth F.S. Roberts, Professor of Anthropology and RCGD affiliate, will give the 2023 Roy A. Rappaport Lectures this fall-- a four-part lecture series titled "In Praise of Addiction." This lecture series offers an ethnographic counternarrative to the never-ending...