Susan Krauss Whitbourne, Psychological and Brain Sciences, was interviewed for "I Want to Like You," a blog produced by Real Simple, about how to deal with know-it-alls.

Researchers led by Amanda Kinchla, Food Science, will work with small farms and growers on food safety, through the support of a recent award of a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) five-year, $241,000 grant. The award comes through the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s National Needs Graduate Fellowship Grant Program. Quality Assurance magazine, news release

Results of a new study by David E. Moorman, Psychological and Brain Sciences, and colleagues suggest that adjusting behavior based on previous events involves an unexpected mix of neurons working together in the brain’s prefrontal cortex, as published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. News-Medical.net, MedicalXpress.com, news release

Editorials in the Daily Hampshire Gazette and Amherst Bulletin, says a recent report written by Michelle Staudinger, Toni Lyn Morelli, and postdoctoral fellow Alexander Bryan, all in Environmental Conservation, updating 10-year state wildlife action plans of 22 state agencies, shows that climate change is a bigger concern than ever before. news release

Diane Kelly, Psychological and Brain Sciences, was interviewed by WFCR about the new blog “Throb” she is hosting on Gizmodo about the biology of sex and reproduction.