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Yanping Tu

Why we go where no one’s gone before

John I. Williams, Jr. Professor Yanping Tu, along with colleagues at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, studied what may prompt people to choose unknown options over known ones, and they find that the source of the information

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Good news or bad, we like to experience it with a friend

When it comes to life events — good and bad — people choose to experience them at the same time as a friend as a means of deepening social connection, according to a paper forthcoming in Social Psychological and Personality

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Sharing experiences, even from afar, can bring people closer

Does knowing that your friend is having a root canal on the same day as you make it feel like a shared experience—and make it a little easier to handle? New research from John I. Williams Assistant Professor Yanping Tu

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Faculty News Roundup: Warrington professors’ successes in 2017-2018

Over the 2017-2018 academic year, Warrington College of Business faculty members reminded us why they’re some of the best in the world. From producing hundreds of new research papers, to teaching countless students the fundamentals of business, to writing or