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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 Science. But, apparently, misery doesn’t always like company. In five lab experiments that involved more than 2,500 participants, UCLA Anderson’s Franklin Shaddy, Warrington’s Yanping Tu and University of Chicago’s Ayelet Fishbach found that people preferred to integrate experiences with others in

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 suggests it may. Read more about this new research in the Chicago Booth Review. 

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 being quoted in the news about trending topics like cryptocurrency, energy, leadership, IPOs, brick-and-mortar retail stores and entrepreneurship, Warrington faculty members continued to elevate the college into one of the most respected in the world.   Warrington faculty had 176