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  • Study: Easy explanations for life’s inequities lead to support for the status quo

    U. of I. graduate student Larisa Hussak, right, and psychology professor Andrei Cimpian study how people respond to inequities.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

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  • Editor’s notes:

    To reach Andrei Cimpian, call 217-244-5876; email acimpian@illinois.edu.

    To reach Larisa Hussak, email hussak2@illinois.edu.

    The paper “An Early-Emerging Explanatory Heuristic Promotes Support for the Status Quo” is available online or from the U. of I. News Bureau.