Elizabeth Seto and Dr. Joshua Hicks paper regarding belief in free will helps people be their true selves was published in Social Psychology and Personality Science. A story was also posted on Texas A&M Today. To read full story, click here.
Congratulations to Dr. Shane Bench who has accepted a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at Utah State University beginning on August 1, 2016.
Congratulations to George T. and Gladys H. Abell Professor Les Morey who recently received the American Psychological Association’s 2016 award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions to Clinical Psychology. This is one of the most prestigious awards given by the American Psychological Association, the largest professional organization for psychologists in the country. Dr. Morey received the award […]
Diminishing a person’s belief in free will leads to them feeling less like their true selves, according to recent research published in Social Psychological and Personality Science. In a pair of studies, researchers from Texas A&M University manipulated people’s beliefs in free will to see how this would affect the subjects’ sense of authenticity, their […]
Congratulations to Stephanie Payne, Luc Vechot (TAMUQ), and Nate Keiser. They were recently awarded a Proof of Concept grant from TAMU Qatar to pursue a grant proposal entitled: “Communicating Hazards and Risks to a Multinational Workforce: Testing the Efficacy of a Cross-Cultural Workplace Safety Communication Workshop”
The Department of Psychology is proud to welcome 7 American Psychological Association (APA) Scholars who will be working alongside their faculty mentors to perform research. Pictured here: Back row: An Nguyen , Magdalena Banda , Omar Garcia TAMU Graduate Student/APA Mentor Middle row: Maiya Whiteside, Jasmine Rodriquez, Jesus Lopez Front row: Mai-Phuong Bach Nguyen, […]
Adrienne Crowell successfully defended her dissertation in March. Her dissertation was titled “The effects of self-affirmation on basic emotional responses.” Adrienne’s Ph.D. supervisor was Brandon Schmeichel, and her dissertation committee also included Rebecca Schlegel, Mary Meagher, and Michael Stephenson. Adrienne will start a visiting assistant professor position at Hendrix College this fall. Congratulations, Dr. Crowell!
Former Texas A&M University Psychology Graduate Student, Suman Ambwani who is now an Associate Professor at Dickinson College. Has been selected as one of 83 faculty members throughout the U.S. to receive the 2015-2016 Exemplary Teacher Award from the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry, Division of Higher Education. Read Full Story …
Congratulations to Joshua Hicks and his committee members: Shawn Bates, Kelly Dray, Andrea Haugen, Lynee Herrera, Kenneth Perez, Laura Reid, Grace Rivera, Marissa Salazar and Jessica Walker whose grant proposal entitled ” Maximizing Aggie Diversity: The M.A.D. Chat Podcast” has been awarded the 2016 IIDEA grant.
Congratulations to the Department of Psychology Advising Team (pictured here left to right: Zuleika Carrasco, Lisa Bowden, Dr. Mindy Bergman, Associate Head of Undergraduate Studies, Jennifer Fleming, and Lori Johnson) who have been selected to receive the 2016 Innovative Advising Award. The University Advisors and Counselors strives to recognize the most creative and […]