Congratulations to Joshua Hicks, associate professor and associate department head of undergraduate studies and the psychology honors program, and Jinhyung Kim, doctoral student, both in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, College of Liberal Arts, received a grant from the Foundation for Personality & Social Psychology to fund a project titled, “In Pursuit […]
Congratulations to Dr. Francis Quek, affiliated faculty member , professor, and Dr. Jinsil Hwaryoung Seo, assistant professor, both in the Department of Visualization, College of Architecture, and Dr. Takashi Yamauchi, associate professor in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, College of Liberal Arts, received a grant from the National Science Foundation to support a […]
Congratulations to the following clinical area students who have earned Clinical Area Distinguished Graduate Student Awards for the 2017-2018 Academic Year. Each award comes with a monetary amount that can be used to travel to conferences, professional organization fees or research expenses. Jared Ruchensky Alex Busch Laura Osborne Elyse Mowle Fenan […]
The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences celebrated its new name with a zombie-themed event on Friday, October 20, 2017. Special thanks to our Department Head, Dr. Heather Lench, for lending her home and to the faculty, staff and grad students that attended. It was a great time had by all! Happy Halloween!
Jingji Jin successfully defended her dissertation on the 19th of October. Her dissertation was titled “Neural circuits underlying contextual regulation of fear memory retrieval”. Her dissertation chair was Steve Maren. Congratulations, Dr. Jin!
Inchul Cho successfully defended his dissertation on the 28th of September. His dissertation was titled “Adopting a supervisor’s perspective to increase self-supervisor agreement in work performance ratings: The role of performance dimensions and culture”. His dissertation chair was Stephanie Payne and his dissertation committee included Winfred Arthur, Jr., Chris Berry (now at Indiana University), and […]
Previous research in terror management theory has shown that people attempt to protect themselves from the awareness of their eventual death by engaging in activities that provide “viable pathways to symbolic (e.g., culturally valued achievements) or literal (e.g., religious afterlife) immortality.” In other words, many people use personal goals to shelter themselves from the idea […]
Congratulations to Dr. Vani Mathur who has received the American Pain Society’s Future Leaders in Pain Research Grant for her project, “Social Mechanisms of Psychophysical Pain Disparities.”
Congratulations to Samantha January on earning The Best Student Paper Award at the 2017 Conference on Organizational Commitment at the Ohio State University. Sam collaborated with Dr. Mindy Bergman on a paper entitled “Exploring the Antecedents of Organizational Commitment Profiles: The Roles of Psychological Need Satisfaction and Organizational Experiences” and presented this paper on October […]
Congratulations to Dr. Adrienne Carter-Sowell who has been selected to serve on the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI). This organization was founded in 1938 and historically brings together researchers to address a wide array of social problems. The Twelve SPSSI Council members represent a range of broad-based interests and concerns of […]