Congratulations to Dr. Kunchen Xiao who has successfully obtained his Ph.D. and has accepted a post-doctoral position at the Center for Integrative Neuroscience at the University of Nevada, Reno. Kunchen will be joining a research team directed by Dr. Michael Webster & Dr. Fan Jiang which will be studying cognitive neurosceince of human vision and […]
Congratulations to graduate student Kaileigh Bryne, winner of the Psychonomic Society’s 2016 Best Paper Award. Ms. Byrne is the lead author of the article, ”Dopamine, depressive symptoms, and decision-making: The relationship between spontaneous eye blink rate and depressive symptoms predicts Iowa Gambling Task performance. Her paper was co-authored with Dominique D. Norris (an undergraduate psychology […]
The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research (TIRR) Foundation has announced a multi-year commitment totaling $1.4 million to Texas A&M University to enhance faculty and research to impact spinal cord injuries. Read More
Congratulations to Dr. Rachel Smallman whose project titled: “Principal-agent models of decision delegation during systems design: Integrating modeling and behavioral approaches” has been funded by NSF.
Congratulations to Dr. Takashi Yamauchi whose project titled: “Connecting across distances: Emotional support for at-risk individuals” has been funded by NSF.
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”