June 27th was National PTSD Awareness Day. Haley Venglar with the College of Liberal Arts and class of ’19 student sat down with Dr. Steve Maren of the Psychology Department who studies Behavioral and Cellular Neuroscience and mental health issues such as (PTSD) Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Click HERE to read entire story. You will also […]
Dr. Rebecca Schlegel, Associate Professor of Social Psychology participates in teaching workshop. The workshops focus is about how issues of self and identity are central to getting children excited about STEM. See full story
Dr. Steve Maren accepts invitation to serve as a member of the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory Study Section, Center for Scientific Review beginning July 1, 2017. Members are selected on the basis of their demonstrated competence and achievement in their scientific journals, and other significant scientific activities, achievements and honors. He along with the […]
Mental health assessments are used in our legal system to make decisions about culpability for adults and children. Dr. John Edens tackled this important issue by editing a special issue of APA’s Psychological Assessment. The issue focused on how well assessment measures perform in the “real world” and what they can and cannot tell us […]
Congratulations to Juan Carlos (JC) Batarse on accepting a Consultant position at DCI Consulting in Washington, DC. JC will begin the position on July 24, 2017.
Gillian Acca successfully defended her dissertation on June 5, 2017. Her dissertation was titled “The Interaction of Progesterone and Allopregnanolone with Fear Memories.” Her committee co-chairs were Stephen Maren and Naomi Nagaya. Jim Grau and Farida Sohrabji (Medicine) were also committee members. Congratulations, Dr. Acca! Olabisi Asenuga Atoba successfully defended her dissertation titled “Leadership Self-efficacy […]
Congratulations to Dr. Jyotsna Vaid! She has been selected as Fellow of the Society for the Psychology of Women, Division 35 of the American Psychological Association (APA). Fellow status recognizes her outstanding and continuing work on the psychology of women and gender. This follows closely on her selection as an AAAS Fellow earlier this year.
Congratulations to Dr. Phia Salter who has been selected as a Rothrock Fellow, which recognizes achievements and promise of outstanding newly promoted associate professors.
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Brittney Becker successfully defended her dissertation in March. Her dissertation was titled “Preference-Categorization: How group membership and liking affect evaluative scale preference.” Brittney’s Ph.D. supervisor was Rachel Smallman, and her dissertation committee included Heather Lench, Brandon Schmeichel, and Christina Kan. Congratulations, Dr. Becker! Kaileigh Byrne successfully defended her dissertation in March. Her dissertation was titled “The Interaction between Externalizing Proneness and Striatal Dopamine on Distinct […]