Psychology alum studies chronic pain and the brain as scientific director at NIH division.
October 3, 2012
New research finds obesity resulting from high fat, high sugar foods may impair brain, fuel overeating.
October 1, 2012
Providing students opportunities to learn about research-associated ethics and how to develop a career in the sciences.
July 9, 2012
The Department of Psychology now offers a graduate certificate in addiction and addictive behavior.
June 26, 2012
New psychology professor will launch the Center for Behavioral Neuroscience.
May 31, 2012
Senior Andrew Merluzzi and Prof. Tony Riley win conference awards for research on drivers of adolescent drug abuse.
May 29, 2012
Upcoming Theses and Dissertation Defenses
Lennea Bower will defend her Master’s thesis on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 from 10 am-12 pm in Asbury 336.
Title: Sympathetic Magical Thinking in Decision Making: Differences for Animate and Inanimate Decision Targets
Dr. Zehra Peynircioglu, Chair
Dr. Scott Parker
Dr. Paula McCabe (Associate Director, University Honors Program)
Kathryn Ross will be defending her dissertation on Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 from 2:30pm-5:30 pm in Asbury 336. The title of her dissertation is: Smoking through a topography device alters some aspects of smoking behavior and reward.
Committee Members are:
Chair: Laura Juliano
Stephen Heishman (from NIDA)
Devon Shook will defend his Master’s thesis on Thursday, April 10, 2014 from 4-6 pm in Asbury 336. The title of his thesis is: Medial and Bilateral Lesions are Necessary for Development of Posterior Fossa Syndrome in Children.
Dr. Catherine Stoodley, Chair
Dr. Zehra Peynircioglu
Dr. Lauren McGrath
Anila D’Mello will defend her Master’s thesis on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 from 2-4 pm in Asbury 336. The title of Anila’s thesis is: Cerebellar Grey Matter and Lobular Volumes Correspond with Core Autistic Symptoms
Catherine Stoodley, Chair
Chandan Vaidya (Georgetown University)