Caffeine is the most-widely used drug, but little is known about helping those who depend on it.
February 3, 2014
American University psychology professor examines gratitude and its potential mental health benefits.
November 25, 2013
Psychology PhD candidate Sarah Hornack discusses her work with AU’s Program Evaluation Research Lab.
November 8, 2013
AU Alum Lisa Carlin integrates mindfulness into therapy for veterans
October 1, 2013
Award-winning graduate works to spread public awareness of research.
June 21, 2013
Annual awards recognize student successes both in the classroom and the community.
May 2, 2013
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)