Russian-born psychology PhD student on 'quest for learning'
October 24, 2012
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
Upcoming Theses and Dissertation Defenses
Krista Davis will defend her Master’s thesis on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 from 12-2 pm in McKinley T01. The title is "The Sierra Bender Empowerment Method® and its Effects on Leadership and Motivation in Women".
The committee members are:
Dr. Deborah Norris (Chair)
Dr. Michele Carter
Dr. Maria Gomez
Dr. Lauren Rubenstein
Lia Stern will defend her Master’s thesis on April 25, 2014 from 10:30 am-12:30 pm in Asbury 336. The title of her thesis is "Convergent Validity and Utility of Empathic Accuracy Measures Across Therapists and Non-Therapists"
Dave Haaga, Chair
Erin Sparapani will defend her dissertation on May 19, 2014, from1:00-4:00PM. in Asbury 336. The title of her dissertation is: “Moderators of Treatment Outcome in Dialectical Behavior Therapy: The Role of Emotion Regulation and Impulsivity.”
Dr. James J. Gray (chair)
Dr. Nathaniel Herr
Dr. Kathleen Gunthert
Dr. Anne Parker Wake
Margaret Stoeckel will defend her dissertation on June 4th, 2014 from 12-3 pm in Asbury 336. The title of her dissertation is: "Finding Benefits in Negative Events: Growth, Emotional Contagion, and Reactivity in the Children of Ill Parents"
Carol Weissbrod, Chair