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Psychology Department News

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Psychology Colloquium Describes Exposure Therapy as Pain Treatment

Zina Trost, clinical health psychologist and assistant professor at the University of North Texas, will present “Beyond Distraction: Exploring Virtual Reality Graded Exposure Therapy as Treatment for Pain-Related Fear and Disability in Chronic Pain” on Tuesday, January 27.

Posted on 1/23/2015 12:14:13 PM

Krys Kaniasty Publishes on the Influence of Political Stressors and Psychological Well-being

Krys Kaniasty, Department of Psychology, and Urszula Jakubowska, Polish Academy of Sciences, published a paper titled “Can appraisals of common political life events impact subjective well-being?” in Journal of Applied Social Psychology.

Posted on 12/9/2014 8:11:30 AM

Psychology Honors Program Students Present Proposals and Findings

Students in the Honors Program of the Psychology department presented their projects on Friday in a day-long departmental colloquium.

Posted on 12/5/2014 8:22:32 AM

Psychology’s Kaniasty Presents Workshop and Lecture at National Autonomous University of Mexico

Krys Kaniasty conducted an invited half-day workshop, titled “All about social support: Conceptual, measurement, and methodological distinctions that matter,” in November 2014.

Posted on 12/1/2014 6:56:29 PM

In Memoriam: Psychology’s Retired Dr. Mario Sussman

Dr. Mario Sussmann passed away, surrounded by his family, in Stamford, Connecticut, on October 29, 2014.

Posted on 11/12/2014 10:43:59 AM

Psychology Department Colloquium Addresses Medical Trauma and Children’s Psychosocial Functioning

The Psychology Department will host Robert Noll, professor of Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh, who will describe expected social and emotional outcomes for children with severe chronic illness. Friday, November 21.

Posted on 11/7/2014 3:02:47 PM

Psychology Department Colloquium Addresses Rapport-Bulding in Criminal Interviews

On Friday, November 7, Jonathan Vallano (University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg) will present “Rapport-Building in Criminal Interviews: What is it, and does it work?”

Posted on 11/3/2014 11:30:05 AM

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