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Emeritus Professor of Psychology Publishes Tribute in Thanatology Publication

Gordon Thornton, professor emeritus of psychology, recently published a tribute to Hannelore Wass, one the giants in thanatology, in Death Studies.

Posted on 9/29/2015 9:01:19 AM

Psychology’s Kaniasty and Colleagues Publish on Children and Parents Coping With Disaster

Krys Kaniasty was a member of a team of disaster researchers that published “Parent–Child Relationship Quality and Gender as Moderators of the Influence of Hurricane Exposure on Physical Health among Children and Youth” in Journal of Pediatric Psychology.

Posted on 9/10/2015 10:10:16 AM

Psychology Colloquium Address the Cardiovascular Reactivity Hypothesis

Brian Hughes, professor of psychology and dean of International Affairs at the National University of Ireland, Galway, will present “Personality, Stress Tolerance, and Health: The Cardiovascular Reactivity Hypothesis” on Friday, September 18.

Posted on 9/9/2015 12:39:28 PM

Psychology Sponsors Talk on Media (Mis)Communication about Scientific Findings

Brian Hughes, PhD, professor of psychology and dean of International Affairs at the National University of Ireland, Galway, will discuss “From Lab Study to Lay Audience: Adventures in Science Communication” on Thursday, September 17.

Posted on 9/3/2015 10:25:03 AM

Psychology’s Reitz-Krueger Presents Papers with Students at APA Annual Meeting

Cristina Reitz-Krueger presented four posters with students and colleagues at the 2015 meeting of the American Psychological Association in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Posted on 9/1/2015 11:51:09 AM

Distinguished University Professor Kaniasty Gives Presentations at Stress Research Society in Israel

In summer 2015, Krys Kaniasty (Department of Psychology) authored and coauthored four presentations at the 36th international conference of the Stress and Anxiety Research Society (STAR) in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Posted on 8/27/2015 8:24:26 AM

Psychology Professor and Graduate Students Contribute to Newsletter on Ending Violence

Professor Pearl Berman (Psychology) was the editor of, and wrote an introductory article for, the September/October issue of the newsletter for the National Partnership to End Interpersonal Violence.

Posted on 8/10/2015 8:11:50 AM

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