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Psychology Announces Stanley Lore Scholarship Recipients

The Department of Psychology is pleased to announce that Brandon Spangler and Samantha Kanell are the 2015 recipients of the Stanley Lore Scholarship.

Posted on 5/4/2015 6:59:09 AM

Psychology Honors Students Admitted to Doctoral Studies

A number of students in Psychology’s Honors program have been admitted to doctoral studies. Here’s news on a few.

Posted on 4/30/2015 8:48:18 AM

Psychology Honors Student Wins Admission to APA Summer Program

Shannon Kovalchick has been accepted into the American Psychological Association’s 2015 Summer Science Fellowship program at George Mason University.

Posted on 4/30/2015 8:46:32 AM

Psychology’s Kaniasty Presents Colloquium “Disasters or Social Catastrophes? On Social Psychological Reactions of Communities Coping With Natural and Human-Induced Disasters”

Krys Kaniasty gave a colloquium at the Department of Psychology, Georgetown University (Washington, DC) on April 17, 2015. The major point of Kaniasty’s lecture was that maintaining strong social ties in the aftermath of disasters is just as important as rebuilding infrastructure to help people overcome traumatic events.

Posted on 4/29/2015 7:56:39 AM

Psychology Doctoral Student Earns Second Place Recognition

Anna Mayo, a doctoral student in clinical psychology, was awarded second place for her student project, “Laughing Together: The Individual and Interpersonal Functions of Inside Jokes,” at the 10th annual Women in Mathematics, Science, and Technology Program at IUP on April 6, 2015.

Posted on 4/10/2015 9:57:53 AM

Psychology’s Reitz-Krueger Presents on Teen Dating Violence at International Conference

Cristina Reitz-Krueger of the Department of Psychology copresented “Typologies of Teen Dating Violence” at the the 2015 convention of the Society for Research in Child Development.

Posted on 3/26/2015 7:39:19 AM

Psychology’s Kaniasty and Colleagues Published on Gender Differences in Psychological Distress Following a Disaster

Krys Kaniasty was a member of an international group of disaster researchers that published a paper titled “Gender Differences in Psychological Reactions to Hurricane Sandy among New York Metropolitan Area Residents” in Psychiatric Quarterly.

Posted on 3/23/2015 2:28:29 PM

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