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Psychology Day, April 30

The Psychology Department invites you to the 2021 Psychology Day. Taking place on Zoom, this is our collective expression of enthusiasm for psychological science, featuring invited speakers and psychology students and their mentors presenting their scholarship.

Posted on 4/16/2021 2:06:58 PM

Psychology Colloquium: Enhancing the Effectiveness of Contact Tracing Interviews using Psychological Science

Please join Jacqueline Evans and Deborah Goldfarb, Florida International University, on March 4 at 4:00 p.m. for a one-hour Zoom presentation that will describe the findings of research that has successfully tested the application of psychology to contact tracing interviews.

Posted on 2/24/2021 9:45:57 AM

Psychology's Kaniasty Publishes on Social Support Received by Emergency Responders

Krys Kaniasty collaborated on “Socialadjustment in New Zealand and Philippine responders: A test of main and moderatingeffects of received social support,” published in the Australasian Journal of Disaster andTrauma Studies.

Posted on 10/5/2020 1:32:40 PM

Psychology Colloquium: “Understanding the Role of Group Processes in Public Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic”

Please join Professor John Drury from the University of Sussex, United Kingdom, on September 17 at 12:20 p.m. for a Zoom lecture discussing psychological perspectives on collective resilience and vulnerability in coping with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Posted on 9/9/2020 10:52:59 AM

Raeff Publishes Book on Human Action

Catherine Raeff, professor of Psychology, published a book with Oxford University Press titled, Exploring the Complexities of Human Action. The book offers a theoretical framework for thinking systematically and integratively about what people do as they go about their complex lives in all corners of the world.

Posted on 9/4/2020 1:42:07 PM

Psychology Faculty Member Co-Presents Workshop on Trauma of Racism: Talking to Children and Teens

Pearl Berman, professor and chair of the Department of Psychology, was the organizer and co-presenter for an August 19 workshop on “The Trauma of Racism: Talking to Children and Teens.”

Posted on 8/20/2020 8:43:30 AM

Berman Leads Webinar on Talking to Children and Teens About Racism

Pearl Berman, Department of Psychology, demonstrates how to talk to youth about tough topics at a developmentally appropriate level. This Zoom workshop on Wednesday, August 19, will help parents and other concerned adults talk to children and teens about the historical trauma faced by African-Americans and how this has influenced current civic unrest over police brutality and racism.

Posted on 8/12/2020 9:17:34 AM

Psychology Students Named to Fall 2019 Dean’s List

The Psychology Department congratulates our 165 psychology majors for being named to the Dean’s List for fall 2019. Students receive this recognition for each semester in which they earn a GPA of 3.25 or higher, while taking a minimum of 12 credits.

Posted on 3/2/2020 10:06:19 AM

Psychology and the Politics of Torture

Professor Jay Mills of the Psychology Department will present a talk about the 2015 Hoffman Report that followed the 2014 New York Times revelation of psychologists’ involvement in the torture of detainees after the attacks of 9/11.Join us on Friday, February 14, 12:20–1:10 p.m. in Uhler Hall, Room 111.

Posted on 2/6/2020 11:06:22 AM

Berman Recipient of Child Protection Award.

The Zero Abuse Project has awarded Pearl Berman the Child Advocacy Studies Award for her efforts to support other programs within the US and Pacific Region to develop this type of programming.

Posted on 2/6/2020 9:57:55 AM

Psychology’s Kaniasty Publishes on Social Support in Aftermath of Disasters in Australia and Oceania

Psychology professor Kris Kaniasty published an article in the journal “Disasters” that summarized research findings on social support dynamics in the wake of disasters that occurred in Australia and Oceania between 1983 and 2013.

Posted on 12/4/2019 2:02:42 PM

Targeted Individuals (TIs), Paranoia, and Conspiracy Theories: Psychology’s Brown Bag

David LaPorte of the Psychology Department will present a talk about the TIs who believe that they are being specifically and maliciously targeted by nefarious others using satellite and exotic electronic weapons. Join us on Friday, October 25, 12:20–1:10 p.m. in Uhler Hall, Room 113.

Posted on 10/17/2019 11:10:00 AM

Child Volunteers Wanted for Psychology Tests

The Clinical Psychology doctoral program is looking for child volunteers between the ages of six and 16  for intellectual function testing.

Posted on 10/15/2019 3:52:39 PM

Kaniasty Publishes on Interpersonal and Community Dynamics in Aftermath of Disasters

Krys Kaniasty, Department of Psychology, reviewed recent empirical findings concerning two very different, at times conflicting, dynamic social processes that emerge after natural disasters: the initial outpouring of immense mutual helping and solidarity, followed by a subsequent sense of loss in the quality of interpersonal and community relationships.

Posted on 10/15/2019 11:59:01 AM

Berman Receives Rosalie S. Wolf Memorial Elder Abuse Prevention Award

Pearl Berman of the Psychology Department recently was the recipient of the Rosalie S. Wolf Memorial Elder Abuse Prevention Award. She received this award at the 24th International Conference on Violence Abuse and Trauma Across the Lifespan, which took place in San Diego, California.

Posted on 10/15/2019 11:58:28 AM

McHugh Co-edits Special Double Issue of Women and Therapy

Maureen McHugh, Distinguished University Professor in Psychology, co-edited vol. 42(1-2) of Women & Therapy. “Making Space for Everybody: Ending Sizeism in Psychotherapy and Training” was the theme for the volume and for the lead article, authored by McHugh and Chrisler.

Posted on 10/15/2019 11:57:50 AM

Psychology Faculty Member Honored With Award From International Group

Pearl Berman, professor and chair of Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Psychology, was honored recently with an elder abuse award by the International Society on Violence Abuse and Trauma.

Posted on 10/3/2019 2:49:24 PM

Check Out LaPorte’s Video on Superstitions

David LaPorte, professor of psychology, worked with the Office of Media Relations in the Division of Marketing and Communications to create a video about superstitions.

Posted on 9/12/2019 10:52:25 PM

Psychology’s Kaniasty Co-edits Stress and Anxiety Anniversary Volume

Psychology’s Krys Kaniasty co-edited a book titled Stress and Anxiety: Contributions of the STAR Award Winners.

Posted on 8/28/2019 10:13:41 AM

Psychology Day on Friday, May 3

PsychologyDay—celebrating research, careers, andcurrent issues in psychology—will take place in IUP’s Uhler Hall, hometo the Department of Psychology. Eventswill include panel discussions about career opportunities, workshops, and researchtalks by students and faculty.

Posted on 4/29/2019 10:32:34 AM

Sherburne Presents Brown Bag Talk on Genetic Genealogy

Cora Lou Sherburne presented a talk titled “Looking for your roots? Contact a DNA Search Angel” on March 27, 2019.

Posted on 4/12/2019 9:17:29 AM

Psychology Brown Bag: Focusing on Identity and Identity Diversity

Catherine Raeff will talk about “Using Identity to Forge Common Ground” on Wednesday, April 10, in Uhler Hall, Room 113.

Posted on 4/5/2019 8:46:56 AM

Chinese Scholar Presents Talk for Psychology Event

Associate Professor Zhigang Yang, of the College of Education of Hebei University, Baoding City, Hebei Province, China, presented a talk titled “Face Pareidolia: The Concept, Influencing Factors, and Possible Mechanisms” on March 6, 12:20–1:10 p.m., in Uhler Hall, Room 111.

Posted on 2/24/2019 2:25:16 PM

Psychology’s Kaniasty Publishes on “Social Support Following a Natural Disaster”

Krys Kaniasty was a member of an international team of trauma researchers and coauthored a paper published in Psychiatric Research, titled “Social support following a natural disaster: A longitudinal study of survivors of the 2013 Lushan earthquake in China.”

Posted on 2/7/2019 9:01:42 AM

Passing of Professor Emeritus Grover

David Erling Grover, age 78, of Squirrel Hill, died peacefully on January 30, 2019, after a long period of deteriorating health. After serving as a US Army captain, Dave began a 34-year teaching career as a tenured professor of psychology at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Posted on 2/5/2019 10:05:03 AM

New Blog: “The Story of Claire”

This blog, created by Pearl Berman, chair of the Department of Psychology, tells the story of Claire and her son, Davy. It gives readers a window into her thoughts, feelings, and behavior, and it introduces some great strategies that have been found to work in preventing mistakes that lead to violence.

Posted on 1/29/2019 1:45:39 PM

Psychology Adds General Psychology to Winter Offerings

The Department of Psychology has just added a section of PSYC101, General Psychology to the offerings for the Winter session.

Posted on 12/10/2018 1:45:48 PM

Child Volunteers Needed!

Graduate students in the Clinical Psychology doctoral program at IUP are learning how to administer tests of intellectual functioning and are looking for volunteers between the ages of six and 16 years.

Posted on 10/22/2018 2:54:26 PM

Psychology Colloquium: Psychological Support for Police Officers

The Department of Psychology’s Visiting Scholar, Ian de Terte from Massey University, New Zealand, will present a talk titled “How do we look after those who look after us? Some ideas about how to support police officers” on Friday, October 12.

Posted on 10/8/2018 10:45:20 AM

Psychology’s Kaniasty Presented and Published on Social Support

At the 39th international conference of the Stress and Anxiety Research Society (STAR) in Lublin, Poland (July 10–13, 2018) Krys Kaniasty’s research program was featured in four presentations. The presentation, titled “It’s complicated II: Type D personality and social support,” was coauthored with Psychology Honor’s Program student Kate Appolonia.

Posted on 10/4/2018 11:22:00 AM

Violence Awareness Essay Contest

Students can win $100 in the Violence Awareness Essay Contest, writing about what life would be like without interpersonal violence.

Posted on 9/26/2018 2:47:39 PM

Psychology Faculty Receive Grant to Study Biases in Forensic Experts

Jenniferand Anthony Perillo, assistant professors in the Department of Psychology at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, recently received a grant from the National Science Foundation to study biases in opinions relating to the testimony of experts in forensic psychology cases.

Posted on 9/18/2018 2:21:15 PM

Perillo and Perillo Awarded NSF Grant on Forensic Evaluations

Jen Perillo (PI) and Anthony Perillo (co-PI), assistant professors of Psychology, have received a two-year grant from the National Science Foundation to fund their research on decision-making in forensic evaluations.

Posted on 8/7/2018 8:01:10 AM

Berman To Be Next President of National Partnership to End Personal Violence

Professor Pearl Berman, chair of the Psychology Department, will be the next president of the National Partnership to End Interpersonal Violence (NPEIV).

Posted on 7/2/2018 10:46:52 AM

Pavloski Discusses Relationship of Perception to Prosthetic Vision

Raymond Pavloski, a faculty member in the Psychology Department, participated in the third International Psychological Applications Conference held in Porto, Portugal, on May 5–7, 2018. Pavloski’s presentation was titled “A Theoretical Foundation for the Application of Basic Research in Perception to Prosthetic Vision.”

Posted on 5/15/2018 10:35:47 AM

Psychology Day, May 4, Celebrates Research, Careers, and Current Issues in Psychology

The day-long event in Uhler Hall will offer something for everyone, including a keynote speech by Ralph May, clinical director of the Indiana County Guidance Center; panel discussions about career opportunities; and research talks by students and faculty in psychology.

Posted on 4/26/2018 1:54:49 PM

Meeting to Learn About Jobs for Psychology Majors

Wondering what kinds of jobs are available once you graduate? Join us on Wednesday, April 18, at 6:00 p.m. in Uhler 111. We will have a panel of grad students talk about job opportunities that do not require an advanced degree.

Posted on 4/16/2018 5:48:57 PM

A Walk in the Woods or a Walk in the Mall? Psychology Celebrates Earth Day With a Colloquium

Don Robertson, emeritus professor of Psychology, will present a research colloquium titled “Nature and Well-Being,” on Friday, April 20, at 3:30 p.m. in 111 Uhler Hall.

Posted on 4/13/2018 10:32:53 AM

Psychology’s Kaniasty Coauthors on Psychological Toll of Mideast Hostilities

Lea Zanbar (Ariel University, Israel), Krys Kaniasty, and Navit Ben-Tzur (Ariel University, Isreal) published “Engagement in community activities and trust in local leaders as concomitants of psychological distress among Israeli civilians exposed to prolonged rocket attacks” in Anxiety, Stress, & Coping: An International Journal.

Posted on 4/11/2018 11:40:27 AM

Psychology Brown Bag Presentation: Studying Shame

This symposium in the Psychology Brown Bag series features three ongoing studies conducted in the Psychology Department. The presentations will take place Friday, April 13, from 12:20 to 1:10 p.m., in Uhler Hall, room 111.

Posted on 4/9/2018 2:36:07 PM

Research Week Preview: Formulating a Plan to Help Cure Blindness

Victoria Jakicic, of Bethel Park, is one of the students who will be presenting her research. A senior with a double major in psychology and mathematics, Jakicic will be presenting “A Theoretical Foundation for the Application of Basic Research in Perception to Prosthetic Vision” at the Undergraduate Scholars Forum on Tuesday at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex.

Posted on 3/28/2018 7:58:56 PM

Psychology’s Perillo Presents on Sexually Violent Predator Commitment

Anthony Perillo, Department of Psychology, presented his recent work on sexually violent predator commitment, “Evaluating Selection for Sexually Violent Predator Commitment: A Look at Those Nearly Committed,” at the American Psychology-Law Society in Memphis, Tennessee.

Posted on 3/21/2018 8:54:18 AM

Psychology Brown Bag Presentation: Eye Tracking Methodology

Have you ever thought, “I’m really interested in eye tracking methodology, but I don’t know how I would use it for my own research?” On Friday, March 2, 2018, come hear about some recent projects that have been conducted using the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics’ eye tracking lab.

Posted on 2/23/2018 9:14:18 AM

Psychology Brown Bag Presentation: Writing Across the Curriculum

Professors Bryna Siegel Finer, director of Liberal Studies English, and Edel Reilly, director of IUP Liberal Studies, will describe the process of developing a Department Writing Plan, which helps departments consider how writing is valued and used in the professional discipline in order to work instruction into the existing curriculum to incorporate desired writing skills and abilities.

Posted on 2/16/2018 9:02:45 AM

Meeting Set to Plan Visit to Inpatient Mental Health Facility, Learn about Volunteering

Join us on Wednesday, February 7, at 6 p.m. in Uhler 111. We will be planning a visit to Torrance State Hospital and discussing how to become a hospital volunteer.

Posted on 2/5/2018 9:56:18 AM

Clinical Psychology Program Ranked Second in Nation

IUP's doctoral program in clinical psychology has been recognized as one of the top programs in the nation by “Best Counseling Degrees.”

Posted on 1/18/2018 8:10:08 AM

Psychology Brown Bag Presentation: “The Environment Has Rights—Who Cares?”

On Friday, December 1, Professor Meg Reardon will present on a relatively new conceptualization of environmental justice—the idea that nature has rights independent of humans.

Posted on 11/27/2017 1:34:54 PM

Psychology’s Berman and Doctoral Student Present at International Summit on Violence, Abuse, and Trauma

Pearl Berman, chairperson of the Department of Psychology, copresented as part of a panel titled "University student experiences with victimization and perpetration of violence: Exploring the impact of childhood experiences, emotions and identity groups." Her copresenter was doctoral student Sofia Alvarez.

Posted on 11/16/2017 3:22:09 PM

Psychology’s Kaniasty Lectures in Mexico About Coping With Disasters

Krys Kaniasty is an expert in psychological research on coping with collective trauma. Kaniasty’s workshop and presentations offered theoretical, empirical, and practical foundations for operationalizing the capacity of a collective to triumph over shared adversities.

Posted on 11/6/2017 2:48:02 PM

Raeff Publishes Two Papers in 2017

Psychology’s Catherine Raeff published two papers in 2017, one in New Ideas in Psychology and one in Theory and Psychology.

Posted on 11/6/2017 11:44:16 AM

Child Volunteers Wanted for Doctoral Students Practicing IQ Test Administration

Graduate students in the Clinical Psychology doctoral program at IUP are learning how to administer tests of intellectual functioning and are looking for volunteers between the ages of 6 and 16 years, 11 months. Volunteers will be given a series of brief tests that will take about 90 minutes to complete.

Posted on 10/25/2017 9:19:04 AM

Psychology Brown Bag Presentation: “How Everyday Politics Affect Psychological and Social Well-Being”

On Friday, October 20, Professor Krys Kaniasty will talk about several studies conducted in Poland, the United States, and Israel that attempted to examine the psychological impact exerted on peoples’ lives by common political events.

Posted on 10/16/2017 3:44:45 PM

Kaniasty Presented Research in Hong Kong, Poland, and New Zealand

Krys Kaniasty, Department of Psychology, coauthored several presentations at three international conferences during the 2017 summer.

Posted on 9/7/2017 3:59:48 PM

Psychology Professor's Co-Authored Study on Fat Shaming Draws Overwhelming Media Response

A recent presentation to the American Psychological Association by Maureen McHugh, Distinguished University Professor and professor of Psychology, with a colleague from Connecticut College resulted in overwhelming media response.

Posted on 8/17/2017 1:59:08 PM

Psychology’s McHugh Presents on Fat Shaming as Harmful

Maureen McHugh, professor of Psychology, co-presented research on fat shamingand sizeism at a symposium presented at the 125th annual conventionof the American Psychological Association in Washington, D.C. (August 2, 2017).

Posted on 8/8/2017 1:04:19 PM

Psychology Students Present Posters at Annual American Psychological Association Convention

Students and faculty from the Clinical Psychology program in the Department of Psychology recently presented research at the 125th annual convention of the American Psychological Association in Washington, D.C. in August. 2017.

Posted on 8/7/2017 12:49:02 PM

Kaniasty Delivers Keynote Address at National Psychology Conference in Poland

Psychology’s Krys Kaniasty delivered a keynote address at a national psychological conference at the University of Opole, Poland, June 6–7, 2017. Kaniasty’s address was titled “On How Politically Driven Bitterness and Bliss Influence Psychological Well-Being.”

Posted on 7/17/2017 10:54:19 AM

Psychology’s Zimny and Undergraduates Present Research at Annual Association for Psychological Science Convention

The presentation by Susan Zimny and undergraduate students Macy Retterer and DiAinni Dennis represents the latest study done in a project by Zimny and Margaret Reardon that investigated predictors of the endorsement of environmental justice views in the context of Marcellus Shale development in Pennsylvania.

Posted on 6/5/2017 12:43:25 PM

Pavloski Presents Results of Research Having Implications for Prosthetic Vision

Raymond Pavloski, Department of Psychology, presented results of recent research conducted with Charles Lamb, Department of Mathematics, in a paper titled “Simulations Support the Simple Hypothesis that Persistent Coupling of Electrochemical Activity in Recurrent Network Neurons is an Objective Signature of Visual Object Unity.”

Posted on 5/18/2017 11:52:50 AM

Psychology's McHugh to Present “Feminist Perspectives on the Experience and Ethics of Medicalization of Women”

Maureen McHugh, PhD, Distinguished University Professor in Psychology, has been invited by the Greater Pittsburgh Psychological Association to present a two-hour workshop at the Greater Pittsburgh Psychological Association annual conference.

Posted on 5/12/2017 10:06:43 AM

Kaniasty and International Colleagues Published on Distress and Prejudice Following Terror Attacks

Psychology's Krys Kaniasty was a member of a team of trauma researchers, led by Professor Robin Goodwin of Warwick University in Coventry, U.K., that published a paper titled “Psychological distress and prejudice following terror attacks in France” in the Journal of Psychiatric Research.

Posted on 5/1/2017 4:40:40 PM

Ethiopian Scholar to Present on Child Abuse

The Psychology Department will host Yemataw Wondie, from the University of Gondar (Ethiopia), for a colloquium on Thursday, April 13, titled “Characterizing the Psychosocial Effects of Child Sexual Abuse in Ethiopia: Implications for Prevention and Intervention.”

Posted on 4/10/2017 10:44:50 AM

Kaniasty was Keynote Speaker at Ivatury Trauma Conference

Psychology’s Krys Kaniasty was a keynote speaker at the 18th annual Rao R. Ivatury Trauma Symposium hosted by Virginia Commonwealth University Health Center for Trauma and Critical Care Education and Division of Acute Care Surgical Services (Richmond, Virginia, March 29, 2017).

Posted on 4/6/2017 10:51:34 AM

Psychology’s Perillo Publishes Study on Sexually Abusive Clergy

Anthony Perillo of the Psychology Department is the lead author of a recently published study in the International Journal of Forensic Mental Health, titled “Understand Sexually Abusive Clergy as a Unique Offender Subgroup: Risk-based Comparisons Across the Course of Offending.”

Posted on 3/22/2017 10:03:42 AM

Psychology’s Kaniasty Coauthored on Stigma Toward People with Mental Disorders

Krys Kaniasty is a member of a multidisciplinary team of researchers, led by Professor Ben-Ezra (Ariel University, Israel), that has been investigating prejudice toward persons with tic disorders, especially sufferers of Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome. This collaboration recently culminated in a paper titled “Revising stigma: Exposure to Tourette in an ordinary setting increases stigmatization” published in Psychiatry Research.

Posted on 3/3/2017 10:55:54 AM

Wanted: Children and Parents to Participate in New Study About Emotional Development

Ingrid Krecko, from the Department of Psychology, is conducting a study of children’s emotion understanding using the Disney/Pixar film “Inside Out.” She is looking for children between the ages of 8 and 12 to participate in this study. Parents are welcome, but not required to participate.

Posted on 2/8/2017 10:59:55 AM

Psychology’s Kaniasty Coauthored on Terrorism and Hate Crime

Psychology's Krys Kaniasty was a member of an international group of trauma researchers, led by Professor Ben-Ezra (Ariel University, Israel), that published two papers examining associations between post-traumatic shifts in people's political, social and world views with psychological distress.

Posted on 12/7/2016 9:46:13 AM

PsyD Student Honored by Association for Death Education

Clinical psychology doctoral student Sara Troupe was recently featured by the Association for Death Education and Counseling in their October 2016 edition of ADEC Connects.

Posted on 11/7/2016 10:08:46 AM

Psychology Department Hosts Sleep Disorder Presentation

David Benhayon of the Children’s Hospital of UPMC, Pittsburgh, will present “The Importance of Sleep and Sleep Disturbance in Youth with Mental Health Issues” on Friday, November 11, from 12:20 to 1:10 p.m. in Uhler Hall, room 111.

Posted on 11/3/2016 3:51:32 PM

Wanted: Children and Parents to Participate in Emotional Development Study

Ingrid Krecko, MA, from the Department of Psychology at IUP, is conducting a study of children’s emotion understanding using the Disney/Pixar film “Inside Out.” She is looking for children between the ages of eight and 12 to participate; parents are welcome to participate, but are not required.

Posted on 10/3/2016 1:12:12 PM

Raeff Publishes Book About Human Development

Catherine Raeff of the Psychology Department published a book, Exploring the Dynamics of Human Development: An Integrative Approach, with Oxford University Press.

Posted on 9/27/2016 3:03:57 PM

Psychology’s Krys Kaniasty Gave Several International Talks This Summer

Krys Kaniasty, Department of Psychology, coauthored three presentations at the 37th International Conference of the Stress and Anxiety Research Society in Zagreb, Croatia (July 6–8, 2016).

Posted on 9/8/2016 12:15:24 PM

Seeking Parents and Children for “Inside Out” Movie Study

A clinical psychology doctoral student is conducting a study of children’s understanding of emotion using the Disney/Pixar film Inside Out and is looking for children between the ages of 9–11 and their parent(s) to participate. Participation involves completing surveys, watching the movie, and participating in a discussion about emotions. This is a group study that will be held in the Stapleton Library on the IUP campus and will take approximately three hours. Adult participants will each get a Sheetz gift card, and child participants will receive a prize.

Posted on 7/1/2016 10:20:59 AM

New Child and Adult Advocacy Studies Program Offered through Psychology and Sociology Departments

The interdisciplinary minor and certificate programs in Child and Adult Advocacy Studies provide mandated reporters and first responders in many fields and disciplines with evidence-based, culturally relevant knowledge and skills to improve the outcomes for victims and perpetrators of interpersonal violence across the lifespan.

Posted on 5/18/2016 1:21:23 PM

Distinguished Alumna to Address Psychology Grads

Dr. Melissa Bellwill give the commencement address to the students receiving PsyD, MA, and BAdegrees from the Department of Psychology on May 7. Bell is a distinguished alumna of the Psychology Department.

Posted on 5/3/2016 11:29:49 AM

Psychology Day on Friday, April 29

Psychology Day is a new, day-long event packed with research talks by faculty members and students, panel discussions with practicum supervisors and IUP alumni about practicum opportunities, careers, employment, and graduate studies, and much more. Psychology Day is aimed at psychology students, but offers something for everyone at IUP, and the campus community is invited to attend.

Posted on 4/27/2016 9:37:32 AM

Reardon Presents on “Attitudes Towards the Militarization of Police”

On March 12, 20165, Psychology's Meg Reardon presented a paper titled “Policing the Police: Attitudes Towards the Militarization of Police” at the annual American Psychology - Law Society conference in Atlanta, Georgia.

Posted on 4/21/2016 2:15:30 PM

Psi Chi Honor Society Inducted New Members on April 20

Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology, inducted these new members on April 20, 2016.

Posted on 4/21/2016 2:01:17 PM

Exonerated Man Speaks at Actual Innocence Psychology Honors Seminar

Lewis “Jim” Fogle, a local man exonerated after serving 34 years in prison, was a guest speaker in Margaret Reardon’s Actual Innocence Psychology Honors Seminar on April 14, 2016.

Posted on 4/21/2016 12:56:14 PM

Earth Day to be Held Friday, April 22, in the Oak Grove

Earth Day will be hosted by the IUP Eco Club on Friday, April 22, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Oak Grove. There will be succulents for sale, a free clothes swap, gifts, environmental information, and more.

Posted on 4/20/2016 8:31:24 AM

Psychology’s Reitz-Krueger Publishes on Group Mentoring

Psychology's Cristina Reitz-Krueger co-authored a paper in the Journal of Adolescent Research about a group and one-on-one mentoring program for adolescent girls.

Posted on 4/19/2016 8:56:59 AM

Young Adults with Military Experience Needed for One-Hour Research Study: Gift Voucher For Your Time

Visiting research scholar Siobhán Howard is looking for young adults with military experience for a research study being conducted at IUP, in collaboration with Krys Kaniasty, of the Psychology Department. Volunteers will receive an IUP Co-op Store $10 gift voucher.

Posted on 4/14/2016 3:15:45 PM

Psychology’s Kaniasty’s New Zealand Workshops about Coping with Traumatic Events

As part of his sabbatical leave, Krys Kaniasty was a visiting research fellow in the School of Psychology, Massey University–Wellington Campus in New Zealand.

Posted on 4/8/2016 2:34:27 PM

Visiting Speaker to Present Psychology Colloquium

Siobhán Howard, a visiting scholar for Mary Immaculate College, in Limerick, Ireland, will present a research colloquium on Friday, April 15, at 3:30 p.m., in 111 Uhler Hall (Psychology Department).

Posted on 4/8/2016 12:35:23 PM

Psychology's Reitz-Krueger Publishes on Statutory Rape

Cristina Reitz-Krueger and colleagues published an article on perceptions of adolescents' maturity and responsibility in the context of statutory relationships.

Posted on 2/10/2016 10:13:38 AM

Psychology’s Kaniasty Publishes on Polish Gender and Generation Differences in Political Participation

Psychology’s Krys Kaniasty co-authored a paper about gender and generation differences in political participation after political transformations in Poland.

Posted on 2/8/2016 11:30:45 AM

Psychology Colloquium, “The Link Between Mental Disorder and Violence,” to be held February 12

Professor Edward Mulvey of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine will be “Addressing the Link Between Mental Disorder and Violence” in Uhler Hall, Room 111, on Friday, February 12 at 3:30 p.m.

Posted on 2/8/2016 11:24:22 AM

Psychology Doctoral Student Yong to Present on Use of Depression Measure with International Students

Chiaothong Yong, a student in the doctoral program in Clinical Psychology (PsyD), will present “The Use of English BDI-II versus Chinese BDI-II on International Students” at the upcoming 2016 Third International Conference of the Center for Culturally Responsive Evaluation and Assessment.

Posted on 1/21/2016 12:01:05 PM

Psychology's Knight and Students Present Posters at Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Conference

Laura Knight presented posters with students at the 2015 meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies in Chicago. The poster titles are listed below. Names of graduate students in the PsyD program are in bold: Knight, L. A.,  Iwaniec, M.,   McGann, K., Costello, A., & Eash, K.

Posted on 12/1/2015 10:44:31 AM

Pavloski and Student Present Research with Implications for Neurotechnology Innovations

Ian Bright (left) and Professor Raymond Pavloski are pictured in front of a research poster at the Research Experience for Summer Scholars. They both presented research recently at Neurotechnix 2015: the third International Congress on Neurotechnology, Electronics, and Informatics in Lisbon, Portugal. Raymo

Posted on 11/30/2015 9:14:09 AM

Psychology Colloquium: Understanding Pediatric Anxiety and Depression

Posted on 11/30/2015 6:33:40 AM

Psychology Student Discussion How to Make an Effective Presentation

Posted on 11/17/2015 1:12:57 PM

Presentation: The Impact of Rapport on Neuropsychological Test Performance

Dr. Michael Barnett will present "The Impact of Rapport on Neuropsychological Test Performance" on November 18, 2015, at 3:00 p.m., in Johnson Hall Room 113. Dr. Barnett's research addresses cognition, sexuality, and personality over the adult life span.  Research into neuropsychological assessment has typically

Posted on 11/17/2015 12:44:12 PM

Psychology Colloquium - Psychology and Health: A Patient-Centered Approach to Care

Dr. Julia Roncoroni will present "Psychology and Health: A Patient-Centered Approach to Care" on November 16, 2015 from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m., in Uhler Hall, Room 111. Treatment adherence refers to the willingness and ability of patients to actively follow the  recommendations of their

Posted on 11/13/2015 2:23:14 PM

Clinical Psychology Doctoral Students Seeking Children for Testing

Graduate students in the  Clinical Psychology doctoral program  are learning to administer tests of intellectual functioning and are in need of volunteers between the ages of six years and 16 years, 11 months. Graduate student examiners will schedule testing sessions at a date and time that is convenient for the volu

Posted on 11/3/2015 7:45:14 AM

Discussion on Big Solar Energy Transition and Future for Our Communities

Posted on 11/2/2015 1:28:47 PM

Psychology Colloquium: “Are You in the Mood: Does Therapist Affect Influence Psychotherapy Process?”

Posted on 10/28/2015 7:47:04 AM

Emeritus Professor of Psychology Publishes Tribute in Thanatology Publication

Gordon Thornton, professor emeritus of psychology, recently published a tribute to one the giants in thanatology (death studies). His work appears in Death Studies . Abstract: As an educator, Hannelore Wass had a major influence on young professionals who were teaching in the field of thanatology. She influenced n

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

Psychology Talk about Media Miscommunication Changes Location

Posted on 9/15/2015 7:42:36 AM

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

Krys Kaniasty, Department of Psychology , was a member of a team ofdisaster researchers, led by Professor Erika Felix(University of California–Santa Barbara), that published a paper titled “ Parent–ChildRelationship Quality and Gender as Moderators of the Influence of Hurricane Exposureon Physical Health amon

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, 2015, from 3:30–4:30 p.m. in 111 Uhler Hall. Of all body systems, the car

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

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

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

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

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

Distinguished University Professor Kaniasty Gives Presentations at Stress Research Society in 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 . This issue of the newsletter specifically concerns domestic homicide across the lifespan. The following graduate stu

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

Psychology's Meil Co-Presents Poster at National Meeting

Posted on 6/21/2015 12:12:52 PM

Psychology’s Reardon Presents Posters at National Meeting

Posted on 6/1/2015 8:15:17 AM

Psychology Students and Faculty Present Poster on Music Practice at National Meeting

Posted on 5/26/2015 3:43:58 PM

Psychology Announces Stanley Lore Scholarship Recipients

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

Psychology Honors Students Admitted to Doctoral Studies

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

Psychology Honors Student Wins Admission to APA Summer Program

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”

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

Psychology Doctoral Student Earns Second Place Recognition

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

First ECO Environmental Film Festival

Posted on 4/7/2015 4:02:51 PM

Psychology Colloquium Series Lecture to Address Gender Wage Gap

Posted on 4/6/2015 3:35:24 PM

Environmentally Conscious Organization (ECO) Announces Earth Day in the Oak Grove

Posted on 3/27/2015 7:54:31 AM

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

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

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

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

Psychology Pre-Doctoral Internship Applicants Far Exceed National Average with 100 Percent Match Rate

Posted on 3/13/2015 7:43:50 AM

Psychology Student and Faculty Present Poster at SPSP Annual Meeting

Posted on 3/4/2015 10:48:31 AM

Psychology’s Kaniasty Co-authors Paper About Attitudes Toward Democracy After Political Transformations in Poland

Posted on 3/2/2015 11:31:59 AM

Autism Speaks U - IUP Announces Upcoming Meetings

Posted on 2/20/2015 1:22:47 PM

Psychology’s Goodwin Opens African American Cultural Center Series

Posted on 2/12/2015 7:14:38 AM

Psychology’s Kaniasty Publishes on Post-Disaster Trust in Medical Services

Posted on 2/9/2015 11:39:09 AM

Psychology Colloquium Addresses Psychological Evaluations and Spinal Cord Treatment Outcomes

Posted on 2/6/2015 1:41:27 PM

Psychology’s Reitz-Krueger Publishes Works on Adolescents

Posted on 2/4/2015 11:28:45 AM

Psychology Colloquium to Address Legal Decision-Making and Evidence-Based Practices with Youth

Amy Wevodau, postdoctoral resident in Forensic Psychology at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, will present “The Fairly Odd Couple: Bringing Psychology and Lady Justice Together” on Monday, February 2 , at 3:30 p.m. in Uhler Hall, Room 111.

Posted on 1/29/2015 3:52:49 PM

Psychology Department Colloquium Addresses Family Lives of International Students from Multicultural Perspective

Mengchun Chiang, postdoctoral clinical fellow in psychology in the Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, will present “Sojourning in the Margin: Living as Wives of International Students” on Friday, January 30, at 3:30 p.m. in Uhler Hall, Room 111.  Whereas

Posted on 1/27/2015 11:30:08 AM

Psychology Colloquium Describes Exposure Therapy as Pain Treatment

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

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

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

Psychology Honors Program Students Present Proposals and Findings

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

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

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

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

Psychology Department Colloquium Addresses Rapport-Bulding in Criminal Interviews

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

Neuroscience and Acting Expertise Highlighted In Next Psychology Brown Bag Discussion

Rick Kemp, head of acting and directing in IUP’s Department of Theater and Dance, will present “Acting Expertise in Shakespeare” at the next Psychology Brown Bag gathering in Uhler Hall, Room 111, on Friday, October 31, from 12:20 to 1:10 p.m. Kemp, author of Embodied Acting: What Neuroscience Tells Us Abou

Posted on 10/24/2014 12:19:34 PM

Psychology’s Kaniasty Publishes on Polish Political Participation

Posted on 10/20/2014 8:20:27 AM

Risky Behavior, Individual Characteristics, and Sexual Poly-Vicitimization Among College Women: Psychology Brown Bag Series

On Friday, October 24, in Uhler Hall Room 111, Sadie Mummert of the Criminology Department will present “The Relationship Between Risky Behavior, Individual Characteristics, and Sexual Poly-Victimization Among College Women.” Although general poly-victimization has begun to be researched, sexual poly-victi

Posted on 10/17/2014 2:43:34 PM

Psychology Announces Upcoming Brown Bag Discusssions

Posted on 10/16/2014 10:03:45 AM

Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program Seeks Child Volunteers for Intelligence Tests

Posted on 10/14/2014 9:40:40 AM

Brown Bag Lunch Discusses Repeat Victimization in the LGBT Community: Social Status or Lifestyle?

Posted on 10/13/2014 11:34:21 AM

Fourth State System Psychology Conference a Success

Psychology faculty and students hosted the fourth annual PA State System PsychologyConference on Saturday, October 4, 2014. This conference was initiated in October2010 in order to promote interactions among psychology faculty and studentsacross all State System universitie

Posted on 10/8/2014 12:45:30 PM

Berman and Bonach Participate in International Conference on Violence, Abuse, and Trauma

Posted on 10/7/2014 9:14:53 AM

Kaniasty Co-Edits Stress and Anxiety Book

Posted on 9/30/2014 7:40:41 AM

Psychology to Host Fourth Annual State System Conference October 4

Posted on 9/29/2014 1:01:10 PM

Distinguished University Professor Kaniasty Gives International Talks in Summer 2014

Posted on 9/18/2014 9:01:50 AM

“Copyright Basics for Researchers” Kicks Off Psychology Brown Bag Series

Posted on 9/8/2014 2:02:17 PM

Psychology’s Robertson and Music’s Eisensmith Compare Heart Rate and Respiration During Rehearsals and Recitals

Posted on 7/8/2014 2:34:26 PM

Mills Presents on “Positive Multiculturalism as Aspirational Ethical Practice”

Posted on 6/25/2014 1:06:02 PM

Psychology Doctoral Student Wins State Award

Posted on 6/11/2014 12:49:55 PM

Psychology Honors Program Students Featured in Colloquium

Posted on 5/5/2014 7:16:41 AM

Psychology’s Pavloski Presents at 20th Anniversary Toward a Science of Consciousness Conference

Posted on 4/23/2014 8:00:00 AM

Psychology’s Kaniasty to Study Psychological Impact of Stressful Political Events

Posted on 4/18/2014 2:47:33 PM

Psychology Faculty and Students Present Research at Eastern Psychological Association Meeting

Posted on 4/11/2014 8:18:47 AM

Psychology Announces Scholarship Winners

Posted on 4/10/2014 9:35:56 AM

Psi Chi Hosts Zumba Fundraiser

Posted on 4/7/2014 1:47:08 PM

Psychology Hosts Informal Gathering With Distinguished Alumnus

Posted on 4/4/2014 7:57:41 AM

Veteran Issues on College Campuses: Psychology Brown Bag Series

Posted on 4/2/2014 12:20:17 PM

Psychology’s Palumbo Co-authors Publication on Test Perception and Performance

Posted on 3/26/2014 11:44:55 AM

Psychology’s Raeff Publishes on “Demystifying Internalization and Socialization”

Posted on 3/13/2014 2:40:50 PM

Psychology’s Raeff Publishes on Advances in Child Development and Behavior

Posted on 3/10/2014 9:04:16 AM

Psychology Alumna to Present Colloquium on Developmental and Clinical Implications of Effect Size Reporting in Research

Posted on 2/26/2014 8:40:47 AM

Psychology’s McHugh Receives APA Grant for Training to Stem Sexual Harassment in Schools

Maureen McHugh, Department of Psychology, received an Education and Training Conference grantfor $2,500 from the Board of Educational Affairs (BEA) of the American Psychological Association (APA) . The BEA award is given in support of conferences and workshops ongraduate education and training in psychology. Th

Posted on 2/14/2014 1:55:45 PM

Psychology Colloquium Addresses Sexual Aggression and Victimization at U.S.-Mexico Border

Posted on 2/13/2014 10:17:40 AM

Psychology Colloquium Highlights Multiple Perspectives on Suicidal Ideation

Posted on 2/6/2014 12:55:20 PM

Psychology Colloquium Addresses Behavioral Observation and Parent-Child Interactions

Posted on 1/31/2014 8:11:05 AM

Psychology’s McHugh Assumes National Leadership Role

Posted on 1/28/2014 8:42:06 AM

Psychology's Kaniasty Presents on Support and Disaster Coping at International Meeting

Posted on 12/11/2013 10:10:35 AM

Psi Chi Congratulates Inductees and Highights Recent Activities

Posted on 12/9/2013 10:34:01 AM

IUP Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology Highly Ranked in Research Report of Program Outcomes

Posted on 12/2/2013 2:42:14 PM

How to Get Through Graduate School without Risking Your Financial Future: Psychology Brown Bag Series

Posted on 10/28/2013 3:22:11 PM

Psychology's Kaniasty Co-Edits New Stress, Coping, and Anxiety Work

Posted on 10/18/2013 1:53:49 PM

Psychology’s Kaniasty Presents Papers and Symposia, Leads Scholarly Society in Europe

Posted on 9/24/2013 2:21:36 PM

Psychology Clinics Accepting New Clients

The Center for Applied Psychology clinics are accepting new clients. The Center for Applied Psychology provides psychotherapy and assessment services to the IUP community. Services are available for children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families. Psychotherapy and assessments are conducted by graduate s

Posted on 9/23/2013 1:46:00 PM

Psychology Brown Bag Series Resumes with Faculty Research Highlights

Posted on 9/22/2013 2:10:23 PM

Psychololgy’s Johnson Publishes on Everyday Problem-Solving for the Aging

Posted on 8/24/2013 3:05:33 PM

Psychology's Pavloski Publishes Theoretical Model of Visual Gestalt as a Large-Scale Neural Information State

Posted on 6/24/2013 9:32:15 AM

Psychology Host Honors Colloquium

Posted on 5/7/2013 10:47:18 AM

Psychology’s Long and Eyerer Discuss Forgiveness at National Meeting

Posted on 4/12/2013 3:20:38 PM

Psychology Brown Bag Series Addresses DegreeWorks for Advisors

Posted on 3/8/2013 9:49:01 AM

Psychology Colloquium Addresses Helping Adolescents With Polycystinc Ovary Syndrome

Posted on 3/4/2013 12:49:26 PM

Kaniasty Co-Edits New Volume on Stress and Anxiety Research

Professor Krys Kaniasty, Department of  Psychology , has co-edited a book titled Stress and Anxiety: Applications to Economic Hardship, Occupational Demands and Developmental Challenges (Berlin: Logos Verlag, 2012). This annual volume features invited and selected presentations from the most recent conference

Posted on 12/4/2012 8:21:58 AM

Gender and Psychological Abuse: Psychology Brown Bag Series

Posted on 11/12/2012 12:50:00 PM

Psychology’s Mills and Chasler Coauthor Article on Clinical Supervision

Posted on 11/4/2012 4:40:28 PM

Psychology Faculty and Students Attend Statewide Conference at Millersville

Posted on 10/26/2012 8:42:37 AM

Psychology Brown Bag Looks at the Null Hypothesis

Posted on 10/15/2012 11:55:19 AM

Pavloski Presents Research on Structure and Neural Information of a Visual Gestalt

Posted on 10/15/2012 11:45:08 AM

Psychology's Kaniasty Presents in Europe and Africa on Stress and Coping

Posted on 10/3/2012 11:58:09 AM

Psychology Department Posts Registration Instructions for Majors for Upcoming Term

Posted on 9/27/2012 2:49:31 PM

Discussion of Visual Experiences Next in Psychology Brown Bag Series

Posted on 9/21/2012 12:05:08 PM

Psychology Brown Bag Series Resumes with Discussion of Smart Board Technology

Psychology’s Elephant Café Brown Bag Series presents Professor Francisco Alarcón , Department of Mathematics , who will conduct an introductory workshop on the use of SMART board technology in the classroom. The presentation will feature several actual class materials used in IUP’s courses that employ the SMA

Posted on 9/10/2012 12:37:27 PM

Psychology’s Pavloski Publishes on Recurrent Neural Networks

Posted on 9/4/2012 1:36:19 PM

Psychology's McHugh Co-Authors Article on Fifty Years of Research in Feminism

Posted on 5/8/2012 9:04:09 AM

Psychology’s Kaniasty Publishes on Families Coping With Disaster

Krys Kaniasty , of the Department of Psychology , just published “Parental Crucibles: Families Coping with Disaster” in Buchwal, Moore, and Ringeisen’s (editors) work, Stress and Anxiety: Application to Education and Health . Disaster victims primarily rely on their indigenous support networks. Researchers obse

Posted on 5/8/2012 8:49:28 AM

Psychology’s Kaniasty Publishes on the Role of Postdisaster Social Support

Posted on 4/30/2012 12:07:34 PM

An Empirical Perspective on Forgiveness; Psychology Brown Bag Series

Posted on 4/23/2012 2:18:25 PM

Sex Therapy Workshop Hosted by Center For Applied Psychology

The Center for Applied Psychology presents Leonore Tiefer on Friday, April 13, 2012 from 9:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m. She will discuss “Integrating a Non-Medical View of Sexual Problems into Clinical Practice, The Contributions of the New View Campaign.” The workshop will be held in 210 Stabley Library. Leonore Tiefer,

Posted on 4/4/2012 12:39:26 PM

Psychology’s Long Publishes on Outgroup Experience

Posted on 4/3/2012 7:33:14 AM

Psychology's Kaniasty Conducts Invited Workshop in Mexico

Posted on 2/28/2012 11:31:16 AM

Demonstration of MonocleCAT Classroom Interaction Tool: Psychology Brown Bag Series

Posted on 2/27/2012 11:51:55 AM

Using the MonocleCAT Classroom Interaction Tool: Psychology Brown Bag Series

Posted on 2/15/2012 12:08:16 PM

Psychology Researchers Seeking Parents!

Wanted: Parents to participate in a new study about child development. Laura Knight and Lisa Newell in the Department of Psychology are currently conducting a study of parents’ knowledge of child development. They are looking for moms and dads with at least one child under age five to participate. Particip

Posted on 1/23/2012 11:21:31 AM

Psychology’s Kaniasty Gives Keynote at Australian Psychological Society Conference

Dr. Krys Kaniasty of the Department of Psychology gave the invited keynote address at the forty-sixth annual conference of the Australian Psychological Society (APS). The APS is the largest professional association for psychologists in Australia, currently representing over 20,000 members. The conference took

Posted on 12/14/2011 9:29:56 AM

Psychology Seminar Address Pedagogy for Prevention: Eradicating Interpersonal Violence

Dr. Pearl Berman and Dr. Maureen McHugh will discuss a new paradigm for teaching General Psychology and how this paradigm is being extended into other psychology courses at IUP on Wednesday, November 30, 2011, from 12:20 to 1:10 p.m. in Uhler Hall, Room 118. These materials and paradigm are from Children’s Advo

Posted on 11/28/2011 11:21:03 AM

Psychology Faculty and Students Participate in Second Annual PASSHE Psychology Conference

The second annual PASSHE Psychology Conference was held October 14 and 15, 2011, at Kutztown University. This conference is a yearly gathering designed to foster community and allow for members of the psychology departments at the fourteen state universities to share ideas and research findings. The inaugural confe

Posted on 10/26/2011 10:34:11 AM

Psi Chi Presents Career Panel

Posted on 10/13/2011 10:01:10 AM

Psychology Opens Brown Bag Series with Desire2Learn

Posted on 9/26/2011 5:07:32 PM

Psychology’s Berman and McHugh Join National Network of Violence Prevention Professionals

Physical and psychological safety should be a basic right. In support of this, Dr. Pearl Berman and Dr. Maureen McHugh have joined a national network of violence prevention professionals. The Children’s Advocacy Studies Training program focuses on promoting the understanding of the various factors that lead to

Posted on 9/24/2011 11:15:42 AM

Meeting for Psychology Majors, September 7

Posted on 9/2/2011 10:01:54 AM

Psychology’s Kaniasty Receives Lifetime Career Award from International Organization

Dr. Krys Kaniasty received the Stress and Anxiety Research Society Lifetime Career Award during thirty-second STAR Conference, July 18–20 2011, in Münster, Germany. This award is presented annually to honor a current member of the STAR society who has a long and distinguished history of scientific contributions

Posted on 8/31/2011 11:35:50 AM

Psychology’s Berman and McHugh Attend Child Protection Training

Posted on 8/30/2011 8:57:14 AM

Psychology's Pavloski Publishes on the Legacy and Current Importance of Gestalt Work on Perception

Posted on 8/24/2011 10:44:08 AM

Clinical Psychology Alumna is Honored

Emily E. Vaughn, PsyD, an outstanding early career psychologist from IUP's Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology , was awarded the prestigious Early Career Psychologist (ECP) Credentialing Scholarship. Thirty-eight early career psychologists received with the ECP Credentialing Scholarship, presented by the Natio

Posted on 6/23/2011 3:52:19 PM

Psychology to Honor Graduates on May 7

Posted on 5/3/2011 9:51:32 AM

Psychology’s LaPorte Presents to Alzheimer’s Association

Posted on 4/25/2011 3:19:39 PM

Brown Bag Series: Kincade to Discuss Feminist Therapy Book

Dr. Elizabeth Kincade, chair of the Counseling Center at IUP, will discuss her new book, Feminist Therapy: Strategies for Social and Individual Change, on Friday, April 22, 2011, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Uhler Hall, Room 116. Although feminist therapy is often considered a newcomer to the field of clinical p

Posted on 4/20/2011 10:26:51 AM

Autism Information Session Presented by Psychology’s Newell and Knight

Posted on 4/11/2011 7:30:03 PM

Brown Bag Series: McGowan Discusses Violence Risk Assessment in Pediatric Populations

The Elephant Café Brown Bag Series presents Dr. Mark McGowan discussing “Violence Risk Assessment in Pediatric Populations: Using a Structured Professional Judgment Model.” This talk will take place on Friday, April 8, 2011, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Uhler Hall, Room 116. Dr. McGowan, Ph.D., NCSP, is an assista

Posted on 4/5/2011 10:14:14 AM

Psychology Brown Bag Discussion to Focus on Career Paths for Clinical Psychologists

Posted on 3/22/2011 1:41:02 PM

Psychology Brown Bag Discussion to Focus on Responsible Conduct of Human Research

Dr. John Mills , chair of IUP’s Institutional Review Board for the Protection of Human Subjects and professor of Psychology , will describe important concepts and applications in responsible conduct of research, with particular attention to levels of privacy and informed consent procedures. This discussion will

Posted on 2/11/2011 10:39:20 AM

Psychology Researchers Seeking Students Who Are Parents

Posted on 2/7/2011 4:07:19 PM

Psychology’s Goodwin Presents on Training of Clinical Psychologists

Beverly J. Goodwin, Ph.D ., a professor of Psychology and director of Doctoral Studies , presented a paper titled “The Future Has a Past: The Role of Demographics in the Preparation of the Next Generation of Clinical Psychologists.” The paper was presented at the mid-winter meeting of the National Council of S

Posted on 1/27/2011 3:02:17 PM

Kaniasty Co-authors “Weighing the Costs of Disaster”

Posted on 1/24/2011 2:32:46 PM

Psychology’s Long Publishes on Classic Conformity Paradigm

Posted on 12/7/2010 8:55:30 AM

Psychology Colloquium: “What Would a Holistic Psychology Look Like?”

Michael Mascolo of the Department of Psychology at Merrimack College will be presenting a colloquium for the Psychology Department titled “What Would a Holistic Psychology Look Like?: Analyzing the Development of Persons .” The colloquium takes place on Friday, November 12, 2010 at 3:30 p.m. in Uhler Hall, Room 11

Posted on 11/9/2010 8:01:25 AM

President Werner to Welcome PASSHE and Students to Psychology Conference

David Werner, interim president of IUP, will welcome faculty and students from the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education to the luncheon of the Psychology Potluck conference on Saturday, October 23, 2010.

Posted on 10/12/2010 10:47:51 AM

Pavloski Publishes Lead Article in Gestalt Theory

Posted on 10/5/2010 7:41:01 AM

Psi Chi Announces Fall Activities

Posted on 10/4/2010 6:59:21 AM

LaPorte Gives Talk about Brain Function

Posted on 9/28/2010 8:12:07 AM

Psychology’s Kaniasty Elected President of International Stress and Anxiety Organization

Dr. Krys Kaniasty, Department of Psychology , was elected president of the Stress and Anxiety Research Society (STAR). STAR is a multidisciplinary, international organization of researchers who share an interest in problems of stress, coping, and anxiety. Its members, from more than thirty-five countries, meet ann

Posted on 9/20/2010 7:28:52 AM

Psychology Discussion on “Recalling Health Information” Rescheduled to October 1

Posted on 9/15/2010 10:40:19 AM

Psychology Brown Bag Discussion on Recalling of Health Information

Posted on 9/14/2010 7:05:20 AM

LaPorte and Alumna Jett Publish on Eating Disorder Websites

Posted on 9/10/2010 12:15:52 PM

Psychology to Hold Majors' Meeting

Posted on 9/7/2010 9:05:47 AM

Psychology Undergraduate Honors Colloquium Showcases Student Research

Posted on 5/3/2010 12:37:12 PM

Psychology Colloquium to Address Evolutionary Computational Model of Human Anger

The Psychology Department presents Dr. Aaron Sell from the Center for Evolutionary Psychology at the University of California at Santa Barbara. He will present “An Evolutionary-Computational Model of Human Anger” on Thursday, April 29, 2010, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in Uhler Hall, Room 114. In this lecture, Dr. Se

Posted on 4/27/2010 10:03:12 AM

Psi Chi Sponsors Discussion with National Alliance on Mental Illness

Posted on 4/23/2010 2:30:04 PM

Thornton, Zanich, Dietz Present at Death Education and Counseling Conference

Posted on 4/21/2010 5:06:02 PM

Psychology’s Newell Presents on Voice Gender Biases Face Categorization

Posted on 4/21/2010 5:01:00 PM

Psychology Brown Bag Discussion on Sexual Double Standards

Posted on 4/21/2010 4:56:07 PM

Psychology Announces Stanley Lore Scholarship Winners

Posted on 4/5/2010 12:39:25 PM

Psychology Brown Bag to Discuss DSM-V Development

Posted on 3/16/2010 7:43:30 AM

Psychology Announces Fall PASSHE Potluck Conference

Posted on 3/16/2010 7:25:44 AM

Practicum Applications Now Being Accepted

Posted on 2/17/2010 6:54:13 AM

Psychology Department Colloquium: Psychotherapy with Multicultural Clients

The Department of Psychology announces an upcoming Colloquium entitled “Psychotherapy with Multicultural Clients: Case Studies.” The colloquium will be held on Friday, February 19, 2010, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in Uhler Hall, Room 114. Doctoral alumna Dr. Stephanie Kim Phillips will be the presenter. This colloqui

Posted on 2/4/2010 3:13:01 PM

Psi Chi to Host Graduate School Mock Interviews

Posted on 2/3/2010 9:57:57 AM

Psychology's LaPorte Presents to Bar Association

Posted on 1/27/2010 9:42:32 AM

Free Tutoring for Research Design and Analysis I: PSYC 290

Posted on 1/25/2010 7:18:45 AM

Participants Needed for Study of Civic Engagement

Posted on 1/25/2010 7:17:24 AM

Student Research Assistants Sought

Posted on 1/24/2010 11:48:47 AM

Psi Chi is Back in Action for Spring 2010

Posted on 1/21/2010 10:26:29 AM

Psychology’s McHugh Receives GPPA Legacy Award

Posted on 11/18/2009 7:14:34 AM

Psychology Students Encouraged to Consider Coro Leadership Training

The Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs is a nine-month, full-time, post-graduate experiential leadership training program which introduces diverse, intelligent and driven young public servants to all aspects of the public affairs arena. Field assignments, site visits, interviews and special individual and group

Posted on 11/17/2009 10:13:58 AM

Psychology's Berman Issues New Edition of Her Book on Case Conceptualization and Treatment Planning

Posted on 11/11/2009 11:23:29 AM

Psi Chi Presentations to Highlight Psychology Graduate School

Posted on 11/11/2009 10:28:35 AM

Psychology’s McHugh to Receive GPPA Award for Outstanding Contribution

Posted on 11/6/2009 10:18:22 AM

Psychology's Kaniasty Publishes on Social Support After Disasters

Posted on 11/6/2009 10:15:46 AM

Psychology Doctoral Alumna O'Connor to Receive Alumni Award, Speak with Students

Dr. Maureen O’Connor, graduate of the Psy.D. program in Clinical Psychology , was chosen to receive the department’s Young Alumni Award. As part of completing the doctorate at IUP, she did her internship at the Department of Psychiatry, Yale University Medical School. She proceeded to a postdoctoral fellowship at

Posted on 11/6/2009 10:03:47 AM

Psi Chi Meeting Continues Fall 2009 Activities

Posted on 10/30/2009 7:01:46 AM

Colloquium on Social Support After Disasters Presented by Kaniasty

Posted on 10/14/2009 7:43:25 AM

Psychology’s Mills Presents on Ethics in Clinical Supervision

Posted on 10/8/2009 11:01:45 AM

Parent Training Presentation by Knight at National Conference

Posted on 10/8/2009 10:48:44 AM

Psychology Brown Bag Discussion Addresses Optimizing Literature Searches via WEB of Science

Posted on 10/8/2009 10:33:36 AM

Psi Chi Gets Underway for the Fall

Posted on 9/22/2009 6:58:06 AM

Psychology Panel to Discuss Doctoral Internships

Posted on 9/20/2009 2:53:33 PM

Psychology Brown Bag Discussion Addresses How-Tos of Social Science Publishing

Posted on 9/20/2009 2:49:29 PM

Psychology Colloquium to Address Gender, Work, and Family in Post-Socialist Europe

Posted on 9/14/2009 1:25:48 PM

Psychology’s Meil to Present Biology Seminar

Dr. William M. Meil, IUP professor of Psychology , will present “Serotonergic Mechanisms in an Animal Model of Cocaine-Induced Anxiety” for IUP’s Department of Biology on Friday, September 11, 2009, at 10:10 a.m. in Weyandt Hall, Room 6. All are invited!

Posted on 9/9/2009 7:00:00 AM

Academic Development Center Fall 2009 Hours Announced

Posted on 9/8/2009 11:16:20 AM

New Psychology Majors Meeting

Posted on 9/8/2009 10:59:51 AM

Participants Needed for Civic Engagement Study

Posted on 8/28/2009 8:41:03 AM

Psychology’s Meil Promoted to Professor

Posted on 7/21/2009 8:43:08 AM

Pavloski Named to International Society for Gestalt Theory

Posted on 7/14/2009 9:52:33 AM

Alumnus Hogue is Pennsylvania Psychological Association President-Elect

Posted on 7/1/2009 11:43:58 AM

LaPorte Wins Teaching Award

Dr. David LaPorte of the Department of Psychology was honored with the 2009 Distinguished Faculty Award for Teaching, which is awarded by the University Senate to one faculty member each year. The awards were presented by President Tony Atwater during IUP’s 2009 Honors Day on March and again at the University C

Posted on 6/4/2009 8:23:24 AM

CE Workshop and Colloquium: Bias and Conflicts of Interest in Diagnosis

Posted on 4/7/2009 9:24:03 AM

Colloquium: “Responding to a Changing World: Attitudes About Gender, Work, and Family in Post-Socialist Europe”

Posted on 3/10/2009 11:12:06 AM

Brown Bag Series Continues: “Jury Decision Making and the Story Model”

Posted on 3/9/2009 10:43:44 AM

Cognition and Development Center Recruiting Research Participants

Posted on 2/25/2009 10:40:13 AM

Psi Chi Announces Spring Meeting Schedule

Posted on 2/4/2009 7:59:21 AM

Palumbo to Present at APS in San Francisco

Posted on 2/3/2009 11:15:31 AM

Brown Bag Lunch Discussion Resumes with Dr. Ben Rafoth

Posted on 2/3/2009 7:08:42 AM

Check Out Practicum Experiences in Psychology

Posted on 1/28/2009 7:47:29 AM

Goodwin Attends Meetings to Promote Doctoral Training

Posted on 1/28/2009 7:39:21 AM

PSYC 101, General Psychology Walk-In Peer Tutoring

The Department of Developmental Studies is offering Walk-In Peer Assistance for General Psychology. What is Walk-in Peer Assistance? Trained peer educators assist students with how to learn course content. Activites include reviewing notes, working on problems, clarifying questions, and preparing for exams. Peer edu

Posted on 1/26/2009 10:36:18 AM

Psychology Students Present Findings

Posted on 1/12/2009 7:24:06 AM

Pennsylvania Psychological Association Announces Science-Practice Poster Sessions

The Science-Practice Research Poster Session , in addition to the Student Research Poster Session , will be held on Friday, June 19, 2009, during the Pennsylvania Psychological Association Annual Convention in Harrisburg. We will be featuring psychological research by psychologists, undergraduate students, and graduate students.

Posted on 1/12/2009 7:19:59 AM

Undergraduate Students Encouraged to Apply to UPenn’s Cognitive Science Program

The University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pa., is sponsoring an Undergraduate Workshop in Cognitive Science and Cognitive Neuroscience. This special event will be held at Penn’s Institute for Research in Cognitive Science (IRCS), June 7–20, 2009. The application deadline for the Summer 2009 program is March 6

Posted on 1/11/2009 1:06:17 PM

Brown Bag Series Continues!: “Categorization Instructions Affect Performance on the Race Implicit Association Test (IAT)”

Posted on 11/10/2008 12:02:37 PM

Brown Bag Lunch Series with Dr. Krys Kaniasty

Posted on 10/28/2008 6:45:24 PM

Individual Course Withdrawal Deadline!

Posted on 10/28/2008 9:20:15 AM

New Psychology Publications and Awards

Senior psychology major Carol Shuler, second-year doctoral student Janna Foster, and Dr. Krys   Kaniasty have provided the latest entries in the Psychology Department’s  Research and Recognition ! Ms. Shuler received an award from the IUP McNair Program for best overall research during the program’s Summer Resea

Posted on 10/21/2008 8:44:21 AM

Brown Bag Lunch Series Continues with Dr. Ray Pavlovski

Posted on 10/14/2008 8:03:13 AM

WAIS-IV Training a Success!

Posted on 10/13/2008 11:46:03 AM

Celebrate Fechner Day!

Posted on 10/10/2008 7:19:15 AM

December Commencement

Posted on 10/9/2008 12:07:07 PM

Hot Topics!

Posted on 10/7/2008 11:56:00 AM

Registration Coming Soon!

Posted on 9/30/2008 9:06:32 AM

Brown Bag Lunch Series Continues!!

Posted on 9/29/2008 10:47:39 AM

Psi Chi Psychology Honor Society Lunch and Sale

Posted on 9/10/2008 1:27:36 PM

Psi Chi Psychology Honor Society Under Way

Posted on 9/5/2008 10:36:33 AM

Majors' Meeting

Posted on 8/21/2008 10:14:53 AM

Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale—Fourth Edition Workshop

Posted on 8/6/2008 8:30:38 AM

Camp Over the Rainbow

Posted on 2/18/2008 12:57:15 PM

Psi Chi Meetings

Posted on 2/12/2008 2:03:11 PM

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