03/07/2019 - The title of the project is "Phthalates and Maternal Infections: Implications for Schizophrenia". Congratulations Dr Juraska!
03/01/2019 - John Westbrook is a graduate student and teaching assistant for the
02/27/2019 - In many societies, teenagers are repeatedly told – by adults, peers and popular media – that teens are more likely than younger children to take risks, ignore their parents, skip schoolwork and succumb to bad influences. But stereotypes are not destiny, a new study of Chinese middle school students suggests.
02/13/2019 - Sarah Challand, an accounting associate for the Department of Psychology, is being recognized for her particularly noteworthy efforts in advancing the mission of the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences in 2018-19.
01/28/2019 - Student characteristics play a crucial role in the attention and enthusiasm directed toward learning.
01/17/2019 - Catharine Fairbairn has been named an APS Rising Star!
01/17/2019 - The title of his project is "A Novel, Trauma-Informed Screening Approach for Teen Dating Violence Perpetration in Racially Diverse Adolescents: A Multi-Site Study".
01/17/2019 - Heidemarie's project title is: "Neurobehavioral Effects of Prenanta Mindfulness Training on Maternal Love".
- Heidemarie Laurent received a R01 grant from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
01/16/2019 - The purpose of this study is to determine how mothers’ depression calibrates their babies biological sensitivity to stress over time, and how this calibration translates into child emotional and behavioral problems.
01/16/2019 - We are delighted to announce that Prof. Nicole Allen has received a grant from the Champaign County Mental Health Board.
- Ranxiao Frances Wang is Co-Investigator on an NSF Grant, "SYNDROME: Synergetic Drone Delivery Network in Metropolis" (PI: N. Hovakimyan)
01/16/2019 - Congratulations to Ranxiao Frances Wang for being a Co-Investigator on the NSF Grant, "SYNDROME: Synergetic Drone Delivery Network in Metropolis." If you would like to read more information on his
01/16/2019 - Josh's American Psychological Foundation grant is titled "Age-of-onset and sex as vulnerability factors for relapse to methamphetamine-seeking via NMDA-NR2B receptor dysfunction in rats". His NIH grant is titled "Mechanisms of metabolic and cognitive dysregulation after combined alcohol and THC use."
- Aron Barbey is Co-Investigator on a R56 grant from the National Institute of Aging titled "Cognitive Enrichment and Aging: An Ecological Framework" (PI: E. Stine-Morrow)
01/16/2019 - The proposed research examines language comprehension differences across the two cerebral hemispheres and as a function of age in order to understand what factors characterize and promote effective language processing, not only for immediate comprehension but for the longer-term retention of verbal material.