05/19/2019 - This project will develop, implement, and evaluate a transformative virtual initiative, high-impact initiative for protecting rural drug-using populations at risk from HIV/HCV outbreaks in the mids
05/06/2019 - Predictions were recently proposed to be the core mechanism organizing brain functioning at all levels and in all domains.
04/26/2019 - Psychology undergraduate students presented their research at the annual Honors and Capstone Poster Fair on April 23, 2019.
04/19/2019 - Janice Juraska is Co-Investigator on a grant from the US Department of Agriculture (National Institute of Food and Agriculture) titled "Role of naturally-occurring vs.
04/17/2019 - Wendy Heller was selected as this year’s winner of the Executive Officer Distinguished Leadership Award.
03/20/2019 - Up-and-coming faculty in LAS expand how we think about scienc
03/07/2019 - The title of the project is "Phthalates and Maternal Infections: Implications for Schizophrenia". Congratulations Dr Juraska!
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.
01/28/2019 - Student characteristics play a crucial role in the attention and enthusiasm directed toward learning.
01/17/2019 - Heidemarie's project title is: "Neurobehavioral Effects of Prenanta Mindfulness Training on Maternal Love".
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".
01/16/2019 - 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.
- 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)
- 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 - 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."