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Posts Tagged ‘Department of Psychology’

UA Psychology Professor Honored for Contributions to Geropsychology

Dr. Forrest Scogin, professor of psychology at The University of Alabama, received the American Psychological Association Committee on Aging’s Award for the Advancement of Psychology and Aging at its annual convention earlier this month.

UA Study Shows Stark Differences in How Conservatives, Liberals See Data

Conservatives are less interested than liberals in viewing novel scientific data, according to a psychology researcher at The University of Alabama.

UA Psychology Professor Garners NIH Research Award

Dr. Ian McDonough, assistant professor of psychology at The University of Alabama, has been named a winner of the Matilda White Riley Early Stage Investigator Honors, a paper competition of the National Institutes of Health.

In UA Lecture, Researcher to Discuss Coping With Health-Related Adversity

A leading researcher in clinical health psychology will deliver the 2016 Michael Dinoff Memorial Lecture on Friday, April 22 at The University of Alabama.

UA to Host Patient-Centered Outcomes Workshop for Health Professionals

The University of Alabama Capstone College of Nursing will host a Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute workshop to encourage community engagement for health initiatives and research, Thursday, April 21 at the College.

Psychologist to Discuss Predictors of Suicidal Behavior in Teens in UA Talk

Social stressors can change DNA and brain chemistry, particularly in adolescent girls, and lead to increased risk for self-harm, according to a psychologist who will discuss his research Friday, March 4, at The University of Alabama.

University of Oregon Professor to Discuss Families, Youth Interventions

A leading researcher in the prevention of problem behavior will discuss the inclusion of families in school-based interventions for at-risk youth at the Center for Prevention of Youth Behavior Problems Speaker Series on Tuesday, Feb. 16 at The University of Alabama.

Cornell Researcher, Author to Deliver Basowitz Lecture at UA

Dr. Thomas Gilovich, professor of Psychology at Cornell University, will explain the “Enemies of Gratitude” during the annual Harold Basowitz Memorial Lecture at The University of Alabama.

UA Student, Veteran Seeks Participants for Combat Stress Study

Mike LaRocca, a doctoral student in the clinical psychology program at The University of Alabama, is seeking military veterans to participate in a survey-based study about how positive psychology may predict psychological distress among combat veterans.

UA Matters: Anxiety and Depression in Children, Adolescents

The University of Alabama’s Dr. Matthew Jarrett offers advice for recognizing and treating anxiety and depression in children and adolescents

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