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BBC Writes about Mischkowski Research on Acetaminophen and Role in Empathy

Dominik Mischkowski, portrait outdoorsBBC Future talks about a study by Dr. Dominik Mischkowski, wondering “whether painkillers (acetaminophen) might be making it harder to experience empathy, in a story headlined “The medications that change who we are.” Mischkowski is Assistant Professor of Psychology at Ohio University. …This is something that Dominik Mischkowski, a pain […]

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Posted on 01/09/2020

Manigault Co-Authors Article on Gender Differences, Cardiovascular Effects in Caregiving

Andrew Manigault, portraitAndrew Manigault, a graduate student in Psychology at Ohio University, was a co-author on a paper featured in a Premium Health News Service story headlined “Husbands benefit from mutual caregiving, wives feel more distressed.” A Yale School of Public Health study finds that in older marriages, husbands benefit more from […]

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Posted on 01/02/2020

Suhr Study Referenced on Water Intake and Exam Scores

Dr. Julie Suhr, pictured in her officeA study by Dr. Julie A. Suhr was referenced in a Johns Hopkins News-Letter story headlined “Finals Health Series: High water intake is linked to better exam scores.” Suhr is Professor and Director of Clinical Training at Ohio University. The consumption of water can aid in memory formation and information […]

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Posted on 12/19/2019

Evans is Fall 2019 Commencement Speaker

Dr. Steven Evans, portrait Dr. Steve Evans, Distinguished Professor of Psychology, served as the 2019 Ohio University Fall Commencement speaker on Dec. 14. In the video above, Evans previews his Commencement speech and invites everyone to come out this weekend to celebrate the more than 900 fall graduates who earned associate, bachelor’s, master’s […]

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Posted on 12/17/2019

Johnson Study Suggests Family Interference Can Be Hazard in High-Risk Industries

Ryan C. Johnson, portraitDr. Ryan C. Johnson co-authored Home is where the mind is: Family interference with work and safety performance in two high risk industries in the Journal of Vocational Behavior, positing that family interference with work can be a safety hazard. Johnson is Assistant Professor of Psychology at Ohio University. His […]

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Posted on 12/06/2019

Alumni News | High School Honors Veteran, Professor Emeritus Bradshaw with Scholarship Fund

Homer Leslie Bradshaw“A scholarship fund was recently created to honor the memory of Dr. Homer Leslie Bradshaw, a long-time resident of Sinking Spring, for graduates of Peebles High School. Dr. Bradshaw was an educator; he retired in 1985 from Ohio University in Athens, where he worked as a Professor of Psychology,” reports […]

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Posted on 11/11/2019

Owens, Evans Receive $3.2 Million Grant to Study Effectiveness of Classroom Support Program for Teachers

Dr. Julie Owens and Dr. Steve Evans, sitting in a school classroomOhio University researchers Dr. Julie Owens and Dr. Steve Evans received a $3.2 million grant from the federal Institute of Education Sciences to study the effectiveness of a new professional development program for elementary schoolteachers. The program is designed to assist educators with implementing strategies to help children with emotional […]

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Posted on 11/05/2019

Florida State Quotes Forney on Clinical Psychology Program Award

K. Jean Forney , portraitFlorida State University quotes Dr. K. Jean Forney, Assistant Professor of Psychology at Ohio University, in a story headlined “FSU clinical psychology doctoral program wins prestigious award.” Cougle said the program’s success is directly related to the thoughtful input and design provided by FSU psychology faculty, as well as the […]

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Posted on 10/27/2019

Evans Named OHIO’s Fall 2019 Commencement Speaker

Dr. Steven Evans, portraitFrom Ohio University News Ohio University announced that Dr. Steven Evans, will serve as its 2019 Fall Commencement speaker on Dec. 14. Evans is Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Co-Director of the Center for Intervention Research in Schools in the College of Arts & Sciences. “Dr. Evans’ work and research have […]

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Posted on 10/22/2019

Notable Alumni | Aaron Reid Quantifies Consumer Emotional Response for Global Brands

Aaron Reid, portraitEditor’s Note: The College of Arts & Sciences Notable Alumni Awards honor alumni for broad career accomplishments, commitment to community service, and valuable contributions to Ohio University and the College of Arts & Sciences. Aaron Reid ’03 M.S., ’06 Ph.D. Experimental Psychology Aaron Reid is the CEO of Sentient Decision […]

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Posted on 10/21/2019