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by Kristin Distel In Summer 2018, faculty from the Family Medicine and Social Medicine (HCOM) and the Department of Psychology welcomed nine undergraduates from colleges and universities across the country to OHIOs campus, where the students worked on independent research projects under the facultys mentorship. The eight-week program, which culminated […]

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psychology news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Nov 08

By Mikaela Ashburn From Compass A new study by Ohio University faculty members showed that people who are afraid to have their blood drawn believe more people faint or have other symptoms than what statistics show actually occurs. The study, titled Fear of blood draw is associated with inflated expectations […]

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psychology news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Nov 05

A $1.38 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education will fund the development of a new video game designed to help kids with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) learn academic skills and better succeed in school. The three-year project is led by psychology researchers Dr. Brandon Schultz, Assistant Professor […]

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psychology news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Oct 29

Ohio University alum Dr. JiuqingCheng published a paper on “Unpacking decision difficulty: Testing action dynamics in Intertemporal, gamble, and consumer choices” in Acta Psychologica. Cheng is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at University of Northern Iowa. He graduated from Ohio University in 2016 under the supervision of Dr. Claudia Gonzalez-Vallejo, […]

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psychology news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Oct 28

Dr. Claudia Gonzlez Vallejo, Professor of Psychology at Ohio University, was appointed a Consulting Editor forthe Journal of Mathematical Psychology. “The Journal of Mathematical Psychology includes articles, monographs and reviews, notes and commentaries, and book reviews in all areas of mathematical psychology,” according to the journal’s website. “Areas of special […]

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psychology news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Oct 27

Ohio University alum Dr. David Carlston, Professor of Psychology at Midwestern State University, was named MSU’s 2018 Hardin Professor, the university’s highest honor bestowed upon a faculty member. Connect with Carlston on LinkedIn. The event was reported on MSU’s Facebook page: Carlston came to MSU Texas in 2004 as Assistant […]

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psychology news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Oct 24

Dr. Kimberly Rios, Associate Professor of Psychology, was quoted in a Post article headlined “Seeking Scares: Why Do People Like Watching Horror Films?” Kimberly Rios, associate professor of psychology and director of experiential training at Ohio University, discussed the science and psychology of watching horror films at a screening of […]

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psychology news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Oct 24

Dr. Peggy Zoccola, Associate Professor of Psychology, was quoted in a Science Magazine article and headlined “Family acceptance of LGBT identity linked to reduced stress.” ATHENS, Ohio (Oct. 23, 2018) Ohio University Associate Professor of Psychology Dr. Peggy Zoccola has determined that those who identify as LGBT and have […]

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psychology news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Oct 24

Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. by Kristin Distel Ohio University alum Joselyn Hines (18 Psychology), who is studying to be a physician, has big dreamsand the drive to achieve them. Hines […]

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psychology news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Sep 24

by Kristin Distel Every day of my internship is a highlight, says junior Glynnis Hixson, who spent her summer interning with the Athens County Courthouses Director of Victim Assistance. Hixsons experience was so rewarding both for her and for her supervisors that she will continue her internship throughout her junior […]

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