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Category Archives: Psychology
SMU graduate and undergraduate students are invited and encouraged to present results of ongoing and completed SMU-based research. The goal of this event is to foster communication between students in different disciplines, give students the opportunity to present their work … Continue reading
Sean Potter is this year’s winner of the Senior Award for Outstanding Performance. Kelli Sargent is the recipient of the award for Outstanding Research by an Undergraduate in Psychology. Congratulations to both outstanding seniors!
Two psychology undergraduates presented their research projects at the Engaged Learning Symposium on Feb. 6th. Mariam Alaka presented her study of about Nigerian orphans’ awareness of HIV/AIDS, under the direction of Dr. Holden. In addition, Goke Akinniranye presented his senior distinction project. It is … Continue reading
New studies at Southern Methodist University, Dallas, found that parents who favored spanking, later significantly altered their views after they were briefly exposed to the research findings, said child psychologist George Holden. A professor in the SMU Department of Psychology, … Continue reading
Is there any way to get parents to change their minds and stop spanking? Child psychologist George Holden, who favors humane alternatives to corporal punishment, wanted to see if parents’ positive views toward spanking could be reversed if they were made … Continue reading
Dedman College faculty and alumni help populate SMU’s holiday book list. Review and satisfy your gift list with stories ranging from historical to fictional to inspirational. CLICK HERE for more.