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Dr. Meuret elected President of a Academic Society

Dr. Alicia Meuret was recently elected president of the International Society of Respiratory Psychophysiology (ISARP)! She is the fifth woman to be the president, out of 20 presidents. Congratulations!

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Psych Dept & Psi Chi Celebrate their 85th!

The 85th anniversary of the founding of the department’s Psi Chi chapter (the psychology undergraduate honors society) occurred on Dec. 29th. Unfortunately, no one was on campus to celebrate the date, so the occasion will be remembered later in the … Continue reading

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Four Undergraduates Named as Hamilton Scholars

Four psychology majors recently received Hamilton Undergraduate Research Awards. They (and their advisors) are: Daniel Trujillo and Courtney Cox (Dr. Chrystyna Kouros) and Katie Bridges and Julia Pylant (Dr. Lorelei Rowe). Congratulations to all!

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Dr. Calvert Elected as an APA Fellow

Dr. Jim Calvert, a lecturer in the Psychology Department, has been elected as a fellow of the American Psychological Association. Congratulations on this honor, Jim!

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Study by Dr. Kouros appears in Time magazine & elsewhere

A new study, appearing in Journal of Family Psychology, was carried in Time magazine (Aug. 6), U.S. News and World Report (Sept. 2), and in the Huffington Post (August 18). Psychology faculty member Dr. Chrystyna Kouros found that mothers, who … Continue reading

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Two Faculty Members earn Tenure

Dr. Austin Baldwin and Dr. David Rosenfield were both granted tenure this spring. Dr. Baldwin was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure.  Dr. Rosenfield was already an Associate Professor.  The faculty is delighted with the news!  Congratulations to both!!

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Graduate Student receives Grant

Deanna Denman was recently awarded a Research Supplement to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research from the National Cancer Institute. The two-year award will support Deanna’s work as a graduate research assistant on a project, “Developing a self-persuasion intervention promoting adolescent … Continue reading

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Undergraduate Awarded a Psychology Scholarship

Kristen Yule was recently awarded the Douglas & Ferne Center Family Scholarship in Psychology. She is a rising senior in the psychology distinction program. In addition to her major in psychology, she is also majoring in sociology, along with a … Continue reading

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Dr. Meuret awarded a URC grant

Dr. Alicia Meuret, an Associate Professor of Psychology at SMU, was recently awarded a University Research Council grant for her new project “Painful relief: Uncovering emotional and physiologic correlates of self-harm.”

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Dr. Kamata wins a 4 year grant

Dr. Aki Kamata of the Psychology Department and the Simmons School of Education is the Co-PI of a four year grant designed to develop and test a new assessment system for measuring oral fluency for students grades 3-5. Congratulations!

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