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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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Noelle Smith wins a scholarship to attend the Beck Institute

Noelle Smith, a graduate student in psychology, was awarded a tuition scholarship to attend the annual student workshop on CBT for Depression and Suicidality at the Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy.   Noelle competed against more than 850 applicants!  … Continue reading

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Psychology Faculty Member Writes Article of the Year!

Dr. Aki Kamata’s article “Modeling Nonlinear Growth with Three Data Points: Illustration with Benchmarking Data” was selected as the 2013 article of the year by the journal Assessment for Effective Intervention. Congratulations, Aki.

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Graduate & Undergraduate Winners at Research Day

Lindy Fields won the award for outstanding research by a graduate student for her poster “Enhancing autobiographical beliefs through simple exposure.” Dr. Alan Brown is her advisor. The undergraduate award went to Kelli Sargent for her poster “Parentification as a … Continue reading

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2014 Undergraduate Psychology Award Winners

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!

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