Donate to help fund undergraduate research projects

March 8 is the Mustangs Give Back fund raising day. Please help our students!

Research 101: Mini-grants for undergraduates

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100% Internship Match!

Congratulations to our three clinical graduate students, Rose Ashraf, Grace Boyers, and Nicole Vu, who all were matched with their first choice of internships!  Great going!

 

 

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Conference in honor of Dr. Alan Brown’s Career

On Friday, April 27, the Psychology Department will be hosting a conference entitled

Memory Quirks, the Study of Odd Phenomena in Memory: A Conference in Honor of Alan Brown’s Retirement

Save the date and join us.  Talks from prominent memory and cognitive researchers from around the country will begin at 1:30 in Expressway Tower, room #208.

For more information, go to:  http://schwartb.wixsite.com/brownschrift

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Follow the department on Twitter!

The Psychology Department now has a Twitter account.

Follow us  at:  @SMUPsychology

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Faculty who have recently been appointed Associate Editors

Two faculty members have become associate editors of psychology journals in recent months: Chrystyna Kouros for Journal of Child and Family Studies and Mike Chmielewski for Assessment. They join other faculty members who are current or former associate editors, including Austin Baldwin, Ernie Jouriles, Renee McDonald, Alicia Meuret, and Thomas Ritz. Kudos to all!

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Juliet Kroll Receives a Research Award!

Juliet Kroll, a graduate student in Dr. Thomas Ritz’s lab, received the prestigious Paul D. MacLean Award for Outstanding Contributions to Neuroscience in Psychosomatic Medicine from the American Psychosomatic Society.

Congratulations, Juliet!

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Helicopter Parenting: Advice from Dr. Kouros

Dr. Chrystyna Kouros recently published a research article on helicopter parenting. In a guest blog for Next Avenue, she summarizes some of her findings and provides advice.

See  http://www.nextavenue.org/parenting-college-students/

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High-risk drinking talk by Dr. Zamboanga on 9/21

Dr. Byron Zamboanga (Smith College), will give a talk entitled Why do Young People Drink, Play Drinking Games, and Pregame?
The talk will be on Thursday, Sept. 21 from 4-5 pm in Dedman Life Sciences, room 131. All are welcome to attend.

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Photos from the April Psychology Alumni Reunion

Photos from the Psychology Alumni Reunion held in April are available at:

https://flic.kr/s/aHsm16QoDh

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Reggie Dupard Receives the Exemplary Alumni Award

Reggie Dupard, who received his BA from the Psychology Department in 1999, was awarded the Exemplary Alumni Award at the 2017 Psychology Graduation Ceremony. Reggie is currently the College Career Coordinator for Texans Can Academies. He has worked extensively with at-risk youth in Dallas and around Texas. Congratulations, Reggie!!!

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