Dr. George Holden appeared on the local Fox news show warning parents about the dangers of a book entitled “To Train Up a Child.” To see the news story, copy this link to your browser:
Senior psychology major and distinction student Olivia Adolphson is in the news. Her research study, assessing college students’ views about biobanks, was recently presented at a conference. Medical News Today then publicized the study. Olivia has been working with Dr. Frierson. To see the story, go to:
Dr. Austin Baldwin, Assistant Professor of Psychology at SMU will give a talk on “Understanding the influence of Exercise Experiences and Exercise Satisfaction and Why it Matters” on Friday, Feb. 24th from 2-3:30 in Simmons Hall, Room 138. This event is open to all and is sponsored by the Research on Exercise & Wellness Group.
Graduate students Ashton Jeter and Ana Trueba won the awards for best Psychology poster at the annual Research Day event, held on Feb. 10. Their award winning posters were:
Ashton M. Jeter, Noelle Bassi Smith, & Alicia E. Meuret: Does experiential avoidance increase the likelihood of nonsuicidal self-injury?
Ana F. Trueba, David Rosenfield, Nicole Briceno, Eva Oberdoster, Pia Vogel & Thomas Ritz: The Effect of Final Exam Stress on Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor and Severity Of Cold Symptoms
To see a short video of the event, go to http://www.smu.edu/News/2012/research-day-08feb2012
“Autism: What we know and where we are headed” is the title of a talk to be given by Dr. Amy Pinkham on Feb. 15 at 11 a.m. at Maggiano’s Restaurant. This is part of the Godbey Lecture Series. To attend the talk, registration is through Dedman College.
Dr. Michael Lindsey will be giving a talk on Friday, Feb. 2 at 12:30 in Expressway Tower, Suite 1100. His talk titled: “The Interface of Law and Psychology, and Recent U.S. Supreme Court Decisions Related to Juvenile Justice.”
Association for Psychological Science is publishing a new journal called Clinical Psychological Science. Dr. Jasper Smits will be serving as an Consulting Editor for the journal.
Dr. Amy Pinkham will give a talk to the undergraduate Psi Chi honors society on Feb. 15 at 5:00 p.m. in Hyer 110. Her talk is entitled: “A Potential Neural Basis for Paranoid Ideation.” All are welcome.
Psychology professor Alan Brown (and acting Chair of Sociology) was interviewed in the Dallas Morning News (11/17/11) about Governor Perry’s infamous “brain freeze” in a Republican debate and on TV:
For more information, see Dr. Brown’s recently published book on the topic “The Tip of the Tongue State.”
Dr. Renee McDonald, Associate Professor, gave testimony last month to a U.S. congressional subcommittee on the topic of children exposed to intimate partner violence.