DALLAS (SMU) – Feel like your fighting more with your spouse after having kids? That's not surprising, given that you have new responsibilities to tackle and you're probably not getting the sleep you need. Stephanie Wilson, an SMU assistant psychology professor, told The New York Times that "that lack of sleep is one of the reasons [...]
DALLAS (SMU) – Researchers at SMU and UCLA are enrolling subjects for a five-year study of a treatment for a psychological condition known as anhedonia – the inability to find pleasure in any aspect of life. A grant of approximately $4 million from the National Institute of Mental Health will allow professors Alicia Meuret and [...]
SMU professor Priscilla Lui and co-author find that ‘Americanization’ of alcohol use affects women more than men DALLAS (SMU) – Higher rates of alcohol use and drinking consequences are found among Hispanic American adolescents and adults who are more “Americanized,” according to a new study authored by Southern Methodist University (SMU) professor Priscilla Lui and [...]
SMU math educator Candace Walkington will use a $1 million NSF grant to help expand tool that allows kids to create and solve algebra problems related to their own interests. Read more about Professor Walkington's research in this Forbes article.
Psychology Today: Empathic People Use Social Brain Circuitry to Process Music
KERA: Empathetic People Experience Music Differently, SMU Study Finds
People who deeply grasp the pain or happiness of others also process music differently in the brain
Sapiens: Why Aid Remains Out of Reach for Some Rohingya Refugees
Fox 4 journalist Dan Godwin interviewed SMU family psychologist Chrystyna D. Kouros about her latest research on couples.