WFU graduate named the first Chief Scientific Officer of APA

December 4, 2018   REPRINT OF ARTICLE AT: https://www.apa.org/news/press/releases/2018/12/shilling-chief-officer.aspx APA Names Shilling as New Chief Scientific Officer Brings broad experience as researcher, administrator WASHINGTON — Russell D. Shilling, PhD, has been named the first chief scientific officer of the American Psychological Association, responsible for leading and implementing  the association’s transformational science…

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Undergraduate Student Research Presentations: 9/28 in ZSR library Sponsored by The UREAC Center

Poster # / Oral Pres. Room # Type of Presentation First Name Last Name Major Research Advisor – First Name Research Advisor – Last Name 7 Poster Titilola Babatunde Health & Exercise Science Christy Buchanan 23 Poster Allison Clark Psychology Terry Blumenthal 26 Poster Melissa Cuellar Psychology Lisa Kiang 28…

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Professor Dale Dagenbach receives NIH grant to study complex brain networks

  Congratulations to Professor Dagenbach for his recent NIH research grant:   “Analytical Tools for Complex Brain Networks: Fusing Novel Statistical Methods and Network Science to Understand Brain Function. “ (PI subcontract, Co-I grant).” The research involves developing multivariate analyses that take full advantage of the rich data available in…

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Professor Petrocelli’s research on BS discussed in Psychology Today

Professor’s Petrocelli’s research on the personality and situational antecedents of “bullshitting” was recently discussed in a psychologytoday.com article . His scientific work on this topic was published recently published:  Petrocelli, J. V. (2018). Antecedents of bullshitting. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 76, 249-258,   What a bunch of bull: The art and science…

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Special Beacon Project Colloquium: “How do Moral Beacons Foster Community?”

  Do moral beacons enable people to work across differences that exist across different communities (as moral beacons such as Martin Luther King Jr. did), or does the current climate mean that our silo-ed communities are doomed to have their own moral beacons? Can “moral beacons” foster positive societal change?…

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The Beacon Project announces a special colloquium series: April 17th and 18th

The Beacon Project announces an upcoming colloquium at Hanesbrand Theater in Winston-Salem, NC on Tuesday April 17th and Wednesday 18th, 2018. Registration is required (see link below). If you would like a copy of either of the author’s books, please stop by the Beacon Project Lab Room 419.   Speakers are: Larissa…

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We are saddened by the loss of our esteemed colleague and friend, Professor James Schirillo

  We are saddened to announce that James A. Schirillo, former professor of psychology, died March 31. The memorial will be at St.Annes Episcopal Church on Friday April 20 @1:00pm. Donations can be made to St Anne’s Episcopal Church or K B Reynolds Hospice Home.” Professor Schirillo joined Wake Forest’s psychology…

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