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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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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Professor J.V. Petrocelli’s recent research highlighted in public and professional press

. As noted by the Wall Street Journal (March 19th:  See BS meter copied above) In the digital age, misinformation—from nonsense to lies—spreads faster than ever and is becoming an area of serious research Understanding the causes and consequences of B.S. is a recent theme in recent research conducted by …

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Angelica Puzio (WFU MA, 2017) receives the Judith L. Gibbons Award

  Angelica Puzio (WFU MA, 2017) was recently awarded the Judith L. Gibbons Award for Research on Culture and Gender.  The award was presented  at the 47th Annual Meeting of the Society for  Cross-Cultural Research, February 21-21, 2018, in a symposium titled: Gender Socialization in Context: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on the Empowerment…

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Professor Terry Blumenthal named APS Fellow

Professor Terry Blumenthal was recently recognized as a  Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science.   “Fellow status is awarded to APS Members who have made sustained outstanding contributions to the science of psychology in the areas of research, teaching, service and/or application.” (APS website) Dr. Terry Blumenthal has worked…

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Center for Open Science Workshop held at WFU, Department of Psychology

On Wednesday, October 4th, the department hosted the Openness and Reproducibility in Research Workshop.  Special  thanks to Dr. John F. Rauthmann for bringing this workshop to our department! Dr. Jennifer Freeman Smith from the Center for Open Science described the benefits of open and reproducible research practices, discussed  emerging incentives…

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Professor Kiang Receives Multiple Honors from AAJP

      Congratulations to Dr. Lisa Kiang who was recently appointed as Associate Editor of the Asian American Journal of Psychology!!   Professor Kiang received her PhD from the University of Denver and joined our department in 2006.Her area of research is in cultural identity and social relationships, with…

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