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

by September 28, 2018

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 Read more »

Dean Gillespie announces Professor Buchanan’s plans

by September 19, 2018

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Professor Dale Dagenbach receives NIH grant to study complex brain networks

by August 21, 2018
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  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 Read more »

Professor Petrocelli’s research on Bullshitting discussed in Psychology Today

by July 12, 2018

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 Read more »

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

by April 28, 2018

  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 Read more »

A Stellar Spring for Professor R. Michael Furr

by April 27, 2018
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  Professor  Furr was on research leave this spring, but he has been VERY busy, indeed!     The semester began with the release of the 3rd edition of his book:  PSYCHOMETRICS. In this text, he takes a “meaning approach” to concepts,  rather than a  “how to” handbook. He Read more »

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

by April 6, 2018
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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: Read more »

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

by April 4, 2018
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  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 Read more »

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

by March 26, 2018
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. 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 Read more »

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

by March 15, 2018
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  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 Read more »

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