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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 »

Professors Jayawickreme and Masicampo recognized for excellence in teaching and research!!!

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We were thrilled to learn that two or our colleagues were honored at Convocation for their excellence in research and teaching. Professor Masicampo received the Reid-Doyle Prize for Excellence in Teaching  and Dr. Jayawickreme received the Excellence in Research Award. Congratulations to Drs. Masicampo and Jayawickeme!

Former honor student presents Faculty Distinguished Lecture – Professor Cynthia Edwards

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Professor Cynthia Edwards, a former Honor student in psychology, presented the Faculty Distinguished Lecture at Meredith College earlier this year.  Her presentation was titled: “Mix Your Own Palette: The Power of Friendships to Color Your Future” in which she will present results from her longitudinal research program on the role Read more »

Professor Terry Blumenthal named APS Fellow

by February 8, 2018
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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. Read more »

Wake Forest Fellows

by January 22, 2018
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    Nine seniors will remain in the Wake Forest campus community after graduation  as Wake Forest Fellows. Six of these nine new Fellows are Psychology majors or minors. They will work across the campus, including in the offices of the President, the Provost and the Dean of the College. Read more »

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