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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 »

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 »

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 »

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

by November 14, 2017
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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 Read more »

Professor Kiang Receives Multiple Honors from AAJP

by November 13, 2017

      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, Read more »

Stress in the Cities- Dr. Waugh offers his insights for WalletHub.com

by August 6, 2017
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  WalletHub’s recently asked experts, including Professor Christian Waugh,to discuss factors that are associated with stress in our nation’s largest cities, including Winston-Salem. Beginning with a distinction between positive and negative stress, Professor Waugh offered perspectives on managing stress in the workplace and in our day to day lives. From Read more »

A Rising Star: Former M.A. Student Kira McCabe Shines at The Biennial ARP Conference

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We are happy to report that Kira McCabe, a graduate from our MA program in 2009, was recognized as a Rising Star at a recent ARP conference!  The Association for Research in Personality recognizes up and coming scholars during their Rising Star Symposium each biennial conference. This year Kira McCabe, Read more »

Inside WFU | Proposals funded (Reprint from Inside WFU)

by February 20, 2017

Proposals funded: Katula, Jayawickreme, RejeskiFebruary 20th, 2017 | Faculty News Congratulations to Jeffrey Katula, associate professor of health and exercise science, who proposal entitled “HELP DI II” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and by ((subaward/subcontract from) Wake Forest University Health Sciences. Congratulations to Eranda Jayawickreme, Read more »

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