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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 »

“If Children Won Lotteries….” Professor Lisa Kiang ‘s latest research on materialism and gratitude

by February 6, 2017

How does materialism and gratitude affect children’s spending preferences?   Professor Kiang discussed her research on this topic in her recent blog posted on Consumerism  #Real World Research Emerald Publishing      See:  “If children won lotteries….” One child’s response to what they would do if they won a million dollars was: “Buy a HUGE Read more »

Can we grow through adversity? Update on Pathways to Character Project

by February 2, 2017
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 The Pathways to Character Project anticipates funding $2 million in research during 2017.  Their website is now  Read more »

Competition for Funding: Pathways to Character

by January 24, 2017

      Request for Proposals The Pathways to Character Project Fellowship Announcement    Project Leaders: Frank J. Infurna (Arizona State University) and Eranda Jayawickreme (Wake Forest University)   We welcome proposals for the “Pathways to Character” funding initiative. This $2 million Request for Proposals (RFP), supported by the John Templeton Read more »

17th Annual Graduate Student and Postdoc Research Day

by January 20, 2017

The Graduate School’s 17th Annual Graduate Student and Postdoc Research Day will be held on Friday, March 17, 2017 at The Wake Forest Biotech Place Conference Center, 575 N. Patterson Avenue. Form of the Submission Students and postdocs must be the primary producer of the work being presented. Posters that have already been presented at conferences Read more »

Professor Kiang’s Article Featured in AAJP

by December 9, 2016
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  December, 2016.  Professor Lisa Kiang’s article titled, “Annual Review of Asian American Psychology, 2015,” has been selected as the Feature Article of the December 2016 issue of Asian American Journal of Psychology.  AAJP is  the official publication of the Asian American Psychological Association and is dedicated to research, Read more »

Highlights: Faculty Invited Presentations

by November 17, 2016
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  November, 2016  Professor Lara Kammrath presents social support research at  Harvard symposium: “Ego Networks in the Era of Network Science”   The purpose of the conference was to bring together researchers who study ego networks, which are the personal social networks of individuals. The speakers Read more »

Edward R. Hirt, Ph.D. presents on Replenishing Depleted Resources

by November 15, 2016
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      Nov 9, 2016.  Professor Edward R. Hirt’s presentation on Counteracting Depletion: Adventures in resource replenishing  was an especially appropriate colloquium topic for the day following a late night of presidential election coverage!  Professor  Hirt, from the  Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Indiana University, presented his Read more »

Outstanding Graduate Student Research Awards

by November 8, 2016
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November 4-5. This weekend, two former WFU graduate students – Ashley Hawkins (’12) and Kassidy Velasquez (’16) – received research awards at the 38th annual meeting of the Society of Southeastern Social Psychologists held in Asheville, NC. SSSP conference Ashley is the current research manager for the Beacon Project at Read more »

Maggie Gigler Featured in URECA Research Day Story

by October 16, 2013

When Maggie Gigler began her academic journey at Wake Forest, she knew she wanted to major in psychology and then go on to earn a doctorate in clinical psychology. Click here for full story.