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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 »

“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 »

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