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2017 Psychology Student Poster Session to be held in Chapel Hill

by March 1, 2017
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2017 PSYCHOLOGY STUDENT POSTER SESSION Saturday, April 29th – The Friday Center – Chapel Hill    To Submit An Abstract For Review & Acceptance – Deadline Wednesday, March 22nd   Please let Graduate & Undergraduate Students Know The annual psychology student poster session will be Saturday, Read more »

NC Cognition Conference to be held in Greensboro

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    CALL FOR PRE-REGISTRATION—DEADLINE MARCH 10, 2017 The 2017 North Carolina Cognition Conference will be held at UNCG on March 25, 2017 Keynote Speaker: Dr. Akira Miyake Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience University of Colorado at Boulder http://www.colorado.edu/psych-neuro/akira-miyake Keynote Address: Individual Differences in Executive Functions: Cognitive and 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 »

Sharing Opinions: What our professional organizations say about current political policies

by February 8, 2017
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As professors, educators, and social scientists, we DO believe that knowledge is power; that information is liberating; and that education is the premise of progress. In that spirit, as a faculty we decided to share the opinions and positions of the professional organizations to which members of our department belong Read more »

Studying the Morally Exceptional: The Beacon Project Announces Young Scholar Awards

by February 7, 2017

  The Beacon Project at Wake Forest University, with the help of a generous grant from The Templeton Religion Trust, welcomed proposals for three funding initiatives in the fields of Psychology, Philosophy and Theology. The project aims to support young scholars working on the study of moral exceptionality, who 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 »

Senior Psychology Major Receives MLK Award , Cazandra Rebollar!

by January 30, 2017
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.  January 2017.  Senior psychology major, Cazandra Rebollar is one of two Wake Forest students recognized and awarded the Wake Forest 2017 MLK “Building the Dream” award at the annual banquet on January 17th celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. held at Winston-Salem State University. Cazandra is a first-generation college Read more »

New Face in Psychology: Meet Professor Rauthmann

by January 24, 2017
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We are pleased to welcome Professor John Rauthmann to our department! Professor Rauthmann studied psychology at the Leopold-Franzens University of Innsbruck and then completed his PhD at the Humboldt-University of Berlin where he subsequently also served as the interim chair of personality psychology. As of Read more »

Competition for Funding: Pathways to Character

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      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 »

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