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Psychology Department announces Assistant Professor position in Science of Well-being

by July 19, 2017

  Assistant Professor of Psychology: Science of Well-Being The Department of Psychology at Wake Forest University invites applications for a tenure-track position beginning in July, 2018.  We are seeking applicants with a research program focused on the science of well-being in relation to social disparities. We are particularly interested in Read more »

Department of Psychology announces Assistant Professor position in Cognitive Psychology

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Assistant Professor of Psychology:  Cognitive Psychology The Department of Psychology at Wake Forest University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Cognitive Psychology beginning in July, 2018. We are primarily interested in candidates whose research focuses on topics related to cognitive control, such as working memory, attentional control, inhibitory processing, metacognition and related topics. This hire Read more »

MICHELLE FRANCIS WINS 2017 MELSON OUTSTANDING MASTERS STUDENT AWARD!

by May 1, 2017
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We are excited to announce that Michelle Francis, a second year graduate student in the WFU Psychology Department, is the recipient of the 2017 Melson Outstanding Masters Student Award for 2017. CONGRATULATIONS to Michelle and to her thesis advisor, Dr. Lara Kammrath. Michelle will receive this award during the Read more »

Florence Robinson Neuroscience Award Winner Announced: Hope Peterson

by April 20, 2017

  We are happy to announce that the winner of the 2017 Florence Robinson Neuroscience Award, given each year to an outstanding Wake Forest student graduating with a minor in Neuroscience, is HOPE PETERSON. Congratulations Hope!! Hope is a Psychology Major working with Professor Blumenthal on a 5 year MA degree in Neuroscience. Hope Read more »

2017 ROBERT C. BECK EXCELLENCE IN PSYCHOLOGY AWARD WINNER ANNOUNCED: JESSICA JORDAN

by April 19, 2017

The WFU Psychology Department is pleased to announce the winner of the 2017 Robert C. Beck Excellence in Psychology Award.The winner is chosen on the basis of outstanding academic work, research experience, and community service. The winner will be honored at the May graduation Awards ceremony, will have her Read more »

Society for Research In Child Development announces support for March of Science

by March 28, 2017
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  PRESS RELEASE FROM SRCD:  As one of the largest international organizations focused on the Read more »

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 »

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 »

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