Booth Defends Thesis
Congratulations to Rachel Booth, who successfully defended her thesis, “Does mind wandering create a mental context change that facilitates memory retrieval?” on Monday, November 21. Committee members: Michael Kane (Chair), Peter Delaney, and Dayna Touron.
Suresky Defends Thesis
Congratulations to Rachel Suresky, who successfully defended her thesis, “Objective Negative Evaluation Level, Perceived Stress, and Autonomic Reactivity in a Lab-Based Stress Induction: A Test of Moderated Mediation in a Three-Variable System,” on Wednesday November 9. Committee Members: Suzanne Vrshek-Schallhorn (Chair), Paul Silvia, and Kari Eddington.
Dr. Livas Stein featured in APA Monitor
In the November/December issue of the APA Monitor, Psychology faculty member and Department Head, Gaby Livas Stein, is interviewed about building mental-health resilience in Latinx teens. You can read the “Conversations” piece here: https://www.apa.org/monitor/2022/11/building-latinx-resilience#
Hard Data Cafe, November 4, Dr. Meltem Yucel
Please join us for our next Hard Data Cafe meeting, on November 4 at 3:30 pm in SULL 201, for a talk by Dr. Meltem Yucel (Duke University), titled “No fair!: How do children and adults evaluate fairness norms.”
2022 Alumni Awards
Our first annual list of amazing alumni The Psychology Department is pleased to acknowledge seven alumni who have made noteworthy contributions to the field. The 5 Under 10 group all graduated since 2012 and each honoree has continued to learn, grow and use their degree to advance the field and their communities in significant ways. We look
Hard Data Cafe, October 21, Dr. Derek Monroe
Please join us for our next Hard Data Cafe meeting, on October 21 at 3:30 pm in SULL 201, for a “home grown” talk by Dr. Derek Monroe (UNCG Kinesiology): “Brain-body interactions and the central autonomic network.”
Hard Data Cafe, October 14, Dr. Alexia Galati
Please join us for our next Hard Data Cafe meeting, on October 14 at 3:30 pm in SULL 201, for a cognitive psychology oriented talk by Dr. Alexia Galati (UNC: Charlotte): “Match behavior, or ‘divide-and-conquer’?: Task goals modulate multimodal interpersonal coordination in collaboration.”
Key defends thesis
Congratulations to Kristin Key, who successfully defended her MA thesis, “Sublexical representations in adult skilled spellers,” on Wednesday, October 5. Committee members: Robert Wiley (chair), Peter Delaney, and Michael Kane.
Dr. Mendez Smith co-authors brief
With members of the UNCG Human Development and Family Studies Dept, the Psychology Department’s Dr. Mendez Smith co-authored a Brief published by the National Research Center on Hispanic Children and Families. The report assesses some of the challenges that Hispanic families have in navigating the system when seeking to apply for the child care subsidy
Graduate Research Colloquium (GRC), Sept 30
The annual Graduate Research Colloquium (GRC) takes place this Friday, 9/30. GRC is a premier event for the Psychology Department, in which rising second-year graduate students present on their first-year or MA thesis projects. The program begins at 10:00 am in the EUC auditorium. After lunch, the second session will begin at 1:15 pm in