Sarah Brosnan, awarded $900,000 ($33,821 GSU), National Science Foundation; Chris Henrich awarded $91,329, GSU, WestEd; Tricia King awarded $50,000, GSU
Sarah Cook, professor and associate dean, in an opinion piece about how common sexual harassment and rape are in the United States.
The study, which was conducted in hamsters, was led by Dr. Elliot Albers, director of the Center for Behavioral Neuroscience and Regents’ professor of Neuroscience at GSU, and graduate student Joseph I. Terranova.
Georgia State psychology professor Page Anderson has developed a new technology to help people with social anxiety by using virtual reality.
Lindsey Cohen, professor of clinical psychology, in an article about how more children who are used to getting drops in their nostrils to prevent the flu are going to get needles in their arms instead this season.
John Horgan, professor of global studies and psychology, in a story about how in the wake of terrorist attacks around the world Americans are primed to think in terms of mass killings and active shooters when they hear a loud bang or screams or see a crowd break into a run. Yet crime statistics show… more »
John Horgan and Mia Bloom, transcultural violence and terrorism experts, in an article about how the Islamic State turns children into terrorists.
The newly selected clinical psychology interns are pictured here at a recent celebration of their successful matching with internship sites. (front row) Kristen Smith, Meena Khojowa, Jessica Morgan Goodnight, Laura Cousins, Nicki Wilner Hegberg; (back row) Sarah Garcia, Sarah Schmidt, Irene Daboin, Susie Johnson, Natasha Ludwig, and Effie Mougianis.
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2016 Recipients Annouced for University and Departmental Aaccomplishments, awards and fellowships including
–Outstanding Diversity Teaching Award –Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award –2016 Outstanding Graduate Mentoring Award –2016-2017 Bailey M. Wade Fellowship –NBN Neuroscience Award –2016 Percival Rogers Statistics Award
Every year at the Georgia State Undergraduate Research Conference, students pursuing bachelor’s degrees … share their research findings and creative vision.
According to Horgan, …“Becoming involved in terrorism can be a rite of passage in certain families. Older siblings often have such an effect on their younger siblings that they want to join them, they want to be part of this adventure.” The phenomenon is not restricted to brothers.
In the study, Seyda Özçaliskan, associate professor of psychology at Georgia State, …examined the gestures used by English- and Turkish-speaking adults who have been blind since birth.
Psychological scientist, Seyda Özçaliskan, explains, “Adult speakers who are blind from birth also gesture when they talk, and these gestures resemble the gestures of sighted adults speaking the same language.
Robert Latzman, assistant professor of psychology, in an article about a new study that shows genetics and specific brain regions are linked to sex differences in chimpanzees’ scratching behavior, a common indicator of anxiety in humans and others primates.
John Horgan, professor of global studies and psychology, in a story about the effectiveness of programs aiming to de-radicalize terror defendants.