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.
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
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.
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, a psychologist and terrorism expert, in a story about how the FBI uses undercover agents and sting operations to round up Islamic State (ISIS) recruits in the U.S. Critics say such tactics also catch ‘fake’ terrorists who otherwise would not have taken action, further alienating the Muslim community. Friends and family members could… more »
A survey on sexual assault and misconduct that included responses from more than 150,000 students at 27 universities shows that nearly a quarter of women reported nonconsensual sexual contact by physical force, threats of physical force, or incapacitation while enrolled at a university.
“The common thread here is that recruits are led to believe that they achieve something far greater with their lives by being part of this project than by simply staying at home,” says John Horgan, a psychologist and radicalization expert at Georgia State University.
“Our goal was to identify the neural mechanisms underlying working memory difficulty in adult survivors of childhood brain tumors,” said Tricia King, associate professor of psychology and neuroscience at Georgia State.
“These results, along with others, show that humans and monkeys share similarities in their perceptual systems,” said Audrey Parrish, a graduate student at Georgia State who conducted the research as part of her doctoral dissertation.