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Psychology Graduate Students Win NSF Awards

The National Science Foundation afforded the University of Oregon 6 graduate research fellowships this year, and psychology graduate students took home 3 of them. Congratulations to Krista DeStasio, Sarah Horn, and Jonathan Saunders on their well-deserved awards!    

Psychology Team Wins Kluft Award for Best Paper

Congrats to Jennifer Gómez, Jenn Lewis, Laura Noll, Alec Smidt, and Pam Birrell for winning the 2016 Richard P. Kluft Award for the Best Article in the Journal of Trauma & Dissociation! The paper is entitled “Shifting the focus: Nonpathologizing approaches to healing from betrayal trauma ...

UO Psych Team Hosts Brain Hack 2017

A team of graduate students, postdocs, and affiliated faculty hosted the Eugene site of BrainHack Global, 2017. Brain Hack brings teams of scientists and programmers together to develop code to address outstanding scientific challenges. From the Brain Hack site: Brainhack is a unique conference ...

Professor Paul Slovic featured in Cascade Magazine

UO Psychology professor Paul Slovic at his desk. Professor Paul Slovic is featured in the most recent edition of Cascade magazine, for his work on how vast numbers can lead to desensitization in the context of human tragedy. As Dr. Slovic explains on his website, “Due to psychic numbing, ...
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University Recognizes McNair Scholars at Symposium

Every February, the University of Oregon celebrates the research achievements of its McNair Scholars during the McNair Symposium. These achievements are made possible by faculty mentors who guide scholars through scholarship activities and help prepare them for the challenges and culture of graduate ...

Team Duckling and the Science Factory to host Living Lab Day

  On Saturday, February 18th from 11:00AM-3:00PM, Eugenians are invited to bring their families to Living Lab Day at the Science Factory. This event is being co-sponsored by the Psychology Department’s own Team Duckling in order to teach children about developmental science and the ...
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Fausey on Science-Community Partnership

Professor Caitlin Fausey presents a Guest Viewpoint in the Register Guard about the future of developmental science: “Let’s dream big. A forward-looking spirit in the Eugene-Springfield area is strong, and the moment is right for collaborative innovation in developmental science. I ...
Fausey Quack Chat

Fausey Presents Quack Chat, Jan 25

Come hear Assistant Professor Caitlin Fausey present a Quack Chat talk next week! She’ll describe what her research capturing day-to-day scenes that babies encounter is unveiling about the incremental steps that build the human visual system. “One major way that we learn about the world ...
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Berkman Wins Early Career Award in Health Psychology

We have some great news! Professor Elliot Berkman received the 2017 Early Career Award from the Social Personality & Health Network for his work integrating social and personality psychology and health behavior research. Congrats, Dr. Berkman! The award was announced at the annual Social ...
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Freyd Dynamics Lab Research Applied in VA PTSD App

PTSD Family Coach Mobile App The National Center for PTSD has adopted the listening skills from research by Melissa Foynes (PhD, 2010) and Professor Freyd to be part of the VA’s PTSD family coach mobile app. The intervention was developed in Freyd’s Dynamics Lab to help family and ...
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