Heidi A Wayment, PhD, Chair Department of Psychological Sciences is a co-author on a major consensus report (Improving concussion education: Consensus from the NCAA-Department of Defense Mind Matters Research & Education Grand Challenge) published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. The work is also being co-published in the Journal of Special Operations Medicine. Wayment and her NAU colleagues (Ann Huffman, Debbie Craig, Monica Lininger) along with other grant awardees from the National Collegiate Athletic… Read more
Minds Online: Teaching Effectively with Technology, by Michelle Miller, Ph.D., was published in 2014 and earned widespread acclaim for its engaging, practical, and science-based approach to the incorporation of technology in education. The Mandarin translation of the book has now been completed by a team working from Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. Copies will… Read more
Emily Patch, Ph.D., and coauthor Eileen McGrath, Ph.D., of the University of Arizona College of Medicine, had their original research exploring mothers’ recall of infant data and maternal health published in The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine. The authors found that, while mothers were accurate in their recollection of gestational age and infant birth weights, they were much less so in reporting their own medical diagnoses. The findings of this research can help medical professionals communicate key information… Read more
Professor Steven Barger and three graduates of the Master of Arts in Psychological Sciences program, Timothy Broom, Michael Esposito, and Taylor Lane, had their manuscript” Is subjective well-being independently associated with mortality? A 14-year prospective cohort study in a representative sample of 25 139 US men and women published in BMJ Open,” a peer-reviewed, online open access journal. The primary study goal and analysis plan for this original research were preregistered at the Center for Open Science in December… Read more
Professor Michelle Miller, a national expert on teaching with technology, was published in The Chronicle of Higher Education this month. Her article, How to Make Smart Choices About Tech for Your Course, guides faculty through the process of matching instructional goals with available technology. In addition to providing… Read more
The manuscript The Relationship between Creativity and Global/National Identity: Comparative Study of Lithuanian and American Students’ Samples based on the results of a study done in collaboration with Dr. Donohue’s research lab and colleagues in Vilnius University, Lithuania was accepted for publication in the international journal Psichologija this fall.
Tidikis, V., Donohue, D., Petkeviciute-Barysiene, D., & Rakickiene. L. (in press). The Relationship between Creativity and Global/National Identity: Comparative Study of Lithuanian and American Students’ Samples. Psichologija.