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 a comprehensive,… 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.
Chad Woodruff, Ph.D., and Larry Stevens, Ph.D., from the Department of Psychological Sciences, served as coeditors for the newly released text The Neuroscience of Empathy, Compassion, and Self-Compassion. The 353 page volume contains 11 chapters covering a wide range of contemporary neuroscience research topics within the fields of empathy, compassion, and self-compassion (ECS).Read more