David Strayer conducted a research study for the American Automobile Association that concludes that speech-based technologies in cars can overload driver’s attention and impair driving ability. David’s study measured brainwaves, eye movement and other metrics to assess what happens to drivers’ mental workload when they do multiple tasks at once. The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety report was published June 12, 2013. David’s research received massive media coverage.
new!Dennis Laros receives 2014 Staff Excellence Award
Tim Smith receives American Psychosomatic Society's Patricia R. Barchas Award in Sociophysiology.
Dennis Laros receives 2014 Staff Excellence AwardThe College of Social and Behavioral Science announced Dennis Laros as the recipient of the 2014 Staff Excellence Award.
Craig Bryan receives the 1st Peter J. N. Linnerooth National Service Award.
Tim Smith receives American Psychosomatic Society's Patricia R. Barchas Award in Sociophysiology.The criteria for this award requires that the recipient "has done interesting and exciting work that helps to expand our knowledge of the interface of the social and physiological worlds." Congratulations Tim!
Larissa McGarrity receives award for best student paper at Scientific Study of Sexuality Annual conference
Craig Bryan receives the 1st Peter J. N. Linnerooth National Service Award.The Peter J. N. Linnerooth National Service Award is awarded by the American Psychological Association's Division 18 (Psychologists in Public Service). The award recognizes "early career psychologists who have made outstanding clinical or research contributions in the areas of suicide prevention, post-traumatic stress disorder, or provider burnout related to working with active-duty military and veterans." Congratulations Craig!
Larissa McGarrity receives award for best student paper at Scientific Study of Sexuality Annual conferenceLarissa's talk "Is Sexual Orientation "Outness" Universally Healthy? The Role of Socioeconomic Status" received the award for best student paper.