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.
Tim Smith receives American Psychosomatic Society's Patricia R. Barchas Award in Sociophysiology.
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!
Loran Hayes elected chair of SIG / Nick Perry wins student research award
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.
Loran Hayes elected chair of SIG / Nick Perry wins student research awardLoran Hayes was elected chair of the Tic and Impulse Control Disorders Special Interest Group (SIG) at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies conference.
Nick Perry won the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Behavioral Medicine and Integrated Primary Care group student research award.
Donation Drive for The Road Home by the Diversity Committee
Donation Drive for The Road Home by the Diversity CommitteeThe Diversity Committee is gathering items as part of the annual Holiday Radio-A-Thon to donate to The Road Home. There are collection boxes in the main office (502 Beh S).