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Drs. Rogers and Sewell Publish Measure
 The National Science Foundation (NSF) wants research to go beyond intellectual merit and have broader implications to academic disciplines and...

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Jacob Farnsworth honored for Outstanding Contribution
Jacob Farnsworth has been selected as the recipient for the "Outstanding Contribution  Awa...

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Undergraduate Research Application - Now Available For Spring 2015!
January 28, 2015 in All

Attention Undergraduate Psychology Students: This is the link to our standardized application for undergraduate research assistantships. It is our intention to use this form at the beginning of each semester for people who want research experience. You only need to apply if you are not currently on a research team. Please complete it by March 15th, at the latest! FYI – faculty will be asked to review this information and get back to you by April 6th for this semester. So, if  you haven’t heard anything about getting on a research team by then, that means that you were not accepted THIS time, but you should try again next semester!

http://psychology.unt.edu/application-unt-department-psychology-undergra...

Texas Psychological Association Awards
December 2, 2014 in All

Dr.Shelley Riggs received the Outstanding Contribution to Education Award, one of our alumni, Dr. Jeff Temple (UTMB) received the Outstanding Contribution to Public Service Award, and awards for 2 posters!

Sandra Carballo, John Moorman, and Michael Barnett’s poster “Trait Narcissism, Empathy, and Gender among College Students” received the Outstanding Undergraduate Award in this year’s poster competition at the 2014 TPA Annual Convention.

McGuffin, J.J., Riggs, S.A., Newcomb, G., Romero, D., & Woolford, B. poster “Student Veteran Adjustment to College: Role of Combat Exposure and Insomnia was the TPF Poster Competition First Place Award Winner

The awards will be acknowledged on TPA’s website and in the winter 2015 issue of the Texas Psychologist.

UNT researcher helps unravel health paradox
December 2, 2014 in Clinical Health Psychology, Experimental Psychology

John Ruiz, a professor of psychology, led a study published in the Journal of Latina/o Psychology that found answers to the Hispanic Mortality Paradox, or why Hispanics in the U.S. tend to outlive non-Hispanic whites by several years — despite often having lower income and educational attainment levels often associated with shorter lives. The study, conducted with researchers from UT Southwestern Medical Center and Parkland Hospital, attributes the paradox to illness survival and recovery advantages. The study found that Hispanics were hospitalized significantly fewer total days during a 12-month period than both non-Hispanic whites and non-Hispanic blacks, and were more likely to survive the hospital stay. Click here to read more.

Is your boss psychopathic?
December 2, 2014 in Clinical Psychology

Craig Neumann, professor of psychology, is part of a research team that has developed an evaluation tool to determine traits of psychopathy, including manipulation and ruthless exploitation of others, lack of conscience and feelings for others and impulsive and reckless behavior, in their supervisors. Dr. Neumann and colleagues from New York City, the University of Québec at Trois-Rivieres, the University of British Columbia and the University of Texas-El Paso developed the Business-Scan 360, also known as B-Scan 360, to measure employees' perception of psychopathic personality traits in their supervisors. Click here to read more.

Special Issue
November 3, 2014 in Counseling Psychology

 

Dr. Petrie was co-guest editor for a special edition on eating disorders in Psychology Sport and Exercise, an international journal, which is currently available (Volume 15, Issue 6). Dr. Petrie was also mentioned in a News and Events article located on the Loughborough University's website.

http://www.lboro.ac.uk/departments/ssehs/news/all-sports-need-to-be-concerned-about-eating-disorders.html