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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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What For? Harnassing Purpose to Change the World
June 5, 2014 in Clinical Psychology, Undergraduate Psychology

View Dr. Murell's talk entitled, "What for? Harnassing Purpose to Change the World" by clicking on the arrow below.

2014 Student Award Winners Announced!
March 14, 2014 in All

Congratulations to the 2014 Award Winners!

2014 Department of Psychology Awards

Outstanding Graduate Student in Psychology Award
~Chelsea Fiduccia

Bonney Honor Student in Psychology Award
~Thomas Nguyen

Ladenberger Honor Student in Psychology Award
~Melissa Connally

Outstanding Psychology Department Teaching Fellow Award
~Shana Southard-Dobbs

Anna Wright Memorial Scholarship
~Emily Robinson

Dr. G. Frank Lawlis Scholarship
~Joey Ramaeker

Frank Collins Memorial Scholarship
~Jessica Dietch

Outstanding Thesis Award
~Emily Robinson

Outstanding Scholarly Publication Award
~Samantha Price

Outstanding Undergraduate Student in Psychology Award
~Catherine Baxley

2014 Scholarship Committee

  • Joshua Hook, Chair
  • Michael Barnett
  • Heidemarie Blumenthal
Undergraduate Research Application - Available for Spring 2014
January 9, 2014 in All

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 January 15th, at the latest! FYI – faculty will be asked to review this information and get back to you by Feb. 1st 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! Please look over the faculty research interests by clicking on the names listed here, http://psychology.unt.edu/faculty AND PLEASE DO NOT apply to work with any faculty whose name says does not have an active research team when you click on it!

http://psychology.unt.edu/application-unt-department-psychology-undergraduate-research-teams

Undergraduate Research Application - Now Available!
September 10, 2013 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 October 1st, at the latest! FYI – faculty will be asked to review this information and get back to you by October 15th 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-undergraduate-research-teams

Department of Psychology 2013 Bonney Lecture
April 4, 2013 in All

Treating PTSD in our Veterans.

Dr. Patricia Resick

Tuesday April 9, 2013, 10:00 – 11:30 am

University Union Silver Eagle Suite

UNT Denton Campus

Patricia A. Resick, PhD, ABPP, is the Director of the Women's Health Sciences Division of the National Center for PTSD at the Veterans Affairs (VA) Boston Healthcare System. She is a Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology at Boston University. Dr. Resick received her Doctorate in Psychology from the University of Georgia.

Dr. Resick has received numerous grants to provide services and conduct research on the effects of traumatic events, and to develop and test therapeutic interventions for PTSD. She developed and tested Cognitive Processing Therapy, an effective short term treatment for PTSD and corollary symptoms. Since 2006 she has been a leader of a national VA initiative to disseminate Cognitive Processing Therapy throughout the VA system and is currently conducting two large clinical trials at Ft. Hood, Texas. She is also currently on two sub-workgroups for the DSM-5.

Dr. Resick has received many awards for her research, including the Robert S. Laufer Memorial Award for Outstanding Scientific Achievement in the Field of PTSD from the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies and the 2009 Leadership Award by the Association for VA Psychologist Leaders. She has published over 200 journal articles, books and book chapters. We are pleased to present this excellent speaker!