Post Tagged with: "Christopher France"

Daily Beat Podcast Interviews France on Fear of Blood Draw

Dr. Christopher France

Dr. Christopher R. France, Distinguished Professor of Psychology at Ohio University, was interviewed for a Daily Beat podcast on BTR Today headlined “Overblown Fear of Blood Draw with Chris France.” Chris France joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring why fears of fainting during blood donation are exaggerated. Chris […]

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February 11, 2019 at 8:35 amFaculty in the News In the News

France Appears on Top of Mind with Julie Rose Show

Dr. Christopher France

Dr. Christopher R. France, Distinguished Professor of Psychology at Ohio University, appeared Jan. 22 as a guest on the show “Top of Mind with Julie Rose” on byuradio. The episode covered “Shutdown Politics, Fear of Blood, Face Exercises.” “Up until quite recently, I refused to donate blood. I did it once […]

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February 7, 2019 at 2:10 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Story Quotes France on Why Americans Are Afraid to Donate Blood

Dr. Christopher France

A syndicated story by Townnews.com quotes Dr. Christopher R. France, Distinguished Professor of Psychology at Ohio University, on “Why are Americans afraid to donate blood.” When it comes to blood, the general consensus is that it should be inside your body, not out. With blood bank shortages throughout the nation, Dr. Christopher […]

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February 3, 2019 at 12:22 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Ysidron Gets NIH Graduate Research Supplement Award

Dominic Ysidron

Psychology graduate student Dominic Ysidron received a National Institutes of Health graduate research supplement award that will cover his graduate stipend for two years and provide him with research and travel support. A first-year clinical health psychology student, Ysidron is working with Dr. Christopher R. France, Distinguished Professor of Psychology, who has […]

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January 6, 2019 at 5:42 pmResearch

Popular Science Cites France on ‘Why Sight of Blood Knocks Us Out’

Dr. Christopher France

Popular Science writes about research by Dr. Christopher R. France, Distinguished Professor of Psychology at Ohio University, in a story headlined, “Why the sight of blood knocks us out.” A vial of blood is a key diagnostic tool in modern medicine. But for about 1 in 25 people, a blood draw […]

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January 6, 2019 at 12:45 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Psychology Study: Fear Leads People to Think Donating Blood will Make Others Faint

Dr. Christopher France

By Mikaela Ashburn From Compass A new study by Ohio University faculty members showed that people who are afraid to have their blood drawn believe more people faint or have other symptoms than what statistics show actually occurs. The study, titled “Fear of blood draw is associated with inflated expectations […]

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November 5, 2018 at 4:48 pmResearch

France Talks about Blood Donors at Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences

France Talks about Blood Donors at Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences

Dr. Christopher France, Distinguished Professor of Psychology, was invited to present at the Institute of Blood Transfusion at the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences in Chengdu, China. His April 18 lecture was titled “Enhancing blood donor recruitment and retention.” Abstract: The presentation focused on more than 20 years of research […]

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April 26, 2018 at 5:23 pmResearch