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Mischkowski Study Shows Acetaminophen Reduces Positive Empathy

Dr. Dominik Mischkowski

Dr. Dominik Mischkowski co-authored a study on “A Social Analgesic? Acetaminophen (Paracetamol) Reduces Positive Empathy” in Frontiers in Psychology. Mischkowski is Assistant Professor of Psychology at Ohio University. “Acetaminophen – a potent physical painkiller that also reduces empathy for other people’s suffering – blunts physical and social pain by reducing […]

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August 26, 2019 at 8:19 amResearch

Alumni News | Anthony Petruzzi Named Among Best Lawyers for 2020

Anthony Petruzzi '94

  Ohio University alumnus Anthony Petruzzi ’94 has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® for 2020. Petruzzi focuses his practice in the areas of white collar criminal defense, corporate investigations, and business litigation for Tucker Ellis LLP. He earned a bachelor’s degree in […]

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August 24, 2019 at 2:43 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

González-Vallejo Selected for Jefferson Science Fellowship at State Department

Dr. Claudia González Vallejo

From Compass Dr. Claudia González-Vallejo was named a Jefferson Science Fellow for 2019-20 and will spend the year working at the U.S. Department of State. The fellowship is awarded by the National Academy of Sciences. González-Vallejo, Professor of Psychology and affiliated faculty of Latin American studies at Ohio University, will […]

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August 23, 2019 at 4:00 pmNews Research

Mischkowski Interviewed in ‘Tylenol May Make You Less Empathetic to Others’ Happiness’

Dr. Dominik Mischkowski

Dr. Dominik Mischkowski was featured in an Angle News story about his research headlined “Tylenol may make you less empathetic to others’ happiness.” Mischkowski is Assistant Professor of Psychology at Ohio University. Previous research confirmed that when acetaminophen is helping us feel less of our own pain, it makes us […]

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August 23, 2019 at 8:31 amFaculty in the News In the News

Forney Probes Whether Friends Tend to be More Similar in Body Image, Eating Disorder Symptoms

Dr.  K. Jean Forney

Dr. K. Jean Forney, Assistant Professor of Psychology at Ohio University, co-authored a journal article on “Examining similarities in eating pathology, negative affect, and perfectionism among peers: A social network analysis” in Appetite. Abstract: Friends tend to be more similar than non-friends (i.e., exhibit homophily) in body image concerns and […]

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August 10, 2019 at 12:57 pmResearch

Miami University Honors Forney with Outstanding Recent Alumni Award

Dr.  K. Jean Forney

The Miami University Alumni Association announced Dr. K. Jean Forney, Assistant Professor of Psychology at Ohio University, as one of this year’s exceptional alumni who have been named as 18 of the Last 9 Award recipients for 2019, according to a news release. Based on the popular “30 under 30” […]

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August 10, 2019 at 12:47 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Peters Co-Authors ‘Does Expressing Emotions Enhance Perceptual Accuracy of Negative Emotions during Relationship Interactions?’

Dr. Brett Peters

Dr. Brett Peters, Assistant Professor of Psychology at Ohio University, co-authored a journal article on “Does expressing emotions enhance perceptual accuracy of negative emotions during relationship interactions?” in Emotion. Abstract: Partners’ negative emotions communicate social information necessary for individuals to respond appropriately to important relational events. Yet, there is inconsistent […]

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August 9, 2019 at 1:23 pmResearch