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Psychology and OU-HCOM Host National Science Foundation Program

From left, Angela Royo Romero, Megan Brickner, Steve Evans, Samantha Margherio, and Melissa Hernandez following students' oral presentations at OHIO's research poster presentation.

by Kristin Distel In Summer 2018, faculty from the Family Medicine and Social Medicine (HCOM) and the Department of Psychology welcomed nine undergraduates from colleges and universities across the country to OHIO’s campus, where the students worked on independent research projects under the faculty’s mentorship. The eight-week  program, which culminated […]

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November 8, 2018 at 4:15 pmNews Research

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

Evans Gets Grant for Video Game to Help Kids with ADHD Learn Academic Skills

Dr. Steven Evans

A $1.38 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education will fund the development of a new video game designed to help kids with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) learn academic skills and better succeed in school. The three-year project is led by psychology researchers Dr. Brandon Schultz, Assistant Professor […]

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October 29, 2018 at 3:44 pmFaculty in the News In the News Research

Alumni News | Cheng Publishes Paper on ‘Unpacking Decision Difficulty’

Dr. Jiuqing Cheng

Ohio University alum Dr. Jiuqing Cheng published a paper on “Unpacking decision difficulty: Testing action dynamics in Intertemporal, gamble, and consumer choices” in Acta Psychologica. Cheng is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at University of Northern Iowa. He graduated from Ohio University in 2016 under the supervision of Dr. Claudia Gonzalez-Vallejo, […]

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October 28, 2018 at 12:44 pmAlumni

González Vallejo Named Consulting Editor of Journal of Mathematical Psychology

González Vallejo Named Consulting Editor of Journal of Mathematical Psychology

Dr. Claudia González Vallejo, Professor of Psychology at Ohio University, was appointed a Consulting Editor for the Journal of Mathematical Psychology. “The Journal of Mathematical Psychology includes articles, monographs and reviews, notes and commentaries, and book reviews in all areas of mathematical psychology,” according to the journal’s website. “Areas of special […]

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October 27, 2018 at 2:42 pmNews

Alumni News | Carlston Named Midwestern State University’s 2018 Hardin Professor

Dr. David Carlston

Ohio University alum Dr. David Carlston, Professor of Psychology at Midwestern State University, was named MSU’s 2018 Hardin Professor, the university’s highest honor bestowed upon a faculty member. Connect with Carlston on LinkedIn. The event was reported on MSU’s Facebook page: Carlston came to MSU Texas in 2004 as Assistant […]

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October 24, 2018 at 3:53 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Post Quotes Rios on Why People Watch Horror Films

Dr. Kimberly Rios

Dr. Kimberly Rios, Associate Professor of Psychology, was quoted in a Post article headlined “Seeking Scares: Why Do People Like Watching Horror Films?” Kimberly Rios, associate professor of psychology and director of experiential training at Ohio University, discussed the science and psychology of watching horror films at a screening of […]

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October 24, 2018 at 8:02 amFaculty in the News In the News