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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

Psychology and Social Work Clinic Serves Campus, Athens Community

Psychology and Social Work Clinic waiting room

by Kristin Distel In recent months, OHIO’s Psychology and Social Work Clinic has broadened the scope of its services and amended billing policies to serve the changing needs of its clients. The clinic offers an array of services that are available not only to students but also OHIO faculty and […]

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January 27, 2019 at 12:04 pmNews

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 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