Post Tagged with: "psychology research"

González Vallejo Study Reveals Humans Are Impatient, Even Down to Seconds

Dr. Claudia González Vallejo

Ohio University News featured a study by Dr. Claudia González Vallejo and Ohio University alumna Dr. Ping Xu that reveals that humans are impatient, even down to seconds—and González Vallejo notes that the findings can be applicable to behaviors during the Covid-19 pandemic. An Ohio University study seeking to understand […]

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July 24, 2020 at 1:33 pmResearch

Margherio Awarded John Cady Graduate Fellowship

Samantha Kempker

Samantha (Kempker) Margherio was awarded this year’s John Cady Graduate Fellowship, one of just five named fellowships awarded to Ohio University graduate students on a competitive nomination basis. See the 2020-21 Named Fellowship recipients. The award provides a fellowship of $15,000, plus a full-tuition scholarship for fall and spring semesters, […]

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April 6, 2020 at 1:05 pmResearch

Four Psychology Students Receive Student Enhancement Awards

Kaley Angers

From Research Communications Four Psychology graduate students are among the 2020 recipients of the Ohio University Student Enhancement Awards program, which provided 21 students with a total of $121,948 in funding for their original research, scholarship and creative work this spring. The Student Enhancement Awards are funded by the Office […]

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March 29, 2020 at 8:42 amResearch

Allan Study Examines Effects of Marijuana Use on PTSD Symptoms, Suicidal Thoughts

Dr. Nicholas Allan

A study co-authored by Dr. Nicholas Allan in the journal Depression and Anxiety suggests marijuana use, especially for military personnel experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms, may negatively impact suicidal thoughts and behavior. Allan’s research challenges the previous belief that medical marijuana could be used in helping treat PTSD. Allen […]

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February 21, 2020 at 9:36 amResearch

Johnson Study Suggests Family Interference Can Be Hazard in High-Risk Industries

Dr. Ryan C. Johnson

Dr. Ryan C. Johnson co-authored Home is where the mind is: Family interference with work and safety performance in two high risk industries in the Journal of Vocational Behavior, positing that family interference with work can be a safety hazard. Johnson is Assistant Professor of Psychology at Ohio University. His […]

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December 6, 2019 at 9:48 amResearch

Owens, Evans Receive $3.2 Million Grant to Study Effectiveness of Classroom Support Program for Teachers

Dr. Julie Owens and Dr. Steve Evans. Photo by Ben Siegel, Ohio University

Ohio University researchers Dr. Julie Owens and Dr. Steve Evans received a $3.2 million grant from the federal Institute of Education Sciences to study the effectiveness of a new professional development program for elementary schoolteachers. The program is designed to assist educators with implementing strategies to help children with emotional […]

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November 5, 2019 at 4:56 pmResearch

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