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2 A&S Faculty Get Baker Fund Awards for Research

Dr. Nicholas Allan

From Ohio University News The John C. Baker Fund awarded $34,426 to three faculty proposals for research, scholarship and creative work during fall semester 2020, with two of the faculty from the College of Arts & Sciences. Endowed in 1961 by a gift of more than $612,000 from 1926 College […]

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January 25, 2021 at 8:51 amNews Research

Forney Leads Long-Term Study of Purging Disorder

Dr.  K. Jean Forney

Dr. K. Jean Forney, assistant professor of Psychology at Ohio University, led a long-term follow-up of purging disorder, which is a little-known eating disorder characterized by recurrent purging behaviors, like self-induced vomiting, in the absence of binge eating. Because purging disorder was named only 15 years ago, less is known […]

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October 22, 2020 at 4:02 pmResearch

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