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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 have 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 […]

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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

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

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

Allan Gets NIH Grant for Study Biology of Emotional Distress Disorders

Dr. Nicholas Allan

Dr. Nicholas Allan, Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology at Ohio University, received an Academic Research Enhancement Award from the National Institutes of Health. The R15 grant program supports meritorious research, exposes undergraduate and graduate students to hands-on research in eligible environments, and strengthens the research environment of schools that have […]

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April 28, 2019 at 2:58 pmNews Research

Vancouver Co-Authors Article on Equity Crowdfunding Decisions and Self-Efficacy

Dr. Jeffrey Vancouver

Dr. Jeffrey B. Vancouver co-authored “Out of control or right on the money? Funder self-efficacy and crowd bias in equity crowdfunding” in the Journal of Business Venturing. The work also was featured in Science Magazine in an article headlined “Believing in yourself can backfire when investing in equity crowdfunded ventures.” “In a […]

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February 21, 2019 at 4:20 pmFaculty in the News In the News Research