Post Tagged with: "psychology research"

Zoccola Awarded $10,129 from Baker Fund

Dr. Peggy Zoccola

From Ohio Today Dr. Peggy Zoccola, Associate Professor of Psychology, received $10,129 from the Ohio University Baker Fund. Her project is “Biopsychosocial Outcomes of a Lifestyle Intervention for Individuals with Chronic Pain Post-Intervention and at 1-Year Follow-up.” The John C. Baker Fund awarded a total of $49,253 to faculty proposals for […]

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February 6, 2019 at 2:09 pmResearch

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

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

Johnson Co-Edits Book on ‘Global Work-Family Interface’

Dr. Ryan C. Johnson

Dr. Ryan Johnson, Assistant Professor of Psychology, co-edited The Cambridge Handbook of  Global Work-Family Interface, addressing how people manage work and family around the world. His co-editors on the book are Kristen M. Shockley, University of Georgia, and Winny Shen, University of Waterloo, Ontario. Book Description: The Cambridge Handbook of […]

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August 28, 2018 at 1:52 pmResearch

Sleep and Cognition Study Seeks Participants Over 50

Dr. Julie Suhr

An Ohio University Sleep and Cognition Study is seeking participants who are 50 years of age or older and who are concerned about their sleep or cognitive abilities. “You may be interested in participating in a study that will examine how sleep affects cognitive abilities in older adults,” says Dr. […]

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July 23, 2018 at 4:10 pmNews

Peters Authors Article on Making Good News Even Better

Dr. Brett Peters

Dr. Brett Peters, Assistant Professor of Psychology at Ohio University, authored an article on “Making the good even better: A review and theoretical model of interpersonal capitalization” in the journal Social and Personality Psychology Compass. Abstract: When good things happen, individuals will often retell this good news to others, a […]

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July 23, 2018 at 12:20 pmResearch