Post Tagged with: "psychology research"

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

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