psychology

Researchers publish article on AI,transplant decision making

Posted by on February 6, 2024

Dr. Casey Canfield, assistant professor of engineering management and systems engineering, Dr. Daniel Shank, associate professor of psychological science, and Harishankar Subramanian, a doctoral student in engineering management, recently published an article in Artificial Intelligence in Medicine.

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Kueny named interim chair of psychological science

Posted by on July 6, 2022

Dr. Clair Kueny has been named interim chair of psychological science at Missouri University of Science and Technology. Her appointment began Friday, July 1.

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Nancy Stone named chair at Middle Tennessee State University

Posted by on July 6, 2022

Dr. Nancy Stone, professor of psychological science and special assistant to the provost for analytics, planning and assessment, is leaving S&T to become chair of psychology at Middle Tennessee State University, a public university in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Her appointment at MTSU begins Aug. 1.

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‘Dissertation of the Year’ award goes to Krueger

Posted by on June 1, 2021

Dr. Merilee Krueger, teaching professor of psychological science, received the 2020 Dan H. Cockrell EdD Dissertation of the Year Award. Her dissertation is titled “An Evaluation of a Pre-college Program on College Success.”

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Undergraduate Research Conference winners announced

Posted by on June 1, 2021

Nineteen students in eight categories received recognition and cash awards as winners of S&T’s 16th annual Undergraduate Research Conference, held virtually in April. The winners and their faculty advisors on the projects are:

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Student speakers announced

Posted by on May 4, 2020

Five graduating students were selected to speak at S&T’s spring commencement ceremonies. Due to the postponement of these ceremonies, the students will instead share their speeches during the Virtual Celebration of Graduates at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 16, via Facebook Live on S&T’s Facebook page. The student speakers are:

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Cundiff honored with teaching award

Posted by on April 7, 2020

Dr. Jessica Cundiff, assistant professor of psychological science, received the Teaching Resources Award from the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI). Three SPSSI members received awards for developing novel resources that advance students’ understanding of social issues and can be used in various settings, such as online, small or large groups. The […]

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Psychology students honored

Posted by on April 7, 2020

Undergraduate students Amy Costa, Ashley Worley and Sophia Rodriguez each won first place in their divisions for research presentations at the Great Plains Students Psychology Convention at Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph, Missouri, in March. They are pictured with Dr. Devin Burns, assistant professor of psychological science. (https://takes2fitness.com/)

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Participate in a psychology study

Posted by on November 13, 2019

Undergraduate students are invited to participate in a research study conducted by Dr. Cundiff in the psychological science department. Participants will complete an activity to learn about group dynamics and then complete an online survey immediately following the activity and 1-2 weeks later. The study will take 1-2 hours total. Participants will receive $20 and […]

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Psychology lecture on “Neural Correlates of Musical Rhythm in Williams Syndrome”

Posted by on November 6, 2019

Williams Syndrome (WS) is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by hypersociability, heightened auditory sensitives, and strong musical interests despite variable musical skills. Individuals with WS exhibit variability in musical beat perception, and this is important for both musical and social interactions. We sought to investigate the neural basis of beat tracking in these individuals using electroencephalography […]

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