psychology

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.

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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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Participate in a psychology study

Posted by on October 24, 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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Autobiographical memory is topic of psychology presentation

Posted by on October 14, 2019

Dr. Amy Belfi, assistant professor of psychological science, and Ava Stroud, an undergraduate student in psychology at S&T, will present the psychology colloquium 3-4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, in Room 104 Centennial Hall. Their presentation is titled “Autobiographical Memory Across the Lifespan.” The presentation summary is: “With steady growth of the aging population and associated […]

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Psychology presentation planned Friday

Posted by on October 3, 2019

Dr. Jordan Wagge will give a talk, titled “The Collaborative Replications and Education Project” at 2-4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, in Room 104 Centennial Hall.

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Psychology presentation on Collaborative Replication and Education

Posted by on October 1, 2019

The Collaborative Replications and Education Project is a crowd sourcing replication project that depends on student researchers for data collection at sites around the world. We select highly-cited studies from flagship journals in psychology, prepare materials and instructions for replication, and then students can select one of these studies and collect data — typically as […]

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In the news: BYU Radio, C-Span, Scientific American, Spotify, St. Louis Public Radio

Posted by on June 4, 2019

  • Why is folklore important in understanding the past and preparing for the future? Dr. Simon Bronner, author of Folklore: The Basics and Maxwell C. Weiner Distinguished Professor of Humanities S&T,
    talks with BYU Radio host Marcus Smith in an interview on May 8.
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