Heuchert Delivers Keynote at Historic Psychology Conference

Professor of Psychology Juvia Heuchert delivered an invited keynote address entitled “African Contributions to Peace Psychology” at the 1st Pan-African Psychology Congress in Durban, South Africa from September 18-21. This historic congress was the first time ever in which psychologists from across Africa gathered to deliberate on psychological issues specific to Africa, as well as more general themes related to human rights, inequality, and well-being. Dr. Heuchert was the only African keynote speaker invited from outside Africa to address the congress. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BDXSi1iP6tc .

Source: Academics, Publications & Research

Professor Juvia Heuchert Keynote Speaker in Durban, South Africa

Professor Juvia Heuchert delivered an invited keynote address entitled “African Contributions to Peace Psychology” at the 1st Pan-African Psychology Congress in Durban, South Africa held from the 18th to the 21st of September, 2017. This historic congress was the first time ever in which psychologists from across Africa gathered to deliberate on psychological issues specific to Africa, as well as more general themes related to human rights, inequality, and well-being. Dr. Heuchert was the only African keynote speaker invited from outside Africa to address the congress. To learn more about the congress, watch this promotional video:

Therapy Dogs at Pelletier Library today (10/02/17)

Are you feeling homesick and missing your pets?  Join the therapy dogs Monday,October 2nd.  (Hey, that’s today!!)

Where: Lobby of Pelletier Library!

When: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Psychology Picnic hosted by Psi Chi and the Psychology Department

Psychology Picnic Event

All students taking a Psychology Class, all Psychology Majors, all Phi Chi members…join us next Wednesday Oct 4th for the Psychology Picnic! Come to Carnegie Hall between 5:00 pm -6:30 pm and get to know the members of the psychology department. There will be donuts, hot apple cider, hot chocolate, apple pie and pumpkin pie!

 

Clark, Students Present at Behavior Analysis Conferences

Ariel L. York ‘16 and Professor Rod Clark of the Psychology Department and program in Neuroscience presented a poster of York’s senior thesis, “A Frequency Count of Disguised Mands in Preschool Children: Effects of Socioeconomic Status,” at the 43rd annual Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI) conference held in Denver, Colorado in May 2017.

Delaney W. Arbore ’19 and Clark presented a poster titled “An application of Behavioral Momentum Equations to the Game of Basketball” at the 40th annual Society for the Quantitative Analysis of Behavior (SQAB) conference, also in Denver in May. York, Alexis Sotelo ’20, and Clark also presented a poster from a sequence of independent study projects titled “Acquisition of Schedule-controlled responding under the Valproic Acid (VPA) rat model of Autism” at the conference.

Source: Academics, Publications & Research

Clark, Students Present at Behavior Analysis Conferences

Ariel L. York ‘16 and Professor Rod Clark of the Psychology Department and program in Neuroscience presented a poster of York’s senior thesis, “A Frequency Count of Disguised Mands in Preschool Children: Effects of Socioeconomic Status,” at the 43rd annual Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI) conference held in Denver, Colorado in May 2017.

Delaney W. Arbore ’19 and Clark presented a poster titled “An application of Behavioral Momentum Equations to the Game of Basketball” at the 40th annual Society for the Quantitative Analysis of Behavior (SQAB) conference, also in Denver in May. York, Alexis Sotelo ’20, and Clark also presented a poster from a sequence of independent study projects titled “Acquisition of Schedule-controlled responding under the Valproic Acid (VPA) rat model of Autism” at the conference.

Source: Academics, Publications & Research

Fall 2017 Office Hours posted online

The new 2017 Fall office hours for the Psychology Department have been posted online.  Go to the Faculty & Staff website and click on the professor’s name that you are looking for.

#ACGATORROCKS

#ACGATORROCKS

You may have noticed some colorful rocks around campus. This is a fun, affordable way to get everyone’s minds off the stresses of the world and can be a great hobby!

The rules:
If you find a rock, you can keep or re-hide. Please post a picture using the hashtag #acgatorrocks, we love to see our rocks travel.  Feel free to paint your own!

 

Wahl Wins First Place for Senior Research Project

Nadiya Wahl ’17 presented her senior project research at the “Undergraduate Research at the Capitol Conference” in Harrisburg on April 25. She won first place in the Arts, Humanities, Business, and Social and Behavioral Sciences Division for her comp, titled “Ancient Wisdom, Modern Science: An Empirical Look into Chakra Meditation.” Her research advisor is Professor of Psychology Joshua Searle-White.

Source: Academics, Publications & Research

Wahl Wins First Place for Senior Research Project

Nadiya Wahl ’17 presented her senior project research at the “Undergraduate Research at the Capitol Conference” in Harrisburg on April 25. She won first place in the Arts, Humanities, Business, and Social and Behavioral Sciences Division for her comp, titled “Ancient Wisdom, Modern Science: An Empirical Look into Chakra Meditation.” Her research advisor is Professor of Psychology Joshua Searle-White.

Source: Academics, Publications & Research