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.



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

Psychological Science Brown Bag 04/21 “Psych/Neuro Presentations”

This Friday, April 21st, the Psychological Science Brown Bag will have some Psychology and Neuroscience students present their research.  All students are invited.  Carnegie Hall room 105 from 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm.

  • Learn about senior comp research.
  • Get great tips.
  • Meet the faculty.

As always, this is an informal and friendly setting meant to foster an open discussion of ideas and interesting research findings. Bring your lunch, bring a friend, and, most importantly, bring yourself!

Looking forward to seeing you this afternoon!

Psychological Science Brown Bag 04/14 “Practice Poster Session”

This Friday, April 14th, the Psychological Science Brown Bag will have a Practice Poster Session. All students are invited who are working on posters to present.

As always, this is an informal and friendly setting meant to foster an open discussion of ideas and interesting research findings. Bring your lunch, bring a friend, and, most importantly, bring yourself!

Looking forward to seeing you this Friday!


On Friday, April 7, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Carnegie Hall, Room 105, the Psychological Science Brown Bag, in cooperation with the URSCA office, will hold a session on “How to Prepare a Research Poster/Presentation.” If you’ve never developed a poster before and are thinking about presenting at a conference, this is a great opportunity to learn about the process. Students from any department/program are welcome. We will have poster examples from the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. Grab your lunch and join us to develop this important skill.

Psychology Study Party 12-14-16 from 7 pm-9 pm

Psychology Study Party! December 14, 7 pm – 9 pm. Study with members of the Psych Club and Psi Chi while enjoying pizza and stress-relieving activities! Campus Center 206

Psych Club Psi Chi party jpeg

Foreman speaks on neurodiversity, twice-exceptional students

Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology Jen Foreman gave a presentation titled “Neurodiversity, Identity, and Talent Development for Twice-Exceptional Students” at the 63rd Annual National Association for Gifted Children Convention in Orlando on Nov. 5. The presentation explored cognitive differences that often intertwine with exceptional academic or creative talents and how parents and teachers can fully nurture neurodivergent young people.

Source: Academics, Publications & Research

Rutledge speaks on student drinking data

Professor of Psychology Patricia Rutledge gave an invited presentation in the Colloquium Series in Psychological Sciences & Human Behavior at Penn State Behrend. The title of the presentation was “College Drinking 101: What the Data Tell Us.”

Source: Academics, Publications & Research