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January 16, 2020

This past week the Psychology Undergraduate Advising office welcomed new transfer students to campus. Every Fall and Spring, the full-time and peer advisors work with incoming transfer students on...

January 16, 2020

The Department of Psychology would like to congratulate the most recent group of graduate students (Liu) that have completed their long journey to a PhD.

January 9, 2020

We started putting out Brainwave in September 2019 and currently have 43 stories and 95 publications. We covered the 1st Ever Psychology Department 3-Minute Thesis Competition, Rich Lee's appearance...

December 19, 2019

Mike Houlahan, associate director of undergraduate studies, successfully defended his dissertation titled “A Phenomenological Case Study: Cross-functional teaming in one Midwest Community College” on...

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Are Advances in Survival among the Oldest Old Seen across the Spectrum of Health and Functioning?M Thinggaard, B Jeune, M Osler, JW Vaupel, M McGue… - The Journals of Gerontology …, 2020Background Mortality rates have been reduced by half over the last 60 years for nonagenarians, and the progress is continuing. The greater survival might be due to overtreatment of severely physically and cognitively disabled individuals which is a …

makessg: Makes Objects to Fit Generalized Smoothing Spline ANOVA...NE HelwigThis function creates a list containing the necessary information to fit a generalized smoothing spline anova model (see bigssg ) … An object of class " formula ": a symbolic description of the model to be fitted (see Details and Examples for more information) … Distribution …

[PDF] The bottom-up and top-down processing of faces in the human occipitotemporal cortexX Fan, F Wang, H Shao, P Zhang, S He - eLife, 2020Although face processing has been studied extensively, the dynamics of how face-selective cortical areas are engaged remains unclear. Here we uncovered the timing of activation in core face-selective regions using functional Magnetic Resonance …

Assessing dark triad dimensions from the perspective of moral disengagement and DSM-5 alternative model of personality disorder traits.A Somma, S Borroni, M Sellbom, KE Markon, RF Krueger… - Personality disorders, 2020The present study aimed to test the relationships of Dark Triad constructs with propensity toward moral disengagement and the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5) Alternative Model of Personality Disorder …

Infants' attachment insecurity predicts attachment-relevant emotion regulation strategies in adulthood.YU Girme, RE Jones, C Fleck, JA Simpson, NC Overall - Emotion (Washington, DC), 2020Infant attachment is theorized to lay the foundation of emotion regulation across the life span. However, testing this proposition requires prospective designs examining whether attachment assessed in infancy predicts emotion regulation strategies …

An evolutionary, life history theory perspective on relationship maintenanceES Young, JA Simpson - 2019Relationship maintenance is a central topic in relationship science. Most relationship scholars examine relationship maintenance at the proximate level of causation by examining how variables such as immediate threats to a relationship or an …

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