Narrative Journaling May Help Heart's Health Post-Divorce

Journaling after divorce could improve your cardiovascular health — but only if you do it in a way that tells a story, new University of Arizona research suggests.

The findings, to be published in the journal Psychosomatic Medicine: Journal of Biobehavioral Medicine, are based on a study of 109 separated or divorced men and women who split from their partners about three months, on average, before the start of the research.

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05/08/2017 - 06:34

Best in Class: Grads Who Are Going Places

The UA's Class of 2017 has it all, from a planetary scientist who has studied Pluto to a would-be chaplain. In the first part of a two-part series, we introduce four graduates who are poised to make an impact in the world.

One of our very first UA Online graduates, Courtney Barnes, is featured in the article.

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05/08/2017 - 14:22

Best in Class: Grads Who Are Going Places

The UA's Class of 2017 has it all, from a planetary scientist who has studied Pluto to a would-be chaplain. In the first part of a two-part series, we introduce four graduates who are poised to make an impact in the world.

One of our very first UA Online graduates, Courtney Barnes, is featured in the article.

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05/08/2017 - 14:22

Department Newsletter | Faculty Spotlight

Internationally renowned researcher, popular instructor and sought after expert in sex offender assessment and treatment Dr. Judith Becker will be retiring from the Department of Psychology in May, 2017.  

A Celebration to honor Judith will be held March 31st - April 1st on the University of Arizona campus. For details visit: http://eepurl.com/cDmx5X

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UA Psychology Alum is Recipient of 2016 Alzheimer Award

Each year, the Associate Editors of the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease select the best article from the previous year’s volumes. The 2016 awardee was Dr. Mark Bondi, who received his PhD in clinical neuropsychology from the University of Arizona in 1991. Dr. Emily Edmonds, who also received her PhD in clinical neuropsychology from UA in 2011 was the first author on the paper that the focus of this award.

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07/15/2016 - 09:42

Connie Beck Receives Outstanding Contributions and Service Award for 2017

Dr. Connie Beck was awarded an Outstanding Contributions and Service Award for 2017 from the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC), Arizona Chapter. Arizona AFCC is an interdisciplinary organization made up of family law professionals, including lawyers, mediators, mental health practitioners, academics, and students. This award is presented to those who have made significant changes to the Arizona AFCC community and who have supported its growth in a multitude of ways.

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02/13/2017 - 15:21

Study Finds Naps May Help Preschoolers Learn

Research has shown that naps play an important role in sustaining new learning in infants. A new study from the University of Arizona suggests naptime could have a similar effect on language learning in preschool-age children.

Researchers studied verb learning in 3-year-olds and found that those who napped after learning new verbs had a better understanding of the words when tested 24 hours later.

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02/10/2017 - 15:55

Psychology Features in the Arizona Daily Star College of Science Special Section

Our department has FIVE featured stories in this year's College of Science special section in the Arizona Daily Star - LouAnn Gerken, Stephen Cowen, Heidi Hamann, Bob Wilson and a special feature on one of our brightest and best young undergrads working in Carol Barnes' lab - Alison Comrie. Congratulations to our featured researchers.

Published Date: 
01/31/2017 - 09:06

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