Save Yourself From Tedious Small Talk

What seems like banal banter can turn into something more meaningful—and even help your career—if you know how to steer the conversation. 

This Wall Street Journal Article references the research of Matthias Mehl and a replication project by postdoc Anne Milek.

Read the full story:
https://www.wsj.com/articles/spare-yourself-from-tedious-small-talk-1495551562

Published Date: 
05/25/2017 - 13:09

Bouldering Envisioned as New Treatment for Depression

UA researcher Eva-Maria Stelzer was involved in a study finding that bouldering can help people avoid a mental avalanche in life. The study provides evidence that a bouldering psychotherapy can be effective for reducing symptoms of depression and that the alleviation of depressive symptoms can be enhanced through physical activity.

Published Date: 
05/24/2017 - 13:03

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.

Published Date: 
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.

Published Date: 
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.

Published Date: 
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.

Published Date: 
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.

Published Date: 
02/13/2017 - 15:21

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