Dr. Jessica Hamilton quoted in Wall Street Journal about school start times and mental health
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27 September 2022 Faculty, Clinical Psychology, Media Appearance

Dr. Jessica Hamilton quoted in Wall Street Journal about school start times and mental health

Dr. Jessica L. Hamilton and her research were featured in the Wall Street Journal about the importance of delaying school start times for high school students. Dr. Hamilton’s research focuses on sleep, social media, and suicide risk among adolescents.

Read the full article here: https://www.wsj.com/articles/high-schools-are-starting-too-early-sleep-scientists-say-11664248551

Read her recent open-access paper on sleep, emotional reactivity to social stress, and suicidal ideation among

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Dr. Pernille Hemmer Named a Mercator Fellow
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20 September 2022 Faculty, Internship, Fellowships, Scholarship Opportunities, Cognitive Psychology, Award, Event

Dr. Pernille Hemmer Named a Mercator Fellow

 

Dr. Pernille Hemmer has been named a Mercator Fellow for the FOR 2812 Research Consortium at Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany. The Consortium is funded by the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft), which is the equivalent of NSF.

The research theme for the Consortium is "Constructing scenarios of the past: A new framework in episodic memory". https://www.ini.rub.de/news/for_2812_-_constructing_scenarios_of_the_past_a_new_framework_in_episodic_memory/ In addition to performing the research described above, Dr. Hemmer will also contribute to the supervision of students and

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Kathryn Coniglio, First Recipient of the G. Terence Wilson Award
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20 September 2022 Clinical Psychology, Award, Graduate Students

Kathryn Coniglio, First Recipient of the G. Terence Wilson Award

Kathryn Coniglio is the winner of the first annual G. Terence Wilson Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award.

The G. Terence Wilson Award was created to honor the lifetime contributions of retired faculty member Terry Wilson, who spent a lifetime leading the development of the field of clinical psychology and both directing and participating in the Rutgers Clinical Psychology Ph.D. Program. Throughout his career, Terry was always on the leading edge of clinical research and practice

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Dr. Tracey Shors’s research assists K-12 teachers in coping with stress.
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29 August 2022 Faculty, Publication

Dr. Tracey Shors’s research assists K-12 teachers in coping with stress.

Melanie Maimon receives the 2022 SPSP Heritage Dissertation Research Award
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29 August 2022 Social Psychology, Award

Melanie Maimon receives the 2022 SPSP Heritage Dissertation Research Award

 

Doctoral student Melanie Maimon was recently awarded the Heritage Dissertation Research Award from the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) to fund her dissertation research, “Social judgment reluctance: Individual differences in impression formation motivations and behaviors.” The Heritage Dissertation Research Award provides funding to support the costs of conducting dissertation research in social and personality psychology. Funds for the Heritage Dissertation Research Awards

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Erin Gallert receives an NJ ACTS Predoctoral Fellowship
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19 August 2022 News & Announcements, Students, Behavioral and Systems Neuroscience, Award, Graduate Students

Erin Gallert receives an NJ ACTS Predoctoral Fellowship

Graduate Student Erin Gallert was awarded the New Jersey Alliance for Clinical and Translational Science (NJ ACTS) Predoctoral Fellowship beginning July 1st, 2022. This National Institute of Health Clinical Translational Science Award (NIH CTSA) aims to “equip fellows with enhanced knowledge, skills, and abilities that provide a broad introduction to clinical and translational research…by focusing on the knowledge and expertise needed to conduct translational team research across disciplines”.

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Grace Wetzel is the winner of the Clara Mayo Grant
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16 August 2022 Award

Grace Wetzel is the winner of the Clara Mayo Grant

The Clara Mayo grant was set up by the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues to support masters’ theses or pre-dissertation research on aspects of sexism, racism, or prejudice. Grace was selected as a recipient for my Masters thesis proposal "Challenging biological justifications for the orgasm gap: Implications for immutability beliefs and orgasm pursuit."

Project Description:

Researchers examine gender disparities across various domains of life, and the “orgasm gap” is one

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Mindy Kibbey awarded an NIH predoctoral fellowship
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03 July 2022 News & Announcements, Faculty, Students, Clinical Psychology, Award, Graduate Students

Mindy Kibbey awarded an NIH predoctoral fellowship

Graduate Student Mindy Kibbey was recently awarded a three-year Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral Fellowships from the National Institute on Aging. The project, entitled  "Measurement of Exercise Avoidance and False Safety Behaviors in Older Adults" focuses on exercise avoidance behaviors in cardiac rehabilitation patients on order to help develop better metrics for self-reports. The project will be a collaborative effort with the RWJUH Cardiac Rehab clinic for this study, and includes a

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Dr. Kasia Bieszczad receives the 2022 Presidential Fellowship Award for Teaching Excellence
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06 June 2022 Behavioral and Systems Neuroscience, Award

Dr. Kasia Bieszczad receives the 2022 Presidential Fellowship Award for Teaching Excellence

 

Congratulations to Dr. Kasia Bieszczad, the recipient of the Faculty Year-End Excellence Awards for the academic year 2021-2022. Dr. Bieszczad is one of the university’s most distinguished young faculty members.

 These awards recognize the achievements of educators at Rutgers in every stage of their careers for the work they do guiding the intellectual development of students, for their exceptional research accomplishments, and for the difference they make in the community.

To learn more about

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Terry Wilson Gradaute Student Award
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18 May 2022 Graduate Programs, Clinical Psychology, Research Areas, Graduate Office, Award, Graduate Students

Terry Wilson Gradaute Student Award

The G. Terence Wilson Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award is a $500 award given annually to graduate students in the Rutgers University Psychology Department Clinical Psychology Program for innovative and rigorous clinical research. The G. Terence Wilson Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award was created in 2022 to honor distinguished Clinical Psychology Ph.D. Program member Oscar Krisen Buros Professor Terry Wilson. Dr. Wilson served as a member of the Rutgers Psychology

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