Dr. Evan Kleiman Named a Rising Star by the Association For Psychological Science
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03 January 2020 News & Announcements, Faculty

Dr. Evan Kleiman Named a Rising Star by the Association For Psychological Science

Congratulations to Dr. Evan Kleiman, recently named by APS as one of their rising stars. The Rising Star designation recognizes outstanding psychological scientists in the earliest stages of their research career post-PhD whose innovative work has already advanced the field and signals great potential for their continued contributions. Check out his acknowledge on the Association For Psychological Science's website. 

Data Blitz
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24 December 2019 News & Announcements, Students

Data Blitz

During the Data Blitz, the psychology department's Dr. Tracey Shors challenges graduate students to provide a well-detailed synopsis of their research on merely one visual slide. If that isn't difficult enough, she also challenges them to explain the intricacies of their research within a five-minute verbal presentation. This exercise proves to be a positive learning experience for the graduate students in methods of getting their research's most important concepts conveyed to others in a

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Julien Musolino speaks to Vogue (Portugal) [November issue]
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24 December 2019 News & Announcements, Faculty

Julien Musolino speaks to Vogue (Portugal) [November issue]

It is with great pleasure to announce Julien Musolino's interview with Vogue Portugal. Attached is the cover photo and the interview [in Portuguese]. Some rough translations are posted below:

They are more and more, and these, where I include myself, no longer have the petulant boldness to say 'doesn't exist and that's it'. Is there absolutely conclusive evidence of all that might have to do with the soul? No. But it is good to refer to one of the fundamental laws of science, which for many of

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Rebecca Cipollina Awarded APF Scholarship
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12 November 2019 News & Announcements, Students

Rebecca Cipollina Awarded APF Scholarship

It is a pleasure to announce that our graduate student Rebecca Cipollina was awarded the American Psychological Foundation (APF) COGDOP Graduate Student Research Scholarship. She will be using her scholarship to fund her research, investigating how disclosers' (specifically, people with concealable stigmatized identities) motivations for disclosure shape disclosure outcomes through shaping disclosure communication styles. Rebecca is working with Diana Sanchez to conduct her current research,

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J.P. de Ruiter speaks on Medical Hypocrisy and Effectism in Cognitive Science
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06 November 2019 News & Announcements

J.P. de Ruiter speaks on Medical Hypocrisy and Effectism in Cognitive Science

 

J.P. de Ruiter of Tufts University visits Rutgers to share his knowledge of medical hypocrisy and effectism in cognitive science.

Summary of the colloquium: In psychology, our most common way to empirically support theories is to collect empirical data and then demonstrate the presence of a statistically significant "effect" that would be predicted by our theory. The statistical significance of the effect is usually assessed using Null Hypothesis Significance Testing. Many psychologists assume

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Masters Day 2019
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05 November 2019 News & Announcements, Students

Masters Day 2019

Masters Day provides our psychology students the opportunity to showcase their riveting research and ideas to others.

Here are some photos from Masters Day 2019.

 

 

Dr. Shors' notable research on PTSD featured in The Washington Post
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31 October 2019 News & Announcements, Faculty

Dr. Shors' notable research on PTSD featured in The Washington Post

 

Dr. Tracey Shors; Distinguished Professor and Graduate Vice-Chair of the Psychology Department had her research on PTSD featured in an article in The Washington Post on 10/19/2019. The article entitled, Women are more than twice as likely as men to suffer from PTSD. Studies are underway to find out why. Dr. Shors has proved to be a forward thinker within the field of psychology due to her most recent research on the correlation between rape and  PTSD in female victims. 

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30 October 2018 News & Announcements

New State Autism Center Opens at Rutgers

 

By Patti Verbanas

September 25, 2018

A new statewide center based at Rutgers University-New Brunswick has been established to improve research, treatment and services for people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

The New Jersey Autism Center of Excellence, which is funded by the Governor’s Council for Medical Research and Treatment of Autism, the New Jersey Department of Health, will be led by Elizabeth Torres, an associate professor in psychology at Rutgers-New Brunswick; James Millonig,

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02 August 2018 News & Announcements, Students

Graduate student Allison Matia uses stand-up comedy to make her a better researcher.

Allison Matia - "Broad interests reap benefits for science." Read about how Allison's broad interests benefit her and other young scientists. Science Magazine, July 18, 2018

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06 April 2018 News & Announcements, Students

Three Psychology graduate students have been awarded, prestigious Fellowships!

Allison Borges is the recipient of a National Research Service Award through the National Institute of Drug Abuse, Kathryn Coniglio received a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation, and Ji-Hye Ryu received the Rutgers Discovery Informatics Institute Fellowship for Excellence in Computational and Data Science.

Allison is in the Clinical Area, she's co-mentored by Psychology Professors Edward Selby, Teresa Leyro, and Dr. Marc Steinberg from the Division of Addiction

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