News and Events
Professor Heads Major Study on Exercise and Mental Function
Kirk Erickson, Professor in the Department of Psychology, is leading a five year study funded by the National Institue on Aging to identify how exercise can reduce declining mental function in old age. Such discoveries can help researchers develop effective drugs against Alzheimers. See Article.
Apologizing Too Much?
In the New York Times Article titled, "No, You Don't Have to Stop Apologizing," Assistant Professor Karina Schumann describes why studies generally find women to be more apologetic than men. See Article.
Professor receives "Test of Time Award"
Congratulations to Professor Jeffrey Cohn and colleagues for receiving the "FG2019 Test of Time Award" for their 2000 paper "Comprehensive Database for Facial Expression Analysis." The award was presented at the 14th IEEE International Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition Ceremony. See Article.
Psychology Student Wins Fulbright Scholarship
Congratulations to Ivy Yen, a Psychology and Lingustics double major and 2019 graduate, for receiving a prestigious and competitive Fulbright Scholarship. Ivy is on her way to teach English in South Korea! See Article.