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Pitt Day of Giving
Give to the Psychology Committee on Equity, Inclusion, and Community during this year's Pitt Day of Giving! Your donation will contribute to the committee's efforts to create awareness and programming around issues of diversity and inclusion. Give Here.
Faculty Member Recognized with Diversity in the Curriculum Award
Kevin Binning was recognized at the 3rd annual Provost's Diversity in the Curriculum Award ceremony for implementing a "belonging intervention" in introductory psychology courses that's resulted in positive outcomes for students and faculty members alike. See Diversity Award.
Hiding Instagram Likes
Sophia Choukas-Bradley, assistant professor of psychology and director of the Teen and Young Adult Lab, describes how Instagram's move to hide likes from others "might reduce social comparison, but it probably won't reduce self-objectification." See Instagram Likes.
Faculty Member Develops App to Help Kids Manage Anxiety
Jennifer Silk worked alongside colleague Bambang Parmanto, professor and chair of the Health Information Management department, to create a mobile app called SmartCAT that shows greater promise in reducing childhood anxiety when combined with CBT therapy, than CBT therapy alone. See SmartCAT.