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Psychological Science Professor to Present at Virtual Conference

Thursday, April 30, 2020

Jennifer Veilleux, associate professor of psychology, will present her research on self-reported momentary willpower at a free virtual conference on Friday, May 1.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Research and Innovation Social Sciences Department of Psychological Science

Psychological Science Assistant Professor Receives NIH K23 Award to Support Sleep Research

Monday, April 27, 2020

Ivan Vargas, assistant professor of psychology, will evaluate whether patients with chronic insomnia compared to good sleepers and quantify ultradian cortisol secretion.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Research and Innovation Social Sciences Department of Psychological Science

U of A Sophomore Named Goldwater and Amgen Scholar

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Sophomore honors student Sabrina Jones was named a 2020 Barry Goldwater Scholar, a prestigious award in the math, science and engineering fields. Jones is a Bodenhamer Fellow who is majoring in physics, psychology and Spanish and plans to pursue a career conducting clinical neuroscience research.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Points of Pride Research and Innovation Science Department of Physics Department of Psychological Science Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Lunch Buddy Mentoring: Service Learning Course

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

The Peer Safety Project, directed by Tim Cavell, professor of psychological science, is currently recruiting undergraduate mentors for the fall 2020 semester.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Education Department of Psychological Science

Participants Needed for Online Study on Social Distancing and Mental Health

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

A research study is recruiting participants who are willing to take part in a 2-week study on the effects of social distancing on mental health.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Studies Department of Psychological Science

Can't Sleep? The Psychological Clinic Offers Group Therapy for Those Struggling With Sleep

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

The Psychological Clinic at the University of Arkansas is offering group therapy on Tuesdays for anyone having difficulty falling or staying asleep.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Health, Fitness & Wellness Department of Psychological Science

Caffeine Boosts Problem-Solving Ability but Not Creativity, Study Indicates

Thursday, March 05, 2020

While the drug is known to increase focus, alertness and motor skills, its effect on creative thinking had not been studied previously.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Research and Innovation Social Sciences Department of Psychological Science
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