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April

  • McCurdy Receives Travel Award

    April 28, 2014

    Mark McCurdy was awarded the 2014 Student Travel Award on behalf of the American Psychological Association to support his attendance at the annual convention in Washington, DC, where he will be presenting his research examining predictors of neuropsychological outcome in survivors of pediatric brain tumor.

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  • Strohmaier Awarded Research Grant

    April 28, 2014

    Heidi Strohmaier, a fourth-year doctoral student in clinical psychology, was recently awarded research grants from the American Academy of Forensic Psychology ($1,000) and the American Psychology-Law Society ($750).

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  • Poster Gift Card Winners

    April 22, 2014

    On April 15, 2014, a poster co-authored by PhD student Alexandra P. Greenfield, Masters student Elise M. Turner, PhD student Kristina E. Patrick, MS, BCBA, and Douglas L. Chute, PhD won first place in a competition at the Center for Academic Excellence’s Second Annual Showcase of Teaching.

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  • DeMatteo Certified by American Board of Professional Psychology

    April 20, 2014

    David DeMatteo, JD, PhD, is now board certified in Forensic Psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology, and he is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Forensic Psychology.

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  • Drexel Professor Emeritus Thomas Hewett Receives 2014 SIGCHI Lifetime Service Award

    April 10, 2014

    Thomas T. Hewett, PhD, professor emeritus of psychology and computer science at Drexel University, is the recipient of the 2014 SIGCHI Lifetime Service Award for his contributions to the growth and success of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Special Interest Group on Computer Human Interaction (SIGCHI)—the premier international society for professionals, academics and students who are interested in human-technology & human-computer interaction (HCI).

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  • Grad Student's Online Treatment Opens New Possibilities for People With Social Anxiety

    April 01, 2014

    Social anxiety disorder is one of the most common psychiatric disorders. But only one in five people who have the condition actually receive treatment for it. If you fear interaction with other people, then how do you build up the courage to call up a stranger on the phone and ask for help, let alone to go talk face-to-face with a therapist?

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