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David Russell, pictured, will perform in concert at Drexel’s Mandell Theater on April 8 at 7:30 p.m.

Drexel’s Eric Zillmer Assists in Bringing World-Class Guitarist David Russell to Campus

Renowned classical guitarist David Russell will perform on Drexel’s campus on April 8, thanks, in part, to the efforts of Carl R. Pacifico Professor of Neuropsychology and Director of Athletics Eric Zillmer, PsyD.
Aja Sor speaks at a press conference announcing a $1.2 million grant for the DragonsTeach Middle Years program.

DragonsTeach Middle Years Opens Doors for Philly and Drexel Students Alike

With the help of a $1.2 million grant, the School of Education is rolling out a new program designed to meet Philadelphia’s need for middle school teachers by giving Drexel students a teaching certificate alongside their degree of choice.
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Let's Talk About Sex (and Gender)

The 2017 Sex and Gender Research Forum will feature interdisciplinary research projects and transgender rights activist Harper Jean Tobin.

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'I am Psyched!' Exhibit Comes to Drexel

An interactive exhibit that features minority women who have contributed to psychology will be on display at Drexel University’s W. W. Hagerty Library from Feb. 27 to March 10.

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Q&A With Graduate College Dean and Executive Vice Provost James Herbert

You might call the one-year anniversary of Drexel’s Graduate College “the great rollout.” For the past year, with inaugural Dean and Executive Vice Provost James Herbert, PhD, leading the way, the college has moved into its new home and set in place a long list of initiatives. Now it’s time to mobilize.

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Public Lecture Series Launched to Celebrate Drexel’s 125 Years

This fall, Drexel will hold a series of free lectures dedicated to telling certain chapters of Drexel’s history.
College of Arts and Sciences student Alli Spiller enjoyed eating cinnamon buns, a popular national treat, while on co-op in Sweden.

Making the Most of Drexel Connections and Swedish Culture

Psychology student Alli Spiller recently returned from a research co-op in Sweden that she created using Drexel connections and financial support.
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Training the Brain to Resist Temptation 

Psychologists have designed a computer game aimed at improving users’ inhibitory control and a mobile app that combats unhealthy urges before they strike.
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Origin of a Myth: The Second Trauma Cure for Amnesia

A Drexel professor explains how scientists’ limited and faulty understanding of the brain hundreds of years ago gave birth to the erroneous idea that amnesia induced by a blow to the head can be cured by a second “conk.”
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Drexel’s Postpartum Depression Clinic Is First of Its Kind in the Region

Mother-Baby Connections is an intensive outpatient clinic based at Drexel that provides various therapies for mothers experiencing stress and postpartum depression. 

Brain Awareness Week is March 14-18

Know Where Your Mind is During Brain Awareness Week

The Drexel Department of Psychology is hosting multiple student- and community-oriented events during Brain Awareness Week, March 14-18, with the goal to educate community members about current trends in scientific research as it relates to brain health across the lifespan and, more generally, to raise awareness about healthy brain habits.


 
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Trust Your Aha! Moments, Experiments Show They’re Probably Right

A series of experiments showed that sudden insight may yield more correct solutions than using gradual, methodical thinking.