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Study: Certain PTSD therapies prove effective long after patients stop treatment

Date posted: April 23rd, 2018

Reducing severity of PTSD symptoms long-term holds significant public-health and economic implications
Both civilians and military veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) reap long-term benefits from psychotherapies used for short-term treatment, according to a new study from Case Western Reserve University. …Read more.

5 questions with… Brooke Macnamara, faculty member and psychological sciences’ “rising star”

Date posted: April 23rd, 2018

The Rising Star designation recognizes outstanding psychological scientists in the earliest stages of their research career post-PhD whose innovative work has already advanced the field and signals great potential for their continued contributions. …Read more.

Michael Kahana wins the 2018 Howard Crosby Medal

Date posted: April 23rd, 2018

The 2018 Howard Crosby Warren Medal is presented to:
MICHAEL J. KAHANA – University of Pennsylvania
The Society of Experimental Psychologists awards the Howard Crosby Warren Medal annually for outstanding achievement in Experimental Psychology in the United States and Canada. …Read more.

Norah Feeny wins the ISTSS Distinguished Mentorship Award

Date posted: November 16th, 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Norah Feeny, professor, who won the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS) Distinguished Mentorship Award! The ISTSS Distinguished Mentorship Award honors and promotes the considerable efforts and accomplishments of individuals who consistently serve as effective mentors for students in the field of traumatic stress. …Read more.

New Psychological Sciences Undergraduate Pathways

Date posted: October 12th, 2017

Pathways are suggestions of courses to consider based on specific career interests. They are structured to help you define your areas of study based on your professional goals. The topic areas include Clinical, Lifespan Development, Pre-health, and Research. …Read more.

Recognizing our Student Leaders

Date posted: October 5th, 2017

We are so excited to share with you the names of students in our program who are showing great initiative in their pursuit of knowledge and application of professional advocacy as participants in the inaugural Program of Advocacy and Leadership for Students (PALS) program.  …Read more.

Participants needed! The Mathematics Attitudes Study

Date posted: October 5th, 2017

Do you have a child 3 – 5 years of age?
You and your child may be eligible to participate in a research study led by Case Western Reserve University! Your participation in this study will work to improve the academic performance and educational achievements of children later in life. …Read more.


Date posted: October 4th, 2017

100% Faculty Participation in Giving to the ASHFoundation in 2016! …Read more.

Staff Service Awards Ceremony

Date posted: October 4th, 2017

At the 2017 Staff Service Awards Ceremony, Department Administrator Kori Kosek was the recipient of the President’s Award for Distinguished Service, and Department Assistant Kellie Shaffer celebrated her 10 year service anniversary. …Read more.

Dr. Jane Kessler is honored as the Distinguished Graduate Alumna of the Year

Date posted: October 4th, 2017

2017 Alumni Award Winners …Read more.

PROGENY program

Date posted: October 4th, 2017

Brandi Jett (COSI BA) was selected to participate in ASHA’s PROmoting the next GENeration of Researchers (PROGENY) program at the 2016 ASHA Convention. PROGENY is intended to recognize and encourage promising undergraduate researchers like Brandi. …Read more.

Meritorious Poster Submission

Date posted: October 4th, 2017

Nardine Taleb (COSI BA), in collaboration with Kristina Bowdrie (COSI BA) and Brandi Jett (COSI BA) were awarded a Meritorious Poster Submission award. The Meritorious Poster Submission recognition is for proposals judged by the Convention Program Committee to show extraordinary, exceptional, and innovative work. …Read more.

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