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UNCG Psychology lab seeks participants aged 5 to 10

Young woman smiles and does crafts in front of camera

A children’s psychology lab at UNC Greensboro is seeking participants aged 5 to 10 to join two virtual studies. The projects focus on children’s perceptions of people who are smart, wealthy or powerful, and are conducted by doctoral students in UNCG’s Development and Understanding of Children’s Knowledge (DUCK) Lab. These … Continued

DUCK Lab, Downtown Parks offer crafts for kids

Researchers at DUCK Lab creating crafts

Each Friday this fall, the DUCK lab from UNC Greensboro’s psychology department will guide at-home craft projects for children aged 3 to 12 for their “Crafts & Conversation” video series. A new video can be found each Friday on the DUCK Lab’s Facebook page, the Greensboro Downtown Parks Facebook page … Continued

Clinical psychology program awarded $2 million grant

Psychology students participate in a class with Dr. Gaby Stein.

UNC Greensboro’s Department of Psychology has been awarded a five-year, $2.15 million Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students (SDS) grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration. The grant aims to recruit, retain, and support the training of clinical psychologists from disadvantaged backgrounds to enter primary care settings and medically underserved communities. The … Continued

Study targets disparities in mental health care access

Woman at home desk on cellphone

In the age of smartphones, social media, and information overload, mental health has become top of mind for many of us. Now, with the COVID-19 pandemic and so many people experiencing increased precarity and uncertainty, mental health is even more of a public health concern. But not everyone has access … Continued

Faculty use humor, creativity to connect with students online

Dr. Mitch Croatt hawaiian shirt compilation

A professor wears a different Hawaiian shirt for each organic chemistry lecture he uploads online. Another professor dances flamenco for her Spanish students. A psychology instructor uses her own four-legged friend to demonstrate “Pavlov’s dog” theory of classical conditioning. Within one week, UNC Greensboro transitioned 98 percent of its classes … Continued

Psychologist takes the ‘drama’ out of writing

Paul Silvia and Books

If you have ever tried writing anything longer than an email, you are likely familiar with what Dr. Paul Silvia refers to as the “cycle of hope and self-blame” that accompanies the writing process. You say, “As soon as I find time, I’ll write this _____ (insert here whatever project … Continued