Psychology News

December 2013

Antonio E. Puente, Professor of Psychology at the University of North Carolina Wilmington and UGA alum, has been nominated and now seeks the vote for the Presidency of the American Psychological Association. After 35 years of leadership with the APA and other nation health organizations, Puente seeks to establish the APA as a leader in healthcare reform while holding true to its century long and rich history. To learn more about Puente's campaign, click here.

 

 

 

Students in the Clinical program recently received recognition for their poster presentation at the National Academy of Neuropsychology’s Conference in San Diego. First author Nick Puente, along with graduate students Cutter Lindbergh and Doug Terry and undergraduate students Kirstin Chu and Sarah Evans as coauthors, received a “Best Student Poster” award for their work entitled “Exploring the Relationship between Cognitive Reserve and Functional Ability: the role of cognitive functioning." Congratulations!

 
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The UGA Department of Psychology has partnered with Jittery Joe’s Coffee to create a brand new blend, Freudian Drip. Every time you buy a can of this delicious Viennese roast coffee you are helping the Department of Psychology fund programs, lectures, scholarships, and travel for students and faculty. Visit this website for more information.

 

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Our graduate programs are consistently nationally recognized and students graduating from our program have gone on to successful careers in a variety of academic, research, and applied settings. The Department of Psychology was recently ranked in the top 50 U.S. psychology graduate programs by U.S. News and World Report's 2012 edition of America's Best Graduate Schools. The Clinical Psychology program was also tied for 32nd overall.

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