Julie Delose and Brittany Whitlock were awarded Campus Sustainability Grants from the UGA Office of Sustainability.
Julie was awarded $4,670 for “Why Can't We Be Sustainable Later? Examining the role of environmental attitudes on sustainable behaviors in the present and in the future.” Her project will be supervised by Michelle vanDellen, an Assistant Professor in the Behavioral and Brain Sciences Program.
Antonio E. Puente, Professor of Psychology at the University of North Carolina Wilmington and UGA alum, has been elected 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. Congratulations, Tony!
Psychology News - Fall 2015
Welcome to another great year in the Department of Psychology. Our annual graduation and awards ceremonies last spring highlighted some of the great work our students are doing. And this year we are joined by some great new faculty and students. We hope you enjoy this latest installment of our newsletter!
-Department Head Keith Campbell
The Leadership, Innovation, Networks, and Collaboration (LINC) laboratory, supervised by Dr. Dorothy Carter, conducts interdisciplinary research on teams, leadership, and social networks. Our research seeks to uncover the factors that enable large-scale organizational systems, composed of multiple teams, to effectively address complex challenges.
Research Dr. Brian Haas and Dr. Josh Miller was recently featured on the UGA Today website. Their research team used fMRI technology to show that borderline personality traits are linked with reduced empathy. Great work Dr. Haas and Dr. Miller!