Entries tagged with ‘psychological science’

Janine Wotton (Psychological Science)

Janine Wotton was awarded an R21 National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Special Emphasis Panel for Cutting-Edge Basic Research Awards. The research, using neural network based algorithms to classify mouse behavior, will be conducted at the Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine. The title of the grant […]

Lucie Holmgreen (Psychological Science)

Lucie Holmgreen co-authored an article, “BRIGHTEN Heart intervention for depression in minority older adults: Randomized controlled trial” in Health Psychology.

Patricia Reeder, 2018 Swenson-Bunn Memorial Award for Teaching Winner, Psychological Science Department

Patricia Reeder was selected as the 2018 recipient of the Swenson-Bunn Memorial Award for Teaching. The award honors the memory of two Gustavus students and members of the Student Senate, Greg Swenson and Holly Bunn, who were killed in a car accident in 1989. Presented each year at Honors Day, this is the only award […]

2017-18 Matthias Wahlstrom Lecture

Please join us Thursday, May 3, 2018, at 4:30-5:30 p.m. in Beck Hall 101 for the fourth annual Matthias Wahlstrom Lecture. Marie Walker, Professor of Psychological Science, will present her talk entitled “Liberal Arts and Diversity.” President Rebecca Bergman will introduce Walker, and refreshments will be provided for conversation after the lecture.

Marie Walker (Psychological Science)

Marie Walker published an article “Identity development and political self-regulation in emerging adult political attitudes and behavior,” in Emerging Adulthood with Emma Iverson ’10.

Lucie Holmgreen (Psychological Science)

Lucie Holmgreen published a book chapter, “Conservation of resources theory: Resource caravans and passageways in health contexts” in The Handbook of Stress and Health: A Guide to Research and Practice.

Lucie Holmgreen (Psychological Science)

Lucie Holmgreen published an article, “Men’s sexual coerciveness, perceptions of women’s attachment, and dating preferences” in Violence and Victims. Holmgreen published a study demonstrating that sexually coercive men may be more attracted to women with characteristics associated with sexual vulnerability. Additionally, her study shows that men perceive women differently based on women’s characteristic ways of […]

Janine Wotton (Psychological Science) and Michael Ferragamo (Biology and Psychological Science)

Janine Wotton and Michael Ferragamo published an article titled “Using the tools of behavioral neuroscience to determine the identity of different mouse strains in a laboratory course” in the Journal for Undergraduate Neuroscience Education, Fall issue 2017.

Kyle Chambers (Psychological Science)

Kyle Chambers recently presented “Helping our communities and transforming our students by incorporating community-engaged projects” at the Teaching Institute of the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) in Austin, TX.

John Kendall, 1973 Carlson Award Winner, Psychology Department

John Kendall The Edgar M. Carlson Award for innovative teaching was established by the Board of Trustees of Gustavus Adolphus College to honor the long and outstanding period of leadership Dr. Carlson gave the college. In honor of Dr. Carlson, one teacher is recognized annually for outstanding teaching on this campus. The Edgar M. Carlson […]