Entries tagged with ‘psychological science’

Faculty Spotlight: Lauren Hecht

Lauren Hecht (Psychological Science) presented a poster “‘On Your Left’: Bicyclists’ Commands Impact Receivers’ Responses,” co-authored by Jacob Christenson ’21, at the Association of Applied Sport Psychology Conference in Orlando, FL.

Faculty Spotlight: Hayley Russell and Lucie Holmgreen

Hayley Russell (Health and Exercise Science) and Lucie Holmgreen (Psychological Science) presented a webinar on student-athlete and coach mental health to Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference coaches.

Madeline Harms (Psychological Science)

Madeline Harms published an article, “Adolescent Suicide Attempts and Ideation Are Linked to Brain Function during Peer Interactions,” in Psychiatry Research. The article outlines a study that demonstrates that depressed adolescents with high suicidal ideation and adolescents who previously attempted suicide show unique patterns of brain activity during a virtual peer interaction compared to healthy adolescents […]

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 […]