Department of Psychology

Psychology Alumna wins 2019 Woman of Distinction award

Psychology Alumna wins 2019 Woman of Distinction award

UofL graduate Sadiqa Reynold (’93) has added another accolade to her long list of achievements. She was recently awarded the 2019 Woman of Distinction Award from the Center for Women and Families.

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Grawemeyer Award in Psychology winners discuss their research on addiction

Grawemeyer Award in Psychology winners discuss their research on addiction

Meet the winners of UofL's Grawemeyer Award for Psychology and learn about their discovery about how the brain works, which has created a new understanding of addictions like drugs, gambling, and binge eating.

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When Going Digital Makes Health Care Harder

03-15-2019 - forbes.com - features Suzanne Meeks, professor psychology

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A&S Researchers part of a task force to study homelessness

A&S Researchers part of a task force to study homelessness

searchers include Catherine (Cate) Fosl, MSW, PhD, co-director of CCTSJR, director, Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research, and professor, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; Lora Haynes, PhD, associate professor, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences; Kelly Kinahan, PhD, AICP, assistant professor, Department of Urban and Public Affairs; and Jamie Beard, administrative assistant, Anne Braden Institute.

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Rwandan refugee graduates from UofL with a degree in Psychology

Rwandan refugee graduates from UofL with a degree in Psychology

Basenge was born in Rwanda, but her parents fled to South Africa during the Rwandan genocide. They lived in South Africa under asylum and she came to the United States as a refugee in 2014. Carine Basenge officially graduates from the University of Louisville on Friday with a degree in Psychology.

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Theory explaining addiction wins Grawemeyer psychology award

Theory explaining addiction wins Grawemeyer psychology award

University of Michigan researchers Kent Berridge and Terry Robinson have won the 2019 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Psychology for explaining how our brains process “liking” versus “wanting” and how neural sensitization of the “wanting” system plays a key role in drug addiction.

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Asthma and Anxiety

Asthma and Anxiety

Could there be a psychological component to the cause of asthma? Alison McLeish (Psychological & Brain Sciences) has done studies on anxiety and its impact on asthma sufferers. She joined Mark Hebert on UofL Today to discuss her research on the matter.

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Eating disorders need personalized treatment, UofL researchers say

Eating disorders need personalized treatment, UofL researchers say

Researchers at the University of Louisville’s Eating Anxiety Treatment (EAT) Lab think understanding the causes behind eating disorders could lead improved and personalized treatment.

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Profs. Rosen and Fogelman on Kids and ADHD

Profs. Rosen and Fogelman on Kids and ADHD

Paul Rosen and Nick Fogelman are doing research on kids with ADHD and ways to control their emotions.

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A&S doctoral student's findings on Alzheimer's and dementia

A&S doctoral student's findings on Alzheimer's and dementia

Is there an easy way to screen for alzheimer's? What's the difference between alzheimer's and dementia? Lauren Flaherty is a doctoral student in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences who has studied these memory issues. Lauren discusses the issue on UofL Today with Mark Hebert.

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