News & Events Blog

Arkansas Symposium for Psychology Students

ASPS will be held on Saturday, Apr 18 in the UCA Student Center. Psychology students from universities around the region will present their research.

Undergraduate Student Receives Psi Chi Grant

Congrats to Zach Stillman for receiving the 2015 Psi Chi Spring Undergraduate Research Grant. His proposal was titled “Brain Drain: The Effects of Ego Depletion on Temporal Discounting.”

Devon Patterson awarded APA internship

Congrats to Devon for being awarded an APA internship with the Avondale School District on the outskirts of Phoenix AZ. Devon is a doctoral student in the School Psychology program.

Psi Chi Meeting, Thu, Mar 19

Dr. Darshon Andrson will present an overview of her research on goal pursuit this Thursday, March 19, during X-period (1:40pm-2:30pm) in Mashburn 200.  All students interested in learning more about Dr. Anderson's work are welcome to attend the event.  This is a great opportunity to learn more about some of the research that is being conducted in the department.

Psi Chi Rock/Paper/Scissors Tournament

Psi Chi International Honor Society is sponsoring a rock/paper/scissors tournament at the Campus Amphitheater on Thursday, March 12 at x-period.

Cory Cobb and Dong Xie Publish Research

Cory Cobb, a first year psychology doctoral student, and Dr. Dong Xie, had their paper, "Structure of the Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support for Undocumented Hispanic Immigrants" accepted for publication in the journal, Hispanic Journal of the Behavioral Sciences.

Dr. James Grice to Host Workshops

Dr. James Grice from Oklahoma State University will be in the department on Thu, Mar 5 and Fri, Mar 6 to host several workshops regarding statistical analyses (Observation Oriented Modeling) and on George Kelly's theory of personal constructs. Check the department for specific times and locations.

Psi Chi Invited Speaker - Dr. James McNulty

All faculty and students are invited to attend a talk by Dr. James McNulty of Florida State University on the top The Science of Intimate Relationships. The talk will be Tue, Feb 10, 4-6 pm in Mashburn 202.

UCA Psychological Society Meeting

On Thursday, Feb 12, the UCA Psychological Society will host a panel discussion on the variety of career paths in psychology. Everyone is invited to Mashburn Hall Room 200 from 1:40-2:30 pm.

Bob Bailey Conducts Chicken Training Workshop

On February 6-8, Bob Bailey conducted an operant conditioning workshop with psychology students and 48 CHICKENS!

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