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Psychology Club Bake Sale

Stop by the Psychology Club Bake Sale on September 24th for $1 snacks! We will be on the drill field from 10 am to 2 pm.

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Michael and Nell Valetine

Our Professor Mr. Valentine and his wife Nell Valentine consider their career a calling and not just a job.

Click here to read more: Michael and Nell Valentine "A Calling"

Mary Moussa Rogers to Propose Dissertation

Mary Moussa Rogers, M.A., will propose her dissertation, entitled "Understanding Family Dynamics in a Cross-Cultural Sample", on October 1st at 10:00 am in 110 Magruder Hall. Her chair is Dr. Cliff McKinney and her committee members are Dr. Arazais Oliveros, Dr. Danielle Nadorff, and Dr. Kevin Armstrong. All interested parties are invited to attend.

Lediya Dumessa to Propose Dissertation

Lediya Dumessa, M.A., will propose her dissertation, entitled "Promoting Resilience in Children and Youth with Adversity: A Trauma-Informed Approach", on September 28th at 10:00 am in 110 Magruder Hall. Her chair is Dr. Arazais Oliveros and her committee members are Dr. Cliff McKinney, Dr. Kevin J. Armstrong, and Dr. Hilary DeShong. All interested parties are invited to attend

Marshall Green to Defend Thesis

Marshall L. Green will defend his thesis titled "The Role of Predictive Coding and Attention on Motion Perception in Early Visual Cortex" on September 28th at 12:00 pm in McCool 113. His chair is Dr. Michael S. Pratte and his committee members are Dr. Deborah K. Eakin and Dr. Jarrod Moss. All interested parties are welcome to attend.

Gage Jordan to Propose Dissertation

D. Gage Jordan, will propose his dissertation, entitled "Longitudinal Examination of Behavioral Markers of Positive Valence Systems and Anhedonia", on September 27th at 9 am in 110 Magruder Hall. His chair is Dr. E. Samuel Winer and his committee members are Dr. Michael R. Nadorff, Dr. Andrew F. Jarosz, and Dr. Mitchell Berman. All interested parties are invited to attend.

Morgan Dorr to Propose Dissertation

Morgan Dorr M.S., will propose his dissertation, entitled "Moderate Moderation: Effects of Sleep and Exectutive Function on ADHD Symptoms and Impairment", on September 26th at 10:30 am in 110 Magruder Hall. His chair is Dr. Kevin J. Armstrong and his committee members are Dr. Michael Nadorff, Dr. Cliff McKinney, and Dr. Hilary DeShong. All interested parties are invited to attend.

Sarah Dygert to Defend Thesis

Sarah K. C. Dygert will defend her thesis titled "Individual Differences in Creative Cognition" on September 21st at 12:00 pm in McCool Hall 113. Her chair is Dr. Andrew F. Jarosz and her committee members are Dr. Jarrod Moss and Dr. Wendy Herd. All interested parties are welcome to attend.

Psychology Club Pet Night Wednesday Sept 12 7pm on the Drill Field

Psychology Club Pet Night

The MSU Undergraduate Psychology Club will host "Pet Night" Wednesday (9/12, 7-8pm) on the drill field. Come by to discuss the psychological benefits of having a pet, and feel free to bring your pet along!

In the event of adverse weather, Pet Night will be moved to McCool 109.

Brittany Oliver

Brittany Oliver to Participate in 2018-19 DAWG Class

Congratulations to Brittany Oliver, Business Manager in the Department of Psychology, for being selected to participate in the 2018-2019 class of the Departmental Administrator Working Group (DAWG). DAWG is led by the Office of Sponsored Projects with the goal of developing and applying knowledge and skills in the area of sponsored projects administration. 

Melanie Stearns to Defend Dissertation

Melanie Stearns will defend her dissertation titled "Parenting Practices and Religiosity: The Context of Region and Conservatism" on Friday, September 21st at 10:00am in the Magruder Hall Conference Room. Her chair is Dr. Cliff McKinney and her committee is Dr. Arazais Oliveros, Dr. Torri Jones, and Dr. Danielle Nadorff. All interested parties are welcome to attend.

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