One in two veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan wars say they know a fellow service member who attempted or committed suicide. Learn about what former College of Liberal Arts English student, Stephen O’Shea ’13 and US Navy Veteran Taylor Grieger are doing to reach out veterans getting out of the military to help them adjust to civilian life and lessen effects of PTSD.
Researchers at Texas A&M and the University of Tennessee examined almost 50 years of data and found that changing your facial expression can alter the emotions you feel. Smiling really can make people feel happier, according to a paper for Psychological Bulletin. The paper, coauthored by researcher Heather Lench at Texas A&M University and […]
According to the American Psychological Association (APA), industrial-organizational psychology (I/O psychology) is the study of human behavior in organizations and the workplace. I/O psychologists focus on principles of group and organizational behavior and problem solving to help individuals on the job work better. I/O psychologists may focus on increasing employee productivity, develop assessment […]
Engineering psychology focuses on the relationship between humans and products or machines that we use every day. Specifically, these psychologists focus on how we interact with, perceive, and are influenced by various devices and products. Engineering psychologists can also help in the design and production of new products to make them more functional and enjoyable. […]
Quantitative psychologists study and develop methods and techniques for the measurement of human behavior and other attributes. Their work involves the statistical and mathematical modeling of psychological processes, the design of research studies, and the analysis of psychological data. Students trained in quantitative psychology may focus their work on improving research methods, exploring various applications […]