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    Steve Maren

    Psychological & Brain Sciences and PTSD Research

    Dr. Steve Maren and his researchers discuss their research on PTSD that they have been working on in The Emotions & Memory Lab.  Read full story

    A Port In the Storm | A Story of Veterans Returning to Civilian Life.

    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.

    Psychologists Find Smiling Really Can Make People Happier

    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 […]


  • Industrial/Organizational Psychology

      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 […]