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The Burden of Being “on Point”

Posted April 26, 2021

Too often, traumatized Black boys’ behavior is pathologized. It’s actually rational. Social workers and educators who see young people—especially Black boys who live in poor, segregated neighborhoods—react aggressively, become irritable, or have trouble concentrating, often identify such behavior as maladaptive. But new research, led by Noni Gaylord-Harden, a clinical psychologist at Texas A&M University, proposes […]

Tristin Nyman Honored with P.E.O. Scholar Award

Posted April 26, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TRISTIN NYMAN HONORED WITH P.E.O. SCHOLAR AWARD Supporting Women… Changing the World Tristin Nyman, M.S., a Ph.D. candidate in Clinical Psychology in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Texas A&M University, is one of 100 doctoral students in the United States and Canada selected to receive a $20,000 Scholar Award […]


  • Wellness Tips for Psychology Students

    Wellness Tips for Psychology Students  By Tami Akerele   In a field where our passions, study, work, and volunteering are centered on helping and improving others’ mental well-being, it is important for us to take time to take care of ourselves. As Psychology students, we know the importance of prioritizing wellness in all facets of […]