Kent News tagged with Department of Psychological Sciences

Posted: Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 11:23am

Four Kent State University graduate students in the Department of Psychological Sciences, in the College of Arts and Sciences, won the Sloboda and Bukoski Cup at the Society for Prevention Research’s annual conference.

Liz Baker, Karly Cochran, Haylee DeLuca and Logan Stigall represented Kent State against five other teams from Arizona State University, Clemson University, Florida International University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and University of California, Irvine.

Posted: Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 9:36am

Four Kent State University graduate students in the Department of Psychological Sciences, in the College of Arts and Sciences, won the Sloboda and Bukoski Cup at the Society for Prevention Research’s annual conference.

Liz Baker, Karly Cochran, Haylee DeLuca and Logan Stigall represented Kent State against five other teams from Arizona State University, Clemson University, Florida International University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and University of California, Irvine.

Posted: Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 10:55am

Photo of 2016 Outstanding Research and Scholarship Award RecipientsThree Kent State University faculty members were honored with the 2016 Outstanding Research and Scholarship Awards at a ceremony that took place on April 5 in the University Library.

Posted: Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 9:44am

Since the time of the early Buddhist kings, Tibetan monks have practiced analytic meditation - where they memorize a Buddhist text and then attempt to deepen their understanding of this material by joining in debate pits lead by a senior monk, known as the challenger.

Posted: Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 3:42pm

Organizing prescription medications in a traditional pill dispenser is not effective enough when patients are taking up to 20 different drugs seven to nine times a day. 

Not taking the medication at the right time or taking too much results in 700,000 emergency room visits a year, 325,000 hospitalizations and 125,000 deaths.

“It’s a trillion dollar problem to deal with medication nonadherence,” said Joel Hughes, Kent State associate psychology professor and director of the Applied Psychology Center at Kent State University.

Posted: Friday, June 26, 2015 - 11:44am

Amy Sato, an assistant professor of psychology at Kent State University, talks about stress in relation to obesity in lower-income adolescents.

 

Posted: Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 10:56am

Providing simple encouragement goes a long way in forming a strong bond between a dad and his child, but how do you accurately measure that bond?

It is a question that Kent State University researchers pondered after many dads scored inaccurately low on traditional tests.

Posted: Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 11:46am

Three top researchers in literary studies, liquid crystals and post-traumatic stress received Kent State University’s 2015 Outstanding Research and Scholarship Awards at a ceremony and reception held April 14 on the Kent Campus. The awards are sponsored by the University Research Council and Division of Research and Sponsored Programs.

Posted: Monday, March 23, 2015 - 1:15pm

What do sleep quality, post-traumatic stress disorder and smoking have in common?

That’s the question on which Celeste Weise, a Kent State University senior psychology and sociology major, presented her research at the university’s second annual Undergraduate Research Symposium held March 11.

Posted: Monday, March 16, 2015 - 9:51am
Angela Neal-Barnett, Ph.D., and Arden Ruttan, Ph.D., along with their student research team, design, develop and study an app to reduce teen stress.

Have too much stress? There is an app for coping.

Researchers from Kent State University’s College of Arts and Sciences worked together to develop an app that not only measures stress levels in teenagers, but also teaches them how to manage anxiety.

The app gathers data in real time using two teen favorites: technology and music.

 

 

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