Kent State professor John Gunstad and his research assistants Hanna Schmetzer and Victoria Sanborn demonstrate using the voice pattern technology that is part of his Alzheimer's disease research.
Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 5:20pm
Kent State University psychology professor John Gunstad, Ph.D., has received at grant of nearly $2.6 million from the National Institutes of Health to expand his Alzheimer’s disease research into a national study.
Pet Dog Study
Friday, February 14, 2020 - 9:38am
Kent State researchers are conducting a study to measure children’s relationships with their pet dogs and determine how these relationships are related to children’s social and emotional adjustment.
Students studying in a classroom
Monday, February 3, 2020 - 4:04pm
The “C” in “college” might as well stand for “cramming.” Studies show students are notoriously bad at adopting and adhering consistently to high-impact study habits that help them retain knowledge long-term. Researchers and faculty at Kent State University, however, are collabora...
Associate Professor Amy Sato's Research Team, includes from left, doctoral student Kara Hultstrand, visiting professor Giane Bientinez Sprada, Sato, and doctoral students Clarissa Shields and Caroline West
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 3:39pm
Weight management can be challenging for all adolescents, but those from low-income families face added stressors that can make weight loss even more difficult. Those are the findings of Amy Sato, Ph.D., an associate professor in the Department of Psychological Sciences, who has...
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 10:20am
​​​​​​​Kent State U​​​​​​​nivers​​​​​​​ity's Department of Psychological Sciences is pleased to announce that Dr. Angela Neal-Barnett has been selected for the 2020 Jerilyn Ross Cl​​​​​​​i​​​​​​​​​​​​​​nician Advocate Award by the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (A...
(Left) Dr. Mary Dozier, a developmental psychologist at the University of Delaware; (Right) Dr. Jamil Zaki, a social neuroscientist at Stanford University
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 11:51am
The Department of Psychological Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences at Kent State University, in partnership with the national public radio affiliate WKSU 89.7 FM and the KSU Brain Health Research Institute, will host the first of a two-part distinguished speaker series...
Dr. Angela Neal-Barnett
Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - 3:32pm
Angela Neal-Barnett, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Psychological Sciences, says there is a stressful expectation for black women in corporate America to financially provide for their family.
A woman sits at a table with small children eating healthy food.
Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 11:02am
A Kent State University researcher with a background in safety training models — and a very personal motivation — has devised a method to help some children with food allergies stay safe, and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) just granted him the funding to test it.
A man in a chef's hat shows young children how to make food.
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 8:49am
Science is complex, and it’s difficult to discuss it with children under the best circumstances; it’s even more difficult when they are hungry. Two Kent State University researchers may have cooked up a way to solve both of those problems, and the National Science Foundation just...
Gracen Gerbig (left) and Hayley Shasteen (right), both Kent State University students in the College of Arts and Sciences, recently received the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship
Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 10:34am
Gracen Gerbig and Hayley Shasteen, both Kent State University students in the College of Arts and Sciences, recently received the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, considered the nation’s premier undergraduate award in the natural sciences, math and engineering. They were recognize...