Department of Psychology in the News!
23 April, 2012
Susanne Jaeggi (Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology) and Martin Buschkuehl (Research Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology) have had their research featured in a recent New York Times Magazine article. The article 'Can You Make Yourself Smarter?' examines the ability of various types of cognitively challenging tasks, such as memory games, to improve "fluid" intelligence:
the capacity to solve novel
problems, to learn, to reason, to see connections and to get to the bottom of
Read the full article here.
Dr. Michael Dougherty, Associate Professor and Director of the Decision, Attention and Memory Lab in the Department of Psychology, was on the Diane Rehm show discussing racial profiling in America.
To see the show's abstract and learn more about the Diane Rehm Show, click here.
After an extensive review process and site visits, the Doctoral Program in Counseling Psychology's application for continued accreditation by the American Psychological Association Commission on Accreditation has been approved for the maximum length of time. The program will undergo another set of reviews and site visits in 2018.