Department News

Union College Psi Chi Chapter has been designated as a Psi Chi Model Chapter for 2017-18, for the second year in a row!

Psychology visiting assistant professor, Lindsay Morton, was notified by the Psi Chi Board of Directors that the Union College Psi Chi our chapter has been designated as a Psi Chi Model Chapter for 2017-18! In recognition of meeting the criteria for the award, the Union College Psi Chi chapter will receive $100 and a custom certificate. The Union College Psi Chi Chapter was one of 41 chapters to achieve the Model Chapter status this year and one of twelve chapters to achieve the status in the Eastern region.   Congratulations to our Psi Chi board members and Lindsay Morton for guiding...

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Congratulations to Alexandra Greenberg ‘19 & Lilith Haig ‘21, who are among this summer’s recipients of funding for community service internships at nonprofit organizations.

The Becker Career Center recently announced the recipients of the community service internships at non-profit organizations this summer. They are: Class of 1973 Community Service Internship Funding Recipients An endowed internship supported by the Class of 1973 in honor of their 35th Class reunion. Alexandra Greenberg ‘19 Massachusetts Adoption Resource Exchange (MARE) in Newton, Mass. Greenberg, a biology and psychology major, will be working with children who are living in the foster care system, assisting throughout the adoption process and then providing essential support and services to...

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Move it and use it: Exergaming may help those at risk of Alzheimer’s or related dementias

Older adults with mild cognitive impairment (MCI), often a precursor to Alzheimer’s, showed significant improvement with certain complex thinking and memory skills after exergaming, according to a new study. The results could encourage seniors, caregivers and health care providers to pursue or prescribe exergames (video games that also require physical exercise) in hopes of slowing the debilitating effects of those with MCI, sometimes a stage between normal brain aging and dementia. “It’s promising data,” said Cay Anderson-Hanley, associate professor of psychology at Union College and the...

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Third Psychology Speaker Of The Spring Term ~ Thursday, May 17, in Karp 105 at 12:45 pm

Third Psychology Speaker Of The Spring Term ~ Thursday, May 17, in Karp 105 at 12:45 pm

The Union College Psychology Department Speaker Series and Honors Colloquium welcome Modupe Akinola, Ph.D. Sanford C. Bernstein and Co. Associate Professor of Leadership and Ethics, Columbia Business School for a public lecture entitled Collective Hormonal Profiles Predict Group Performance Thursday, May 17, 2017 12:45–1:50 PM • Karp 105 Lunch and refreshments will be provided.  ...

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Students from PSY seminar have papers published in the Yale Review of Undergrad Research!

Two students from Prof. Hayes seminar “Emotion, Self, & the Brain” had their papers published in the Yale Review of Undergrad Research! Congrats Carolyn Doty and Anna Byrne! http://campuspress.yale.edu/yrurp/2018-2/  

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Psychology Faculty & Alumni in the News

An article by Catherine Walker, visiting assistant professor of psychology, was published in the International Journal of Eating Disorders. “A Meta-Analysis of the Relationships between Body Checking, Body Image Avoidance, Body Image Dissatisfaction, Mood, and Disordered Eating” was co-authored by Vamshek Srinivasan ’18.   Walker also presented a poster with Julia Brooks ’17 at the International Conference on Eating Disorders in...

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Second Psychology Speaker Of The Spring Term ~ Thursday, April 26, in Karp 105 at 12:45 pm

Second Psychology Speaker Of The Spring Term ~ Thursday, April 26, in Karp 105 at 12:45 pm

The Union College Psychology Department Speaker Series and Honors Colloquium,  with support from the “Our Shared Humanities” grant to Union College by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, welcome Megan Sumeracki, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Rhode Island College   for a public lecture entitled Retrieval-Based Learning Strategies from the Laboratory to the Classroom Thursday, April 26 12:45–1:50 PM • Karp 105   Lunch and refreshments will be provided.   Decades of cognitive research can inform classroom learning. However, the research is not always translated...

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Neuropsychology Lecture Series

Neuropsychology Lecture Series

Neuropsychology Lecture Series Flyer CLINICAL PSYCH CHATS Neuropsychology Lecture Series TUESDAY APRIL 16, 2018 10:55-12:40 AM – Butterfield 325 Vadim Yerokhin (’11), DO/PhD candidate Biomedical Sciences Dept., Oklahoma State University Save the dates! Other upcoming Clinical Psych Chats in attached flyer. Week Day Date Clinical Practitioner/Topic   4   Thur   4/24 Robert Gillen, PhD Director of Neuropsychology, Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital Clinical Neuropsychology: Stroke   5   Wed   5/2 Denise Rockwell, M.B.A., What I have learned as a CARER and...

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ADDICTION Lecture & Discussion Series

ADDICTION Lecture & Discussion Series

Addictions Lecture & Discussion Series Flyer ADDICTION Lecture & Discussion Series WEDNESDAY APRIL 25, 2018 9:15 – 10:20 AM – Bailey 104 Stuart Rosenblatt, Ph.D. – Executive Director & Laura Combs, LCSW-R, CASAC-G, CPP-G – Clinical Director Save the dates! Other upcoming Clinical Psych Chats… Week Day Date Clinical Practitioner/Topic 5 Wed 5/2  Denise Rockwell, M.B.A., What I have learned as a CARER and ADVOCATE for those with OPIOID ADDICTIONS. 7 Mon 5/14 Melissa Slavin, M.A. & Stacey Farmer, M.A. MARIJUANA RESEARCH 7 Fri 5/18 Julia Hormes, Ph.D., Assistant...

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Union College Psychology Visiting Assistant Professor, D. Catherine Walker, is awarded 2017 Feeding Hope Fund for Clinical Research Grant

Union College Psychology Visiting Assistant Professor, D. Catherine Walker, is awarded 2017 Feeding Hope Fund for Clinical Research Grant National Eating Disorder Association Feeding Hope Fund The prevention grant from the National Eating Disorder Association supports Visiting Assistant Professor D. Catherine Walker’s research aims to examine whether positive body image and decreased eating disorder symptoms can be fostered through weekly functionality-based mirror exposure and body functionality gratitude “journaling” text prompts that promote attention toward body...

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First Psychology Speaker Of The Spring Term ~ Thursday, April 5, in Karp 105 at 12:45 pm

First Psychology Speaker Of The Spring Term ~ Thursday, April 5, in Karp 105 at 12:45 pm

The Union College Psychology Department Speaker Series and Honors Colloquium, with support from the “Our Shared Humanities” grant to Union College by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, welcome Cedar Riener, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Randolph Macon College for a public lecture entitled Learning Styles: What they are, why they don’t exist, and why they still matter Thursday, April 5, 2018 12:45–1:50 PM • Karp 105 Lunch and refreshments will be...

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PSY & NS Thesis Informational Meeting – Feb. 21, common lunch in Bailey 312 – Light refreshments will be served

PSY & NS Thesis Informational Meeting – Feb. 21, common lunch in Bailey 312 – Light refreshments will be served

Interested in conducting a thesis?

Come to our
Thesis Informational Meeting

Wednesday, February 21st at 12:50 pm in Bailey 312

Psychology & Neuroscience faculty members will be there to explain the thesis process and answer any questions you may have.

Light refreshments will be served.

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Psychology of Human Trafficking – Psi Chi Movie & Discussion

Psychology of Human Trafficking – Psi Chi Movie & Discussion

We would like to invite you to Psi Chi’s movie and discussion event.

Event: Psychology of Human Trafficking – Movie & Discussion
Date: Thurs., Feb. 8 @ 7-8​ ​pm
Location: Reamer Auditorium
Full details in attached flyer

Light Refreshments Provided

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CLINICAL PSYCH CHAT Internship? Thursday, February 1st @ 12:50 ~ Bailey 312 (Lunch will be available or bring bag lunch), RSVP appreciated

CLINICAL PSYCH CHAT Internship? Thursday, February 1st @ 12:50 ~ Bailey 312 (Lunch will be available or bring bag lunch), RSVP appreciated

CLINICAL PSYCH CHAT
Internship?
Thursday, February 1st @ 12:50 ~ Bailey 312
(Lunch will be available or bring bag lunch)

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Stephen Romero, Associate Professor of Psychology, is featured in Hearing Research

Stephen Romero, Associate Professor of Psychology, is featured in Hearing Research

Work co-authored by Stephen Romero, associate professor of psychology, is featured in Hearing Research. The research is focused on treatment of noise-induced tinnitus. Romero co-authored the article with colleagues from the University of Iowa, Wayne State University and the University of Buffalo.

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Considering a clinical career?

Considering a clinical career?
… perhaps a “helping profession” such as:
psychologist, therapist, social worker,
psychiatrist, counselor, or neuropsychologist?

TUESDAY, October 10, 2017 @ 12:50
Bailey 312
Lunch & refreshments will be provided

All years invited: first-year to seniors – not too early to plan ahead…

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First Psychology Speaker of the winter term ~ Thursday, January 11, in Karp 105 at 12:45 pm

First Psychology Speaker of the winter term ~ Thursday, January 11, in Karp 105 at 12:45 pm

The Union College Psychology Department Speaker Series and Honors Colloquium welcome  Eric Egan, Ph.D.  Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Union College  for a public lecture entitled Three-Dimensional Shape Perception Thursday January 11, 2017 12:45–1:50 PM • Karp 105  Lunch and refreshments will be provided. Computational neuroscience techniques are bridging the gap between photoreceptors and conscious visual perception. Within the realm of vision, everything from works by ‘Old Master’ painters to visual illusions provide inspirational stimuli for research. Utilizing...

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Final Psychology Speaker for the fall term ~ Thursday, Oct. 26, in Karp 105 at 12:45 pm

Final Psychology Speaker for the fall term ~ Thursday, Oct. 26, in Karp 105 at 12:45 pm

The Union College Psychology Department Speaker Series and Honors Colloquium welcome Nina Strohminger, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Legal Studies and Business Ethics Wharton School of Business and Center for Neuroscience and Society University of Pennsylvania for a public lecture entitled Who Gets To Be Happy? Thursday, October 26, 2017 12:45–1:50 PM • Karp 105 Lunch and refreshments will be provided. See attached flyer for more...

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3rd Psychology Speaker of the Fall term ~ Thursday, Oct. 12, in Karp 105 at 12:45 pm

3rd Psychology Speaker of the Fall term ~ Thursday, Oct. 12, in Karp 105 at 12:45 pm

The Union College Psychology Department Speaker Series and Honors Colloquium welcome Anthony Ritaccio, M.D. J. Spencer Standish Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery and Vice Chairman of the Department of Neurology, Albany Medical College for a public lecture entitled My Current Affair: Perspectives on Brain Mapping Across Three Centuries Thursday, October 12, 2017 12:45–1:50 PM • Karp 105 Lunch and refreshments will be provided. “A map is not the territory it represents, but, if correct, it has a similar structure to the territory, which accounts for its usefulness.” -Alfred Korzybski...

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1st Psychology Speaker of the Fall term ~ Thursday, Sept. 21, in Karp 105 at 12:45 pm

1st Psychology Speaker of the Fall term ~ Thursday, Sept. 21, in Karp 105 at 12:45 pm

The Union College Psychology Department Speaker Series and Honors Colloquium welcome Patrick Markey, Ph.D. Professor of Psychology, Villanova University   for a public lecture entitled Moral Combat: Why the War on Violent Video Games is Wrong   Thursday, September 21, 2017 12:45–1:50 PM • Karp 105   Lunch and refreshments will be provided.   “Boom! Head Shot!” the teenager screams into his headset as he racks up his ninth virtual kill during an online deathmatch in Call of Duty. In family rooms throughout the nation millions of children and adults are playing violent video games and have...

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In summer CARE program, students pursuing health careers learn directly from the terminally ill with Prof. Carol Weisse

Matthew Liquori ’18, Sydney Keane ’18 and Kristen St. Andrews ’18 are spending their summer helping care for terminally ill patients at two hospice residences. The eight-week Community Action, Research and Education (CARE) Summer Fellowship Program was created by Carol Weisse, professor of psychology and director of Health Professions. http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Life-lessons-from-the-dying-11717960.php

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Carol Weisse, Professor of Psychology and Director of Health Professions, was recognized at the annual Engage for Change Conference at Siena College for her exemplary work, dedication and promotion of civic and community engagement in the Capital Region.

Carol Weisse, Professor of Psychology and Director of Health Professions, was recognized at the annual Engage for Change Conference at Siena College for her exemplary work, dedication and promotion of civic and community engagement in the Capital Region.

Carol Weisse, Professor of Psychology and Director of Health Professions, was recognized at the annual Engage for Change Conference at Siena College for her exemplary work, dedication and promotion of civic and community engagement in the Capital Region.

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Saad Akhtar ’18 and Carol Weisse, Professor of Psychology, gave a workshop at the Annual Meeting of the Hospice and Palliative Care Association of New York State.

Union College – People in the news … Saad Akhtar ’18 and Carol Weisse, Professor of Psychology

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2nd Psychology Speaker of the Fall term ~ Thursday, Sept. 28, in Karp 105 at 12:45 pm

2nd Psychology Speaker of the Fall term ~ Thursday, Sept. 28, in Karp 105 at 12:45 pm

The Union College Psychology Department Speaker Series and Honors Colloquium welcome Robert Pollard ’80, Ph.D. Professor and Associate Dean of Research, National Technical Institute for the Deaf Professor of Psychiatry, University of Rochester School of Medicine for a public lecture entitled The Misguided Search for a Psychology of the Deaf Thursday, September 28, 2017 12:45–1:50 PM • Karp 105 Lunch and refreshments will be provided. From the 4th century B.C. to today, hearing scholars have defined the phenomenology of the deaf experience, typically through imagination, cursory observation,...

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Research by Stephen Romero, associate professor of neuroscience, was presented at the 67th annual International Communication Association Conference in San Diego, Calif.

Research by Stephen Romero, associate professor of neuroscience, was presented at the 67th annual International Communication Association Conference in San Diego, Calif. The project is in collaboration with researchers at the University at Albany and Sayyida Hasan ’18. The study focuses on individuals’ decisions to talk about politics, including how willing individuals are to discuss different political issues with different discussion partners and at what pace they make these political discussion decisions.

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Clinical Psych Chat on Clinical Supervision: Communication Issues~ Thursday, Feb. 9th, 12:50 pm in Bailey 312 ~ lunch will be served!

Clinical Psych Chat on Clinical Supervision: Communication Issues~ Thursday, Feb. 9th, 12:50 pm in Bailey 312 ~ lunch will be served!

You’re invited to our Clinical Psych Chat Thursday, Feb. 9th during common lunch in Bailey 312. Topic will be Clinical Supervision: Communication Issues.

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Psychology, Neuroscience, & Mental Health Mixer ~ Friday, September 22, 2017, Common Lunch, Messa House Great Room. Lunch will be served!

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2017 Faculty recipient of the award for “Outstanding Volunteer Service to Union College and the Schenectady Community” goes to Psychology VAP Lindsay Morton

2017 Faculty recipient of the award for “Outstanding Volunteer Service to Union College and the Schenectady Community” goes to Psychology VAP Lindsay Morton

2017 Faculty recipient of the award for “Outstanding Volunteer Service to Union College and the Schenectady Community” goes to Professor Lindsay Morton.

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2016 – 2017 Psychology Department Speaker Series

2016 – 2017 Psychology Department Speaker Series

Thank you to everyone who attended our speaker series this academic year. We will post the speakers for the 2017-18 year soon. Stay tuned ….

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1st Speaker of the Spring Term ~ Thursday, April 6, 2017 12:45 pm in Karp 105 ~ lunch and refreshments will be provided.

The Union College Psychology Department Speaker Series and Honors Colloquium welcome Michael Inzlicht, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Psychology and Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto for a public lecture entitled The Replication Crisis in Social Psychology: A Personal, First Person Account.

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Clinical Psych Chat on Internships ~ Jan. 26th in Bailey 312 at 12:50 pm ~ lunch will be served!

CLINICAL PSYCH CHAT Internship? Thursday, Jan 26th @ 12:50 ~ Bailey 312 (pizza will be available or bring bag lunch)  Who should attend? Psych/NS majors/minors interested in clinical or field experience First-years through seniors are welcome Students considering internship: for credit this spring – Human Relations II: Internship (PSY451) as a volunteer or sometimes paid (opportunities year-round) while at Union or out of town/state What will be covered? types of internships: mental health clinics, neuropsych, school psychology, drug rehab, animal-assisted therapy, brain injury rehab,...

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8 day study tour in Ireland ~ focusing on aging and end-of-life care

8 day study tour in Ireland ~ focusing on aging and end-of-life care

Cay Anderson-Hanley, associate professor of psychology, David Cotter, professor of sociology, and Carol Weisse, professor of psychology, joined faculty from Colgate University, St. Lawrence University, and Hobart and William and Smith Colleges in an eight-day study tour in Ireland, where they focused on aging and end-of-life care. While in Ireland, the group presented “Partnering to Promote Care and Support in Aging Communities” at the International Symposium on Service Learning at the National University of Ireland at Galway. Anderson-Hanley and Weisse were also guests on the KinvaraFm...

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2nd Speaker of the Winter term ~ Thursday, January 19, in Karp 105 at 12:45 pm

The Union College Psychology Department Speaker Series and Honors Colloquium, with support from the “Our Shared Humanities” grant to Union College by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, welcome Daniel Peterson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Psychological Sciences, Skidmore College for a public lecture entitled Exploring a Failure to Replicate.

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1st Speaker of the Winter term ~ Thursday, January 12, in Karp 105 at 12:45 pm

The Union College Psychology Department Speaker Series and Honors Colloquium welcome Marisa M. Silveri, Ph.D.
Neuroscientist & Director, Neurodevelopmental Laboratory on Addictions & Mental Health McLean Imaging Center, McLean Hospital
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

for a public lecture entitled The Adolescent Brainiverse: Neurobiological Insights into “What Are you Thinking?!”

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You’re invited to our 4th Clinical Psych Chat of the Fall 2016 term, Nov. 10 @ 3:00 pm in Bailey 312, light refreshments will be provided. *** BONUS CAREER/GRAD SESSION FOLLOWING CLINICAL CHAT

You’re invited to our 4th Clinical Psych Chat of the Fall 2016 term, Nov. 10 @ 3:00 pm in Bailey 312, light refreshments will be provided. *** BONUS CAREER/GRAD SESSION FOLLOWING CLINICAL CHAT

You’re invited to our 4th Clinical Psych Chat of the Fall 2016 term, Nov. 10 @ 3:00 pm in Bailey 312, light refreshments will be provided. *** BONUS CAREER/GRAD SESSION FOLLOWING CLINICAL CHAT

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You’re invited to our 2nd Psychology Speaker of the Fall term ~ Thursday, Nov. 3, in Karp 105 at 12:45 pm

You’re invited to our 2nd Psychology Speaker of the Fall term ~ Thursday, Nov. 3, in Karp 105 at 12:45 pm

The Union College Psychology Department Speaker Series and Honors Colloquium welcome Michael Hogan, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, National University of Ireland, Galway for a public lecture entitled “Facilitating Collective Intelligence”, Thursday, November 3 at 12:45 – 1:50 PM in Karp 105.

Lunch and refreshments will be provided

Michael Hogan is a Professor of Psychology at the National University of Ireland, Galway. Over the past few years, Michael has worked to extend the pragmatic systems science and collective intelligence methods developed by John Warfield. This work includes basic and applied collective intelligence research and the creation of a new approach to systems science education.

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You’re invited to our 3rd Clinical Psych Chat of the Fall 2016 term Friday, November 4 @ 3:00 pm in Bailey 312, light refreshments will be provided.

You’re invited to our 3rd Clinical Psych Chat of the Fall 2016 term Friday, November 4 @ 3:00 pm in Bailey 312, light refreshments will be provided.

We welcome Dr. Ross Krawczyk for our Clinical Psych Chat this week. His talk will be on “Prolonged Exposure for PTSD”.

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You’re invited to our 1st Speaker of the Fall term ~ Thursday, Oct. 13, in Karp 105 at 12:45 pm

You’re invited to our 1st Speaker of the Fall term ~ Thursday, Oct. 13, in Karp 105 at 12:45 pm

The Union College Psychology Department Speaker Series and Honors Colloquium welcome
Joseph Uscinski, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Miami

for a public lecture entitled

Conspiracy Theories are for Losers

Thursday, October 13, 2016
12:45–1:50 PM • Karp 105

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Polls suggest that every American believes in at least one conspiracy theory. Some people believe in many. These beliefs exist not just on the fringes of society, but have become mainstays in our
political rhetoric and frequently drive public policy. For example, policy debates over genetically-modified foods, vaccines, campaign finance, and national security are often shaped by conspiracy theories. Why do people believe conspiracy theories? Under what conditions do people turn to conspiratorial explanations, and what dangers do conspiracy theories pose?

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Clinical PSYCH Chat ~ THURSDAY, October 20, 2016 @ 12:50 in Bailey 312 ~ All years invited: first-year to seniors!

Clinical PSYCH Chat ~ THURSDAY, October 20, 2016 @ 12:50 in Bailey 312 ~ All years invited: first-year to seniors!

Considering a clinical career? Perhaps a “helping profession” such as: psychologist, therapist, social worker, psychiatrist, counselor, or neuropsychologist? Lunch & refreshments will be provided.

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The Union College Department of Psychology seeks a Cognitive Neuroscientist ~ pending administrative approval

ASSISTANT OR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF PSYCHOLOGY/NEUROSCIENCE: Pending administrative approval, the Union College department of psychology seeks a cognitive neuroscientist who can assume the responsibilities of co-directing our neuroscience program starting in the second year of the appointment. Appointment at an advanced level will be considered for suitable candidates.

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Clinical PSYCH Chat – Wednesday, Sept. 28 at 12:50 pm in Bailey 312

Clinical PSYCH Chat – Wednesday, Sept. 28 at 12:50 pm in Bailey 312

Join us for the our 2nd Clinical Psych Chat of the Fall term. Wednesday September 28th @ 12:50 PM in Bailey 312, lunch & refreshments will be provided. Dr. Sandler will be talking about his new book “Tea with Freud” and Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy.

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Clinical PSYCH Chat – Friday, Sept. 16 at 3 pm in Bailey 312

Clinical PSYCH Chat – Friday, Sept. 16 at 3 pm in Bailey 312

We welcome you to our first clinical psych chat of the Fall 2016 term, Amina Mahmood, Ph.D. Her lecture will be held on Friday September 16th @ 3:00 pm in Bailey 312, light refreshments will be provided.

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Inaugural Psychology ReUnion Event

You’re invited to our Inaugural Psychology ReUnion mixer.

This is for Senior PSY majors, PSY ID majors & Alumni only.

Come mingle with your Psychology Professors and our Senior PSY & PSY ID majors & Alumni.

We hope you all will attend, and come back to this event in the future, as we grow it each year.

This will be held in the Psychology department from 3 – 5 pm on Friday, May 20th.
Hot & cold hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be served.

Please RSVP to Christine Mennillo at mennillc@union.edu if you plan to attend.

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Interested in writing a PSY or NS thesis?

Interested in writing a PSY or NS thesis?

Interested in writing a PSY or NS thesis?
Come to our Thesis Informational Meeting

Thursday, March 3 at 12:50 pm in Bailey 312

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Summer Research Fellowships – Applications Being Accepted NOW!

Psychology Professor, Carol Weisse, has received 2 grants to support students interested in spending their summer providing end of life care while doing community based research. One grant will fund 4 Union students for 8 weeks to go to the Joan Nicole Prince Home in Scotia. The other grant is a NY6 Upstate Global Collective that will fund 2 students to go to Gateway House of Peace in Ballston Spa. All students will complete an on-line curriculum that Professor Weisse developed in Palliative Care in addition to providing care to terminally ill residents and conducting agency-driven research....

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First Speaker of the 2016 Winter Term

First Speaker of the 2016 Winter Term

The Union College Psychology Department Speaker Series and Honors Colloquium welcomes you to our first speaker for the Winter term.

Our speaker will be D. Catherine Walker, Ph.D., Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology, Union College.

Professor Walker’s talk is entitled “Reflections on Mirror Use: Addressing Critical Body Checking in the Treatment of eating Disorders”.

Talk ​is Thursday, January 21, from 12:45 – 1:50 pm in Everest Lounge. Pizza and refreshments will be provided.

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THE UNION COLLEGE DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY invites applications for a three-year Visiting Assistant Professor position, beginning September 2016.

THE UNION COLLEGE DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY invites applications for a three-year Visiting Assistant Professor position, beginning September 2016.

THE UNION COLLEGE DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY invites applications for a three-year Visiting Assistant Professor position, beginning September 2016. Preference will be given to candidates who can teach (1) our research methods course with labs, and (2) courses in the candidate’s area of interest, possibly to include a subset of personality psychology, gender roles, social psychology, attention and memory, and sensation and perception.

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What might you do after Union? How about graduate school? Come to our Clinical Psych Chat on TUESDAY, November 17, @ 12:50 pm in Bailey 312 Pizza & Refreshments will be served!

What might you do after Union?  How about graduate school? Come to our Clinical Psych Chat on TUESDAY, November 17, @ 12:50 pm in Bailey 312 Pizza & Refreshments will be served!

CLINICAL PSYCH CHAT What might you do after Union? How about graduate school? TUESDAY, November 17, @ 12:50 pm in Bailey 312 Pizza & Refreshments will be served! All years invited:  first-year to seniors – not too early to plan ahead… What career paths are you considering? Thinking about going to graduate school? How can you prepare? What does it take to “get in”? We will review important aspects of a good graduate application: * Knowing yourself – via coursework, internships, research… * Choosing your target degree (PhD? PsyD? MS? MSW?) … * Narrowing down your target schools * Planning...

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The Psychology Department welcomes you to our final speaker of the Fall term on Nov. 12th during common lunch in Everest Lounge.

The Psychology Department welcomes you to our final speaker of the Fall term on Nov. 12th during common lunch in Everest Lounge.

We welcome you to our final speaker of the Fall 2015 term, Kristian Braekkan, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Economics and Management at Gustavus Adolphus College, Saint Peter, Minnesota. His lecture will be held on Thursday, November 12, from 12:45 – 1:50 pm in KARP 005 (note new location). Lunch & refreshments will be served.

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The Psychology Department welcomes you to our 3rd speaker of the Fall term on Oct. 29th during common lunch in Everest Lounge.

The Psychology Department welcomes you to our 3rd speaker of the Fall term on Oct. 29th during common lunch in Everest Lounge.

We welcome you to our third speaker of the Fall 2015 term, Kenneth Norman, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology at Princeton University. His lecture will be held on Thursday, October 29, from 12:45 – 1:50 pm in Everest Lounge (Hale House). Lunch & refreshments will be served.

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Winter 2016 pre-registration information

Some brief information for you as you start your Winter 2016 pre-registration process!

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Neuropsychology Talk ~ Dr. Anthony Ritaccio, Director of the Epilepsy and Human Brain Mapping Program and the Clinical Neurophysiology Laboratory @ Albany Medical Center

Neuropsychology Talk

October 8th from 11 – 12 in Butterfield 325

Dr. Anthony Ritaccio
Director of the Epilepsy and Human Brain Mapping Program
Director of the Clinical Neurophysiology Laboratory at Albany Medical Center

please RSVP to: andersoc@union.edu to confirm attendance as space is limited​!​

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Second Speaker of the Fall ’15 Term

Second Speaker of the Fall ’15 Term

We welcome you to our second speaker of the Fall 2015 term, Jose Duarte, Ph.D., Department of Psychology at Arizona State University. His lecture will be held on Thursday, October 8, from 12:45 – 1:50 pm in Everest Lounge (Hale House). Lunch & refreshments will be served.

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CLINICAL PSYCH CHAT ~ Considering a clinical career?

CLINICAL PSYCH CHAT ~ Considering a clinical career?

Considering a clinical career?

… perhaps a “helping profession” such as: psychologist, therapist, social worker, psychiatrist, counselor, or neuropsychologist?

THURSDAY October 1, 2015 @ 12:50 pm in Bailey 312

Lunch & refreshments will be provided.

All years invited: first-year to seniors – not too early to plan ahead…

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First Speaker of the Fall ’15 Term

First Speaker of the Fall ’15 Term

We welcome you to our first speaker of the Fall 2015 term, Coren Apicella, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology at The University of Pennsylvania. Her lecture will be held on Thursday, September 24, from 12:45 – 1:50 pm in Everest Lounge (Hale House). Lunch & refreshments will be served.

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2015 – 2016 Psychology Department Speaker Series

2015 – 2016 Psychology Department Speaker Series

Thank you to everyone who attended our speaker series this past academic year. We appreciate your time.

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Interested in Research Opportunities in Psychology or Neuroscience?

Interested in Research Opportunities in Psychology or Neuroscience?

Interested in Research Opportunities in Psychology or Neuroscience?

Come to our informational meeting about Research Practicum, Independent Study/Research and Senior Thesis.

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Clinical Psych Chat ~ October 30 @ 12:55 in Bailey 312

Clinical Psych Chat ~ October 30 @ 12:55 in Bailey 312

CLINICAL PSYCH CHAT
What might you do after Union?

How about graduate school?

THURSDAY, October 30, 2014 @ 12:55 pm in Bailey 312

Lunch & Refreshments will be served!

All years invited: first-year to seniors – not too early to plan ahead…

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2014 – 2015 Psychology Department Speaker Series

2014 – 2015 Psychology Department Speaker Series

Thank you to everyone who attended our speaker series this past academic year. We appreciate your time.

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PSY & NS Thesis Informational Meeting

PSY & NS Thesis Informational Meeting

The PSY & NS departments are holding an informational meeting for juniors considering doing a thesis next year. Stop by to find out what the process is and to get any of your questions answered by the thesis advisors. This meeting is being held in Bailey 312 on Monday, May 5 during common lunch. Pizza and refreshments will be served. We hope to see you all there.

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Lunchtime discussion with returning Minerva Fellow & Psychology major, Ariel Blum ’13.

Lunchtime discussion with returning Minerva Fellow & Psychology major, Ariel Blum ’13.

“Comparing Children in Cambodia and the United States” Hear about Ariel Blum’s year teaching in Cambodia. Join us on Tuesday, May 20, in Bailey 306 from 12:50-1:50. Pizza will be served.

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2013 – 2014 Psychology Department Speaker Series

2013 – 2014 Psychology Department Speaker Series

Thank you to everyone who attended our speaker series this past academic year. We appreciate your time.

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Psychology Department Speaker Series 2012–2013

Psychology Department Speaker Series  2012–2013

Psychology Department Speaker Series 2012–2013

Thank you to everyone who attended our speaker series this past academic year. We appreciate your time.

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