Category Archives: Psychology

Upcoming Workshop: Teaching with Primary Sources: Comic Books and Context

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Kevin Fleming, Popular Music and Culture Archivist, and Jill Anderson, History/African-American Studies/Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Librarian, are offering a “Teaching with Primary Sources: Comic Books and Context” workshop for faculty and graduate students. This workshop will be held on … Continue reading

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Faculty Research on Transgender Adults

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With the passage of House Bill 2, North Carolina’s law that bans transgender people from using the bathroom of their preferred gender status, bathroom access for transgender adults has been a hot topic in the news. Social Work professor, Dr. … Continue reading

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New Faculty Publication on Religious Delusion

The Abraham Dilemma

Congratulations to George Graham, Professor of Philosophy and Neuroscience, on the  publication of his latest book The Abraham Dilemma: A Divine Delusion published by Oxford University Press. As described by the publisher: The Abraham Dilemma is the first book written by … Continue reading

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The Science Behind the Sale

The December, 2015 issue of the Atlantic ran an article by Eleanor Smith titled Why You Bought That Ugly Sweater. The article summarizes findings from several research studies that discuss how retailers manipulate shoppers into buying merchandise that they don’t necessarily want or need. Lighting, music, … Continue reading

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New Resource: PolicyMap

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With the growing importance of geospatial technology and geographic datasets across all disciplines, the University Library is pleased to offer the Georgia State University community access to PolicyMap. PolicyMap is one of the largest collections of US public geodatasets and … Continue reading

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New Book by Social Work Professor Jill Littrell

Jill Littrell is an Associate Professor at Georgia State University where she teaches Psychopathology, Drugs and Alcohol, and Research Methods to Social Work students. Her new book is, Neuroscience for Psychologists and Other Mental Health Professionals: promoting well-being and treating … Continue reading

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David Sackett, “Father” of Evidence-Based Medicine

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David Sackett, MD, OC, FRSC, MSc, FRCP, clinical epidemiologist, and founding Chair of the Cochrane Collaboration, has died. In 1967, Dr. Sackett founded the world’s first department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, at McMaster University in Ontario. He founded and … Continue reading

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Georgia State at the Atlanta Science Festival

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Now in its second year, the Atlanta Science Festival offers the opportunity for scientists and students to share their research and promote interest in science to the public and each other. As a Gold Sponsor, Georgia State University hosts many events, … Continue reading

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Faculty Research: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Psychology

Congratulations to Dr. Daniel Weiskopf on the publication of his  book An Introduction to the Philosophy of Psychology (with Fred Adams, Cambridge University Press). From the publisher:  Psychology aims to give us a scientific account of how the mind works. … Continue reading

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PubMed Workshops Rescheduled: April 1-11, 2014

PubMed is a database with over 23 million records and 5 thousand plus journals going back to 1946. As a free service provided by the National Library of Medicine it is the most important resource for medical literature in the … Continue reading

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