Displaying items by tag: Department of Psychology

April 03, 2018

Taking a Leap

Psychology and Public Administration alumna Ann Bridges Steely says her biggest career risks brought the greatest rewards.

April 03, 2018

Across the Spectrum

Four female faculty members in the Department of Psychology study and treat Autism Spectrum Disorder.

A UAB graduate student will work with the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety to gain hands-on research experience applicable to his work in the UAB TRIP Lab.
Driving assessments and experience in diverse driving situations could lead to fewer crashes among young drivers.

The Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching recognizes full-time regular faculty members of College of Arts and Sciences who have demonstrated exceptional accomplishments in teaching.

On November 14, 2017, Dr. Edward Taub’s colleagues held a celebration in his honor at the Spain Rehabilitation Center entitled A 30 Year Milestone: Celebrating the Advances in CI Therapy.

Five Department of Psychology graduate students were awarded the 2018 Federal Highway Administration’s Dwight D. Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship.

The American Art Therapy Association introduced Christianne Strang, Ph.D., as 2017-2018 board chairperson last month.

This fall, we welcomed several new faculty members, a new chair for the Department of Sociology, and three interim chairs. We are proud to have all of them in leadership and academic positions and are excited to see what they accomplish at UAB.

A new study shows that teens communicating on mobile phones with friends show stronger signs of technology addiction than when communicating with parents.
After graduation, Haley Callahan will pursue her master’s degree in counseling from Northwestern University.
Dr. David Schwebel, professor in the Department of Psychology and associate dean for research in the sciences, receives multiple honors.
Dr. Fred Biasini and Dr. Sarah O’Kelley, professors in the Department of Psychology, are part of a new Alabama regional autism network.
Overall, parents believe their teens are safer than other drivers.
Mugdha Mokashi of the Undergraduate Neuroscience Program and Whitney Rice, a postdoc in Psychology, will be honored as Outstanding Women by UAB in a ceremony held during during Women’s History Month.
A new UAB study found no significant difference in driving performance between young adults with autism spectrum disorder and typically developing peers. It's the first lab-driven research on a topic that's gaining in importance as a new generation of teens with ASD reaches driving age.
Alabama Interagency Autism Coordinating Council has established regional networks throughout Alabama to centralize resources for those with autism spectrum disorder, and for their families.
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