Displaying items by tag: Department of Psychology

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. Fred Biasini and Dr. Sarah O’Kelley, professors in the Department of Psychology, are part of a new Alabama regional autism network.
Dr. David Schwebel, professor in the Department of Psychology and associate dean for research in the sciences, receives multiple honors.
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.
Dr. Rajesh Kana and his graduate students have collected a large database of about 150 children and adults with autism whom they’ve scanned. In two studies that he and his team have published, they used a computer algorithm to analyze the data.
A study by researchers led by a Department of Psychology alumnus and including psychology faculty suggests exercise may be the key to curbing your appetite after a long day at the office.
A pilot grant was recently awarded to UAB to investigate a noninvasive method of detecting neuroinflammation in rheumatoid arthritis.
Aaron Landis will work with researcher Robert Sorge and explore Birmingham as one of the inaugural recipients of the President's Summer Research scholarships.
May 19, 2016

Gulf War Illness Study

The UAB Neuroinflammation, Pain & Fatigue Lab is looking for male veterans with Gulf War Illness, Fibromyalgia/ Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and healthy Gulf War veterans to participate in research studies.
A treatment used for depression, Parkinson’s disease and autism shows promise to alleviate obesity in binge-eating disorder patients.
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