Displaying items by tag: department of psychology faculty news

UAB experts offer ways to keep your little ghosts and goblins safe this Halloween.
Riding bicycles is a fun and healthy way to get around efficiently. Know the rules and keep yourself safe while riding.
April 03, 2018

Across the Spectrum

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

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.

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

As temperatures drop, take a trip to the beach—and visit a UAB course that uses the sunny, sandy Alabama Gulf coast to teach neuroscience. Faculty and students shed light on the subject’s unique links to the sea, and explain how the three-week experience builds knowledge and camaraderie for scientific success.

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.

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.
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.
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