Displaying items by tag: department of psychology

Limiting neuroinflammation may represent a promising new approach to treat neurological diseases driven by neuroinflammation, such as stroke, spinal cord injury and neuropathic pain.
UAB’s Sarah O’Kelley, Ph.D., has successfully renewed a $3.6 million grant from the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilites.
Pursuing a double major requires focus, effort and passion. Add a global pandemic to the situation, and the experience becomes even more complex.
Maysa Mohmoud was named Collegiate Recovery Student of the Year Award, and Kathy and Ray Hayes were chosen for the Collegiate Recovery Philanthropist of the Year Award.
Courtney Severino, Jasmin Revanna and Retta El Sayed will receive up to three years of support for graduate education, including a $34,000 annual stipend plus $12,000 per year toward the cost of graduate work.
The documentary “Philoxenia,” by Birmingham-based filmmaker Jessica Chriesman, features local favorites Ted’s Restaurant, Demetri’s BBQ, Johnny’s Restaurant, The Bright Star, The Fish Market and Gus’s Hot Dogs.
Research from UAB and China’s Nantong University found that children who were more fearful made safer pedestrian decisions, but too much fear could cause them to make more mistakes.
The Department of Psychology has named Christopher Henrich, Ph.D., as the new department chair. He will begin his role in August.
A UAB psychology expert explains some factors that affect decision-making, and how we contemplate risk versus reward, even during a pandemic.
Ben McManus’ proposal to research the understudied relationship between resident well-being and work organization factors wins a distinguished NIOSH K01 grant.
Grace Albright, Austin Svancara and Gabriela Sherrod, graduate research assistants in the UAB Translational Research for Injury Prevention Lab, have been awarded a 2020-2021 Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Research fellowship.
The grant will help UAB researchers evaluate the impact of mild traumatic brain injury on teen driving and develop guidelines on when teens can safely get back behind the wheel.
A $1.95 million grant will allow UAB researchers to develop an online tool to help educate children on firearms safety.
A College of Arts and Sciences graduate student has been selected for a 2020-2021 fellowship with the Society for Public Health Education.  
“A la carte” features more than 30 renowned contemporary artists whose works utilize food to explore relevant contemporary social and cultural issues. Tour the exhibition virtually.
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