Displaying items by tag: department of psychology

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.
Soft drink consumption is a likely predictor of aggressive behavior, according to a new study from UAB.
Gender identity and genetic sex are distinctly variable when it comes to pain tolerance, according to a study published in the Journal of Pain Research.
Queenisha Crichlow will use the fellowship to study the impact of racial discrimination on adolescent health and psychosocial adjustment.
Stress is unavoidable in this uncertain time. But as Professor Diane Tucker, Ph.D., explains, you can take control — and make the most of this historic opportunity.
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