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Dec 1, 2014

African American Psychology (PSY 2000-03)
Is NOW being offered at Wright State University!  Various topics to be covered include:

  • Theoretical Approaches to African American Psychology
  • Racial Identity Development and Racial Socialization in the United States
  • The Psychological Impacts of Education, Economic, and Health Disparities
  • Religion and Spirituality in African American Community...
Oct 9, 2014
Dr. Culotta and Dr. Dowling

Two new faculty have joined the Department of Psychology this fall focused on teaching undergraduate psychology courses.

Sep 24, 2014
Dr. Assaf Harel

The Wright State University Department of Psychology welcomes Dr. Assaf Harel.

Dr. Assaf Harel is a cognitive neuroscientist investigating the neural basis of visual recognition. Dr. Harel will head a new lab in the Psychology Department, the Human Neuroscience and Visual Cognition Lab, which will employ a host of behavioral and neuroimaging techniques (such as fMRI and EEG) to study how we perceive and think about the world around us, and how these processes are substantiated in our...

Sep 22, 2014

Virtual reality is poping up almost everywhere in mainstream media, with companies like Oculus VR and Sony creating a new generation of affordable hardware and software aimed squarely at the mainstream and the future for virtual environment research and technologies is bright.  The new Handbook of Virtual Environments: Design, Implementation, and Applications, Second Edition Edited by Kelly S. Hale, Kay M. Stanney extensively covers the primary areas of research and development in...

Jul 18, 2014

Tony Aretz received his M.A. in Human Factors from Wright State University and his Ph.D. in engineering psychology from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Tony has been the president of the College of Mount St. Joseph in Cincinnati, Ohio, since 2008.

Matt Smith received his M.S. and Ph.D. from Wright State’s HF/IO program and is currently a senior human factors scientist at the Delphi Electronics and Safety Division in Kokomo, Indiana.

Megan...

Jun 10, 2014
Cover of "And WE Remained"

Junaid Asad, who earned a Master of Science in Psychology (Human Factors) from Wright State University in 2005, just released his first novel "And WE Remained".  Set in the 1990's, it follows a group of friends as they deal with the socio-economic and cultural transformations taking place in Bangalore, India.

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May 30, 2014
Wright State and three other institutions of higher learning pledged to continue recruiting more women to tenure-track faculty positions in STEM disciplines.
Feb 4, 2014

Emilie Fillion, who completed her playing career for the Wright State women's soccer team this past fall, has signed a professional contract with FC Twente of the Dutch Premier League.

Jan 27, 2014

Wright State University student researchers honored for their work to improve GPS navigation systems in motor vehicles.

Jan 22, 2014

Wright State University is among the top third of universities worldwide in faculty research productivity in the field of industrial organizational psychology, a new study shows.

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