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Sep 14, 2018
Photo booth business operated by Wright State MBA student Jaymee Prichard and her husband, Jake, has experienced rapid growth.
Sep 4, 2018
Peyton Jones, who is pursuing his Psy.D. at Wright State, was honored for his poster exploring psychological assessments of people whose assigned sex at birth does not match their gender identity.
Aug 28, 2018
Graduates of Wright State’s Industrial Organizational Psychology Program have landed jobs everywhere from Amazon to Procter and Gamble to the NASA Johnson Space Center.
Jul 18, 2018
Adrian Williams, vice president of the Student Government Association, wants to be secretary of health and human services someday.
Jun 14, 2018
Steve Luck, PhD presenting at ERP Boot Camp 2018

June 12 - 14, Wright State University hosted a Boot Camp on Event-related potentials (ERP). ERP is a form of electroencephalography (EEG) that is measured as a function of specific mental events – perceptual, cognitive, or motor. ERPs are a very useful tool to study human cognition. They are non-invasive, have a very high temporal resolution, and they can be use to pinpoint specific mental processes. ERPs are widely used as neurophysiological markers of perceptual and cognitive processes.

Jun 4, 2018
Summer programs and internships help U.S. Army ROTC cadets hone their medical, language and cultural skills as well as to strengthen relationships among U.S. allies.
May 29, 2018
Joshua Sensenbaugh, a student at Wright State University’s School of Professional Psychology, is focusing his studies in pediatric neuropsychology.
Apr 22, 2018

Dorothy Lucille Ayres, grew-up in Oakwood and was attracted to Wright State because of the university's excellent psychology program, specifically in Human Factors psychology.  She said, "psychology has intrigued me ever since I was around twelve or thirteen, when I was introduced to the concept of personality psychology. I loved the idea of using science to learn more about how people work, and eventually how to use science to improve people’s lives through that knowledge".

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Mar 9, 2018
The National Science Foundation has awarded a $1 million grant that promises to expand and further diversify undergraduate research in Wright State University’s College of Science and Mathematics.
Feb 26, 2018
image of Nathaniel Stafford

Alumnus Nathaniel Stafford returned to Wright State on February 15th to give a research talk and to meet with students for a "Q & A" session.  He is a PhD candidate in the University of New Hampshire's Department of Psychology. Stafford is studying the neurobiology of stress and resilience. His talk was titled "Ultrasonic vocalizations and stress resilience: Behavioral and neurobiological correlates".

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