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Helping Students Live Their Best Lives

December 11, 2020

UMD is offering a new positive psychology course for its first-year students.

Viann Nguyen-Feng

Expert Alert: Mental Health and COVID-19

September 25, 2020

A UMD researcher offers ways to cope with fear and anxiety about COVID-19.

Expert Alert: Personality Bias

July 14, 2020

Research suggests introverts are perceived and treated differently in the workplace.

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A Historic Dialogue

June 15, 2020

Two prominent figures in psychology had a controversial discussion at UMD 58 years ago.

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Research Brief: Stress, Gaming, and Alcohol Use

June 8, 2020

Examining the connection between the stress system response and decision making in heavy users of alcohol and online video games.

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Expert Alert: Romance in the Social Distancing Era

May 6, 2020

Ashley E. Thompson studies romantic relationships and sexuality. She shares insights on keeping romance alive during the pandemic. 

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Students to Present Research Virtually

April 20, 2020

The Twin Ports Undergraduate Psychology conference will go on as planned this week, though in a virtual format.

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Expert Alert: Self-Care During the Pandemic

April 6, 2020

UMD expert provides tips for working from home, dealing with anxiety, staying active, and maintaining connections.

UMD student John Thode

Retire and Return

February 17, 2020

After a 30-year career, John Thode returned to UMD to finish his degree.

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Research Brief: Improving the First-Year Student Experience

February 7, 2020

Study by Assistant Professor Rhea Owens and her colleagues has implications for college student success.

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