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Cognitive Consciousness

May 3, 2021

Artificial intelligence researcher named one of UMD's Commencement speakers.

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Highlighting Student Research

April 19, 2021

CEHSP to spotlight student research at upcoming virtual events.

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Expert Alert: Well-Being Amidst a Pandemic

March 25, 2021

Associate Professor Rhea Owens says tools from positive psychology can help people cope with COVID-19.

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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.

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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.