Psychology

Redefining the many roles advisers play in student success

Sarah Cicora

Sarah Cicora, an academic adviser in the Department of Psychology, encourages students to meet with their adviser to learn about the many resources advisers can share. Continue reading

Careless people are skewing the results of scientific studies. Can they be stopped?

Nathan Bowling

Nathan Bowling, professor of psychology at Wright State, discussed his research on how careless people can skew the results of scientific studies with Quartz. If 10 percent of respondents in a survey don’t follow basic instructions, it can throw the … Continue reading

Diplomatically speaking

Wright State alum Jeff Austin '98 making a splash with State Department
Jeff Austin '98

Diplomatic career with the Department of State has taken Jeff Austin ’98 to Mexico, Saudi Arabia, Tajikstan and the United Nations. Continue reading

Wright State researchers develop software to detect cyberbullying

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Wright State University researchers are developing new software that can detect cyberbullying. The new software can search social media sites, like Facebook and Twitter, and detect messages that may be offensive or hurtful — and then alert the person who’s being targeted. … Continue reading

Visual encounter

Wright State cognitive neuroscientist Assaf Harel builds pioneering lab to probe how the brain processes visual images
Assaf Harel, an assistant psychology professor and cognitive neuroscientist at Wright State, has built a pioneering lab to probe how the brain processes visual images. (Photos by Will Jones)

Wright State cognitive neuroscientist Assaf Harel builds pioneering lab to probe how the brain processes visual images. Continue reading

Technology for technology-induced disease

Wright State researchers using computer analysis as weapon against harassment
Wenbo Wang, Amit Sheth and Lu Chen

Researchers at Wright State’s Kno.e.sis center are developing computer technology to analyze social media posts in an effort to identify and reduce cyberbullying. Continue reading

Leader board

Participation in HERS Institutes strengthens ranks of women leaders at Wright State
Stephanie Goodwin, Jennie Buckwalter and Jennie Gallimore on campus

Jennie Buckwalter, Jennie Gallimore and Stephanie Goodwin are latest Wright State women leaders to participate in the Higher Education Resource Services (HERS) Summer Institute. Continue reading

Interest of conflict

Incoming Wright State student Sierra Butler helps resolve disputes at Dayton Mediation Center
Sierra Butler in the Student Union

Incoming Wright State student Sierra Butler helps resolve disputes at the Dayton Mediation Center. She will soon pursue a bachelor’s degree in psychology. Continue reading

Wright State’s Tamera Schneider to take prestigious rotating scientist position at National Science Foundation

Tamera Schneider in her office

Wright State psychology professor Tamera Schneider will direct the National Science Foundation’s social psychology program in the Division of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences. Continue reading

3-D detective

Wright State alumnus John McIntire '14 wins prestigious national aerospace award for dissertation on stereoscopic research
John McIntire headshot

Wright State alumnus John McIntire ’14 wins prestigious national aerospace award for his dissertation on stereoscopic research. Continue reading