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Three UAH students win awards at Mid-South Psychology Conference

Cassandra Baldwin, Monique Whitaker, and Kelly Arnold, all psychology majors from UAH, attended the Mid-South Psychology Conference held March 1 at Christian Brothers University in Memphis. And all three came back with an award for their …


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More mature, confident teen girls less likely to risk sex, study shows

Girls and young women ages 14-19 who are focused on their futures have higher levels of maturity and more confidence in their beliefs and are less likely to be sexually active, a study by a UAH senior psychology student …


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Non-traditional student at UAH overcomes incredible obstacles to help others

Non-traditional students are not uncommon at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), whether they're veterans returning to complete their degree after a tour of duty or parents who have taken time off to raise their children before …


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National leadership conference inspires two UAH students to host a local version

Among the 700+ women who attended this year's National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL) in Washington, D.C., two were from UAH: Kenya Wallace, a Ph.D. student in materials science, and Karelohn Williams, a junior in …


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Flexibility just as important as preparation in an emergency

Be prepared. That's what we're taught in the event of a disaster. But Dr. Marita O'Brien, an assistant professor in the Psychology Department of The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), is conducting research that shows preparation is only …


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Structured reflection on roles and tasks improves team performance, UAH study finds

Maybe the boss' staff meeting shouldn't be such a boring snooze, but rather a more structured event to improve the performance of the team, new basic research at UAH …


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UAH professor conducts study of psychology behind disaster decisions

We all know about preparations typically made ahead of time for disasters – filling our gas tanks, stocking up on batteries and food, retrieving our weather radios. But what about the psychology behind our decision-making when a disaster …


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NSF award for Dr. Carpenter

Dr. Sandra Carpenter, along with co-PI Dr. Feng Zhu of Computer Science, have been awarded a 3-year grant for $464K by the National Science Foundation to investigate methods for mitigating psychology …


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UAH media psychologist examines effects of technology rich world

As daily news of cyber crimes, such as bullying, sextortion and pornography, and other forms of fraud are reported deciphering good from bad web sites is key to navigating the Internet in today’s fast paced technological society according to …


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UAH professor to discuss the psychology of disaster decision-making.

11:10 a.m., on Thursday, Feb. 2 Psychology professor Dr. Marita A. O'Brien will examine and discuss the "Psychology of Hazardous Weather Warnings," next month on the campus of The University of Alabama …


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