Scott Mirabile, assistant professor of psychology, published an article entitled “Parents’ inconsistent emotion socialization and children’s socioemotional adjustment” in the Sept. – Oct. 2014 issue of the Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology. Professor Mirabile identifies how parents may be inconsistent in their emotion socialization (e.g., by modeling emotional negativity and punishing children’s emotional negativity) and demonstrates links between Find out more »
If you are thinking about getting married, St. Mary’s College of Maryland Assistant Professor of Psychology Renée Peltz Dennison would like to offer this advice: be very clear beforehand about what your expectations are for marriage. In Dennison’s recent study, “The Role of Couple Discrepancies in Cognitive and Behavioral Egalitarianism in Marital Quality,” she and colleagues Brian Find out more »
Assistant Professor of Psychology Renée Peltz Dennison was published online in the Journal of Family Psychology on May 5. Her article, “A Dynamic Examination of Family-of-Origin Influence on Newlyweds’ Marital Satisfaction” examines the influence of family-of-origin characteristics on newlywed spouses’ marital satisfaction and potential mediation by current conflict style.
Professor of Psychology and Director of Matriculation and Academic Planning Elizabeth Nutt Williams is co-author of the new book “Counseling Psychology: Third Edition” that was recently published by the American Psychological Association. The updated edition explores the history of counseling psychology, the field’s foundational principles and practices, as well as its relationship to related disciplines, Find out more »
Assistant Professor of Psychology Renée Peltz Dennison has been published in the April 2014 issue of “Sex Roles: A Journal of Research.” She is co-author of the paper, “The Role of Couple Discrepancies in Cognitive and Behavioral Egalitarianism in Marital Quality.”
Sophomore Elaine Bucknam has had a research paper accepted for presentation at the National Conference for Undergraduate Research (NCUR) in Kentucky in April. The conference is sponsored by the Council for Undergraduate Research. At St. Mary’s College of Maryland, Bucknam is studying psychology and studio art with a minor in neuroscience. On campus, she is a member of Find out more »
Professor of Psychology and Dean of the Core Curriculum Elizabeth Nutt Williams was named the Section for the Advancement of Women of the Society of Counseling Psychology’s Woman of the Year for 2013. The award was presented at the American Psychological Association meeting.
Professor of Psychology Aileen Bailey has had the article “Chronic Stress Induces a Selective Decrease in AMPA Receptor-Mediated Synaptic Excitation at Hippocampal Temporoammonic-CA1 Synapses” published in the Journal of Neuroscience. The article is coauthored by St. Mary’s alumni Angy Kallarackal ‘06 and Erin Cammarata ’11.
Associate Professor of Psychology Anne Marie Brady has had the article “Impairments in set-shifting but not reversal learning in the neonatal ventral hippocampal lesion model of schizophrenia: Further evidence for medial prefrontal deficits” accepted for publication in the journal Behavioural Brain Research. The article is coauthored by Katerina Placek ’12, William Chris Dippel ’12, and Shelby Find out more »
Participating in the Special Olympics benefits both the athletes and their parents, according to a study by Laraine Glidden, distinguished professor of psychology and human development at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, and three associates. The research was published in the February 2011 issue of the journal Intellectual and Development Disabilities. Glidden; Katharine Bamberger ’10, Find out more »