Department of Psychology – News
January 10, 2020
Lawmaker pushes for American Sign Language to be legally recognized language in Nebraska
WOWT-TV in Nebraska talks to Cody McEvoy ’15 (psychology) and Dillon Curren ’17 (criminal justice), advocacy specialists with the Nebraska Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.
October 21, 2019
Parenting app for mothers being developed at RIT
Research is underway at RIT to create an app that will serve as a resource to help young mothers answer questions about raising a child, connect them with programs and resources, as well as foster a virtual parenting community.
August 7, 2019
RIT undergraduates share cutting-edge research at annual summer symposium
The 28th annual Undergraduate Research Symposium, held on Aug. 1, is structured as a professional research conference. Research themes included everything from fundamental microbiology to the fine arts.
July 9, 2019
Gender diversity guide aimed at helping faculty learn more about gender
Assistant Professor Alan Smerbeck is working with Q Center director Chris Hinesley on an updated edition of Gender Diversity: A Guide for Higher Education Faculty, which is set to come out in spring 2020. Originally published in 2016, the guide is meant to serve as a base-level reference book for learning about gender diversity, labels and pronouns, and the do’s and don’ts of talking about gender identities.
July 1, 2019
April 24, 2019
New book outlines research methods of social and behavioral sciences
A new book outlining research methods for the social and behavioral sciences has been published to help advanced undergraduate and graduate students perform research in the laboratory, in the field or online.
April 1, 2019
RIT’s College of Liberal Arts honors students for writing excellence
RIT’s College of Liberal Arts honored student achievement in writing on Friday with the presentation of more than a dozen writing awards for essays varying from sanctuary cities, how democracies can withstand outside meddling, and the excavation, preservation and reconstruction of a London theater where Shakespearian plays debuted.
April 1, 2019
Top academic achievers honored as RIT Outstanding Undergraduate Scholars
More than 100 RIT students were honored Thursday as Outstanding Undergraduate Scholars. The students were also able to invite the high school or community college teacher that made the most impact on their education.
December 7, 2018
RIT, Seneca Park Zoo lead world in river otter researchResearch involving North American river otters based at Monroe County’s Seneca Park Zoo has concluded the fascinating animals can visually discriminate between two-dimensional objects and detect differences in shapes and colors.
November 8, 2018
Student Spotlight: Experiences with PTSDMeet Matt Altobelli, a third-year psychology student who is publishing a personal memoir about the struggles he has faced dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder.
July 10, 2018
New degree focuses on the human-computer relationshipCole Johnson, the first student to graduate with RIT’s new bachelor’s degree in human centered-computing, is passionate about people and technology.
May 21, 2018
RIT offers behavioral health internshipThe Priority Behavioral Health Care Psychology Internship Program aims to increase the number of highly trained clinicians and researchers working as clinical leaders in the region.