Monday, September 20, 2021

Vrieze Receives NIH Grant

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Scott Vrieze
, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Minnesota, was awarded a grant of ($500,000) from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Friday, September 17, 2021

Summer 2021 Mortensen Donor Awards for Psychology Undergraduate Engagement

Congratulations to Briana Burke (BS ‘23) and Kayla Chan (BS ‘23) for receiving the Mortensen Donor Awards for Psychology Undergraduate Engagement this summer. This award supports undergraduates as they pursue opportunities for academic enhancement within the field of psychology.

Welcome Amanda Woodward, Our New Faculty Member

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Amanda Woodward, our newest assistant teaching professor, joins us from the Department of Psychology at the University of California, Riverside. We asked her some questions about her research, teaching, and expectations.

Landers Receives Artificial Intelligence in Assessment Research Fellowship

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Congratulations to Richard Landers, PhD, associate professor and holder of the John P. Campbell Distinguished Professorship of Industrial-Organizational Psychology in the Department of Psychology at the University of Minnesota, for winning HireVue’s Artificial Intelligence in Assessment Fellowship. Landers will have the opportunity to create a series of original research projects, working with HireVue to conduct scientific research on their psychological assessment platform, which is used to support organizational hiring. Landers will focus on game-based assessments but also explore HireVue’s asynchronous virtual interviewing platform.

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

DeYoung Discusses Genetics and Personality on Here We Are Podcast

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Ever wondered how much of your personality was tied to your genetics? Or what parts of your personality you may be able to change? Colin DeYoung, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Minnesota answers these questions and more on the podcast Here We Are hosted by Shane Mauss, comedian and science enthusiast.