Dr. Brooke Arterberry has studied how the higher average potency cannabis at first use increases the risk for the first disorder symptom. Her research has been reported on the website www.healthline.com. You can read more about her research at either of these links. https://www.healthline.com/health-news/more-potent-marijuana-driving-cannabis-use-disorder https://www.news.iastate.edu/news/2018/12/17/cannabispotency
Dr. Zlatan Krizan has studied the relationship between sleep and anger. You can read about his research by following the link below. He was also featured on WHO-TV on November 27th. https://www.news.iastate.edu/news/2018/11/27/sleepanger#new_tab
Doug Gentile’s work was featured in the journal Psychology of Popular Media Culture. The article discusses his work on how playing video games to cope with anxiety may increase risk for video gaming addiction. Click here to read more on his research.
Dr. Fred Borgen with the recipients of the 2018 Campbell/Borgen award. The award money allowed Lucia Cherep to travel to a navigation conference in Quebec, and allowed Garrett Hisler to travel to a summer school on personality psychology in Croatia. On November 7, 2018, both students presented about their travels.
On September 28th, Dr. Mitch Eisen, Director of Forensic Psychology at California State University, visited the ISU Psychology Department. He gave a talk entitled “Social Influence in Eyewitness Decision Making: It’s not Just a Matter of Memory and Cognition.” It was informative for both grad students and faculty.
In the Editorial: “Young men work less, play video games more. Some suffer from a gaming disorder.” ISU Professor Doug Gentile discusses video game addiction. Here is the link: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/opinion/editorials/2018/10/04/young-men-work-less-play-video-games-more-some-its-disorder/1489635002/
Jason Chan, Chris Meissner, and Sara Davis publish Psychological Bulletin paper on the effects of testing on new learning. Read more at the link below. https://www.news.iastate.edu/news/2018/10/01/memorylearning