Higher average potency cannabis may increase risk for first disorder symptom

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

CATEGORIES: Announcements, Awards

Laure Brimbal and Kayla Burd receive Early Career Research Grants from the American Psych-Law Society

Dr. Brimbal, post-doctoral researcher with Chris Meissner and Dawn Sweet, received the award for her proposal “Validating a Conceptual Framework for Resistance in Investigative Interviewing.” Dr. Burd, post-doctoral researcher with Stephanie Madon and Max Guyll, received the award for her proposal to test whether requiring jurors to provide reasons for their decisions reduces bias and … Continue reading Laure Brimbal and Kayla Burd receive Early Career Research Grants from the American Psych-Law Society

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Campbell Borgen Award Winners Give Presentations

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.

Psychology Alumnus, Peter Prunkl, returns for ISU Alumni Association Gold Medal Ceremony

Peter Prunkl, who received an MS in Industrial/Organizational Psychology in 1968, returned to campus for his 50th reunion. He is shown receiving the 50 year medallion with the president of the Alumni Association, Jeff Johnson, and his wife, Peggy Johnson. Pete currently lives in Salisbury, NC, and is a free-lance writer. Thanks for your continued … Continue reading Psychology Alumnus, Peter Prunkl, returns for ISU Alumni Association Gold Medal Ceremony

CATEGORIES: Announcements, Events

Dr. Mitch Eisen speaks as part of Psychology/Law Speaker Series

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.

CATEGORIES: Department News

News Release

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