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Psychology professor Jennifer Thomas won the MERIT award for her research into the reversal of the effects of prenatal alcohol syndrome.

Professor seeks solution to prenatal alcohol exposure, wins prestigious award

by Gian Matteo Sacchetti, Staff Writer // November 19, 2018

Psychology professor Jennifer Thomas won the prestigious MERIT award for her research on how to reverse alcohol’s effects on young people’s brains. The...

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Psychology student abroad conducts gender and religion research in Italy

Psychology student abroad conducts gender and religion research in Italy

by Noe Sandoval, Contributor // October 10, 2018

Students who study abroad have the chance to see new places and meet new people, but only a few go the extra mile. Psychology senior Kasey Johnson is...

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SDSU psychology professor Aaron Blashill.

SDSU psychologist researches health issues in sexual minority men

by Camille Dejoras, Staff Writer // October 13, 2017

A San Diego State psychology professor received two grants from the National Institutes of Health this semester to conduct research relating to health...

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Psychology students life story inspires others toward recovery

Psychology student’s life story inspires others toward recovery

by Julianna Ress, Staff Writer // April 13, 2016

Fifty-seven-year-old psychology junior Virginia Hoffman’s life experiences have led her to San Diego State, where she is now using her past to fuel her...

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Social media: You really don’t need it that bad

by Hanna Moon, Contributor // April 6, 2016

As I have in the past years, I decided to set a goal for myself at the start of a new year. This year, my resolution was something that’s been on my...

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SDSU study discovers religious practices continue to decline

SDSU study discovers religious practices continue to decline

by Emely Navarro, Senior Staff Writer // April 6, 2016

A recent study by San Diego State researchers found that religious practices among Americans are on the decline. Psychology professor Jean Twenge and...

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New psychology professor explores student motivations

New psychology professor explores student motivations

by Christine Whitman, Senior Staff Writer // March 9, 2016

Social psychology professor Dustin Thoman begins his first faculty position at San Diego State this semester. He was previously one of two social psychology...

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Student Research Symposium highlights interdisciplinary projects

Student Research Symposium highlights interdisciplinary projects

by Kayla Jimenez, Staff Writer // March 9, 2016

San Diego State students and faculty filled Montezuma Hall on Friday and Saturday to hear original research from more than 550 students at the Ninth Annual...

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New psychology professor pioneers the final frontier

New psychology professor pioneers ‘the final frontier’

by Nicole Sazegar, Staff Writer // February 3, 2016

Professor Jillian Wiggins never meant to start studying psychology as an undergrad, but her involvement in clinical science and research in brain imaging...

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All about an Aztec: Talia Raoufpur

January 20, 2016

Name: Talia Raoufpur Major: Psychology Year: Sophomore Student organization affiliations: Hillel, KCR, Weber Honors College What inspired you...

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New minor inspires social change

New minor inspires social change

by Kelly Hillock // May 5, 2014

In a society stricken with inequalities and apathy, the ability to be culturally aware and empathetic is not only a marketable skill, but also necessary...

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