Tag: psychological science

Research offers insight into poetry’s aesthetic appeal

Posted by on December 1, 2017

New psychology research points to the factors that explain why we find particular poems aesthetically pleasing—results that enhance our understanding of “why we like what we like.”

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Photos of Missouri S&T faculty on display in Paris

Posted by on November 30, 2017

In 2015, French artist Marie-Hélène Le Ny spent four days on the Missouri University of Science and Technology campus displaying her work and photographing and interviewing some of Missouri S&T’s female faculty in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields. Now six of those photographs are on display in Paris.

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S&T industrial-organizational psychology program ranked second in the nation

Posted by on September 27, 2017

The online master of science degree program in industrial-organizational psychology at Missouri University of Science and Technology is ranked second in the nation by the website AffordableColleges.com.

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DeLUX Lab to focus on user experience

Posted by on September 19, 2017

Students and faculty at Missouri University of Science and Technology will soon have a new resource for learning about how people interact with information technology.

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Helping make a difference

Posted by on July 26, 2017

Counseling others can be a weighty service, even if it’s just listening to a friend or family member. The difficulty ramps skyward when you help guide children living in foster care, living with autism or adjusting after parents’ divorce proceedings. Tim Hakenewerth saw a need for greater mental health and decided to help where he could.

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Missouri S&T researchers model ‘smart’ decision making

Posted by on June 23, 2017

How people make decisions when interacting with technology in “smart” environments is the subject of new research at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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Building better homes, one origami fold at a time

Posted by on June 14, 2017

One day, origami curtains may be a feature of many homes. The nature of the paper craft’s complex folding and cutting presents an almost limitless amount of shapes, textures and mechanical properties. Researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology are exploring the potential of origami to control the amount of incoming light in a room and studying how the resulting light patterns could affect homeowners.

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Susan Murray named chair of psychological science at Missouri S&T

Posted by on May 17, 2017

Dr. Susan L. Murray has been named chair of psychological science at Missouri University of Science and Technology. Murray had served as interim chair since July 2015. Her appointment takes effect July 1.

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S&T awards first master’s degree in industrial-organizational psychology

Posted by on May 12, 2016

Missouri University of Science and Technology will award its first master’s degree in industrial-organizational psychology on Saturday, May 14.

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S&T offers master’s in industrial-organizational psychology

Posted by on January 22, 2014

To help meet the growing need for human resources and talent management professionals, Missouri University of Science and Technology is offering a new master of science degree program in industrial-organizational psychology beginning spring 2014. The program was approved by the Coordinating Board for Higher Education in December.

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