Department of Psychology

Missouri S&T announces faculty fellows for NSF program

Posted by on August 14, 2023

Four faculty members from Missouri S&T have been selected for the university’s first cohort of ADVANCE Faculty Fellows.

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It’s a Small World (After All)

Posted by on August 3, 2023

What do Polish classical pianist Frédéric Chopin and Ska band Reel Big Fish have in common? The answer is that both are on Dr. Amy Belfi’s playlist. An appropriate mix, perhaps, considering the neuroscientist focuses on the field of music cognition.

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Meet S&T at the fair

Posted by on August 1, 2023

The Missouri State Fair will be held Aug. 10-20 in Sedalia, and Missouri S&T invites all fair attendees to experience the best of the university through live demonstrations, virtual reality and more. Look for the Missouri S&T signs near the Grandstand across from the MO-AG Theatre and Farm Bureau buildings.

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Kueny named chair of psychological science at Missouri S&T

Posted by on June 27, 2023

Dr. Clair Reynolds Kueny has been named chair of psychological science at Missouri S&T. Her appointment begins Monday, July 3.

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S&T announces Undergraduate Research Conference winners

Posted by on May 1, 2023

Dozens of students presented their research projects to the public during the 18th annual Undergraduate Research Conference at Missouri S&T this April.

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Bringing crucial cancer treatments to rural communities

Posted by on March 13, 2023

Fresh air, sunsets, and a night sky full of stars are a few of the benefits to country living that rural residents can claim. But access to medical specialists and customized cancer treatment? That often means a lengthy drive to a more urban area. Researchers at Missouri S&T are looking at a new way to deliver radiation therapy to cancer patients that eliminates the need to travel.

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Belfi named Fellow of the Psychonomic Society

Posted by on February 8, 2023

The Psychonomic Society, an international community of cognitive psychologists, has named Dr. Amy Belfi, assistant professor of psychological science at Missouri S&T, as a Fellow.

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Forbes ranks S&T’s online psychology master’s program in top 10

Posted by on November 7, 2022

Missouri S&T’s online master’s degree program in psychological science recently earned a top ranking from the website Forbes Advisor.

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They shoot, they score

Posted by on February 24, 2022

This season, the Missouri S&T’s Women’s Basketball program saw not just one, but two team members surpass 1,000 points in their careers. Alex Kerr and Laura Rodriguez were the 16th and 17th members of the team in history, respectively, to earn the achievement.

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Can music improve memory in older adults?

Posted by on February 21, 2022

Both the U.S. and the global population are aging, with the average age increasing from 21.5 in 1970 to over 30 in 2019. With this steady growth, the need to better understand age-associated diseases and pathologies grows as well. One aspect of mental ability that declines in even healthy aging adults is the ability to recall episodically detailed memories.

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