Tag: psychology

Missouri S&T researcher finds another good reason to trust your gut — and your ear

Posted by on July 16, 2018

Within seconds, we make personal choices daily, such as what clothes to wear or what music to play in the car on the way to work. A cognitive neuroscientist at Missouri University of Science and Technology says gut-level decisions are important, and that intuition tends to be accurate for revealing our true preferences.

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New text highlights application of psychology in design

Posted by on October 6, 2017

In order to design a user-friendly world, you have to understand how humans use, think about and react to things in their environment, says Dr. Nancy J. Stone, a Missouri University of Science and Technology psychological science professor who recently co-authored a new textbook focused on the field of human factors. Introduction to Human Factors: […]

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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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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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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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Dee Haemmerlie Montgomery named interim chair of psychology

Posted by on September 10, 2007

Dr. Dee Haemmerlie Montgomery, Curators’ Teaching Professor of psychology, has been named interim chair of that department, effective Sept. 1, 2007. She succeeds Dr. Robert Montgomery, who is now the graduate coordinator for the psychology department.

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Child psychology expert to speak at UMR

Posted by on February 8, 2007

Dr. Michael Clark Roberts, professor and director of the clinical child psychology program at the University of Kansas, will present a lecture, “Evaluating What Works in Programs and Policies for Children,” from 5-6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 12, in Room 125 of the Civil Engineering Building on the campus of the University of Missouri-Rolla.         

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UMR psychology department announces lecture series

Posted by on October 18, 2006

The psychology department at the University of Missouri-Rolla will bring three guest lecturers to campus this fall. The presentations are free and open to the public.

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