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UW study: Children who are physically abused age faster, hit puberty early | seattlepi.com
A new study by the University of Washington examined how violence in early childhood affects kids throughout their lives. Katie McLaughlin, who did the research as a faculty members in the UW Department of Psychology, is quoted.
McLaughlin.Katie  !UWitM  2018  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences  regl  seattlepi.com 
21 hours ago by uwnews
PTSD patients do best when they choose their own treatment | UPI
When people with post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, choose their own treatment — be it medication or counseling — they respond better, a new study finds. Lori Zoellner, professor of psychology at the UW, is quoted.
UPI  !UWitM  2018  natl  Zoellner.Lori  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences 
8 days ago by uwnews
So, your kid wants to be a YouTuber? | ParentMap
How should you react when your kid is obsessed with becoming a YouTuber? Tabitha Kirkland, lecturer of psychology at the UW, is quoted.
Kirkland.Tabitha  !UWitM  2018  Parent.Map  regl  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences 
16 days ago by uwnews
PTSD patients do better if they choose their treatment plan | KOMO Radio
A new study led by UW researchers shows PTSD patients who chose their form of treatment improved more than those who were prescribed one, regardless of the patient's preference.
radio  KOMO  !UWitM  2018  regl  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences 
22 days ago by uwnews
What is DBT (dialectical behavior therapy)? | Today
As Selena Gomez seeks treatment for anxiety and depression, she is reportedly once again turning to dialectical behavior therapy. DBT was developed in the 1980s by Marsha Linehan, a psychology professor at the UW.
TODAY  !UWitM  2018  natl  Linehan.Marsha  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences 
4 weeks ago by uwnews
UW professor named MacArthur 'genius' | KUOW
Kristina Olson is a research psychologist and director of the TransYouth Project at the University of Washington. She was recently awarded a MacArthur "genius award."
KUOW  !UWitM  2018  regl  Olson.Kristina  TransYouth.Project  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences 
4 weeks ago by uwnews
What is DBT? What to know about Selena Gomez's therapy | Prevention Magazine
Selena Gomez, who has been publicly struggling with her mental health for several years, is currently being treated with dialectical behavior therapy. The treatment was first developed by Marsha M. Linehan, professor of psychology at the UW.
Linehan.Marsha  UW:Medicine  Department:Psychology  Department:Psychiatry&Behavioral.Sciences  !UWitM  2018  Prevention.Magazine  natl 
4 weeks ago by uwnews
What is dialectical behavior therapy? | Health
Selena Gomez is seeking treatment for both her physical and mental health. The singer is undergoing dialectical behavior therapy. Adam Carmel, clinical assistant professor of psychology at the UW, is quoted.
Health.News  !UWitM  2018  natl  Carmel.Adam  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences 
4 weeks ago by uwnews
Selena Gomez undergoing DBT — here's what that is | Yahoo! News
Selena Gomez is no stranger to hospitalizations. The 26-year-old has been battling an autoimmune disease called lupus since 2015, which led to a kidney transplant last year that friends later revealed nearly killed her. Gomez is undergoing dialectical behavior therapy, treatment pioneered by Marsha Linehan, professor of psychology at the UW, in the 1980s.
Yahoo.News  !UWitM  2018  natl  Department:Psychology  UW:Medicine  Department:Psychiatry&Behavioral.Sciences  College:Arts&Sciences  Linehan.Marsha 
4 weeks ago by uwnews
Classroom redesigns can shape a more comfortable, inviting home for learning | Education Dive
When Illinois' Glenbrook High School District 225 thought about new layouts for classrooms, tables and chairs weren’t the only focus of the conversation. Instead, Ryan Bretag, the district’s director of instructional innovation, said the entire space — from the walls to floors — was reconsidered. Sapna Cheryan, associate professor of psychology at the UW, is quoted.
Cheryan.Sapna  !UWitM  2018  regl  Education.Dive  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences 
4 weeks ago by uwnews
Gender researcher thought ‘genius grant’ was a prank | GeekWire
When University of Washington psychology professor Kristina Olson got the call telling her she’d be receiving one of the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius grants,” she had to ask if they had the right number. “For a few days after, I continued to think it was an elaborate prank,” Olson said.
Olson.Kristina  College:Arts&Sciences  Department:Psychology  GeekWire  regl  !UWitM  2018 
5 weeks ago by uwnews
Kristina Olson wins MacArthur fellowship | KIRO 7
Kristina Olson, a UW associate professor of psychology, is a 2018 MacArthur Fellow. Olson runs the TransYouth Project at the UW, which is the nation's largest longitudinal study of transgender children.
KIRO  Olson.Kristina  !UWitM  2018  regl  video  TransYouth.Project  transgender  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences 
5 weeks ago by uwnews
MacArthur 'genius' Kristina Olson honored for transgender youth studies | Quartz
It’s been a pretty good year for University of Washington psychologist Kristina Olson. She became the first psychologist (and the first UW scientist) to receive the National Science Foundation’s prestigious $1 million Waterman award, and the first woman to win it since 2004. And now she’s been awarded a MacArthur Foundation “genius” grant.
Quartz  natl  !UWitM  2018  Olson.Kristina  College:Arts&Sciences  Department:Psychology  MacArthur 
5 weeks ago by uwnews
UW professor selected to receive a $625,000 'genius' grant | KOMO
Kristina Olson, a University of Washington psychology researcher, was one of 25 people selected to receive a so-called "genius" grant this year from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
KOMO  !UWitM  2018  regl  Olson.Kristina  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences  MacArthur 
5 weeks ago by uwnews
UW researcher wins $625,000 MacArthur ‘genius grant’ for transgender youth study | The Seattle Times
Kristina Olson, a University of Washington psychology researcher, has been named a winner of this year’s John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation fellowship, commonly dubbed the “genius grant.”
Seattle.Times  regl  Olson.Kristina  !UWitM  2018  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences  transgender  TransYouth.Project 
5 weeks ago by uwnews
MacArthur ‘genius’ grant winners ponder a new future: ‘Your life can change in an instant' | The Washington Post
Kristina Olson, associate professor of psychology at the UW, has always been fascinated by questions of gender. As a psychologist, she’d studied how children behaved in social groups, and five years ago, she decided she wanted to know more about transgender children who were living as their self-identified gender. Olson is among this year's winners of the MacArthur Foundation "genius" award.
Washington.Post  natl  Olson.Kristina  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences  !UWitM  2018  TransYouth.Project  transgender 
5 weeks ago by uwnews
2018 MacArthur Foundation 'genius grant' winners | The New York Times
People from a wide range of fields are among this year's MacArthur fellows, including Kristina Olson, associate professor of psychology at the UW. [This AP story appeared in several outlets]
Olson.Kristina  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences  New.York.Times  natl  AP  2018  !UWitM 
5 weeks ago by uwnews
MacArthur ‘genius’ grant winners for 2018: The full list | The New York Times
The MacArthur fellowships, awarded annually by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation for exceptional “originality, insight and potential,” come with a no-strings-attached award of $625,000, distributed over five years. Kristina Olson, associate professor of psychology at the UW, is among the recipients.
Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences  Olson.Kristina  MacArthur  New.York.Times  natl  !UWitM  2018 
5 weeks ago by uwnews
UW study shows kids' behavior improves when parents learn mindfulness techniques | KNKX
New research from the University of Washington bolsters the argument that learning mindfulness techniques can be beneficial. Liliana Lengua, co-author of the study and professor of psychology at the UW, is quoted.
Lengua.Liliana  KNKX  regl  !UWitM  2018  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences 
6 weeks ago by uwnews
The first 'social network' of brains lets three people transmit thoughts to each other’s heads | MIT Technology Review
The ability to send thoughts directly to another person’s brain is the stuff of science fiction. At least, it used to be. Work by Andrea Stocco, assistant professor of psychology at the UW's Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences, is featured.
Stocco.Andrea  MIT.Technology.Review  !UWitM  2018  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences  Institute.Learning&Brain.Sciences  natl 
6 weeks ago by uwnews
Opinion | Two believable testimonies, no corroborating evidence | Newsweek
"What standard should we use in determining who we believe? Are men inherently less reliable than women? Should we simply 'believe all women'?" writes Ben Shapiro for Newsweek. Work by Elizabeth Loftus, affiliate professor of psychology and of law at the UW, is referenced.
Loftus.Elizabeth  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences  !UWitM  2018  Newsweek  natl 
6 weeks ago by uwnews
Golden Goose prize recognizes serendipitous discoveries | Science
Tony Greenwald, professor of psychology at the UW, is among the recipients of the 2018 Golden Goose Award from AAAS for his work on the Implicit Association Test.
Science.Mag  !UWitM  2018  natl  Greenwald.Anthony  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences 
6 weeks ago by uwnews
I, Robovie: Empathy and robots | WNYC
A decade ago, psychologists introduced a group of kids to Robovie, a wide-eyed robot who could talk, play and hug like a pro. The researchers wanted to see just how far kids’ empathy for a robot would go. Peter Kahn, professor of psychology and of environmental and forest sciences at the UW, is interviewed.
WNYC  Kahn.Peter  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences  !UWitM  2018  natl  College:Environment  School:Environmental&Forest.Sciences 
7 weeks ago by uwnews
Walter Mischel, 88, psychologist famed for marshmallow test, dies | The New York Times
Walter Mischel, whose studies of delayed gratification in young children clarified the importance of self-control in human development, and whose work led to a broad reconsideration of how personality is understood, died on Wednesday at his home in Manhattan. Yuichi Shoda, a professor of psychology at the UW, is quoted.
Shoda.Yuichi  Department:Psychology  !UWitM  2018  natl  New.York.Times  College:Arts&Sciences 
8 weeks ago by uwnews
The huge issue students don't learn about: The college major gap | NBC News
You’re probably familiar with the wage gap, but what you might not be as familiar with is the gender gap that exists within college majors, according to Glassdoor. A 2016 UW study is referenced.
NBC.News  !UWitM  2018  natl  STEM  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences 
9 weeks ago by uwnews
Opinion | Couples therapy for the Catholic Church | The New York Times
In the past two months, the Roman Catholic Church has been rocked by multiple accusations in quick succession, including charges of widespread clerical sexual abuse in Pennsylvania, decades of molestation by a cardinal and cover-ups extending all the way to the top of the Vatican. John Gottman, a professor of psychology at the UW, is quoted.
Gottman.John  !UWitM  2018  New.York.Times  natl  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences 
9 weeks ago by uwnews
Gender difference in seeing fast-moving objects suggests | Cosmos
When it comes to detecting quickly moving visual objects, men are faster than women, according to new UW research. Scott Murray, professor of psychology at the UW, is quoted.
Murray.Scott  !UWitM  2018  natl  Cosmos.Magazine  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences 
12 weeks ago by uwnews
Men process visual motion faster than women | MSN
Over the years, researchers have conducted numerous experiments to identify gender differences in cognitive tasks. Now, "serendipitous" findings have been revealed in a study, which examined how men and women see motion. Scott Murray, an associate professor in the department of psychology at the UW, is quoted.
Murray.Scott  !UWitM  2018  natl  MSN  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences 
12 weeks ago by uwnews
Babies know more about empathy than you think | ParentMap
Good news for parents: Your baby really does love to be touched and may even appreciate you giving your partner a foot rub, too. New research from the University of Washington suggests that even tiny babies understand the importance of touch and human connection. Andrew Meltzoff, a UW psychology professor and co-director of The Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences, is quoted.
Meltzoff.Andrew  !UWitM  2018  Institute.Learning&Brain.Sciences  regl  Parent.Map  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences 
july 2018 by uwnews
UW professor advises Mattel on robotics engineer Barbie | KING 5
Sapna Cheryan, an associate professor of psychology at UW, is on Mattel's Barbie Global Advisory Council. Mattel recently released a new "robotics engineer" Barbie, complete with her own online coding lesson.
KING  !UWitM  2018  regl  Cheryan.Sapna  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences  STEM 
july 2018 by uwnews
UW professor helps design robotics engineer Barbie | KING 5
Barbie's resumé is expanding, thanks in part to Sapna Cheryan, an associate professor of psychology at the UW.
Cheryan.Sapna  !UWitM  2018  regl  KING  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences 
july 2018 by uwnews
Youngsters are better than baby boomers when it comes to waiting | IFLScience
Baby-boomers and Generation X love to tell everyone that comes after them, Millennials and Gen Z, that youngsters today are spoiled, have no patience, and want instant gratification. However, psychological studies will tell you that the opposite is true. Yuichi Shoda, professor of psychology at the UW, is quoted.
Shoda.Yuichi  !UWitM  2018  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences  IFL.Science  natl 
june 2018 by uwnews
Trump reverses stance on family separation | Q13
President Trump reserved his stance on splitting up children and their parents at the border. Lynn Katz, research professor of psychology at the UW, is interviewed.
Q13  !UWitM  2018  regl  video  Katz.Lynn  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences 
june 2018 by uwnews
What it means for children to be separated from their families | KIRO Radio
Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan will visit an immigration facility in Texas today where families who cross the border are being separated. UW psychologist Katie McLaughlin is interviewed.
KIRO  radio  !UWitM  2018  regl  McLaughlin.Katie  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences 
june 2018 by uwnews
Why don’t women code? A UW lecturer’s answer draws heat | The Seattle Times
Stuart Reges, a UW computer science lecturer, wrote an essay on why more women don’t go into tech and it has drawn a swift rebuke from professors in the school. The UW's Sapna Cheryan, associate professor of psychology; Andy Ko, associate professor in the Information School; Hank Levy, director of the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science and Engineering; and Ed Lazowska, professor of computer science and engineering, are quoted.
Cheryan.Sapna  !UWitM  2018  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences  College:Engineering  Allen.School  Seattle.Times  regl  Lazowska.Ed  Levy.Hank  Ko.Andy  Reges.Stuart 
june 2018 by uwnews
When children say they’re trans | The Atlantic
How can parents get children the support they might need while keeping in mind that adolescence is, by definition, a time of identity exploration? Kristina Olson, associate professor of psychology at the UW and director of the TransYouth Project, is quoted.
Olson.Kristina  !UWitM  2018  transgender  TransYouth.Project  natl  The.Atlantic  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences 
june 2018 by uwnews
Why Starbucks' anti-bias training probably won’t work | VICE News
Starbucks' racial bias training was a huge success, according to Starbucks. But one day of training isn't going to help solve the real issue: the assumptions people make based on skin color. UW psychology professor emeritus Anthony Greenwald is quoted.
Greenwald.Anthony  !UWitM  2018  natl  VICE  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences 
june 2018 by uwnews
The impact of unconscious bias | KING 5
The national implicit bias test has been taken more than 25 million times, and creator Anthony Greenwald, who teaches at the University of Washington, says the most common bias has to do with age.
KING  !UWitM  2018  Greenwald.Anthony  Department:Psychology  regl  College:Arts&Sciences 
may 2018 by uwnews
Can biases be trained out of us? | KUOW
Don't bother trying to get that afternoon slump-curing coffee. Starbucks stores across the nation are closed for racial bias training. But can we train our way out of our biases? KUOW asked Anthony Greenwald, a University of Washington psychology professor and one of the creators of the Implicit Association Test.
Department:Psychology  !UWitM  2018  regl  KUOW  College:Arts&Sciences  Greenwald.Anthony 
may 2018 by uwnews
Here’s the racial bias training Starbucks employees got Tuesday, according to its architects | Mic
Starbucks kept its promise to address racism in its ranks, closing 8,000 coffee shops nationwide Tuesday afternoon to educate roughly 175,000 employees on how to recognize and prevent racial bias. Work by UW psychology professor emeritus Anthony Greenwald is mentioned.
Greenwald.Anthony  Department:Psychology  race  !UWitM  2018  Mic  natl  College:Arts&Sciences 
may 2018 by uwnews
Editorial | Why missing your Starbucks fix Tuesday afternoon might improve race relations | Dallas News
Each person has inherent biases that shape our view of the world, and the willingness to examine those beliefs is essential to understanding the ugly roots of prejudice in our treatment of others, writes the Editorial Board of the Dallas Morning News. Research from the University of Washington's Department of Psychology is cited.
Dallas.News  regl  !UWitM  2018  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences 
may 2018 by uwnews
Are 3-year-olds too young to change genders? Transgender researchers disagree | KQED
Many gender clinicians now recommend parents 'socially transition' kids who persistently express a transgender identity. Kristina Olson, associate professor of psychology at the UW, is quoted.
Olson.Kristina  !UWitM  2018  regl  KQED  TransYouth.Project  transgender  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences 
may 2018 by uwnews
10 things you don't know about yourself | Scientific American
You probably do not understand yourself as well as you think you do. Different research by UW psychologists Anthony Greenwald and Jonathon Brown is referenced.
Brown.Jonathan  Greenwald.Anthony  !UWitM  2018  natl  Scientific.American  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences 
may 2018 by uwnews
Scent-free work environments | KUOW
Have you experienced a scent-free workplace? Were you all in favor, or offended at the thought? People have strong reactions to smells, and shared spaces make the conversation tricky. Jesse Hardy of Nordstrom joined UW psychology professor and perfumer Ellen Covey to talk smells.
Covey.Ellen  KUOW  !UWitM  2018  regl  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences 
may 2018 by uwnews
National Science Foundation honoring Urbana native for work on kids' biases | News-Gazette
The first phone call came from a staff member at the National Science Foundation. Kristina Olson — an Urbana, Illinois, native and University of Washington psychology professor — was told that NSF Director France Cordova would be calling her in a half-hour. She had won a prestigious award.
regl  !UWitM  2018  Olson.Kristina  College:Arts&Sciences  Department:Psychology 
may 2018 by uwnews
How neuroscience can help us treat trafficked youth | Pacific Standard
New brain research is giving insight into why abused youth are more vulnerable to exploitation — and how we can help them heal. Katie McLaughlin, associate professor of psychology at the UW, is quoted.
PS.Mag  !UWitM  2018  natl  Department:Psychology  McLaughlin.Katie  College:Arts&Sciences 
may 2018 by uwnews
UW researcher wins $1 million National Science Foundation grant to study transgender youth | The Seattle Times
Kristina Olson, who runs the TransYouth Project at the University of Washington, was awarded The National Science Foundation’s Alan T. Waterman Award — the U.S. government’s highest honor for an early career scientist or engineer.
Olson.Kristina  Department:Psychology  Seattle.Times  !UWitM  2018  regl  College:Arts&Sciences  TransYouth.Project  transgender 
april 2018 by uwnews
UW psychologist wins $1 million National Science Foundation award | KOMO 4
A landmark study out of the University of Washington studying transgender children and their siblings' mental health got a five-year, $1 million award. UW psychologist Kristina Olson was named the winner of a prestigious National Science Foundation award.
KOMO  video  regl  !UWitM  2018  Olson.Kristina  College:Arts&Sciences  Department:Psychology  TransYouth.Project  transgender 
april 2018 by uwnews
Kristina Olson wins $1 million research award | KATU
UW psychologist Kristina Olson has been awarded the U.S. government's highest honor for early career scientists to continue to her work with transgender children.
KATU  !UWitM  2018  regl  video  transgender  TransYouth.Project  Olson.Kristina  College:Arts&Sciences  Department:Psychology 
april 2018 by uwnews
$1 million grant for TransYouth Project | Q13
UW psychologist Kristina Olson was given a $1 million grant to continue her work with transgender youth and their siblings.
Q13  !UWitM  2018  regl  video  transgender  TransYouth.Project  Olson.Kristina  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences 
april 2018 by uwnews
Starbucks closes 8,000 stores for racial bias training | KUOW
Starbucks is closing 8,000 stores next month for an afternoon of employee training about racial bias. Anthony Greenwald, professor emeritus of psychology at the UW, is interviewed.
KUOW  !UWitM  2018  regl  radio  Greenwald.Anthony  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences  race 
april 2018 by uwnews
New grant to help TransYouth Project | KOMO Radio
A $1 million grant will help expand research at the UW on transgender children and their siblings' mental health.
radio  KOMO  !UWitM  2018  regl  TransYouth.Project  transgender  Olson.Kristina  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences 
april 2018 by uwnews
Which animal kills the most humans? | Gizmodo
Animals fatally maul, sting, trample, and chew about a million humans per year. David Barash, professor emeritus of psychology at the UW, is quoted.
Barash.David  Department:Psychology  animals  !UWitM  2018  natl  Gizmodo  College:Arts&Sciences 
april 2018 by uwnews
US metropolitan areas with the worst air pollution | CNBC
Everyone has seen photos of the terrible smog in cities like Shanghai, China or New Delhi, India. But it turns out there are problems with air pollution in the U.S. too, especially if you live in California, according to the American Lung Association's 2018 State of the Air report. A UW study from November is referenced.
CNBC  !UWitM  2018  natl  Department:Psychology 
april 2018 by uwnews
Starbucks mandates racial bias training — but is that the answer? | Crosscut
In an announcement that gained widespread attention this week, Seattle-based corporate giant Starbucks announced it is closing more than 8,000 company-owned stores next month so that 175,000 employees can receive racial-bias training. Anthony Greenwald, a psychology professor at the UW, is quoted.
Greenwald.Anthony  !UWitM  2018  regl  Crosscut  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences 
april 2018 by uwnews
Expert: Starbucks implicit bias training likely won't have an impact | KIRO
Starbucks will close more than 8,000 company-owned coffee shops in the United States on the afternoon of May 29 to hold implicit bias training. Anthony Greenwald, professor of psychology at the UW, is quoted.
Greenwald.Anthony  !UWitM  2018  regl  KIRO  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences 
april 2018 by uwnews
Is Starbucks implementing flawed science in their anti-bias training? | The Stranger
In response to online and in-person protests at Starbucks after a manager at a Philadelphia cafe called the police on two African-American men last week, the coffee giant announced Tuesday that they will be closing over 8,000 locations in the U.S. on May 29 for company-wide racial bias training. Research by UW psychologist Anthony Greenwald is referenced.
Greenwald.Anthony  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences  !UWitM  2018  The.Stranger 
april 2018 by uwnews
Olson is first psychologist to win NSF’s Waterman award | Science
A social and developmental psychologist at the University of Washington, Kristina Olson is the first person from her discipline to win the 42-year-old Alan T. Waterman Award.
Olson.Kristina  !UWitM  2018  natl  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences 
april 2018 by uwnews
Philadelphia incident a test of Starbucks's values | KING 5
Starbucks prides itself as a champion of human rights, but the recent arrests of two black men in one of the company’s stores in Philadelphia is a test of the company's values. Anthony Greenwald, a professor emeritus of psychology at the UW, is quoted.
Department:Psychology  !UWitM  2018  KING  Greenwald.Anthony  College:Arts&Sciences  regl 
april 2018 by uwnews
I bought a dog that doesn't eat | The Stranger
In 2015, toy giant Hasbro released Joy for All Companion Pets—cute, fuzzy robots that resemble dogs and cats and act almost like the real thing. Peter Kahn, a professor of psychology at the UW, is quoted.
The.Stranger  !UWitM  2018  regl  Kahn.Peter  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences 
april 2018 by uwnews
Stressed-out teens: Schools take new approaches to avert tragedy | TODAY
April is National Stress Awareness month. NBC’s Stephanie Gosk looks at the latest research regarding teens and stress, and the proactive approaches some schools are taking for the first time. The UW's Kate McLaughlin, associate professor of psychology and director of the UW's Stress and Development Lab, and Elin Bjorling, research scientist in human centered design and engineering, are interviewed.
UW:Medicine  Stress.Development.Lab  Human.Centered.Design&Engineering  College:Engineering  !UWitM  2018  natl  NBC.News  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences 
april 2018 by uwnews
Young trans kids 'have really good mental health,' researcher says | KUOW
Kim Malcolm talks with University of Washington associate psychology professor Kristina Olson about her research into transgender kids. On Thursday, Olson was honored with the National Science Foundation's Alan T. Waterman award, which includes a $1 million research grant.
KUOW  !UWitM  2018  Olson.Kristina  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences  regl 
april 2018 by uwnews
$1 million federal grant will help study of transgender kids | The Washington Post
The first large-scale, national study of transgender children, including some as young as 3, is poised to expand thanks to a five-year, $1 million grant awarded Thursday by the National Science Foundation to the professor leading the project. UW psychologist Kristina Olson, 36, was named winner of the NSF’s annual Alan T. Waterman Award, the government’s highest honor for scientists still in the early phases of their careers. [This AP story appeared in hundreds of outlets across the country]
Olson.Kristina  !UWitM  2018  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences  natl  Washington.Post  AP 
april 2018 by uwnews
Rethinking therapy: How 45 questions can revolutionize mental health care in Canada | The Globe and Mail
Therapy is a tried-and-true treatment for what ails our minds, but it hasn’t caught up with medicine in tracking the data needed to make patients better. Could simple surveys help change that? Tony Rousmaniere, a University of Washington psychologist, is quoted.
Globe.Mail  !UWitM  2018  Rousmaniere.Tony  Department:Psychology  natl  College:Arts&Sciences 
april 2018 by uwnews
What we learn from 50 years of kids drawing scientists | The Atlantic
Children are more likely to draw women as scientists than in the past — but they become skewed toward sketching men as they get older. Sapna Cheryan, associate professor of psychology at the UW, is quoted.
The.Atlantic  !UWitM  2018  natl  Cheryan.Sapna  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences 
march 2018 by uwnews
Analysis | Why are there so few published female scientists? | Mashable
"We believe journals need to take full responsibility for ensuring social equity across the publishing pipeline," write the UW's Ione Fine (professor of psychology) and Alicia Shen (doctoral candidate in psychology). [This article was originally published on The Conversation]
The.Conversation  !UWitM  2018  natl  Mashable  Department:Psychology  Shen.Alicia  Fine.Ione  College:Arts&Sciences  opinion.analysis 
march 2018 by uwnews
Lawsuit: City employees claim jury was influenced by implicit bias | Crosscut
Last week, a panel of judges heard an unusual argument on behalf of seven former City of Seattle employees: their lawsuit alleging racial discrimination deserved a re-trial because a previous jury was not aware of its own implicit bias. Anthony Greenwald, a professor of psychology at the UW, is quoted.
Greenwald.Anthony  !UWitM  2018  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences  regl  Crosscut 
march 2018 by uwnews
Analysis | Women in science: Talent is not gendered, so why are journals failing women? | Newsweek
"We believe journals need to take full responsibility for ensuring social equity across the publishing pipeline," write the UW's Ione Fine (professor of psychology) and Alicia Shen (doctoral candidate in psychology).
opinion.analysis  Fine.Ione  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences  Shen.Alicia  Newsweek  !UWitM  2018  natl  The.Conversation 
march 2018 by uwnews
Microdosing LSD for a creativity boost | KIRO 7
Some tech workers are using microdoses of LSD to boost their creativity. UW psychology professor Jaime Diaz is interviewed about the potential risks.
KIRO  !UWitM  2018  regl  video  Diaz.Jaime  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences 
february 2018 by uwnews
SnowWorld melts away pain for burn patients, using virtual reality snowballs | GeekWire
For more than 20 years, VR pioneers and pain specialists Hunter Hoffman and David Patterson, both researchers at University of Washington, have demonstrated VR’s unique ability to alleviate acute pain.
Hoffman.Hunter  !UWitM  2018  GeekWire  regl  Patterson.David  College:Engineering  Department:Mechanical.Engineering  UW:Medicine  Department:Psychology 
february 2018 by uwnews
Are babies able to see what others feel? | WSJ
New research suggests that even tiny babies can connect their own bodily feelings to the feelings of others. Andrew Meltzoff, UW professor of psychology and co-director of the Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences, is quoted.
Wall.Street.Journal  !UWitM  2018  natl  Institute.Learning&Brain.Sciences  Meltzoff.Andrew  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences 
february 2018 by uwnews
Love lab in Seattle helps couples with relationships | Business Insider
The "love lab" in downtown Seattle allows couples to have their relationship analyzed, through observation and physiological measurements. John Gottman, professor emeritus of psychology at the UW, is featured.
Gottman.John  !UWitM  2018  natl  Department:Psychology  Business.Insider  College:Arts&Sciences 
february 2018 by uwnews
Proposed new 'sexting' law could give teens a break | KIRO 7
KIRO 7 goes in-depth on the consequences for teens caught sending nude photos of themselves or their classmates. Sarah Walker, research associate professor of psychology at the UW, is quoted.
Walker.Sarah  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences  KIRO  regl  !UWitM  2018 
february 2018 by uwnews
Parents battle for custody to stop trans son from receiving hormone therapy | Vice
A 17-year-old, who currently lives with his grandparents, was told by medical professionals that he should start hormone therapy as soon as possible as part of his treatment for gender dysphoria. Katie McLaughlin, assistant professor of psychology at the UW, is quoted.
McLaughlin.Katie  !UWitM  2018  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences  transgender  VICE  natl 
february 2018 by uwnews
UW study: Babies show beginning signs of empathy as early as 7 months | KNKX
Babies are aware of what’s happening to others far earlier than you might think. That’s what University of Washington scientists found when they studied how the sense of touch is reflected in a baby’s brain. Andrew Meltzoff, co-director of the UW Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences and professor of psychology, is quoted.
Meltzoff.Andrew  !UWitM  2018  Institute.Learning&Brain.Sciences  KNKX  regl  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences 
february 2018 by uwnews
How the Super Bowl will influence your diet, and 6 other fascinating facts about food psychology | Mother Jones
Perhaps you’re already planning your Super Bowl Sunday snacks. But what will you eat the day after the big game? It depends who wins. A UW study from the 1990s is referenced.
Mother.Jones  !UWitM  2018  Department:Psychology  natl  College:Arts&Sciences 
january 2018 by uwnews
Why your kids are forgetting about nature | ParentMap
Peter Kahn is on a mission. The University of Washington psychology professor wants to cure environmental generational amnesia.
Department:Psychology  Parent.Map  !UWitM  2018  regl  College:Arts&Sciences 
january 2018 by uwnews
Why public schools can't keep the heat on | CityLab
This week’s cold snap revealed the sorry state of infrastructure in many urban schools on the East Coast. But there’s no quick fix. Sapna Cheryan, associate professor of psychology at the UW, is quoted.
Cheryan.Sapna  !UWitM  2018  natl  City.Lab  The.Atlantic  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences 
january 2018 by uwnews
Can playing games help reduce prejudice? | NPR
A Dartmouth College professor developed a game to help people identify their prejudices, but she says it's not meant as the definitive solution to stereotypes that may be ingrained. Tony Greenwald, a professor of psychology at the UW, is interviewed.
NPR  natl  !UWitM  Greenwald.Anthony  Department:Psychology  2018 
january 2018 by uwnews
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