Monthly Archives: December 2012

Experiencing Discrimination Increases Risk-Taking, Anger, and Vigilance

from:  http://www.psychologicalscience.org/index.php/news/releases/experiencing-discrimination-increases-risk-taking-anger-and-vigilance.html Experiencing rejection not only affects how we think and feel — over the long-term it can also influence our physical and mental health. New research suggests that when rejection comes in the form of discrimination, people respond with … Continue reading

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One tool to help you write in a noisy environment

Attending graduate school in the City, and living in Brooklyn with roommates, it seems there is never a moment free of some type of distracting noise, allowing the mind to focus on thinking and writing.  This is quite different than … Continue reading

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CUNY Doctoral Student Research Grant (DSRG) program

From:  http://www.gc.cuny.edu/About-the-GC/Resource-Services/Sponsored-Research-Grant-Funding The mission of the Doctoral Student Research Grant (DSRG) program is to foster a research-oriented academic culture among doctoral students at CUNY Graduate Center by: (a) providing incentives for students to model and meet, early in their careers, the requirements … Continue reading

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3rd International Conference on Applications of Neuroimaging to Alcoholism (ICANA-3)

From:  http://ctna.yale.edu/icana3/index.aspx THE 3rd INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON APPLICATIONS OF NEUROIMAGING TO ALCOHOLISM (ICANA-3) will be held on the Medical Campus of Yale University in New Haven, CT, USA, on February 15-18, 2013. ICANA is supported by the NIAAA Center for … Continue reading

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American Sign Language (ASL) STEM Forum

From: http://aslstem.cs.washington.edu/ The ASL-STEM Forum is part of a research venture at the University of Washington which seeks to remove a fundamental obstacle currently in the way of deaf scholars, both students and professionals. Due to its relative youth and … Continue reading

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Psychologist Position Opening at the University of Missouri Counseling Center

Position Title Counseling Psychologist,  Job ID: 9298 (Clinical and Counseling Psychology applicants strongly encouraged to apply). University University of Missouri Department Counseling Center Salary Range Competitive Position Description Psychologist generalist position to provide initial assessment; individual, group and couple counseling/therapy; … Continue reading

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Student Created Website about Psychology Program Restructuring

Created by psych grad students, this site was developed to foster communication among students in the Psychology Doctoral Subprograms at CUNY regarding the current restructuring of our program. https://restructure.commons.gc.cuny.edu/

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Stoneleigh Foundation Emerging Leader Fellowship

For more information visit the website.

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The CUNY Pipeline Program (for undergraduates)

from:  http://cunyba.gc.cuny.edu/blog/the-cuny-pipeline-program/ The CUNY Pipeline Program provides educational and financial support to minority undergraduates interested in pursuing the Ph.D. in preparation for college-level teaching and advanced research. Along with a stipend of $3,250, the CUNY Pipeline Program provides a summer … Continue reading

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For Young Latino Readers, an Image Is Missing (New York Times)

Educators say grade-school students develop reading skills better when they are engaged by characters with whom they can identify. For Hispanic children, that’s hard to find. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/05/education/young-latino-students-dont-see-themselves-in-books.html?smid=pl-share  

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