Author Archives: Mani Garcia

FREE ASL Lecture: The Cognitive and Social Impacts of Early Language Experiences of Deaf Children

PLEASE SPREAD THE WORD AND SHARE. Captioned ASL video announcement below. (LIVE STREAM & ACCESSIBILITY INFO BELOW) FREE LECTURE IN ASL: September 28, 2016 at 12:30 The Center for Anxiety (Brooklyn) 3692 Bedford Ave P2, Brooklyn, NY 11229 RSVP to info@centerforanxiety.org … Continue reading

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My week at the CUNY Graduate Center Digital Research Institute (#GCDRI)

(written on June 10, 2016) I have just had the best week in a long time (June 6-10, 2016) attending the CUNY Graduate Center Digital Research Institute, #GCDRI.  To put my statement into context, in preparation for my dissertation research, … Continue reading

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Portable EEG project

repost from my Linkedin page. This project was inspired by the paper: How about taking a low‐cost, small, and wireless EEG for a walk (Debener et al., 2012)? I obtained two Emotiv Epoc wireless EEG devices in 2014. My goal was … Continue reading

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BLACK LIVES MATTER: American Family Therapy Academy

Shared from: https://afta.org/2016/03/black-lives-matter/ We, as members of the American Family Therapy Academy, must be vigilant and mindful of the racist air we breathe and of the residual racism in the far reaches of our unconscious.  Racism is the common denominator of … Continue reading

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The Association of Black Psychologists Condemns Police Shootings

The Association of Black Psychologists Condemns Police Shootings FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 8, 2016 Contact: Kevin Washington, Ph.D., National President 301-449-3082 abpsi@abpsi.org The Association of Black Psychologists (ABPsi) condemns the actions of law enforcement in the recent shootings of 37-year … Continue reading

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Bullettrun WildRun Parkour Program

Information shared from the Bullettrun website.  A lot of my Community Psychology work is with Bullettrun, a collaborative multimedia company that uses the art of parkour to provide men and women with social, educational and performance opportunities in NYC. I am super … Continue reading

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Scholarship Opportunity for Deaf-Blind person to attend International Deaf-Blind Expo (IDBE) 2016!

Scholarship Application The winner of this scholarship will receive ONE free four-day registration to the International DeafBlind Expo 2016 in Orlando, Florida. They will also receive ONE free ticket to the Gala Dinner. The recipient will be responsible for all … Continue reading

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JOIN THE APAGS LGBT MENTORING PROGRAM!

Shared from an email: The APAGS Committee on Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity is recruiting mentors and mentees for its year-long mentoring program for LGBT graduate students in psychology. Please join us! The program is designed to provide an opportunity … Continue reading

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Orgullo Special Interest Group of NLPA Statement on the Orlando Mass Shooting

I have found little comfort in the flood of responses to the Orlando mass shooting.  Shortly after hearing about the shooting the National Latina/o Psychological Association began discussing a response with members.  I am sharing the responses sent today—which bring … Continue reading

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National Latina/o Psychological Association & Orgullo SIG Joint Statement on the Orlando Mass Shooting

I have found little comfort in the flood of responses to the Orlando mass shooting.  Shortly after hearing about the shooting the National Latina/o Psychological Association began discussing a response with members.  I am sharing the responses sent today—which bring … Continue reading

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