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Psychology Ph.D. Student to Participate in the 2021 Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting

March 23rd, 2020

Department of Psychology doctoral student Shawn Rhoads is one of approximately 25 students selected from the United States to participate in a meeting next year with a group of Nobel laureates in Lindau, Germany. While there, he will be able to discuss topics in the natural sciences with some of the world’s leading experts.

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Psychology Research Team Identifies Creative Anxiety

June 11th, 2019

A new study by a research team at Georgetown provides the first evidence of a form of anxiety that is specific to thinking creatively and points to ways that this kind of anxiety may limit an individual’s creative potential.

Johnson Addresses Deterrence Using Economics

May 17th, 2018

Economics graduate student Rich Johnson (G’18) sought out an independent research project on deterring agent theory — a way of determining the value of measures that decrease risk — alongside Professor George Akerlof.