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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.

Four Graduate Students Win NSF Fellowships

May 4th, 2018

Rob Cortes (C’18) and Shawn Rhoads of the Department of Psychology have been awarded prestigious graduate fellowships from the National Science Foundation.