Archive: Psychology

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CAS Magazine: Alumni

Experts: Advice from One Hoya to Another

Sharing knowledge is an integral part of both the academic experience and the journeys of personal growth that define our lives. We took a stroll around campus and spoke with two…

April 30, 2024

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For Kids, How Much Screen Time Is Too Much? Why That’s the Wrong Question to Ask 

In a new book, developmental psychologist Rachel Barr is offering the research community a new framework for understanding and measuring the impact of technology on early…

April 25, 2024

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The Political Pitfalls of Human Psychology 

Fathali Moghaddam's new book explores the psychological plasticity of…

March 11, 2024

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New Report Outlines Best Practices for Parents and Educators in the Digital Age

A new research review from developmental psychologist Rachel Barr provides recommendations for how parents and educators can reap the benefits of digital media while mitigating…

January 29, 2024

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Junior To Play for Haiti’s First Ever Women’s World Cup

Georgetown soccer player Lara Larco (C'25) has been training for months for the World Cup. For her, it’s more than just soccer. It’s about shining a light on her home…

July 20, 2023

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The Neuroscience Behind Superhuman Acts of Generosity

Why do some people go to extraordinary lengths to help strangers? Are they built differently? Researchers from the College of Arts & Sciences say.…

July 14, 2023

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Outstanding Faculty and Staff Recognized at Spring Convocation

The College of Arts & Sciences celebrated its esteemed faculty and staff at its spring…

April 27, 2023

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Georgetown Reigns Supreme at Big East Research Symposium

Claire Cushman (C’23) took home top honors at this year’s Big East Research Symposium, held in March at Madison Square…

April 6, 2023

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Georgetown Researchers Contribute to UN World Happiness Report

Two Georgetown researchers – Abigail Marsh and Shawn Rhoads (G’22) – are contributors to the World Happiness Report…

March 20, 2023

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Get Smart: Georgetown Neuroscientists Release Free App to Improve Cognition

A team of Georgetown neuroscientists has released an app to help users improve their deductive reasoning…

March 10, 2023