All News

Trapped at Home With People You Met on Craigslist

Trapped at Home With People You Met on Craigslist

Roommates should “sit down and have a full discussion” about who’s coming and going and where, Keith Renshaw, the director of psychology at George Mason University, told me. “Ask: ‘How strict does everybody want to be about social distancing?’

Read More
Latest University Information on COVID-19

Latest University Information on COVID-19

George Mason University is committed to protecting the health of its community. Its resources include up-to-date plans and procedures, identification of student health services clinics, and attention to its study-abroad programs.

Read More
The Science Behind Kindness featuring Dr. Stephen Lippi

The Science Behind Kindness featuring Dr. Stephen Lippi

When we are kind to one another, the dopamine surges in our brain, telling us that we've done something good. When you drop something, and I pick it up for you, and I see a smile on your face, I get a surge of reward," Dr. Stephen Lippi, a behavioral neuroscientist at Angelo State University, said.

Read More
Curiosity Is the Secret to a Happy Life

Curiosity Is the Secret to a Happy Life

The more that experts examine curiosity, the more they find evidence to suggest that it’s the secret sauce in a happy, fulfilling life. “If you take the fundamental things that people tend to want out of life — strong social relationships and happiness and accomplishing things — all of these are highly linked to curiosity,” says Todd Kashdan, a professor of psychology at George Mason University and author of Curious?

Read More
GMU Alumnus Joins Tennessee Tech Running Staff

GMU Alumnus Joins Tennessee Tech Running Staff

Prior to her coaching career, Accaiya Evans double-majored at George Mason University, earning a Bachelor of Arts in psychology, alongside a Bachelor of Arts in integrative studies in 2010. Evans was a member of the Patriots women's track and field program from 2006-08.

Read More