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Moving Forward with Mason ADVANCE Prorgram

Moving Forward with Mason ADVANCE Prorgram

Almost 3,000 NOVA students transfer to Mason each year. ADVANCE aims to boost that number by giving those students the support they need to earn a bachelor's degree within four years. We are proud to be one of the departments that offer this process!

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Dr. Goldstein's Research Featured on Child Trends

Dr. Goldstein's Research Featured on Child Trends

In the space of just a few minutes, your child can go from being an architect constructing the tallest building in the world, to a pirate digging for buried treasure, to an explorer looking for new countries to discover. Now, new research by Dr. Thalia Goldstein shows pretend play can have real social and emotional advantages for kids.

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IIR Releases New Report on Immigrant Teachers

IIR Releases New Report on Immigrant Teachers

While immigrants comprise 13 percent of the U.S. population, they make up only 11 percent of all teachers. This paper and infographic provide a statistical and demographic portrait of immigrant teachers in the United States and highlight differences between native- and foreign-born teachers as well as between postsecondary and non-postsecondary teachers.

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Dr. William Helton's Research Featured in APA Article

Dr. William Helton's Research Featured in APA Article

Even short breaks can help us perform at our best. In one example, William S. Helton, PhD, a professor of human factors and applied cognition at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, and colleagues showed that short breaks can improve attention.

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GradImpact: Leader of the Pack

GradImpact: Leader of the Pack

"Leadership is the byproduct of our interaction during operations," is what Lawrence Minnis boldly declares at the top of his LinkedIn profile. For Minnis, a second year PhD student in cognitive and behavioral neuroscience at George Mason University, leadership is primal, a fundamental part of human social interaction.

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HFAC Alumna Melissa Smith Recieves Award

HFAC Alumna Melissa Smith Recieves Award

Melissa Smith received the Evelyn Kamen Rising Star Award for her dedication to continuing to live the FIRST ethos in a way that is inspiring the next generation of FIRST participants. Smith is a senior user experience researcher at Google, working on improving the YouTube video-watching experience

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