January News of Note

Psychology Department

News of Note

January 2012

Faculty Awards/Appointments/In the News

  1. Dr. Todd Kashdan was cited in:
    1. 435 South Magazine (January, 2012)- on curiosity and goal-setting.
    2. Connection Newspapers (for all areas in Northern Virginia) (January, 2012)- on sustainable new year resolutions.
    3. USA Today (December, 2011)- on media’s tendency to focus on negatives during holiday season.
    4. Connection Newspapers (for all areas in Northern Virginia) (November, 2011)- on teaching children gratitude during holidays.
  2. Dr. Tim Curby was awarded a subcontract through the University of Virginia from the DuBarry Foundation. “Quantitative support for the Student Engagement Study.”  2012. Role: Principal Investigator for Subcontract, $32,750
  3. Dr.’s Raja Parasuraman and Pam Greenwood are expecting a book out in March titled: “Nurturing the Older Brain and Mind”

 

 Student Activities

 

Denham, S. A., Bassett, H. H., & *Zinsser, K.  (in press).  Early childhood teachers as socializers of young children's emotional competence. Early Childhood Research Journal.

 

Renshaw, K. D., & *Campbell, S. B. (2011). Combat veterans’ symptoms of PTSD and partners’ distress: The role of partners’ perceptions of veterans’ deployment experiences. Journal of Family Psychology, 25, 953-962.

 

Publications/Presentations

Boden, M.T., Bonn-Miller, M.O., Kashdan, T.B., Alvarez, J., & Gross, J.J. (2012).  The interactive effects of emotional clarity and cognitive reappraisal in posttraumatic stress disorder.  Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 26, 233-238.

 

Denham, S.A., Bassett, H.H., & Zinsser, K. (in press). Early childhood teachers as socializers of young children's emotional competence.  Early Childhood Research Journal.

 

Maddux, J. E. & Winstead, B. A. (Eds.) (2012).  Psychopathology: Foundations for a contemporary understanding (3rd ed.).  New York:  Talyor & Francis.

 

Maló-Machado, P, Verissimo, M., Denham, S. (in press) O teste de Conhecimento das Emoções para crianças de idade pré-escolar. Revista Iberoamericana de Diagnóstico e Avaliação Psicológica .

 

Renshaw, K. D., & *Campbell, S. B. (2011). Combat veterans’ symptoms of PTSD and partners’ distress: The role of partners’ perceptions of veterans’ deployment experiences. Journal of Family Psychology, 25, 953-962.