Educational Psychology News

School Shootings and Shrinking Paychecks May Scare Away Teachers: Where Will We Find The Teachers of Tomorrow?

May 22, 2018

Educational Psychology associate professor Christopher McCarthy writes opinion piece in Star-Telegram.

Educational Psychology Graduate Students Receive 2018 STAY Fellowships

April 5, 2018

This fellowship is designed for students in terminal master’s programs in psychology whose training prepares them to provide mental health services to transition age youth (ages 16-25) and their families.

Census Update Discovery Minute

Feb. 23, 2018

Germine Awad discusses both the ramifications of classifying people of Middle Eastern or North African (MENA) descent as white on the U.S. Census form and the necessity of giving them their own designation.

How Self-Compassion Can Make Valentine’s Day Extra Sweet

Feb. 13, 2018

Kristen Neff recommends that people also give themselves validation and appreciation verbally. A person can say to themselves, aloud, “I’m here for you. I care about you,” and meet that need for themselves.

Is Valentine’s Day for Men?

Feb. 13, 2018

Valentine’s Day is a day for romance, a day to celebrate love and affection. But are men really that into it?

Aaron Rochlen: A Positive and Refined Masculinity

Feb. 12, 2018

NFL-produced advertisement loosens up the playbook of masculinity

Germine Awad: How Trump’s Comments May Actually Help Race Relations in the U.S.

Aug. 18, 2017

President Donald Trump’s slowness to condemn the violence in Charlottesville, Va., and then subsequent comments where he stated there was blame on both sides, produced outrage—and rightly so.

Joshua Childs and James Pustejovsky Named 2017 Greater Texas Foundation Fellows

Aug. 17, 2017

Both professors have been awarded $30,000 per year for three years to support their research which aligns with the post-secondary preparation goals of the Greater Texas Foundation.