Educational Psychology News

Kristin Neff Discusses the Power of Self-Compassion in the Harvard Business Review

Oct. 2, 2018

Associate Professor Kristin Neff discusses how self-compassion can help cultivate and enhance motivation and feelings of authenticity.

Kristin Neff Discusses the Yin and Yang of Self-Compassion in The New York Times

Sept. 28, 2018

Educational Psychology Associate Professor Kristin Neff shares ways that survivors of assault can practice self-compassion in light of the Kavanaugh-Blasey testimonies.

Two Educational Psychology Professors Finalists for President’s Award for Global Learning

Sept. 27, 2018

Ricardo Ainslie and Kevin Cokley are both part of finalist teams for the inaugural year of the President's Award for Global Learning.

Educational Psychology Alumni Co-Author Book to Help Parents Manage Their Children’s Digital World

Sept. 27, 2018

Educational Psychology alumni Mike Brooks, Ph.D '99, and Jon Lasser, Ph.D. '99 have co-authored a book that helps parents find a balance between technology and families.

Educational Psychology New Faculty 2018

Sept. 12, 2018

This year, the Department of Educational Psychology is joined by Seung Choi, David Klingbeil, and Katie Muenks.

Three College of Education Faculty Honored at Black Studies Tenure and Promotion Celebration

Delida Sanchez, Anthony Brown, and Keffrelyn Brown will be honored at this years Black Studies Tenure and Promotion Celebration.

Cindy Carlson Awarded Family Psychologist of the Year by American Psychological Association

Aug. 22, 2018

Cindy Carlson has been named Family Psychologist of the Year by the Society for Couple & Family Psychology of the APA. This award recognizes those who have made outstanding sustained contributions to family psychology.

China’s One Child Policy May Have Positively Benefited Girls

July 16, 2018

China's former One Child Policy had profound effects on parenting practices and the way that children viewed themselves.

Renowned Scholars to Discuss Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity and Race Research at APA Conference at UT Austin

July 9, 2018

Educational Psychology Associate Professor Germine Awad and Professor Kevin Cokley have coordinated the 5th biennial APA conference to be held this month at The University of Texas at Austin.

Toni Falbo Provides Research Insights on Only Children in BBC Podcast

July 5, 2018

Educational Psychology Professor Toni Falbo's research on only children was featured in a BBC podcast breaking down the only child stereotype.

Educational Psychology Alumnus Research Leads to Meaningful Career

June 25, 2018

Alumna Lynn Mellor is changing the lives of students across Texas through her work as the principal researcher at the American Institutes for Research.

Kevin Cokley Discusses Imposter Syndrome and Minority Mental Health in The New York Times

June 12, 2018

According to a study by Educational Psychology Professor Kevin Cokley, Impostor Syndrome can have more detrimental effects on mental health than discrimination for minorities.

ED Talk: Kevin Cokley

June 6, 2018

Hegemonic Psychology: The Politics of Ethnic Minority Research

McCarthy: Are school safety measures the new normal?

June 31, 2018

Educational Psychology Associate Professor Chris McCarthy discusses the impact of school shooting related stress on an educator's capacity to teach.

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.