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Stephanie Wells ’10 is exploring new ways to treat PTSD, understand why patients drop out of treatment, and how to increase engagement in PTSD treatment. Stephanie Wells ’10 is on the cutting edge of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) research, she says, thanks in no small measure to the HWS Department of Psychological Science that prepared

Lessons on guiding leaders through times of rapid and unpredictable change. Dr. Stephen Cohen ’67 will visit campus on Monday, Nov. 1 to speak to students interested in careers in psychology. His talk “Confessions of an Applied Psychologist: Surviving vs. Thriving” is drawn from his decades of experience in industrial-organizational psychology research and consulting. The

The third season of Pulteney Street Podcast kicks off with Associate Professor of Psychological Science Daniel Graham, whose new book explores the parallels between the internet and the human brain. On the latest issue of the Pulteney Street Podcast, President Joyce P. Jacobsen and Associate Professor of Psychological Science Daniel Graham discuss how the brain

Thanks to the support of Thomas J. Patchett ’88, Trustee Dr. Marguerite S. Murphy and Dr. Brian Cooper, Summer of Service celebrates its 10th anniversary. The 10th annual Summer of Service gave 11 HWS students the opportunity to become civic leaders as they took on internships targeting environmental and food justice, mental health advocacy, and

Hobart and William Smith recognize students, faculty and partners in Geneva for their investment in the local community.

Selected by their colleagues, three professors earned annual honors for their work as educators, scholars and community leaders. Associate Professors of the Psychological Science Brien Ashdown, Jamie Bodenlos and Julie Newman Kingery are the recipients of the 2021 Faculty Prizes. Based on the recommendations of fellow HWS faculty members, the Committee on Faculty Research and Honors selected Ashdown,

Neuroscientists are starting to realize that, in addition to performing computations, the brain also must communicate within itself. The key point is that, although communication involves computation, communication systems rely on different fundamental design principles than those of computing systems,” Graham writes.

Elizabeth “Liz” Hawes ’19 has been accepted into a Ph.D. in medical and clinical psychology at the University of Alabama Birmingham. Since graduating from Hobart and William Smith, Elizabeth “Liz” Hawes ’19 has been working as a research assistant at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, S.C. Beginning this fall and under the

In his blog on Psychology Today, Associate Professor of Psychological Science Daniel Graham details the social media-like connections made within the human brain. “You are probably familiar with the idea that anyone on earth is just six degrees of separation from anyone else on the planet. Each degree corresponds to one friendship link in the web of

Chair and Associate Professor of Psychological Science Jamie Bodenlos has been elected vice president of the eastern region of international psychology honor society Psi Chi. Since founding the HWS chapter of the international psychology honor society Psi Chi in 2014, Chair and Associate Professor of Psychological Science Jamie Bodenlos has achieved several milestones, including receiving