Psychology professor Todd Kashdan is noted in a Harvard Business Review article for the development of the skillset known as psychological flexibility, which is described as turning difficult emotions into greater focus and dedication.
Mason's Commencement will be in-person on Friday, May 20, at 10:00 am. The college's Degree Celebration for the Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies, including the School of Integrative Studies, takes place May 20 at 2:00 pm; the Degree Celebration for the Social Sciences takes place May 20 at 6:00 pm.
The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) announced Thursday that Assistant Professor Leah Adams, Department of Psychology and the Women and Gender Studies program, and Professor Amarda Shehu, School of Computing, were among 12 Virginia educators honored as 2022 Outstanding Faculty Award recipients.
The Clinical Faculty will conduct online interviews with invited applicants Friday, February 11th and Saturday, February 12th, 2022. Schedule of activities tentatively runs from 9:00am - 4:00pm EST and we will email the schedule to invited applicants.
INTERVIEWS WILL BE HELD VIRTUALLY OVER ZOOM.
Specializing in one sport puts a child at risk for anxiety and depression suggests Jerome Short, PhD, professor of psychology at George Mason University. “Specialization leads to more of one's identity and self-worth coming from successful performance in a single sport,” he said. “Perceived threats and worries increase if we are not accomplishing our goals and having fun playing sports. We may feel helpless and hopeless about improving our performance.”
At Mason's Three-Minute Thesis competition this spring, psychology doctoral student Paige Trojanowski was a first-place winner and higher education doctoral student Sara Montiel was among the second-place winners.