Newsletters

PBS publishes newsletters twice per year. They are available below for your convenience.

Fall 2021 Newsletter

Highlights include: Using behavioral activation therapy as a treatment for depression, Alumni Profile: Ibrahim Dahlstrom-Hakki ‘08PhD, Songbird neurons for advanced cognition mirror the physiology of mammalian counterparts

Spring 2021 Newsletter

Highlights include: Virtual Graduation Celebration for the Class of 2021, Senior Awards, Tweet Blitz: Undergraduate Theses, Study shows predictors of cognitive decline in midlife women varied by race, Spotlight on Alumni

Winter 2021 Newsletter

Highlights include: Can mindfulness enhance athletic performance?, Resiliency and recovery from trauma, Stefan Tiefenbacher ‘01PhD Neuroscientist and Hemophilia Expert, More spotlights on alumni and student internships

Fall 2020 Newsletter

Highlights include: Children Use Race and Gender To Form Beliefs About Social Status, Influences of Stigma on Health Outcomes and Interventions, COVID-19 Research Update, Motherhood on the Brain, Spotlight on Alumni

Spring 2020 Newsletter

Highlights include: PBS holds Virtual Graduation Celebration, Emotions and patient care in the ER, Investigating how estrogens in the brain affect auditory learning, Courtney Keeton ‘05PhD-Clinical Psychologist, Psychology Major Senior Awards, Tweet Blitz: Undergrad Theses

Winter 2020 Newsletter

Highlights include: New views into the hearts and minds of preschoolers, DDHS Program celebrates 20 years, PBS Welcomes New Associate Professor, Behavioral Neuroscience labs move to Morrill IV, Deanna Ferrante '20 honored with Kaitlin A. Geraghty Memorial Prize

Fall 2019 Newsletter

Highlights include: PBS Open House, Aspects of attention and vulnerability to distracted driving, Emotions and emergency medicine, Creativity in science, Finding neuromechanisms of decision making

Spring 2019 Newsletter

Highlights include: Research: Risky Decisions—Helpful or Harmful, Allison Epstein ’17 Finds Her Calling as a Forensic Psychologist, 2019 Senior Award Winners Share Reflections from UMass, Undergraduate Research Symposium, UMassGives Wrap Up

Winter 2019 Newsletter

Highlights include: Faculty Profile: Lisa Harvey, Alumni Profile: Clinical Psychologist Rebecca Ametrano, Okteacherfest, PBS Interviews New Assistant Professors, Research Highlights

Fall 2018

Highlights include: New Faculty and Promotions, Alumni Profile: Joshua Mauro, A Look Inside the Sleep Monitoring Lab, and Open House: Tobin Hall Labs