Month: March 2017

Congratulations to Current and Former members of the Educational Psychology Department Neag Alumni Award Recipients for 2017

Congratulations to Current and Former members of the Educational Psychology Department Neag Alumni Award Recipients for 2017

 

Drs. Shamim S. Patwa  – Outstanding School Administrator

Dr. Alan Kraut – Outstanding Professional

Dr. Melvyn L. Reich – Lifetime Achievement Award

 

For more information and to see videos highlighting the work of all of the 2017 Neag Alumni Awardees visit http://education.uconn.edu/2017/03/20/neag-school-celebrates-2017-alumni-awardees/

Professor James O’Neil shares insights with Monitor on Psychology about gender role conflicts among men.

Professor James O’Neil shares insights with Monitor on Psychology about gender role conflicts among men.

The men America left behind

They suffer from the the largest shortfall of jobs. Their mortality rate has been rising. What are psychologists doing to help?

For as long as America has been a country, the straight white American man has been king of the hill. But as society changes and culture evolves, the ground beneath that hill is growing shaky. Economically, physically and emotionally, many American men are fighting to maintain a foothold.

ICYMI: National Pub STAT Covers Work by Prof. Eric Loken

Statistician Andrew Gelman, of Columbia University, and Eric Loken, a psychologist at the University of Connecticut, say scientists have bought into a “fallacy” — that if a statistically significant result emerges from a “noisy” experiment, a.k.a. one with many variables that are difficult to account for, that result is by definition a sound one.

https://www.statnews.com/2017/02/17/p-value-significance/