Cialdini Fellowships

Based on a review of all admission applications, two outstanding doctoral admittees will be selected for the Cialdini Fellowships. These fellowships were made possible by a generous gift to UWM from Dr. Robert Cialdini ’67 and Bobette Gorden. An internationally… Read More

Abel Mathew won the 2019 annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition!

Abel Mathew, a third-year clinical psychology doctoral student, won 1st place at UWM’s second annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. The competition was hosted by the Graduate School and the Office of Research. Originally developed by the University of Queensland, the purpose of the… Read More

Lisa Taxier Wins UWM’s First Three Minute (3MT) Thesis Competition

The Psychology department’s own Lisa Taxier, a 3rd-year neuroscience graduate student, won the university’s inaugural Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition! This competition was sponsored by the Graduate School, Office of Research, and UWM Research Foundation, and originally developed by the… Read More

Stephan published a new study on computerized interpretation training for cognitive biases in OCD.

Stephan Siwiec and colleagues recently published an article in the Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders (JOCRD) that tested the feasibility of a brief computerized cognitive bias modification for interpretations (CBM-I) training as a potential intervention to reduce thought-action fusion… Read More

Ashleigh Harvey has received a 2017 Sigma Xi grant!

Ashleigh Harvey was recently awarded a grant-in-aid of research from Sigma Xi, a scientific research honor society.  The grant is entitled “A Prospective Investigation of the Association between Obsessive-Compulsive Symptoms and Response Inhibition Deficits” and is a part of Ashleigh’s… Read More

Cari Rosoff (Lee) has received 2017 APA Ethics Writing Prize!

Cari Rosoff received the 2017 American Psychological Association Ethics Committee Graduate Student Ethics Writing Prize at the APA Annual Convention in August 2017 for her paper entitled “Ethics in College Sexual Assault Research.” Concerns about the high rates of sexual… Read More

Octavio Santos has received the 2017 APA/APAGS Award for Distinguished Graduate Student in Professional Psychology

Octavio Santos has been awarded the 2017 APA/APAGS Award for Distinguished Graduate Student in Professional Psychology by the American Psychological Association (APA) and the American Psychological Association of Graduate Students (APAGS) for his outstanding practice and application of psychology. He was nominated by Drs. Antonio… Read More

Amy Goetz published a new paper that examines different types of safety behaviors related to fear reduction.

Amy Goetz and her colleagues recently published a new paper in Clinical Psychology Review.  Goetz, A.R., Davine, T.P., Siwiec, S.G., & Lee, H.J. (in press). The functional value of preventive and restorative safety behaviors: A systematic review of the literature…. Read More

Adam Barnas published a new paper exploring the role of visual field meridians on object-based attention.

Barnas, AJ & Greenberg, AS (in press). Visual field meridians modulate the reallocation of object-based attention, Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics. Adam Barnas and Dr. Greenberg have a new manuscript accepted for publication in Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics in which they… Read More

Tara Miskovich published a new study in the journal PLOS One that examined abnormalities in cortical folding associated with trait anxiety.

Miskovich, T. A., Pedersen, W. S., Belleau, E. L., Shollenbarger, S., Lisdahl, K. M., & Larson, C. L. (2016). Cortical Gyrification Patterns Associated with Trait Anxiety. PloS one, 11(2), e0149434. Graduate student Tara Miskovich and Colleagues published a new study… Read More