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Pitt Students Create a Unique Dating App
Amanda Forest, Pitt Assistant Professor of Psychology who studies close relationships and interpersonal communication says that the new student run dating app, "Inrstellar", "could allow people to establish a connection or give people a chance to engage in self-disclosure and increase their sense of closeness and liking for each other, as well as to identify areas of similarity." See Article.
When It Comes to College, High School Grades Reveal More Than Just Academics
Researcher and faculty member, Brian Galla, led a study to determine the relationship between high school grades and student preserverence and self-control. See Article.
Four Psychology Graduate Students Awarded 2019 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships
The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based Master's and doctoral degrees at accredited United States institutions. See More
Esther Esmeralda Palacios-Barrios (Advisor: Jaime Hanson)
Shirley Duong (Advisor: Melissa Libertus)
Sarah L. Aghjayan (Advisor: Kirk Erickson)
Julia Sarah Feldman (Advisor: Danny Shaw)
Aerobic Exercise and Cognition
Professor Kirk Erickson comments on a new study that demonstrates the relationship between exercise and cognitive function throughout the lifespan. See Article