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Most Americans practice gratitude at Thanksgiving, but psychology professor Anthony Ahrens says we might benefit from practicing it more frequently.

Are We Really Grateful?

American University psychology professor examines gratitude and its potential mental health benefits.

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Upcoming Theses & Dissertation Defenses

Jordan Wyatt will defend his Master’s thesis on Wednesday November 9th 2:30pm-4:30pm, in Asbury 336. The title of his thesis is: "Evidence of Contrast in Analysis of Chess Games.”

The committee members are:

Scott Parker
Zehra Peynircioglu
Laura Duval

Greta Bielaczyc Raglan will defend her dissertation on Friday, November 18, 2016 from 12-3 pm in Asbury 336. The title of her dissertation is: "Obstetrician-Gynecologists' knowledge, practices, and decision-making regarding depression during perimenopause."

The committee is:

Laura Juliano
Kate Gunthert
Jay Schulkin
Peter Schmidt (outside reader)