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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.

AU Psychology alumna Lisa Carlin

Everyday Mindfulness

AU Alum Lisa Carlin integrates mindfulness into therapy for veterans

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Upcoming Theses & Dissertation Defenses

Alexis French will defend her Master's thesis on Friday, December 16, 2016 from 10 am to 12 noon in Asbury 336. The title of her thesis is: Cost-Effectiveness of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) in Clinics versus Homes from Four Perspectives

Committee Members: Dr. Brian Yates, Dr. James Gray, and Dr. Timothy Fowles

Wenyan Bi will defend her Master's Thesis on December 19, 2016 from 9:30 am-12 pm in Asbury 336. The title of her thesis is: DIRECTIONALITY IN CROSS-AGE FACE RECOGNITION: CHILD-TO-ADULT IS EASIER THAN ADULT-TO-CHILD RECOGNITION

Zehra Peynircioglu, Ph.D.
Scott Parker, Ph.D.
Bei Xiao, Ph.D.