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Ed Psych Students Present at the 2022 93rd Eastern Psychological Association Conference in NYC

Students, alumna, and faculty presented research at the 93rd Eastern Psychological Conference (EPA) in New York City on March 5, 2022. The Educational Psychology department had a great showing! See pictures below along with the titles and abstracts of the papers that were presented by Ed Psych students. (more…)

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Jessica Brodsky’s research featured in the APA Monitor on Psychology

Jessica Brodsky’s (PhD Candidate) dissertation research on lateral reading was featured in the APA Monitor on Psychology. Check it out here! The article describes how lateral reading is an evidence-based strategy that can be used to combat misinformation in the classroom. You can also check out Jessica’s published research here. 

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Dr. Irvin Sam Schonfeld

Professor Irvin Sam Schonfeld honored with the 2021 Society of Occupational Health Psychology Service Award

Congrats to Professor Irvin Sam Schonfeld who was awarded by the International Work, Stress, and Health Conference which is jointly sponsored by the American Psychological Association, the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, and the Society for Occupational Health Psychology (SOHP) with the 2021 SOHP Service Award. (more…)

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Nicole M. Zapparrata

Nicole Zapparrata, Prof. Patricia Brooks, and Alumna Teresa Ober to present at BUCLD and receives Paula Menyuk Award!

Nicole M. Zapparrata PhD student Nicole Zapparrata, Professor Patricia Brooks, and Alumna Dr. Teresa Ober will present at the Boston University Conference on Language Development (BUCLD) during Poster Session 2 on Friday November 5th (12:30 – 2:00pm). Their poster is titled “Is Developmental Language Disorder associated with slower processing speed across domains?” (more…)

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Jessica Brodsky

Lateral reading instruction improves college students’ fact-checking strategies in a general education civics course

Jessica E. Brodsky (PhD Student in Ed Psych) along with Patricia J. Brooks (Prof. in Ed Psych), Donna Scimeca, Ralitsa Todorova, Peter Galati, Michael Batson, Robert Grosso, Michael Matthews, Victor Miller & Michael Caulfield recently published an article in Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications titled, “Improving college students’ fact-checking strategies through lateral reading instruction in a general education civics course.” Read the full Open […]

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Congrats to the 2021 Doctoral Student Research Grant Recipients!

Congratulations to the three Ed Psych Doctoral students who have been awarded Doctoral Student Research Grants (DSRG) for 2021! The DSRG is a competitive research grant which awards up to $1,500 for travel, payments to human research subjects, supplies, and other expenses. We have provided each recipient’s research title and abstract below. We hope this […]

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