A Florida State University clinical psychologist has been recognized with a national award for inspiring the next generation of psychology professionals to make a difference.  


With Healthy Aging month in full swing, one of the preeminent fields of research at Florida State University is in the spotlight.

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A Florida State University researcher has received a five-year, $1.86 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study how a little-understood part of the brain affects our sense of smell.  


Florida State University welcomed 12 new inductees into its prestigious Garnet & Gold Scholar Society this summer.

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Faculty members in the College of Education, College of Arts and Sciences and at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory have been awarded nearly $1 million in grant funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to recruit and support women STEM faculty.

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A Florida State University psychologist well known for her translational research on eating disorders has been selected for membership in the Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine of Florida.

Neuroscience, modern languages alumnus Michael Baiamonte blends STEM and humanities for a global focus

There’s an old joke that quips “Science can tell you how to clone a dinosaur. Humanities can tell you why that’s probably a bad idea.” For some people, the idea of studying both the sciences and humanities is baffling, with advocates on each side fiercely defending their respective fields. Yet, there are others, like two-time Florida State University alumnus Michael Baiamonte, who capitalize on the competitive advantage that arises by combining precision STEM analysis with the humanities’ ability to see the larger picture.

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Living-learning community prepares young women for careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics

The transition to life as a college student can be challenging. For many freshmen starting at Florida State University, the move to Tallahassee means starting a new life in a new city far from family and friends.

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Neuroscientist Caterina Gratton brings a lifelong passion to the fight against Parkinson’s disease

For her seventh birthday, Caterina Gratton’s parents pulled out all the stops: big colorful balloons, a delicious cake, and backyard activities galore. Gratton, now an associate professor of psychology and a member of FSU’s Program in Neuroscience, especially loved the brain game involving placards with color names written in non-corresponding color ink. All the kids raced to be first to identify the color name written on the card regardless of the physical ink color.

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Roughly one of every 36 children is diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder, or ASD, according to estimates from the Centers for Disease Control’s Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network.


A Florida State University psychologist has received one of the nation’s top awards for young scientists conducting suicide research. Associate Professor of Psychology Jessica Ribeiro has earned the 2023 Edwin S. Shneidman Award from the American Association of Suicidology in recognition of her research into suicide causes and prevention.


Derek Nee is an associate professor in the Department of Psychology and Program in Neuroscience, both part of the College of Arts and Sciences.

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