Psychology

Darbi Merchant, a double-major from Florida State University’s College of Arts and Sciences, will study abroad in London this summer after receiving the Rodney Reeves Ph.D. Scholarship Award in Classics.

English, Psychology, Classics, College News

Math can make students anxious, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Using strategies from cognitive behavioral therapy, faculty members with the Learning Systems Institute (LSI) at Florida State University will develop a school-based intervention for second- and third-graders with math anxiety.

Psychology, Florida State News

Four Florida State University College of Arts and Sciences students have earned research grants through the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP).

Neuroscience, Statistics, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Psychology, Biological Science, College News

In a new study, Florida State University researchers explore the challenges of recruiting and retaining older adults to participate in research. The study also marks the first step of a broad, interdisciplinary FSU effort to increasingly use artificial intelligence in research.

Psychology, Florida State News

The Florida State University chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa honor society, the oldest and most prestigious academic honor society in the U.S., hosted its annual induction on Saturday, April 23, in the FSU Alumni Association’s Grand Ballroom.

Florida State News, College News, Psychology, Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science, Modern Languages and Linguistics

Two Florida State University students have earned the Barry Goldwater Scholarship, a renowned national award that annually recognizes outstanding science, mathematics and engineering sophomores and juniors for their research experiences and potential.

Psychology, Mathematics

Cecilia Bouaichi is a fourth-year doctoral student pursuing a degree through the Program in Neuroscience, which is an interdisciplinary program with participation from Florida State University’s Department of Biological Sciences and Department of Psychology, (both part of the College of Arts and Sciences) as well as FSU’s College of Medicine. In 2017, Bouaichi earned her bachelor’s degree in biology from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. After graduating, she worked for pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly for a year as a biochemical assay biologist, or someone who detects, quantifies and or studies the binding or activity of a biological molecule, like an enzyme, before starting her doctoral track at FSU.

Neuroscience, Biological Science, Psychology

Two Florida State University College of Arts and Sciences students received Academic Leadership Awards and were recognized during the university’s annual Leadership Awards Night on April 5.

College News, Psychology

Guillermo Penela is a junior pursuing a bachelor’s degree through the Program in Neuroscience, which is an interdisciplinary program with participation from Florida State University’s College of Medicine as well as the Department of Biological Science and Department of Psychology, both part of the College of Arts and Sciences. He is pursuing a double major in public health through FSU’s College of Social Sciences and Public Policy. He has also been an organic chemistry and general chemistry tutor at the Academic Center for Excellence since Fall 2021. After graduation, Penela plans to attend medical school in hopes of becoming a surgeon.

Neuroscience, Biological Science, Psychology

Florida State University researchers have identified a new pathway in the brain that plays an important role in our response to fear.

Psychology, Neuroscience

Danielle Morabito is a doctoral student pursuing a clinical psychology degree through Florida State University’s Department of Psychology, part of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Psychology

Xiaobing Zhang, an assistant professor with the FSU Program in Neuroscience and the Department of Psychology, has received a five-year, $1.8 million grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health, to study how certain neural circuits in the brain regulate eating behaviors.

Psychology, Neuroscience