Psychology Department

Research Recap Sept. 24

Western’s faculty and students are engaged in exciting research and scholarship across a variety of fields. Each week, Western Today will share short summaries of the latest developments in scholarly work at the University. Interested in reading in-depth stories…

From flashy magazine covers guaranteeing a perfect ‘summer body’ to the endless sea of flawless photos on social media, the pressure to change our bodies is everywhere. For Anna Ciao, a Western associate professor of Psychology, the solution lies in intervening at the individual level where…

For a song to get stuck in the first place, catchiness is a major factor. A combination of tempo, volume, rhythm or lyrics is what catches the brain’s attention. Once that occurs, there is a possibility the song will start repeating.

If so, neuroscientists have developed a few strategies…

Each summer Western Today honors the seven Presidential Scholars chosen to represent their colleges at spring commencement. Each day in Western Today we will add one of the scholars to this story, so check back to see them all!

Woodring College of Education: Azucena Zavala Montalvo

In this week's Research Recap, we have three award winners from Scholars Week and a new piece of equipment has found its way to the Anthropology Department. For in-depth stories on research at Western, go to Gaia, the university's online journal of research and scholarship, at https://…

The University of Minnesota Medical School's Jillian Fish, will present "The Ecology of Storytelling in Native America: Using Digital Stories to Examine Native American Identities Across Developmental Contexts" from 4-5 p.m. on Monday, May 10 via Zoom as part of Western's Center for Cross-…

On Friday, Feb. 5, the Associated Students of Western Washington University (ASWWU) Executive Board of Directors welcomed their new AS VP for Sustainability, Zarea Lavalais. Lavalais’ term began immediately, following the Board’s consent to the results of the 2021 special election. Lavalais is…

On Friday, Feb. 5, the Associated Students of Western Washington University (ASWWU) Executive Board of Directors welcomed their new AS VP for Sustainability, Zarea Lavalais. Lavalais’ term began immediately, following the Board’s consent to the results of the 2021 special election. Lavalais is…

Western’s faculty and students are engaged in exciting research across a variety of fields. Periodically, Western Today will share short summaries of the latest developments in grants and research at Western Washington University. Social influence for wildlife education

Western Professor of…

Western’s faculty and students are engaged in exciting research across a variety of fields. Periodically, Western Today will share short summaries of the latest developments in grants and research at Western Washington University. Social influence for wildlife education

Western Professor of…

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