Psychology professor Todd Kashdan is noted in a Harvard Business Review article for the development of the skillset known as psychological flexibility, which is described as turning difficult emotions into greater focus and dedication.
Mason’s psychology program is No. 23 nationally among public universities and No. 47 overall in the country. The program also saw a big improvement in its worldwide ranking, going from the 251-300 group to the 126-150 group.
This special award, new this year, recognizes and rewards outstanding Mason graduate students who mentor undergraduate students on their research and creative activities, and who help to foster a culture of student scholarship in support of Mason's Students as Scholars initiative
Student Grant Award, for Brian Falcone, from the Augmented Cognition Technical Group of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
CENTEC Air Force scholar, Brian Falcone, receives a Student Grant Award from the Augmented Cognition Technical Group of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. Mr. Falcone received this grant for a proposal on the effects of transcranial Direct Current Brain Stimulation (tDCS) on cognitive performance.
Parasuraman, Thompson, and Shaw receive Nickerson Award
Dr. Raja Parasuraman received the Inaugural Raymond S. Nickerson Award for Best
Paper in the 2009 issue of the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied with coauthors James Thompson and Tyler Shaw, as well as graduate students Ewart de Visser,
Ellen Clarke, Ryan McGarry, and Liz Hussey.
Parasuraman Recognized by National Academy of Sciences
Professor Raja Parasuraman was recognized for his Distinguished Service by the National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC.