National Institute of Mental Health Grant Received!

Dr. Caitlin Hudac and Dr. Mengya Xia received a National Institute of Mental Health grant to study brain processes and eye movement patterns when adolescents look at faces. Their goal is to understand how different aspects of face processing are related to real-world social skills and other parts of biology (including puberty). This grant will be […]

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National Science Foundation’s Major Research Instrumentation grant was awarded to Dr. Rajesh Kana !

National Science Foundation’s Major Research Instrumentation grant was awarded to Dr. Rajesh Kana (PI) and Dr. Sharlene Newman (Co-PI) to purchase an MRI scanner at the University of Alabama. Title of the grant: MRI: Acquisition of a 3.0 Tesla Magnetic Resonance Imaging Scanner. Amount: $2,293,021. Congratulations! […]

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New Grants!

Great news! We have received new grants this summer. Gable (PI). “RAPID Approach-Avoidance Tendencies to Pathogen-Salience as a Function of Uncertainty and Regional..” A 1-year grant from NSF. $65K. Lochman (MPI), Powell, and Qu. “Cross-Study Variation in the Coping Power Intervention.” A 3 year R01 from  NIMH going to RTI. Anna Yaros, a former grad student, […]

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Research Assistant (RA) positions

Research Assistant (RA) positions at the Center for Youth Development and Intervention (CYDI) The CYDI conducts clinical intervention research with children and adolescents. We are hiring 5-7 undergraduate research assistants (URAs) for fall and spring semester of the 2020-21 school year. These positions involve diverse duties including working with the participants directly, data collection, and […]

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Congratulations Jacob Miranda on Fellowship!

Congratulations to our own Jacob Miranda on his new Fellowship! Jacob  applied for and received the Southern Regional Education Board’s (SREB): Doctoral Scholars Program in 2020. Information about the Program and Award are provided below from the SREB’s website.   The stated goal of the program is: To encourage more minority Ph.D. students who seek careers as […]

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