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Brain-Body Breakthroughs

March 25, 2022

Psychoneuroimmunology. It’s a mouthful, but it’s also a burgeoning field addressing how psychological stress impacts the brain and the body. Keely Muscatell is one of just a few scholars conducting research within this realm.

New gift marks the importance of support for clinical psychology graduate students

October 21, 2021

As the No. 2 ranked clinical psychology graduate program (U.S. News and World Report, 2020), UNC’s department of psychology and neuroscience has a long history of faculty fostering strong working relationships with students. In the late 1970s, one such student was Thomas Wadden (Ph.D. clinical psychology ’81), a native of Washington, D.C.

It Runs in the Family

August 23, 2021

Psychologists Eric and Jen Youngstrom both joined UNC-Chapel Hill faculty in 2006. Through their research and global travels, their daughters Diane and Kay have developed a love of science, immense school spirit, and a deep desire to help the world.

How to return to ‘normal’

July 6, 2021

Navigating new social etiquettes and reentering social situations after more than a year of the pandemic isn’t going to be a simple transition. Carolina clinical psychology professor Jonathan Abramowitz shared advice for easing the transition.

A class act

June 8, 2021

Psychology and neuroscience professor Andrea Hussong celebrates the resiliency of her spring-semester undergraduates, who endured pandemic challenges together.

New year, new goals: How to break a bad habit

January 8, 2021

The start of the new year is a great time to pick up a new habit that’ll help you reach your goals. It’s also a chance to leave a bad habit behind. Both are equally hard, but Carolina social psychologist Steven Buzinski explains how you can do it.