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By Carl Nathe

If you need an example of how a broad-based college education can open up your mind to new challenges and opportunities, look no farther than University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences Professor of PsychologySuzanne Segerstrom.

Segerstrom majored in music as an undergraduate and initially thought she would make a career in the field. She took an elective course in psychology and enjoyed it...

Published January 8, 2019

Nathan DeWall is a professor in the Psychology Department and has also served as one of the faculty co-directors of Wired since its start in 2011. He sat down with Wired alum Louis Hahn to talk about his experiences in the living learning program and how it has helped shaped his college experience.

This podcast was produced by Casey Hibbard.

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Published April 8, 2015

The Department of Psychology is excited to welcome Assistant Professor Jessica Burris to its faculty! This podcast is part of a series highlighting the new faculty members who joined the College of Arts and Sciences in the fall 2014 semester.

This podcast was produced by David Cole.

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Published October 14, 2014

Join us for the second episode of Office Hours, where we talk to Professor Peggy Keller about school start times, sleep schedules and academic achievement, and Professor Kevin Holm-Hudson about the history of progressive rock. Office Hours is produced by the College of Arts & Sciences and airs on WRFL FM 88.1 every Wednesday from 2-3 p.m.

This podcast was produced by Cheyenne Hohman.

 

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Published September 4, 2014
University of Kentucky alumni make names for themselves all across the world. Loretta Williams is now employed at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, which has been consistently ranked the number one cancer care hospital by U.S. News & World Report. Dr. Williams believes in making the most of the opportunities presented to you, and credits taking a chance on an experimental psych course at UK with teaching her this lesson. ...
Published February 19, 2014

The A&S Wired Living Learning Community, housed in Champions Court II, gives freshman students the opportunity to create lasting bonds within the dorm and within the classroom. A&S Wired allows students to shape their own education experience through innovative, technology-driven courses taken alongside fellow Wired students. In this podcast, we speak with two A&S Wired Alumni, Connor Appleman and Angel Ho, and their younger siblings who also joined the program, Daniel Appleman and...

Published January 29, 2014

Chernobyl, the Deepwater Horizon, the Titanic... each name is associated with disaster - and human error - and UK psychologist Melody Carswell wants to examine each accident from a unique investigative perspective. In her class, A&S 300-003, "Disaster: The Human Factor," students will learn how principles of cognitive psychology can be used to identify and reduce both extraordinary and everyday errors. 

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Published November 27, 2013
https://psychology.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/mcdaniel2.mp3

 

The Big Blue Nation spans across more than just the Bluegrass. Chris McDaniel, who graduated from UK with a Psychology degree in 1997, resides in Scottsdale, Arizona, and heads up the UK Alumni Club there. He is a chiropractor, writer and filmmaker, among other things. In this podcast, he shares some fond UK memories, talks about his creative and professional endeavors, and gives some advice to current students. This interview was...

Published May 10, 2013
https://psychology.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/The%20Origins%20of%20Religious%20Disbelief_%20Will%20Gervais.mp3

According to recent research, approximately one in five Americans don’t identify with a religion. Will Gervais, an assistant professor in the ...

Published April 11, 2013
https://psychology.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/The%20Meaning%20of%20Life_%20Will%20Gervais.mp3

During the 2013 fall semester, University of Kentucky students will have the opportunity to delve into questions that explore some of society's most deeply held beliefs. The ambitiously titled class, "A&S 300: The Meaning of Life - Psychology, Evolution, Religion, and Morality," will be led by Psychology ...

Published April 1, 2013

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