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NSF awards a grant of $966,253 to University of Pittsburgh
This project is under the direction of Melissa Libertus, Julie Fiez, and Marc Coutanche, and the overarching goal is to understand individual differences in math abilities and to use this knowledge for future intervention programs to improve math learning in students who struggle with math.
Dr. Peter Gianaros' research relates brain activity to blood pressure during stress
Dr. Gianaros' research examines the neurobiology of psychological stress, socioeconomic status, and cardiovascular disease risk. In this study, he and his colleagues sought "A Brain Phenotype for Stressor‐Evoked Blood Pressure Reactivity" Read more here (Reuters) and here (Journal of the American Heart Association article).
Clinical Psychology Graduate Studies Ranked #11!
The U.S. News and World Report rankings of Clinical Psychology Programs has been announced and Pitt is ranked #11! See article
Pittsburgh ranked 3rd best city to live in
Wallet Hub ranked Pittsburgh America's 3rd best city to live in! We scored well on economy and quality of life. See article