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Faculty Featured in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - January 14, 2019
"Poverty is a sledgehammer,” said Jamie L. Hanson, an assistant professor in Pitt's Department of Psychology who studies the effects of poverty on the brain. “It hits at so many different places in people’s lives, from disrupting and challenging family situations, to kind of these larger-scale stressful experiences in your community, to maybe not having all of the economic resources, and these things then interact.”
Molly Bowdring, a fourth-year PhD student in clinical psychology, took the lead on a recent paper that linked alcohol use with perceived physical attractiveness. See Article
Jamie Amemiya has received the National Academy of Education (NAEd)/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship, one of the most competitive and prestigious dissertation fellowships in Educational Science!