Picciotto to be Recognized with Marion Spencer Fay Award
The Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership of Drexel University College of Medicine will award its 2020 Marion Spencer Fay Award to Marina Picciotto, PhD, Charles B.G. Murphy Professor of Psychiatry and Professor in the Child Study Center, of Neuroscience and of Pharmacology at Yale School of Medicine.
YJBM 2018-2019 Colloquium Series: "Top-down Regulation of Attention by Prefrontal Cortex: Dysfunction in Attention Disorders" on March 25
Dr. Amy Arnsten will speak from 2:30-3:30 p.m. on March 25th in BCMM 206/208 (295 Congress St.), delivering a lecture titled: "Top-down Regulation of Attention by Prefrontal Cortex: Dysfunction in Attention Disorders." Light refreshments will be provided.
A boost for method to curb youth smoking
A video game-based approach to curb smoking among adolescents has just received a substantial boost in the form of a $1.4 million gift from the CVS Health Foundation. The three-year gift is a part of “Be The First,” a $50 million commitment by CVS Health to help deliver the first tobacco-free generation.Source: Medicine@Yale
Department launches Women in Psychiatry Faculty Mentoring Lunch Series
The Yale Department of Psychiatry’s new Women in Psychiatry Faculty Mentoring Lunch Series held its first meeting July 8. The event was the first in a series of planned luncheons intended to promote mentoring by senior women faculty for junior women faculty and students.
Carolyn Mazure to receive award for leadership in higher education
Carolyn Mazure, Ph.D., the Norma Weinberg Spungen and Joan Lebson Bildner Professor of Psychiatry and Professor of Psychology, and director of Women's Health Research at Yale, has been chosen to receive the 2015 CT American Council on Education (ACE) Women’s Network, Distinguished Administrative Woman in Higher Education Leadership Award.
Tebes honored for contributions to theory and research in community psychology
Jacob Kraemer Tebes, PhD, professor of psychiatry (psychology), in the Child Study Center, and of public health, has received the 2015 Award for Distinguished Contribution to Theory and Research in Community Psychology.
Training the Next Generation – Two Junior Faculty Scholars Begin Training in Women’s Health and Addictive Behaviors
Two junior faculty Scholars, Marci Mitchell, Ph.D., and Philip Smith, Ph.D., have begun their training in conducting interdisciplinary research on women’s health and addictive behaviors.
School Climate Walkthrough Tool Selected for Semi-Final Round of VITAL Prize Challenge
In August 2023, researchers at the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence (YCEI) moved onto the Semi-Final Round of the Vital Prize Challenge for the development of their tool: The School Climate Walkthrough: A Student-Led Digital Tool to Improve School Experiences. The VITAL Prize Challenge “provides funding, resources, and capacity-building support for small teams to bring new discoveries to educational and learning contexts to improve the experiences of those who have been historically and systematically excluded from learning and education systems.”
What Makes Art Meaningful?
Is art meaningful? In this Psychology Today article, Dr. Zorana Ivcevic Pringle reveals five essential understandings and insights that she discovered while exploring the connections between artist intention, audience interpretation, and the emotional impact of art.Source: Psychology Today
Gaslighting happens in families. How to spot and stop it.
In families, gaslighting is confusing and hard to accept. Why would people who love you want to drive you crazy or undermine your reality? Drs. Robin Stern and Marc Brackett give advice on how to identify what gaslighting looks and feels like in families, and how to stop being a victim.Source: The Washington Post