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Congratulations, Megan!

Megan Tan, a former DiSH RA, will be attending a Doctorate program for Physical Therapy this Fall! She had several offers, and has chosen to attend George Washington University to pursue her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Here’s what she had to say: “I’m excited to announce that I will be attending George Washington University this […]

Congratulations, Daniel!

DiSH grad student Daniel was recently named a recipient of the 2019-2020 Marvin Hoffenberg Fellowship in American Politics & Public Policy. Here’s what he had to say: “This fellowship is awarded by UCLA’s Race, Ethnicity, Politics & Society (REPS) Lab and provides recipients with funding to conduct experimental research on the psychology of race, ethnicity, and/or politics. […]

Read Erin’s new article on working with undergraduate research assistants!

Past DiSH lab manager and current University of Minnesota grad student Erin Standen just wrote an article for the Psychological Science Agenda that was just published last month. This article is titled, “Working with undergraduate research assistants: Effective for you, enriching for them.” Erin mentions tips for building a mutually beneficial relationship with research assistants […]

Dr. T discusses comfort eating in a new interview with Inverse!

In a new interview published by Inverse, titled “The Truth About What Stress-Eating Does To Your Body,” Dr. T discusses comfort eating. Dr. T also mentions findings from the DiSH Lab that reject popular opinion about American eating habits and says, “For example, we’ve published research showing that low-calorie dieting doesn’t actually work for long-term […]

Congratulations, Emma!

Emma Schopp, a former DiSH RA and study coordinator, has accepted an offer to join the NIH Postbac IRTA program! This is a very prestigious program that provides postbacs an opportunity to conduct full-time research at the NIH and prepare for graduate school. Here’s what she had to say: “After spending the past year in […]

Congratulations, Dorothy!

Congratulations to Dorothy Nguyen, former DiSH RA and study coordinator! She will be attending the Graduate Coordinated Program in Dietetics within the University of Washington School of Public Health. Here’s what she had to say: “I will be pursuing a Master of Public Health and completing the internship required to be a Registered Dietitian. I […]

Daniel’s symposium at APS 2019!

DiSH grad student Daniel chaired a symposium, titled “The Psychology of Vegetarianism: Considering the Roles of Identity, Gender, and Morality,” at the Association for Psychological Science (APS) convention in Washington, D.C. at the end of May. Daniel presented alongside Ben De Groeve (PhD student at Ghent University), Liselot Hudders (Assistant Professor at Ghent University), Charlotte […]

Dr. T is featured in a new NPR Life Kit episode!

Check out this NPR Life Kit episode, titled “Rethinking Weight Loss: Boost Your Body Acceptance For Better Health,” that features Dr. T! In it, she discusses her work about the harmful effects of weight stigma.

Psychosomatic 2019

We attended the American Psychosomatic Society’s 77th Annual Meeting in Vancouver at the beginning of March. Vancouver was so lovely to visit, and it was a great location for a conference. Dr. T was on the planning committee and helped organize this year’s meeting. She was part of a symposium titled, “Open Science and Psychosomatic […]

Congratulations, Charles!

One of our amazing undergraduate RAs, Charles Vatanatham, will be attending medical school this fall! He had several offers, and he has chosen to study at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine. We’re incredibly proud of him and will be so sad to see him leave, but we know he’ll go on to do […]