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Three Time UCF Psychology Grad Credits UCF’s Opportunities for Professional Success

admin-ajaxDr. Neil Ganey, ’99, ’01, ’04, ’06, recalled his best UCF memory as walking across the stage to receive his doctorate degree. While initially planning to be at UCF for a year or two, four degrees and ten years later, Dr. Ganey graduated with his Ph.D in Psychology. “I had never worked as hard for […]

Social Anxiety Treated with Technology

smart girlBecause they avoid social encounters, children growing up with social anxiety disorder or severe shyness often do not learn how to effectively engage in social encounters.  Clinicians can teach social skills in the clinic, but children often do not get all of the opportunities that they need to practice  in the community. Many clinicians are […]

Drivers, Don’t Trade in Your Smartphone for Google Glass … Yet

benglasses-310Texting while driving causes thousands of accidents each year.  Researchers in the Psychology Department at UCF are studying Google Glass to see if it could be a technological solution to this growing problem.  Their new study shows that texting with Google Glass is clearly a distraction — but there is a twist. In the study, texting Glass users outperformed smartphone users […]