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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. James Hoelzle

   By: Lauren Gallagher Personal History: Dr. Hoelzle began his psychology career as an undergraduate at the University of Illinois where he worked in two research labs that focused on child psychopathology and sibling relationships.  After applying to graduate programs … Continue reading

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The Incredible Shrinking Patient and the Origins of a Research Program

The Incredible Shrinking Patient and the Origins of a Research Program Stephen M. Saunders, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology My research program can be traced to one of my first clients. Billy was 18 and living on his own, sometimes sleeping … Continue reading

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Does this Blog Make Me Look Fat?

Does this Blog Make Me Look Fat? Dr. Steve Franzoi  Body esteem has been a “hot” topic in the media for many years, and it also is an important area of research in psychology. Up until the mid-1980s, researchers considered … Continue reading

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A Conversation with Dr. Anees Sheikh

A Conversation with Dr. Anees Sheikh By student Mitchell Nyffeler Quick Facts: Professor at Marquette for 46 years Born in India and later moved to Pakistan Originally was a pre-med student Completed Ph.D. at the University of Western Ontario Over … Continue reading

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Graduate Student Spotlight—Lucie Holmgreen

By: Lauren Gallagher and Chelly Calandra Undergraduate Psychology Majors Lucie Holmgreen has been part of the Marquette family for the last 6 years. She has found a home at Marquette because it is the crossroads where her passion and her … Continue reading

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A Social Psychologist’s Perspective on Gun Violence

A Social Psychologist’s Perspective on Gun Violence: Isn’t It Time To Stop Our National Silence on Gun Control? Stephen Franzoi  Over the past few years, local television stations have regularly contacted me in the immediate aftermath of mass shootings in … Continue reading

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Diffusion Tensor Imaging: A New Frontier

Alex Zurek:  Undergraduate Psychology Major at Marquette University Diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) has risen to the forefront of neuropsychology in the past two decades. A modified type of magnetic resonance imaging, DTI produces images that depict the diffusion of water … Continue reading

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