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  • Congrats to Kaitlyn Warakomski for receiving a first place prize at the annual undergraduate 3-minute thesis competition where she presented her work from the SURE program!

  • Congrats to Kaitlyn Warakomski for receiving the Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) fellowship for summer 2021!

  • Nicolle Simonovic and Abigail O'Brien presented their posters at SPSP 2020 in New Orleans

  • Check out Nicolle's new publication in Health Expectations distinguishing perceived ambiguity and ambiguity aversion in health contexts. 

  • Congrats to Abigail O'Brien for winning a second place prize at KSU's summer undergraduate competition!

  • Dr. Taber presented at the Self Affirmation: Mechanisms and Theory Conference in Pittsburgh, PA on July 27: Tendency to spontaneously self-affirm is associated with smoking cessation

  • Congratulations to research assistant Abigail O'Brien on receiving the Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) fellowship for summer 2019!

  • Dr. Taber presented a poster at SPSP, 2019 in Portland, Oregon.

    • Adapting a Self-Affirmation Intervention for Use in a Mobile Application: Smokers Who Self-Affirm Report Greater Intentions to Smoke 

  • Dr. Taber gave a talk at the Society of Behavioral Medicine, 2019 in Washington, D.C. 

    • Life expectancy estimates among hospice patients are characterized by uncertainty and infrequently based on provider estimates. This talk is part of the symposium “Insights into illness understanding and end-of-life decision making among patients with advanced disease” with speakers Amy Otto, Kelly Trevino, and Megan Shen and discussant Sylvia Chou.​

    • She also chaired the symposium: Boundary Conditions of Theory-Driven Health Behavior Change Interventions with speakers Michael Bultmann, Rebecca Ferrer, and Marc Kiviniemi, and discussant Alex Rothman. ​

  • Nicolle Simonovic gave a talk on "Aversion to Conflicting Medical Opinions: Associations with Behavior, Cognitions, and Affect" at the 2nd annual HINTS conference in Rockville, MD. in May, 2019. 

  • Congratulations to Steven for winning both the Department of Psychological Sciences’ Outstanding Senior Award and the Dr. F. Robert and Nancy Treichler Psychology Scholars

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