Publication – Rural Public Health: Best Practices and Preventive Models

I was able to contribute to a chapter of a book on public health that was just published. It is called Rural Public Health: Best Practices and Preventive Measures, an edited volume on public health. The editors were Jacob C. Warren and K. Bryant Smalley. My contribution, in Chapter 14, dealt with the unique challenges… Continue reading Publication – Rural Public Health: Best Practices and Preventive Models

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2014 CEPO Award Winner

I have recently received word that a paper that I extracted from my master's thesis, entitled "Is the 'War on Terror' a mortality salience prime? Framing effects of counterterrorism metaphors on anti-Muslim prejudice before and after the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings" has won first place at the Southeastern Psychological Association's annual conference, for the Committee on… Continue reading 2014 CEPO Award Winner

Reddo by Evomobius

My brother David has a software development company called Evomobius.  While he was teaching English in Brazil, he came up with the idea to create an immersive language-learning RPG game that simulates the real world.  It's a great idea based on sound psychological principles, so I offered to write up a short research brief as… Continue reading Reddo by Evomobius

Publication: Handbook of the Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 2nd ed.

I have just received a copy of my first peer-reviewed publication, Paloutzian and Park's Handbook of the Psychology of Religion and Spirituality (2nd ed.).  I was the second author on Chapter 16:  Religiousness, Social Psychology, and Behavior (pg. 312). Our chapter was about how religiousness changes outward behaviors toward others - in terms of helpfulness, aggression,… Continue reading Publication: Handbook of the Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 2nd ed.