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Celebrate with Jane Flinn Here

Celebrate with Jane Flinn Here

We are thrilled to celebrate Dr. Jane Flinn for her many, many contributions to George Mason University and the Department of Psychology during her 50 years of service.

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CHSS Congratulates 2020 Graduates!

CHSS Congratulates 2020 Graduates!

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences celebrates its graduates in the Class of 2020 with a message from Dean Ann Ardis, a musical tribute from the Green Machine, and more.

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Research

The Science Behind Kindness featuring Dr. Stephen Lippi

The Science Behind Kindness featuring Dr. Stephen Lippi

When we are kind to one another, the dopamine surges in our brain, telling us that we've done something good. When you drop something, and I pick it up for you, and I see a smile on your face, I get a surge of reward," Dr. Stephen Lippi, a behavioral neuroscientist at Angelo State University, said.

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Dalal Weighs Decision-making Apps In The Media

Dalal Weighs Decision-making Apps

In a television news feature, psychology department chair and professor Reeshad Dalal discusses the usefulness (or lack thereof) of apps that help people make small and large decisions.

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Online Course Helps Psychology Students Master Material

Online Course Helps Psychology Students Master Material

Dr. Jennifer Sontag Brielmaier, who teaches courses in behavioral neuroscience and biological psychology at George Mason University, enjoys the challenge of getting her students interested in the relationship between behavior and biology in her course titled Physiological Psychology, or PSYC 372.

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