Everyone experiences anxious moments now and then. But for those with Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), the worry is frequent and overwhelming, often interfering with everyday activities. Now, a small study suggests that these burdensome feelings can be quelled with a little heart-pumping activity.
Eric Wertheimer, Professor of English and American Studies at Arizona State University, has been appointed Stony Brook’s new Vice Provost for Graduate and Professional Education and Dean of the Graduate School.
The Academic Community Engagement program was created to ease the transition into higher ed by building relationships between upperclassmen and incoming students with disabilities, helping those students develop a more autonomous skill set for navigating college life.
Nancy Franklin's research focuses on memory representation and, in particular, memory errors that arise from suggestive circumstances, other people, or one’s own biases and inferences. The role of emotions such as stress, anger, and suspense for producing systematic errors are one area of focus in her lab, and much of her work concerns cognitive biases and errors associated with eyewitness observation. She has been an expert for more than 400 court cases in New York and other states.