"Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences assistant professors Amanda McCleery and Bengi Baran, trained respectively in clinical psychology and neuroscience, have launched a program to help anyone in the University of Iowa community experiencing negative mental health symptoms. The initiative is called the Psychosis-Risk Intervention, Education, and Research Program, also known as PIER. The program is designed to help people aged 12-45 catch symptoms of psychosis early, which can include unusual changes in thoughts, perception, mood, or behavior."
Undergraduate RA, Ciara Harrington, presents updates on our research project investigating the relationship between mood symptoms and sleep at the Summer Undergraduate Research Conference (2022).
Undergraduate RA, Rochelle Lopez, presents our research project investigating the relationship between female reproductive hormones, sleep, and emotional memory at the Summer Undergraduate Research Conference (2022).
Undergraduate RA, Ciara Harrington, and Research Coordinator, Nandita Banik present their research project involving a nap session and an emotional memory task at the Spring Undergraduate Research Festival (2022).
Undergraduate RA, Manisha Modukuri presents her honor thesis research project at the Spring Undergraduate Research Festival (2022). She researched, through a survey study, the interaction between emotional eating, sleep quality and anxiety/depressive symptoms.
Our graduate student, Val Soto, presents about his life journey, research interests and future career goals at the "Veteran Innovation Series" on March 30th, 2022.