Dept. of Psychology
The Department of Psychology of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is considered to be among the premier psychology departments. The faculty maintains a worldwide reputation for excellence and for being at the "cutting edge" of knowledge in the field.
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Localized or diffuse: a volumetric investigation of the relation between prefrontal cortical regions and the habitual engagement of cognitive reappraisal (2015-07-23)Despite extensive functional brain imaging research pointing to the role of the prefrontal cortex (PFC) in cognitive reappraisal, the structural correlates of habitual engagement of reappraisal are unclear. Functional brain ...
Optimism and the brain: trait optimism mediates the protective role of orbitofrontal cortex gray matter volume against anxiety (2015-07-22)Vast individual differences exist at both the personality level and the brain level that can influence anxiety as a general tendency. Trait optimism, characterized by the overall positive expectancy about the future, is ...
(2015-07-22)Despite theory suggesting that values guide the perception and behavior of individuals in work settings, values have yet to be systematically investigated in terms of their relationships with organizational outcomes. ...
(2015-07-21)Despite evidence for the role of nonverbal communication in the evaluation of social interactions, little is known about the mechanisms through which nonverbal behaviors of individuals of different ethnic groups influence ...
Traveling a hard road: pathways to womanhood among generations of poor females of Haitian descent living in the Dominican Republic (2015-06-19)Messages disseminated by the international aid community, which disempower women in developing countries, advocate for delayed first pregnancy and motherhood until after the age of 20 (Barinas & Flores Chang, 2011). This ...