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Professor focuses on chronically ill youth

Nicole Mahrer, assistant professor of psychology, presented “Virtual Acceptance and Commitment Therapy For Youth with Chronic Illnesses” for the University of La Verne on Tuesday in the Quay Davis Board Room. 

Students research use of rats in behavioral neuroscience 

Two research assistants, John Calvo and Natalya Khutsishvili, who worked in the University of La Verne’s research lab, have published a paper on the value of using rats in behavioral neuropsychiatry in the peer-reviewed neuroscience journal Impulse, which focuses on undergraduate research work in the neurosciences.

Yoga helps regain mindfulness and body wisdom

Amy Demyan, professor of psychology, talked about the benefits of yoga and guided an audience of 25 students and faculty through a yoga session on Tuesday in the Lewis Center.

Maternal stress can affect child’s health

Nicole Mahrer, assistant professor of psychology, discussed how maternal stress affects children’s health, the subject of her recent research, Tuesday in the Quay Davis Executive Board Room.

Psychologist considers physical and psychological pain

Kristina Post, associate professor of psychology, discussed her research on depression and chronic pain during the weekly Faculty Lecture Tuesday before a virtual audience of 27 via Zoom. 

Letters to the Editor

Given the COVID-19 pandemic, we understand that significant changes and sacrifices are necessary to maintain the academic integrity of the University of La Verne, while also ensuring our continued financial stability. That being said, we have serious concerns about the approach that has been taken with this challenge.

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