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Undergraduate researcher Yukta Sunkara to present her project at the UT Undergraduate Research Forum

April 14, 2021
Undergraduate research assistant Yukta Sunkara will be presenting the results of her research at the UT College of Natural Sciences Undergraduate Research Forum this Friday. The event will be held virtually at https://cns.utexas.edu/tides/undergraduate/undergraduate-research-forum. You can view the video of her talk by clicking here, or on the URF website, then drop in to chat with Yukta on zoom about her work from 12:30-2:00pm on 4/16/21.

SPSP Close Relationships Preconference Talk

March 1, 2021
Last month Dr. Williamson gave an invited talk at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) Close Relationships Preconference entitled "Meta-Research on Relationship Science: A Focus on Diversity and Inclusion." The talk presented results from a systematic literature review that assesses the diversity and inclusion of under-represented groups in the research being conducted in our field. You can view a recording of the talk here.

New article in press at Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin

December 22, 2020
Dr. Williamson has published a new paper, in collaboration with HDFS colleague Dr. Neff, that examines how stress impacts one's ability to provide support to their partner. Husbands experiencing greater chronic stress were less accurate in their assessments of their partner’s support needs, and even when husbands did notice that their partner desired support, they were less likely to provide support if they were coping with their own stress that day.
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