Dr. Everett Worthington presents a retrospective look at his professional career and personal experiences to the Positive Psychology Research Group at Virginia Commonwealth University. Dr. Worthington studies (1) forgiveness and related constructs (such as justice, humility, and mercy) and the REACH Forgiveness intervention (which has 22 outcome studies from many labs supporting its efficacy), (2) religion… Read more »
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A photo gallery reflection on the From Research to Recovery Town Hall at VCU.
There is a lot to worry about when you’re organizing an event like the From Research to Recovery Town Hall, but here is why COBE Administrative Director Tom Bannard is excited.
COBE research assistant Nate Thomas received the International Programme in Addiction Studies Most Outstanding Student Award for 2015-2016.
COBE Director Dr. Danielle Dick presented to high schoolers at Collegiate School about the effects of adolescent alcohol use and how to understand who is most at risk.
In music, movies and many other parts of popular culture, we are surrounded by media portrayals likening love to mind-altering substances – Billie Holiday’s lover goes to her head; Beyoncé is drunk in love; the Weeknd compares his lover to the anesthetic Novocain.
The Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics pre- and post-doc awards were announced in early December, and graduate student Megan Cooke was presented with the Kenneth S. Kendler Award for Excellence in Pre-Doctoral Research.
During the Fall 2016 semester, COBE partnered with students in three undergraduate classes to promote scientific research, create promotional campaigns and spread basic knowledge about health and wellbeing on campus.
The CSE Core promotes rigorous scholarship and scientific research on contemplative practices, and stimulates contemplative learning opportunities to foster well-being, resilience, relationships, and performance among VCU students, staff, and faculty, and surrounding Richmond community members.
For the first time the US Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy released a report specifically addressing the epidemic of substance use and addiction across the country.