People experiencing depression actively fight to manage their emotions

A new study involving more than 200 St. Louis-area adults sheds light on the goals, motivations, and strategies involved in managing emotions during depression. People who struggle with depression don’t simply give in to their negative emotions. A new study found that, compared to healthy adults, people with major depressive disorder are more likely to […]

APS selects English as fellow

Tammy English, PhD, ​associate professor of psychological and brain sciences in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, has been selected as a 2022 Association for Psychological Science (APS) Fellow. In her lab, ​English works to better understand how emotion regulation operates in daily life. Specifically, she works to understand how emotion and emotion regulation […]

English receives $431K NIH grant

Tammy English, assistant professor of psychological and brain sciences in Arts & Sciences, received a $431,000 National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant in support of research on mild cognitive impairment and emotion regulation in naturalistic contexts. Read more.

Board of Trustees grants faculty appointments, promotions

At the Washington University in St. Louis Board of Trustees meeting March 1, the following faculty were appointed with tenure, promoted with tenure or granted tenure, effective July 1 unless otherwise noted. Appointment with tenure Kevin Michael Bennett as associate professor of radiology at the School of Medicine (tenure effective March 1); and Neal Patwari as professor […]