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EKU Ranked in Top Online Psychology Programs

The EKU Online Psychology program was recently ranked among the best online psychology programs in the country by EKU was rated number 15.

EKU Online psychology students complete research project on driving distractions

Everyone has heard the slogan “Don’t drink and drive.”  Now that practically everyone has a cell phone, the new rally has become “Don’t text and drive.”  But how much do drinking and texting—and other distractions—actually affect a person’s driving performance?

Experts Encourage Students to Make a Real Difference in Psych Rehab

“Psychology offers endless opportunities to make a difference in the world and to make your life count,” said Dr. Anthony M. Zipple, an instructor with the new psychiatric rehabilitation concentration of the EKU Online psychology degree.

Best Online Psychology Degree: EKU Ranks for Value

The EKU Online Psychology degree has been recognized as a Best Online Psychology Degree in recently released rankings. Eastern Kentucky University was ranked #30. It is the only Kentucky school on the list, which was compiled by College Values Online.

EKU Online Psychology Degree Adds Psychiatric Rehabilitation Concentration

EKU Online is adding a new degree concentration as part of its 100 percent online Bachelor of Science in Psychology program for fall 2016.

This concentration is designed to introduce students to the highly marketable sub-specialty of psychiatric rehabilitation and will offer graduates a competitive edge in the job market.

“It won’t happen to me”: The optimism bias

Dr. Richard Osbaldiston, Ph.D.

Do you think you are a better-than-average driver?  Chances are you do.  And you know what?  So do 80-90% of other drivers.  

Would the female psychopaths please stand up?

Let’s just face it, as scary as they are, psychopaths fascinate us! Psychopathy has earned a place both in science and pop culture.  Just look at the most recent episode of Law & Order: SVU or Criminal Minds to find the latest manifestation of psychopathy on the screen. 

What if we could reduce power-based violence?

Power-based violence is an umbrella term that includes a lot of very unsavory crimes: rape, physical assault, sexual assault, domestic violence, child abuse, and other crimes.