Department of Behavioral Sciences and Social Medicine

FSU researchers find pandemic altered personality traits of younger adults

A research team led by faculty at the Florida State University College of Medicine found the COVID-19 pandemic appeared to cause personality changes, especially in younger adults. The research, published in PLOS ONE, found that the population-wide stressor of the pandemic made younger adults moodier, more prone to stress, less cooperative and trusting and less […]

Two FSU researchers tapped for membership in Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine of Florida

Two trailblazing Florida State University researchers have been selected for membership in the Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine of Florida.   Sylvie Naar, a distinguished endowed professor in the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Social Medicine, and Thomas Joiner, the Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor in the Department of Psychology, will be formally inducted into […]