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- Treating social anxiety with virtual realityWhen students arrive at college, they are tremendously excited – and in some cases, tremendous anxiety. When students confront an entirely new social scene, without the support of the friends and family they left at home, they may develop social anxiety, or the fear of being negatively evaluated or humiliated. Social anxiety affects up… more »News
- New Drug Target Could Prevent Tolerance and Addiction to Opioids, Neuroscience Study FindsATLANTA—Researchers have identified a brain mechanism that could be a drug target to help prevent tolerance and addiction to opioid pain medication, such as morphine, according to a study by Georgia State University and Emory University. The findings, published in the Nature journalNeuropsychopharmacology in August, show for the first time that morphine tolerance… more »News
- Georgia State Alum and His Wife Donate Typewriter Collection to Communications DepartmentJack Murphy, an Arizona journalist, gave his daughter Kathleen Murphy Harber her first typewriter before she went to college. Since that day, more than 40 years ago, she and her husband, Georgia State University alumnus Randall Harber, have collected an estimated 48 typewriters. Now, the Harbers have donated 27 of those typewriters to Georgia State’s Communications… more »News
- Graduate Biology Student Wins Top Award at National ConferenceATLANTA—A Georgia State University graduate student has been awarded the Carol Litchfield Memorial Award for best student presentation in environmental microbiology at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. Kyle Gabriel, an applied and environmental microbiology doctoral student in the Department of Biology at Georgia State, studies and develops novel microbial… more »News