Department of Psychology

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Five Mental Health Experts on Coping with Social Distancing

Feeling worried? From managing time on social media to helping others, Pitt experts share calming strategies for those who are anxious or struggling with mental health issues during the pandemic.
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Dietrich School Student Wins Kanders Churchill Scholarship in Science Policy

Thomas Freitag is the second winner from Pitt in the three years the scholarship has been offered. Freitag will study HIV prevention and treatment at the University of Cambridge next year.
Sophia Choukas-Bradley and Vanitha Swaminathan

Experts Weigh in On Instagram Hiding Likes

Psychologist Sophia Choukas-Bradley and brand strategist Vanitha Swaminathan say Instagram’s move this week to hide the number of likes on some posts in the U.S. could change how young adults feel about themselves and their peers.