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Student Olivia Krieger, left, and Professor Jesse Bengson demonstrate a cap used to record brainwaves with student Alexandra Theodoroub
September 25, 2017

In the 1980 Rush hit "Freewill," front man Geddy Lee sings, "I will choose a path that's clear, I will choose free will." But a psychology professor at Sonoma State University is looking into just how clear that path actually is.

"How do we make decisions?" asks Jesse Bengson, an...

February 17, 2016

Certain myths and stories contain such nourishment that they continue to unfold throughout our whole lives. International mythologist Dr. Martin Shaw brings stories and poems he believes have such vitality and something direct to say to us in the early 21st century in his guest lecture at Sonoma...

March 15, 2016

After 29 years at Sonoma State University, psychology professor Lorna Catford, director of SSU's Collaborative Autism Training and Support (CATS) program, is retiring at the end of this academic year.

CATS was founded in 2005 and gives Sonoma State psychology students the opportunity to...

Francisco Vazquez with members of Latino Service Providers
December 14, 2016

Latino Service Providers has received a $1 million grant to explore how Latino cultural practices promote mental and behavioral health. As part of the grant, Sonoma State University faculty and students will work with the organization and other agencies to recruit and train high school students...

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