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Perry Ridge, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Biology
4102 LSB
801-422-7564
perry.ridge@byu.edu
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Tricia Merkley PHD

Assistant Professor,
Psychology
293 TLRB
801-422-7658
tricia_merkley@byu.edu
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We humans make a lonely crowd, and it’s killing us

November 12, 2019 10:38 AM
Social isolation is more lethal than smoking 15 cigarettes a day, or than obesity, according to research published by Julianne Holt-Lunstad of Brigham Young University. Since obesity is associated in the United States with 300,000 to 600,000 deaths a year, the implication is that loneliness is a huge, if silent, killer.
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Neuroscience of Autism

October 21, 2019 03:16 PM
Getting an MRI can spark anxiety, especially for children with autism. Learn how BYU researchers made them comfortable with the process.
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Jordan Yorgason, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Cell Biology and Physiology
3019 LSB
801-422-2402
jordanyorg@byu.edu
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Dixon Woodbury, Ph.D.

Professor, Cell Biology and Physiology
3066 LSB
801-422-7562
dixon_woodbury@byu.edu
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Arminda Suli, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Cell Biology and Physiology
3048 LSB
801-422-2646
asuli@byu.edu
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Mikle D. South, Ph.D.

Professor, Psychology
245 TLRB
801-422-4058
mikle_south@byu.edu
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Chris L. Porter, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, School of Family Life
2102B JFSB
801-422-5806
chris_porter@byu.edu
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Jared Nielsen, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Psychology
1070 KMBL
801-422-5294
jarednielsen@byu.edu
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David McPherson, Ph.D.

Emeritus Professor, Communication Disorders
129 TLRB
801-318-7508
david_mcpherson1376@outlook.com
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Rebekka Matheson, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Psychology
1030 KMBL
801-422-2954
rebekka_matheson@byu.edu
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Rebecca Lundwall, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Psychology
1064 KMBL
801-422-5977
rebecca_lundwall@byu.edu
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Steven Luke, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Psychology
1062 KMBL
801-422-5978
steven_luke@byu.edu
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Michael J. Larson, Ph.D.

Professor, Psychology
244 TLRB
801-422-6125
michael_larson@byu.edu
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Brock Kirwan, Ph.D.

Professor, Psychology
1052 KMBL
801-422-2532
kirwan@byu.edu
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Daniel Kay, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Psychology
1090 KMBL
801-422-7949
daniel_kay@byu.edu
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John "Keoni" Kauwe, Ph.D.

Professor, Biology
4101A LSB
801-422-2993
kauwe@byu.edu
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