Posted by Fariss Samarrai-Virginia U. VIRGINIA (US) — We are hardwired to feel empathy because we closely associate people who are dear to us—friends, spouses, lovers—with our very selves, brain scans show. “With familiarity, other people become part of ourselves,” says James Coan, University of Virginia psychology professor who used functional magnetic resonance imaging brain […]
Noelle Hurd, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Virginia has joined the editorial board of the Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring. Noelle brings a wealth of experience and insight to this post. In her work, she has paid particular attention to racial identity and natural mentoring in the lives of disadvantaged African American adolescents, and the role […]
How you can help The University of Virginia needs your help recruiting mentors and mentees from your organizations to take a survey. The results of this study could help us understand what exactly about mentoring is beneficial for children. What Do I Get for Participating in the Study? Mentoring programs participating in this study can […]
Noelle M. Hurd, PhD, MPH is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Virginia. Over the years, I have been very impressed with Noelle’s scholarship on mentoring. And, this week, we are featuring one of Noelle’s co-authored studies (Hurd, N. M., Sánchez, B., Zimmerman, M. A., & Caldwell, C. H.) on […]
Topics of Interest
- MENTOR: The National Mentoring PartnershipNovember 12, 2014 -
MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) is the unifying champion for expanding quality youth mentoring relationships in the United States. For nearly 25 years, MENTOR has served the mentoring field by providing a public voice, developing and delivering resources to mentoring programs nationwide and promoting quality for mentoring through standards, cutting-edge research and state of the art tools.
- Academic Web PagesAugust 6, 2012 -
Academic Web Pages is the leading provider of customized websites for researchers, centers, nonprofits, and universities. AWP designed and has contributed generously to the creation of the Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring.