Tag Archive for: University of Virginia

New study highlights importance of close relationships

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 […]

Professor Noelle Hurd joins the Chronicle editorial board

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 […]

Help Youth-Nex understand the “Black Box” of mentoring

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 […]

Rising Star: A Conversation with Professor Noelle Hurd - The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring

★ Rising Star: A conversation with Professor Noelle Hurd

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 […]