April 17, 2020
Congratulations to our current graduate student, Janelle Sherman, for receiving the Gordon Kato Summer Research Award!
Congratulations to former graduate student, Julie Eyink, for receiving the Irving J. Saltzman Award (Outstanding Recent PhD Graduate)!
Congratulations to our two honors theses students, Alex Coulter and Cordin Mirise, for receiving the Sharon Stephens Brehm Excellence in Research Awards!
Welcome to Samantha Heiman, who will be joining our lab as a graduate student in the Fall of 2020!
Congratulations to Janelle Sherman and Hector Ruiz for passing qualification examinations!
May 3, 2019
Congratulations to Julie Eyink! Julie successfully defended her dissertation and graduates today! She will be an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at University of Southern Indiana.
Welcome to Michal Nowak! Michal is a graduate student from Jagiellonian University in Cracow, Poland. He will be joining us for the semester and conducting self-control research. For more information about Michal, check out the People page on our website!
August 22, 2018
Check out SPSP’s recent press release on a recent lab publication (by Hirt Lab alum Dr. Lile Jia and Dr. Hirt) examining how college students balance academics with college sports. For more information, click the link here.
Congratulations to Julie Eyink! She will be a Future Faculty Teaching Fellow at Butler University’s Psychology Department next year!
October 7, 2016
Dr. Hirt was featured in an original documentary regarding the fan ship surrounding the Chicago Cubs. You can check it out here.
September 6, 2016
Check out Dr. Hirt’s book on self-regulation and ego-control! You can find the book here.
August 30, 2016
Recent publication by Julie Eyink and Dr. Hirt find that people are more likely to self-handicap during their preferred time of day. A press release by New York Magazine about the research article can be found here.
April 11, 2016
Dr. Hirt is interviewed for Sports Illustrated’s weekly podcast called, “This is Your Brain on Sports.” Click here to hear Dr. Hirt speak about sports fandom and self-identification.