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MU ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR GARY LEWANDOWSKI RECEIVES AWARD

Gary Lewandowski, Jr. Ph.D., associate professor of Psychology at Monmouth University, has been awarded the Society for Personality and Social Psychology’s (SPSP) 2012 Media Prize. Lewandowski received the award with Benjamin Le and Timothy Loving for creating ScienceofRelationships.com – a website that shares the latest scientific research in social and personality psychology about love and relationships.

SPSP, the largest organization of social and personality psychologists in the world, promotes scientific research that explores how people think, behave and interact. Its annual awards recognize those who have made a unique and significant contribution to understanding the individual and social factors shaping people’s personalities, interactions, and behaviors. Lewandowski and colleagues will be honored at a ceremony at the 2013 SPSP meeting in New Orleans in January.

ScienceOfRelationships.com examines relationship themes in pop culture, provides engaging summaries of cutting edge research, and answers common questions that people have about relationships. In each case, scientific evidences supports all content on the site. The site is written by researchers and professors in the field of relationship science from across the country who are frequently sought out as media experts on the topic of love and relationships. Research in the areas of psychology, family studies, sociology, and communication is presented in an easy to read, conversational style – that is both informational and engaging.

For more information visit Science Of Relationships at www.scienceofrelationships.com.

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