Department of religious studies continues to grow.
hat is conscientiousness, and how can we use it to better our own daily lives? Dr. Amber Abernathy, assistant professor of psychology at Missouri State University and Mary-Charlotte Bayles Shealy Chair in Conscientious Psychology, focuses her research on the topic and how it can be applied.
Yoga is said to be an exercise of the body, mind and soul. Psychologist Dr. Amber Abernathy is currently researching how meditation can raise conscientiousness – and how it can lead to improved health.
Missouri State University religious studies professor Dr. Stephen Berkwitz and associate professor Dr. John Schmalzbauer are the figureheads behind the development of a new curriculum offering courses on religion and health to undergraduates at Missouri State University.