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June 2016 Newsletter
Welcome to my first newsletter! I'm Dr. Tracy Dennis-Tiwary, Professor of Psychology at Hunter College, CUNY and Founder of Personal Zen. Over the coming months you'll receive an occasional email from me keeping you informed on my latest research from the Emotion Regulation Lab, digital mental health news, speaking events, as well as my latest blog posts. 

I hope you find the information in this newsletter useful, and if you would like to get in touch, feel free to connect with me on any of the social media channels listed below.

—Dr. Tracy Dennis-Tiwary
Media Coverage & Events

Experiential Technology "XTech" & Neuro Gaming Conference and Expo 2016

Experiential Technology “XTech” is technology that directly improves the human experience. Bringing together the leading entrepreneurs, investors and companies, XTech 2016 explored how XTech is creating entirely new markets such as digital therapeutics, validated neurowellness, accelerated learning and experiential entertainment. I presented new research documenting how the Personal Zen app reduces stress and anxiety during pregnancy.

Hunter College STARR Center
2016 Stress and Trauma Conference

Together with my colleague Dr. Glenn Schafe of Hunter College’s Department of Psychology, we hosted Hunter College’s STARR Center’s inaugural conference on “Stress and Trauma: Recent Innovations and Future Directions” at the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute on April 15, 2016. Read more...
Psyche's Circuitry Blog

Precisionism or: How Women Can Rule the World

I've been thinking a lot lately about what it’s like to be a woman in the male dominated worlds of technology and academia. I have a foot in both worlds and have noticed an uptick in discussion about how women are, unintentionally, holding themselves back. Read more...
Recent Publications

For whom the bell tolls:
Neurocognitive individual differences in the acute stress-reduction effects of an attention bias modification game for anxiety

Recently published article on the evidence behind Personal Zen, my  science-based (but still fun) stress-reduction iPhone app, available on iTunes.

Full citation:

Dennis-Tiwary, T., Egan, L.J., Babkirk, S, & Denefrio, S. (2016). For Whom the Bell Tolls: Neurocognitive Individual Differences in the Acute Stress-Reduction Effects of an Attention Bias Modification Game for Anxiety. Behav Res Ther, 77, 105-117.


2016 Personal Democracy Forum

June 9-10
NYU Skirball Center
I will be discussing my work on digital mental health as part of a conference that promises to discuss 'The Tech We Need'. More information on the Personal Democracy Forum can be found here, and tickets can be purchased here.
About Tracy
Tracy Dennis-Tiwary is a Professor of Psychology at Hunter College of the City University of New York, the Director of the Emotion Regulation Lab, and the Co-Director of the Hunter College Stress, Anxiety, and Resilience Research Center. She is also the Founder of the mobile app, Personal Zen. Tracy’s mission is to understand the fundamental role of emotions in mental health, and to transform breakthrough science into engaging digital tools that elevate mental wellness and that bridge the gap between mental health needs and solutions. More about Tracy here.
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