Arcadia University News


May 13, 2016

MSN Highlights Dr. Brown’s Research of Pets on Human Psyche

MSN highlighted research by Dr. Christina Brown , assistant professor of Psychology, on the effects pets have on humans when they feel socially rejected. Dr. Brown, whose study in collaboration with researchers at Miami University in Ohio was published in March by online multidisciplinary journal...

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April 14, 2016

Herreid-Halstead ’15 Wins 2016 MCCA Graduate Student Award

Graduate student Stacey Herreid-Halstead ’15 was chosen as the 2016 Montgomery County Counseling Association (MCCA) Graduate Student Award recipient for her counseling skills. Associate professor of Psychology Dr. Eleonora Bartoli recommended Herreid-Halstead to the MCCA based on Herreid-Halstead’s...

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March 30, 2016

Psychology Students, Faculty Receive Awards at Honors Convocation

Three students in the Department of Psychology and the Master of Arts in Counseling program received special recognition at the 2016 Honors Convocation in March: Amanda Campbell '16 was given the Martha Jean Hill Award for showing exceptional promise in research. Casey Meiser '16M was awarded the...

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March 29, 2016

Psychology Student Shermeyer ’17 to Research Bullying Through CHOP Internship

This summer, Arcadia University psychology student Leaha Shermeyer ‘17 will spend her time conducting research on intervention methods for middle school bullying victims, through the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) Research Institute Summer Scholars Program in conjunction with University...

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March 14, 2016

Dr. Moore Presents at SXSW on Technology Assistance for Attention

On March 13, Dr. Katherine Moore , assistant professor of Psychology and head of the Attention, Memory and Cognition lab, presented at the South by Southwest Music, Film, and Interactive conference (SXSW) in Austin, Texas. Dr. Moore discussed her ongoing research on attention, perception, and...

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February 16, 2016

Drs. Moore and Swanson Receive 2016 Research Fellowship

Drs. Katherine Moore and Christina Swanson have been selected to receive Arcadia University’s 2016 Research Support Fellowship, which covers expenses to attend the Council for Undergraduate Research (CUR) Dialogues from Feb. 18 to 21 in Washington, D.C. . Dr. Moore, assistant professor of...

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November 20, 2015

In 'Essence', Dr. Campbell Speaks on Importance of Friendships

Adjunct Professor of Psychology Dr. Monica Campbell was quoted in the November issue of Essence magazine in an article discussing the necessity of friendship, particularly among African American women, and different ways to nurture it during the holidays. Friendships can be challenging, but it is...

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November 18, 2015

Dr. Moore Examines Scientific Reliability on 270-Researcher Team

Assistant Professor of Psychology Dr. Katherine Moore is one of 270 researchers published in a Science Magazine article for her work with the Reproducibility Project: Psychology (RPP), which replicates previously published studies and compares the results to the original findings. The study was...

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April 22, 2015

Gillem Attends the Association for Women in Psychology 2015 Conference

Dr. Angela Gillem , professor of psychology, attended the Association for Women in Psychology 2015 Conference in San Francisco—a feminist, multicultural conference—from March 5 to 8. The theme of the conference was “Repairing, Restoring, and Reintegrating: Feminism and Restorative Justice.” One of...

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March 27, 2015

Psychology Department Well-represented at Eastern Association Conference

At the 86th Eastern Psychological Association (EPA) Conference earlier this month, 24 Arcadia students and alumni presented on 15 topics ranging from the power of marketing for bottled water to drug interactions in the brain. Faculty members Dr. Steve Robbins , Dr. Christina Brown , Adam Levy , Dr...

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February 25, 2015

Brown Publishes Two Papers and Presents With Students at the Eastern Psychological Association Conference

Dr. Christina Brown , assistant professor of psychology, contributed two papers to well-known psychology publications. “Self-compassion, empathy, and helping intentions,” published in The Journal of Positive Psychology , reports on two studies that show a link between being compassionate toward...

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February 24, 2015

Dr. Christina Brown’s Research Featured in March 2015 ‘Men’s Health’

Men’s Health magazine reported on a study conducted last year by Dr. Christina Brown , assistant professor of psychology, that found that women generally feel more threatened than men when their partner receives a compliment on physical appearance from the opposite sex. Brown surveyed more than 400...

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August 25, 2014

Brown and Daniels Co-author Paper in ‘Evolutionary Psychology’

Dr. Christina Brown , assistant professor of Psychology, and Emily Daniels ’14 , who graduated from Arcadia University with a B.A. in Psychology, recently published a journal article on their research, titled “Verbal compliments as a differential source of mate poaching threat for men and women” in...

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July 8, 2014

The Alternative Press: Art Therapy Student Commissioned to Paint Mural at the North Penn Boys and Girls Club

On July 3, The Alternative Press reported that the Lansdale Mural Arts Program (LMAP) selected Ashley Walter , a psychology major with a concentration in art therapy and a minor in fine arts at Arcadia University, to design and complete a mural on the North Penn Boys and Girls Club at 16...

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May 29, 2014

Brown publishes in ‘The Journal of Positive Psychology’ and the ‘Journal of Applied Social Psychology’

Dr. Christina Brown , assistant professor of psychology, published two papers: “Self compassion, empathy, and helping intentions” in The Journal of Positive Psychology , and “Different perceptions of self-handicapping across college and work contexts” in the Journal of Applied Social Psychology ...

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March 25, 2014

Morrow Study Accepted for Publication

Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology Dr. Michael Morrow had a study, “Fifth-grade children’s daily experiences of peer victimization and negative emotions: Moderating effects of sex and peer rejection,” accepted for publication in the Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology . Amanda Thomson ,...

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February 26, 2014

Arcadia Students Present at Moravian Undergraduate Mathematics Conference

Eight Arcadia University students—including four mathematics majors, two biology majors, and two psychology majors—presented at the annual Moravian Undergraduate Mathematics Conference on Feb. 15. As has been the case the last four years, there were more student speakers from Arcadia than from any...

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March 18, 2013

Grecco ’12 Primary Author on Behavioral Priming Publication

Elizabeth Grecco ’12 was the primary author on an article, “Use of Nonconscious Priming to Promote Self-Disclosure,” which was published in Clinical Psychological Science on Feb. 20. Co-authors included Dr. Steven Robbins , Professor and Chair of Psychology, Dr. Eleonora Bartoli , Assistant...

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March 8, 2013

Psychology Faculty, Students and Alumni Present at EPA Meeting

[wzslider autoplay="true" interval="4000" height="360" info="true"]Six faculty members, 12 undergraduate students, one graduate student and two alumni attended the annual meeting of the 84th Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association in New York City, from March 1 to 4. They presented...

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February 25, 2013

Oatis Co-authors Two Papers

Dr. Carol Oatis , Professor of Physical Therapy, co-authored “Correlations among measures of knee stiffness, gait performance and complaints in individuals with knee osteoarthritis,” recently published in Clinical Biomechanics. Co-authors also included Dr. Ned Wolff , Professor of Mathematics, and...

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January 25, 2013

Jones Elected to Executive Committee of the American Psychological Association, Division 45

Dr. Elaine F. Jones , Assistant Professor of Psychology, recently began a three-year term as Member-at-Large in the Executive Committee of the American Psychological Association, Division 45: Society for the Psychological Study of Ethnic Minority Issues. She was elected to the position in spring...

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