Dr. Christina Brown, associate professor of Psychology, and Psychology and Sociology major Greta Diem ’17 presented “Promoting Political Change” at the 89th annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association in Chicago from April 20 to 22.
“Promoting Political Change” is a political...
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...
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, ...
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...
Dr. Christina Brown is a social-personality psychologist. Her research explores how aspects of the self and our social and emotional experiences influence behavior. For example, she studies how self-concept structure moderates a number of basic psychological processes, such as memory and self-regulation. Her other research interests include evolutionary psychology, cross-cultural psychology, and relationships between humans and pets.
Courses taught at Arcadia:
Social Psychology (PY331; every Fall semester)
Personality Psychology (PY332; every Spring semester)
Evolutionary Psychology (PY280; every Fall semester)
Introduction to Psychology (PY111; taught Spring 2014 and Spring 2015)
Psychology of Emotion (PY285; taught Spring 2013)
Culture as a Lens: South Korea (GFS181; taught Spring 2015 and Spring 2016)
Areas Of Focus
self-concept, self-complexity, self-regulation, emotions, evolutionary psychology, mating, pets, parasocial relationships, social rejection and acceptance, cross-cultural psychology
Hometown Palmdale, CA
Home Country U.S.A.
Languages English, Japanese (intermediate; N3 level)