By Nicole Gieselman ’19
Two Arcadia faculty members are turning heads with a new method of eliminating unnecessary cellphone use in classrooms: positive reinforcement.
“It can be really disheartening, as a professor, when you put so much time and effort into your course, and you see students...
Have you ever wondered where phobias come from? Or why we fear certain things? Explore the science behind phobias and fears during Fright Week, Oct. 16 to 19, in the Rose and Mirror rooms. The week’s events are a collaboration between the Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice Department,...
Genetic Counseling student Evan Hathaway ’15, ’17M was awarded the 2016 JEMF Student Research Award from the National Society of Genetic Counseling for his research proposal, “Gambling and medical decisions: The influence of risk propensity on choices related to genetically-predisposed health...
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. Fortune’s broad area of research in Psychology focuses on judgment and decision making, with a special concentration on gambling behaviors. Her specific interests within this field include both exogenous and endogenous risk factors for gambling behaviors, such as applicable personality traits, related cognitive processes, and social influences, as well as the identification of the most appropriate instruments for assessing gambling-related variables.
Arcadia Courses Taught
Introduction to Psychology (PY111)
Research Methods (PY142)
Cognitive Psychology (PY201)
Health Psychology (PY203)
Judgment and Decision Making (PY285)
Maples, J. L., Miller, J. D., Fortune, E. E., MacKillop, J., Campbell, W.K, Lynam, D. R., Lance, C. E., & Goodie, A. S. (in press). An examination of the correlates of fearless dominance and self-centered impulsivity among high frequency gamblers. Journal of Personality Disorders.
Goodie, A. S., & Fortune, E. E. (2013). Measuring cognitive distortions in pathological gambling: A review and meta-analysis. Psychology of Addictive Behavior, 27(3), 730-743.doi: 10.1037/a0031892
Goodie, A.S., MacKillop, J., Miller, J.D., Fortune, E.E., Maples, J., Lance, C.E., & Campbell, W.K. (2013). Evaluating the South Oaks Gambling Screen with DSM-IV and DSM-5 criteria: Results from a diverse community sample of gamblers. Assessment, 20(5), 523-531. doi: 10.1177/1073191113500522
Fortune, E.E., MacKillop, J., Miller, J.D., Campbell, W.K., Clifton, A.D., & Goodie, A.S. (2013). Social density of gambling and its association with gambling problems: An initial investigation. Journal of Gambling Studies, 29, 329-342. doi 10.1007/s10899-012-9303-3
Miller, J. D., MacKillop, J., Fortune, E. E., Maples, J., Lance, C. E., Campbell, W. K., & Goodie, A. S. (2013). Personality and pathological gambling: A test of the Big Three and Big Five models. Psychiatry Research, 206, 50-55. doi 10.1016/j.psychres.2012.09.042