Psychology

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Apr 1, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Staying Socially Active While Social Distancing

“Extroverts crave external stimulation,” said Dr. Marianne Miserandino, professor of Psychology at Arcadia University. “Another word for extroversion that we’re using in personality psychology is called ‘surgency,’ which means ‘surging into the social world.’ That’s what extroverts like to do: Go...

Dr. Michael Morrow

Feb 26, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Morrow Publishes on Peer Victimization Study

Director of Arcadia’s Graduate Counseling program and Associate Professor of Psychology Dr. Michael Morrow’s validating study for his scale to assess children’s experiences of peer victimization has been accepted by Merrill Palmer Quarterly, a quarterly peer-reviewed scientific journal covering...

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Jasmin Ramirez Feb 20, 2020 1:13 pm

Returning Citizens, Second Chances

Internships are every college student’s ticket to getting experience needed to spice up the resume and impress potential bosses and grad schools. It was the summer going into my sophomore year of college, and I wasn’t really looking for an internship. My mind was set on finding something to occupy...

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Dec 19, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Davis ’20 and ASIA and K-Pop Clubs Celebrate Asian Culture and Cuisine

Asian culture and cuisine were on the menu as part of a collaboration between the ASIA and K-Pop clubs on Nov. 19. Guests were treated to games and entertainment; food from India, Korea, the Philippines, and Japan; and Korean dances, taught by the K-Pop club.  Arcadia’s ASIA club represents...

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Dec 12, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions Personal

Dr. Marianne Miserandino, Professor of Psychology Courses: Social Psychology; Personality Psychology; Vice and Virtue on Stage and Screen; Senior Seminar Expertise: Motivation as a Social-Personality Psychologist Advice to students: “Be open to possibilities and new experiences of...

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Dec 5, 2019 Andrea Walls

Yaeger ’07 Empowers Arcadia Students and Entrepreneurs, Pursues Her Dreams

Executive Coach Candace Yaeger ’07 views her seemingly unconventional career path as a mountain-climbing expedition rather than a race up the corporate ladder.  “A few years ago, I attended a women’s leadership conference in Dallas where the keynote speaker encouraged...

Students and faculty at the conference with awards

Nov 20, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Students and Faculty Present on Counseling Experiences and Self-Care

Students and faculty made presentations in this year’s Pennsylvania Counseling Association’s annual conference, “Wellness in Counselor’s Professional and Self Identity,” Nov. 8 to 10 in State College, Pa. Dr. Lauren Reid, assistant professor of Psychology, Dr. Cathy Lee, assistant professor of...

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Nov 7, 2019 Andrea Walls

Dr. Lee Engages Students in Innovative Counseling Programs

#block-views-story_related-block { display: none;} Dr. Hsin-Hua Cathy Lee Assistant Professor of Psychology Courses: Theories and Techniques, Educational and Career Counseling, Professional Issues in Counseling, Family Counseling, Couples Counseling, and Internship: Mental Health Counseling...

Tyler Costaro and his father with Aaron Carter from Philadelphia Inquirer

Sep 12, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Costaro ’23 and Family Persevere, Find Place at Arcadia

On Dec. 8, 2016, Tyler Costaro ’23 found his life upturned. His father and role model, Anthony, had suffered a Grade 5 Ruptured Brain Aneurysm while on a delivery route two hours from his family. The Rockville Center, N.Y. resident had only a 1 percent chance of survival. “As a 15-year-old kid,...

Aug 23, 2019 Caitlin Burns

New First-Year and Transfer Students Begin Their Arcadia Journeys

More than 600 first-year and transfer students started their collegiate journeys at Arcadia on Aug. 23.  During Move-In Day, faculty, staff, and student-athletes helped carry mini fridges, bedding, books, and other college necessities into Grey Towers Castle and Thomas, Dilworth, Heinz,...

Kayla Sansevere

Aug 19, 2019 Jennifer Retter

Goldwater Scholar Researches Distracted Driving

Ever take your eyes off the road when your cell phone buzzes?  Kayla Sansevere ’20 wants to know why—and her research at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) might help psychologists better understand distracted driving, ranked the leading cause of death for adolescents by the U.S...

Sansevere in front of Grey Towers Castle

Jun 13, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Sansevere ’20 Earns Prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

Psychology major Kayla Sansevere ’20 is the first Arcadia University student to be named a Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation scholarship recipient. This prestigious award is given to less than 10 percent of applicants each year, who are sophomore and junior...