Psychology

Overhead photo of Haber Green, Grey Towers Castle, and University Commons.

William Snell Feb 19, 2019 4:52 pm

7 Things Arcadia Taught Me

Rewind four years ago: I was a high school senior who had no clue where he would end up. A high school senior with big dreams and lots of plans, but no means of executing those plans. I was about to make one of the most important decisions in my life by choosing Arcadia University in Glenside, Pa...

Jasmin Ramirez Feb 18, 2019 7:00 pm

Psychology: the New Club on Campus

I recently got together with Olivia Jarvis ’21, one of the founders and current secretary of the Psychology Club, a new club that I’m sure many students (especially Psych majors, like me) are wondering about. Where did you get the idea to start the Psychology Club, and what was the process like...

Jan 17, 2019 Ashley Knueppel

Stories from Abroad: Biology & Psychology Panel

Calling all Biology & Psychology Majors: Join the Office of Study Away as we host a student panel for biology and psychology majors who are considering studying abroad. The panelists are made up of study abroad alumni. Understand how they made studying abroad fit into their academic...

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Nov 20, 2018 Jen Retter

Dr. Morrow, Students Study Coping and Peer Provocation

Dr. Michael Morrow, associate professor of Psychology, co-published research on coping and peer provocation in two academic journals. “College Students’ Daily Coping, Mood, and Quality of Life: Benefits of Problem-Focused Engagement,” co-authored with Psychology alumna Leaha Shermeyer ’16 and...

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Oct 2, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Moore, Alumnae, Students Publish Memory Lab Research

Dr. Katherine Moore, assistant professor of Psychology, Jessica Avanzato ’18, Korissa Belville ’18, Jaimie Jasina ’18, Aziza Ransome ’18, and Ariel Kershner ’19, along with Purdue University graduate student Liz Wiemers, published their research project “Using Rapid Serial Visual Presentation to...

Aug 2, 2018 Jen Retter

‘Moore’ Findings on Multitasking

Dr. Katherine Moore, assistant professor of Psychology, published research on the limitations of multitasking in the April 2018 issue of Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics. “Practice reduces set-specific capture costs only superficially” is part of Dr. Moore’s growing body of research on...

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Aug 1, 2018 Jen Retter

Heads or Tails: Psychology Faculty ‘Flip’ Over Cellphones in Class

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...

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May 15, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Psychology Students, Alumni, Dr. Brown Publish on Natural Talent and Hard Work

Psychology students Katie Jobson ’18 and Jennifer Link ’18, along with alumna Nicole Troy ’16 and Dr. Christina Brown, associate professor of Psychology, published their research, “Contextual and personal determinants of preferring success attributed to natural talent or striving,” with the Journal...

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May 3, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Lee, Wentz ’18M Publish on Chinese Students Experience in American Society

Dr. Hsin-Hau (Cathy) Lee, assistant professor of Psychology, and Bethany Wentz ’18M, Counseling graduate student, published “Evaluation of a Pilot School-Based Group for Mandarin-Speaking Minors” in the International Journal for the Advancement of Counseling. The article examines Mandarin-...

William Snell Dec 22, 2017 10:20 am

Elle Clendenin ’19, Genetic Counseling Enthusiast

Ever since learning the basics of genetics in middle school and completing punnett squares, I found a love for that branch of biology.  The concepts came easy to me yet kept me very interested.  Even at such a young age, I realized that I wanted to spend the rest of my life...

Jasmin Ramirez Dec 1, 2017 11:31 am

A Major Decision Paying Off

It was my first real grown-up decision. I know now I did the right thing, but in the time leading up to changing my major, I felt like a weight was being pushed against my chest and I didn’t have the strength to push it off of me. But I found that I did. It may sound dramatic,...

Nov 15, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Students, Faculty Present at Counseling Association Conference

Students and faculty of the Counseling program presented and were recognized at the Pennsylvania Counseling Association (PCA) Conference in King of Prussia on Nov. 4. Dr. Hsin-Hua "Cathy" Lee, assistant professor of Psychology, and Counseling student Bethany Wentz ’18 co-presented the poster, “...