Psychology

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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 Jennifer 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 Jennifer 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, “...

Jasmin Ramirez Nov 10, 2017 3:17 pm

Healthy Self, Heal Thyself

Here’s a little spoiler for you: This post is going to be about self-love and the importance of it. Yeah, yeah, yeah— it may get a little cheesy at some point, but I promise it’ll make life better. I live in Southwest Florida, which is a little road trip of 19 hours. That’s including...

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Nov 2, 2017 Jennifer Retter

Derr ’16 Publishes Psychology Thesis in Journal of Interpersonal Violence

Psychology alumna Shannon Derr ’16 published her senior thesis research, on personality plasticity and peer victimization, in the Journal of Interpersonal Violence. Advised and co-authored by Associate Professor of Psychology Dr. Michael Morrow, Derr’s research examines whether an activity aimed...

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Nov 1, 2017 Jennifer Retter

Dr. Morrow Publishes and Presents on Child Psychology

Dr. Michael Morrow, associate professor of Psychology, published “Teacher factors contributing to dosage of the KiVa anti-bullying program,” a paper that examines the influence of faculty in implementing anti-bullying intervention in elementary schools, in the Journal of School Psychology. The...

Oct 31, 2017 Jennifer Retter

Martin ’15 ‘Enchanted to Meet’ Taylor Swift

Alumna Melanie Martin ’15 got the chance to meet her idol, and she hasn’t been able to shake it off. The creative force behind the Taylor Swift fan blog Swiftly Obsessive, Martin has been a loyal “Swiftie” since the singer released her debut album in 2006. Her site caught Swift’s attention,...