Psychology

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Feb 25, 2015 jretter Retter

Brown Publishes Two Papers and Presents With Students at the Eastern Psychological Association Conference

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...

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Feb 24, 2015 jretter Retter

Dr. Christina Brown’s Research Featured in March 2015 ‘Men’s Health’

Men’s Health magazine reported on a study conducted last year by Dr. Christina Brown, assistant professor of psychology, that found that women generally feel more threatened than men when their partner receives a compliment on physical appearance from the opposite sex. Brown surveyed...

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Aug 25, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Brown and Daniels Co-author Paper in ‘Evolutionary Psychology’

Dr. Christina Brown, assistant professor of Psychology, and Emily Daniels ’14, who graduated from Arcadia University with a B.A. in Psychology, recently published a journal article on their research, titled “Verbal compliments as a differential source of mate poaching threat for men and women” in...

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Jul 8, 2014 Purnell Cropper

The Alternative Press: Art Therapy Student Commissioned to Paint Mural at the North Penn Boys and Girls Club

On July 3, The Alternative Press reported that the Lansdale Mural Arts Program (LMAP) selected Ashley Walter, a psychology major with a concentration in art therapy and a minor in fine arts at Arcadia University, to design and complete a mural on the North Penn Boys and Girls Club at 16 Susquehanna...

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May 29, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Brown publishes in ‘The Journal of Positive Psychology’ and the ‘Journal of Applied Social Psychology’

Dr. Christina Brown, assistant professor of psychology, published two papers: “Self compassion, empathy, and helping intentions” in The Journal of Positive Psychology, and “Different perceptions of self-handicapping across college and work contexts” in the Journal of Applied Social Psychology. The...

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Mar 25, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Morrow Study Accepted for Publication

Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology Dr. Michael Morrow had a study, “Fifth-grade children’s daily experiences of peer victimization and negative emotions: Moderating effects of sex and peer rejection,” accepted for publication in the Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology. Amanda Thomson, a ...

Feb 26, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia Students Present at Moravian Undergraduate Mathematics Conference

Eight Arcadia University students—including four mathematics majors, two biology majors, and two psychology majors—presented at the annual Moravian Undergraduate Mathematics Conference on Feb. 15. As has been the case the last four years, there were more student speakers from Arcadia than from any...

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Mar 18, 2013 Sarah Schwartz

Grecco ’12 Primary Author on Behavioral Priming Publication

Elizabeth Grecco ’12 was the primary author on an article, “Use of Nonconscious Priming to Promote Self-Disclosure,” which was published in Clinical Psychological Science on Feb. 20. Co-authors included Dr. Steven Robbins,  Professor and Chair of Psychology, Dr. Eleonora Bartoli, Assistant...

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Mar 8, 2013 Sarah Schwartz

Psychology Faculty, Students and Alumni Present at EPA Meeting

[wzslider autoplay="true" interval="4000" height="360" info="true"]Six faculty members, 12 undergraduate students, one graduate student and two alumni attended the annual meeting of the 84th Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association in New York City, from March 1 to 4. They presented...

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Feb 25, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Oatis Co-authors Two Papers

Dr. Carol Oatis, Professor of Physical Therapy, co-authored “Correlations among measures of knee stiffness, gait performance and complaints in individuals with knee osteoarthritis,” recently published in Clinical Biomechanics. Co-authors also included Dr. Ned Wolff, Professor of Mathematics, and Dr...

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Jan 25, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Jones Elected to Executive Committee of the American Psychological Association, Division 45

Dr. Elaine F. Jones, Assistant Professor of Psychology, recently began a three-year term as Member-at-Large in the Executive Committee of the American Psychological Association, Division 45: Society for the Psychological Study of Ethnic Minority Issues. She was elected to the position in spring...

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Oct 1, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Psychology, Physical Therapy Collaboration Results in Publication in 'Gait and Posture'

In her Psychology senior thesis, Olga Stanislavova ’12 looked at whether walking speed across an instrumented walkway used in physical therapy practice could be affected by mental categories activated without participant awareness. Individuals covertly presented with verbal materials priming the...