Psychology

Mar 14, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Moore Presents at SXSW on Technology Assistance for Attention

On March 13, Dr. Katherine Moore, assistant professor of Psychology and head of the Attention, Memory and Cognition lab, presented at the South by Southwest Music, Film, and Interactive conference (SXSW) in Austin, Texas. Dr. Moore discussed her ongoing research on attention, perception, and...

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Feb 16, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Drs. Moore and Swanson Receive 2016 Research Fellowship

Drs. Katherine Moore and Christina Swanson have been selected to receive Arcadia University’s 2016 Research Support Fellowship, which covers expenses to attend the Council for Undergraduate Research (CUR) Dialogues from Feb. 18 to 21 in Washington, D.C. . Dr. Moore, assistant...

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Nov 20, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

In 'Essence', Dr. Campbell Speaks on Importance of Friendships

Adjunct Professor of Psychology Dr. Monica Campbell was quoted in the November issue of Essence magazine in an article discussing the necessity of friendship, particularly among African American women, and different ways to nurture it during the holidays. Friendships can be challenging, but it...

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Nov 18, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Dr. Moore Examines Scientific Reliability on 270-Researcher Team

Assistant Professor of Psychology Dr. Katherine Moore is one of 270 researchers published in a Science Magazine article for her work with the Reproducibility Project: Psychology (RPP), which replicates previously published studies and compares the results to the original findings. The study was...

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Apr 22, 2015 jretter Retter

Gillem Attends the Association for Women in Psychology 2015 Conference

Dr. Angela Gillem, professor of psychology, attended the Association for Women in Psychology 2015 Conference in San Francisco—a feminist, multicultural conference—from March 5 to 8. The theme of the conference was “Repairing, Restoring, and Reintegrating: Feminism and Restorative Justice.” One...

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Mar 27, 2015 jretter Retter

Psychology Department Well-represented at Eastern Association Conference

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, ...

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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 ...