Tag: Psychology

Expert Offers Tips to Help Teens Deal with Social Media-Related Stress This Holiday Season

Expert Offers Tips to Help Teens Deal with Social Media-Related Stress This Holiday Season

Psychology expert Charlotte Markey explains that teens could experience greater social media-related anxiety during holidays; offers tips to help them deal with these issues

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Content Lacking in Children’s Book-Sharing Experiences in Low-Income, Ethnic-Minority Households, Says Rutgers–Camden Study

Content Lacking in Children’s Book-Sharing Experiences in Low-Income, Ethnic-Minority Households, Says Rutgers–Camden Study

By Tom McLaughlin The lack of content in books that children can access – and not merely the total number of books – has profound implications for efforts to narrow long-term language and achievement gaps in low-income, ethnic-minority households, according to new Rutgers University–Camden research. The study – conducted by Rufan Luo, an assistant professor […]

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Graduating Psychology Major Hopes to be Guiding Influence Like She Once Had

Graduating Psychology Major Hopes to be Guiding Influence Like She Once Had

Shanice Parran hopes to be a guiding influence for high school students, in addition to serving as a licensed professional counselor.

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Cannabis Use in Adolescence Predicts Higher Risk of Major Depressive Disorder and Suicidal Behavior in Adulthood, Says Psychology Researcher

Cannabis Use in Adolescence Predicts Higher Risk of Major Depressive Disorder and Suicidal Behavior in Adulthood, Says Psychology Researcher

By Tom McLaughlin The trend toward legalizing marijuana does not eliminate the potential for harmful side effects brought on by cannabis usage, especially for adolescents, warns a Rutgers University–Camden researcher. “It’s possible to take a position that is pro-legalization while acknowledging the risks, just as it is valid to be anti-legalization because of those risks,” […]

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Professor and Her Students Pioneer Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Program on Campus

Professor and Her Students Pioneer Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Program on Campus

Prof. Courtenay Cavanaugh and students in her Violence Against Women and Women’s Health course have pioneered the novel, peer-facilitated delivery of a sexual assault prevention and awareness program at Rutgers–Camden.

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