Tag: Psychology

Rising Senior Earns National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates

Rising Senior Earns National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates

By Tom McLaughlin Truth be told, recalls Aliyah Jones, it all started with a bout of procrastination. The rising Rutgers University–Camden senior was browsing her emails, trying to do anything other than start her work, when she spotted an email from one of her professors touting a National Science Foundation research experience for undergraduates (REU) […]

Posted in: Student Achievement
“A Boob’s Life” Author Leslie Lehr to Lead Virtual Talk on Body Positivity

“A Boob’s Life” Author Leslie Lehr to Lead Virtual Talk on Body Positivity

Body positivity will be the focus as Rutgers University–Camden welcomes author and breast cancer survivor Leslie Lehr for a candid and refreshing interactive Zoom session.

Posted in: Community Outreach
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

Posted in: Research Highlights
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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