Tag: Psychology

Rutgers-Camden Researcher Explores Impact of Childhood Trauma in Adulthood

Rutgers-Camden Researcher Explores Impact of Childhood Trauma in Adulthood

Courtenay Cavanaugh, an assistant professor of psychology at Rutgers University–Camden, and fellow researchers examine the heterogeneity of adverse childhood experiences in a new study.

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Crystal Clear: First-Year Student Focused on Path of Scholastic Leadership

Crystal Clear: First-Year Student Focused on Path of Scholastic Leadership

First-year student Crystal Rosa Pagan-Perez arrives at Rutgers–Camden hoping to build on the considerable experience – and distinguished reputation – that she gained serving as a scholastic leader at Camden County College.

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Bad Eating Habits? A Thinner Partner Might be a Problem in a Same-Sex Relationship, say Researchers

Bad Eating Habits? A Thinner Partner Might be a Problem in a Same-Sex Relationship, say Researchers

Although research has shown the influence of social relationships on these behaviors, a groundbreaking study by Rutgers–Camden researchers shows the influence of romantic relationships on eating habits for same-sex couples.

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Women Face Implicit Stereotypes when Interviewing for Jobs, Says Researcher’s Study

Women Face Implicit Stereotypes when Interviewing for Jobs, Says Researcher’s Study

Ioana Latu, an assistant professor of psychology at Rutgers–Camden, teams with researchers Marianne Schmid Mast and Tracie Stewart in an eye-opening new study examining the roles of interviewers’ and applicants’ implicit and explicit stereotypes in predicting women’s job interview outcomes. The researchers document their findings in the forthcoming issue of Psychology of Women Quarterly

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Researcher Explains The Science Behind the “Ambiguously Colored Dress”

Researcher Explains The Science Behind the “Ambiguously Colored Dress”

As reported by numerous media outlets, a debate has been feverishly heating up the Internet regarding the true color of a blue – or maybe it’s a white? – dress. Sarah Allred, an assistant professor of psychology at Rutgers University–Camden, explains the science of color perception behind “the ambiguously colored dress.” For more about Allred’s […]

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