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- A Family Recipe: Researcher Digs Into Uniqueness of Thanksgiving Meal November 23, 2015By Tom McLaughlin While many holidays are associated with certain foods – think Feast of the Seven Fishes for Italians on Christmas Eve or corned beef and cabbage on St. Patrick’s Day – more than any other holiday, Thanksgiving is centered, both literally and figuratively, around the meal itself. “Thanksgiving can be said to be […]
- Rutgers-Camden Researcher Explores Impact of Childhood Trauma in Adulthood November 16, 2015Courtenay Cavanaugh, an assistant professor of psychology at Rutgers University–Camden, and fellow researchers examine the heterogeneity of adverse childhood experiences in a new study.
- Crystal Clear: First-Year Student Focused on Path of Scholastic Leadership November 3, 2015First-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.
- Bad Eating Habits? A Thinner Partner Might be a Problem in a Same-Sex Relationship, say Researchers June 16, 2015Although 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.
- Women Face Implicit Stereotypes when Interviewing for Jobs, Says Researcher’s Study March 24, 2015Ioana 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
- Researcher Explains The Science Behind the “Ambiguously Colored Dress” February 27, 2015As 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 […]
- Graduate to Publish Study Linking Energy Drinks and Later Alcohol Use Among Adolescents February 6, 2015Elisa Miyake, a 2012 graduate of Rutgers–Camden with a master’s degree in psychology, explores the possible negative outcomes of energy-drink consumption among adolescents in a groundbreaking study.
- Mobile App Puts Researcher’s Tips and Tools for Sustainable Health Management into Action January 26, 2015Charlotte Markey, a professor of psychology at Rutgers University–Camden, has helped to develop the innovative new SmartenFit app, an easy-to-use tool to help individuals navigate a path toward sustainable health, as a companion to her new book, Smart People Don’t Diet.
- Roses are Red? Rutgers–Camden Researcher Explores Complex Relationship Between Color Perception and Memory January 21, 2015Sarah Allred, an assistant professor of psychology, explores the relationship between color perception and memory, and the research techniques for studying these processes, in a new research article, titled “Relating Color Working Memory and Color Perception.”
- Make New Year’s Resolutions a Long-Term Endeavor January 6, 2015Charlotte Markey, a professor of psychology at Rutgers University–Camden, offers practical advice for adopting a healthy lifestyle as a long-term endeavor in her new book Smart People Don’t Diet from Da Capo Lifelong Books.