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- Philadelphia Family Homeless Providers, Early Childhood Educators, and University Partners Launch Project to Support Young Children Experiencing Homelessness April 26, 2016Philadelphia – Homeless advocates, early childhood educators, and developmental scientists announced the launch of a project to support young children experiencing homelessness called Building Early Links for Learning (BELL). The two main goals are to enhance the developmental friendliness of emergency housing, and to better understand and remove barriers that keep young homeless children from […]
- Keeping Track: Psychology Grad Puts Research Plans Into Action June 3, 2016By Tom McLaughlin Kaci Mial has a purpose. With just the right guidance, recalls the 2015 Rutgers University–Camden graduate, she knew that she could put her plan into action. So the Pemberton native sought a scholar and educator who shared her specialized research interests and found the perfect match in Courtenay Cavanaugh, an assistant professor […]
- Doing Justice: Graduating Psychology Major Puts Her Beliefs Into Action May 5, 2016Alexis Wilson, a graduating senior psychology major at Rutgers–Camden, takes a stand for social justice.
- Research Study Maps Availability of Female Condom in Philadelphia Area April 27, 2016A Rutgers study assessed the availability of the female condom in the Philadelphia metropolitan area.
- 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.