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  • Mobile App Puts Researcher’s Tips and Tools for Sustainable Health Management into Action January 26, 2015
    Charlotte 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, 2015
    Sarah 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, 2015
    Charlotte 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.
  • Outstanding Female and Male Student Veterans Honored November 20, 2014
    Loria McGruder and Henderson Tyrrell, psychology majors at Rutgers University–Camden, have been named outstanding female and male student veterans for the 2014-2015 academic year. The students were formally recognized and presented plaques acknowledging their achievements at Rutgers–Camden’s sixth annual veterans day luncheon, held on Nov. 6. “It is an honor to receive such a prestigious […]
  • A Friend in Deed: Piccoli Plans to Serve as Advocate for Veterans May 2, 2014
    Joshua Piccoli, a United States Marine Corps veteran of the Iraq War, will graduate on May 22 with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. He plans to earn his law degree and serve as an advocate for fellow veterans.
  • Rutgers–Camden and LEAP Academy Students Collaborate on Psychology Research Projects May 1, 2014
    Rutgers University–Camden and LEAP students in Mary Bravo's Experimental Psychology Lab conducted experiments while participating in engaging and rewarding collaborations.
  • Study Defines Link Between Depression and Obesity March 19, 2014
    Depression and obesity have long been associated, but how they relate over time is less clear.  New research from a Rutgers University–Camden professor shows that adolescent females who experience one of the disorders are at a greater risk for the other as they get older. “Adolescence is a key developmental period for both obesity and […]
  • Student Shares Her Perspectives on Crisis in Native Ukraine March 10, 2014
    Gina Bondarenko is a second-year Honors College student, majoring in psychology and minoring in marketing, at Rutgers University–Camden. She is a native of Kharkov, Ukraine, located about 300 miles east of Kiev, and a 30-minute drive to the Russian border. She moved with her parents to the United States at seven years old in October […]
  • Researcher Explains Mechanisms of Skilled Joint Actions Through the Olympic Games February 6, 2014
    A figure skater lifts his partner overhead and, in one fluid motion, tosses her high into the air. She completes a full rotation and he catches her, setting her down gently onto the ice. This dynamic episode is just one of the countless examples of skilled joint actions that the world’s preeminent athletes will perform […]
  • Beyond a Shadow of a Doubt: Groundhog Day Serves Psychological Purpose, says Researcher January 29, 2014
    With bitter cold gripping the U.S., Americans everywhere will be watching with bated – and frozen – breath to see if the groundhog sees his shadow on Feb. 2. According to folklore, if he does, the groundhog will retreat back into his burrow and winter will continue for another six weeks. If he doesn’t, then […]