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  • Forget About Your Diet this Holiday December 2, 2014
    Charlotte Markey, a professor of psychology at Rutgers University–Camden, offers a refreshingly different approach to weight management in her forthcoming book Smart People Don’t Diet, due out on Dec. 30 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 […]
  • Internship is a Valuable Experience for Psychology Major December 17, 2013
    For John Chillem, there is no greater reward than helping children and teenagers.  At Rutgers–Camden, the senior psychology major was able to put his passion to practice during an internship at Kennedy University Hospital in Cherry Hill, where he worked in psychiatric services during the fall 2013 semester. “This internship allowed me to put my […]
  • Psychology Professor’s Research Addresses Impact of Violence Against Women November 26, 2013
    As Courtenay Cavanaugh explains, physical and sexual violence against women is nothing short of an epidemic. “It is a significant public health problem that affects one in three women in the United States,” says Cavanaugh, an assistant professor of psychology at Rutgers–Camden. “It can lead to numerous health problems across one’s lifespan and is associated […]