The Psychology program at Rutgers–Camden deepens students’ comprehension of human behavior within the context of people’s lives. We highly value various research methods in psychology, encompassing quantitative, qualitative, basic, and applied approaches. Our commitment extends to addressing disparities within the field of psychological science, and we are dedicated to cultivating an inclusive environment that promotes a broad understanding of psychology across diverse individuals, families, and communities.
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Undergraduates take up to three graduate psychology classes as undergraduates and complete the remaining seven classes in the graduate program.
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Congratulations to Professor Yoona Kang for receiving the “Rising Star” Award from the Association for Psychological Science. The APS Rising Star award recognizes researchers whose innovative work has already advanced the field and signals great potential for their continued contributions.
By Amy Novotney Citation: Novotney, A. (2023, December 18). Feeling nostalgic this holiday season? It might help boost your mental health: Here are psychologists’ tips for using the past to boost our well-being in the new year and beyond. American Psychological Association.https://www.apa.org/topics/mental-health/nostalgia-boosts-well-being
By Arash Emamzadeh How Lonely People Can Make Their Lives Meaningful Citation: Emamzadeh, A. (2023, November 30). How lonely people can make their lives meaningful: Research shows nostalgia can restore life meaning for lonely individuals. Psychology Today. https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/finding-a-new-home/202305/how-lonely-people-can-make-their-life-meaningful
This spring, Dr. Courtenay Cavanaugh traveled with four CCAS undergraduate students, Skylar Rucci, Jeniska Rivera, Sarah Mireles, and Reese Mabolis, to the 2023 Society for Prevention Research Conference in Washington, DC. During their travel, Sarah Mireles ’23, Reese Mabolis ’25, and Skylar Rucci ’23 presented their research study “Examining Whether Gender Moderates the Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences, Intimate Partner Violence,… continue reading
The Rutgers–Camden junior double majoring in French and Psychology was one of 100 students selected to participate in the inaugural year of the Rutgers Summer Service Internship (RSSI) program, an initiative of Rutgers President Jonathan Holloway that provides funding in support of public service opportunities for students.