Dr. Kang Receives “Rising Star” Award

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.

Dr. Andrew Abeyta’s Research Featured by American Psychological Association

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.

Dr. Andrew Abeyta’s Research Featured in Psychology Today

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.

Undergraduate Student Researchers Attend 2023 Society for Prevention Research Conference

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

Finding Inspiration through Mentorship: AnnMarie Bediako

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.

Boy in the Mirror: Dr. Markey’s Research Starts Crucial Conversations on Male Body Image

By Tom McLaughlin The statistics are tough to digest, said Rutgers University–Camden psychologist Charlotte Markey. Among mental health issues, eating disorders are the second deadliest, behind only opioid abuse. And, although much more public attention and research is given to issues around female body image, anywhere between a quarter and a third of eating-disorder patients… continue reading