Psychology Archive

Colleen Kirk, New York Institute of Technology – Psychological Ownership and Shopping

How can companies avoid offending shoppers who are psychologically invested in their products? Colleen Kirk, assistant

Joel Frohlich, University of Tubingen – How to Spot Pseudoscience in an Age of Conspiracy Theories

Spotting pseudoscience can be key to staying correctly informed in today’s world. Today on The Academic

Terri Kurtzberg, Rutgers Business School – Deception by Device

Does your device change how you interact with people online? Terri Kurtzberg, professor of management and

Frank McAndrew, Knox College – Why Do Some People See Ghosts While Others Don’t?

Have you ever seen a ghost? Frank McAndrew, Cornelia H. Dudley Professor of Psychology at Knox

Jack Bauer, University of Dayton – How Stories Foster Flourishing

On University of Dayton Week: Everyone wants to make sense of their life and time on

Frank McAndrew, Knox College – Is Physically Risky Heroism a ‘Guy Thing’?

Is physically risky heroism a guy thing? Frank McAndrew, Cornelia H. Dudley Professor of Psychology at

Dave Smallen, Metropolitan State University – Social Connection Matters – And There are Many Ways to Connect

How do we connect with others? Dave Smallen, research psychologist and community faculty in psychology at

Zachary Neal, Michigan State University – More than One in Five Adults Do Not Want Children

Reproductive rights are important to everybody. Zachary Neal, associate professor of psychology and global urban studies

Alicia Walf, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute – Stress and Procrastination

Are you stressed because you’re procrastinating or procrastinating because you’re stressed? Alicia Walf, senior lecturer in

Aviva Philipp-Muller, Simon Fraser University – Why are People Anti-Science and What Can We Do About It?

Changing a person’s attitude on a subject can be tricky. Aviva Philipp-Muller, assistant professor of marketing