Psychology Archive

Joanne Dickson, Edith Cowan University – Negative Thoughts and the Ideal Self

It can be hard to stop ruminating on negative thoughts. Joanne Dickson, associate professor of psychology

Luke Ayers, Widener University – What Drives Our Food Choices?

On Widener University Week: Is it harder to avoid the temptation of food when you’re hungry?

Lee Farquhar, Butler University – Happiness, Life Satisfaction, and Comparing Oneself to Others on Facebook

Social media matters in our happiness, whether we like it or not. Lee Farquhar, associate professor

TaLisa Carter, American University – Correctional Officers

Corrections officers have a stressful job. TaLisa J. Carter, assistant professor at American University’s School of

Brian Houston, University of Missouri – Disaster Media Coverage and Children

The minds of children are affected by disasters. Brian Houston, associate professor of communication at the

Celia Williamson, University of Toledo – Social Media and Sex Trafficking

On University of Toledo Week: How do you keep teens safe against predators online? Celia Williamson,

Lisa Leopold, Middlebury Institute of International Studies – Public Apologies

The best strategy for a public apology is not always followed. Lisa Leopold, associate professor of

Carol Weisse, Union College – Lessons Learned at the Bedside of the Dying

On Union College Week:  Death now often takes place outside the home. Carol Weisse, professor of

Krisanna Scheiter, Union College – Aristotle on the Virtue of Vengeance

On Union College Week: Revenge is a dish best served cold; but should it be served

Helen Marlo, Notre Dame de Namur University – New Mothers and PTSD

An unexpected group can also experience the symptoms of PTSD. Helen Marlo, professor of clinical psychology