Articles: Tag: Psychology

Rutledge article on problematic drinking published

Patricia Rutledge, professor of psychology, recently published “Problematic drinking among postgraduate students: Binge drinking, prepartying, and mixing alcohol with energy drinks.”  This article was an invited submission to a special issue of the journal Substance Use & Misuse. Rutledge’s coauthors were Jessica Bestrashniy of the Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science at St. Olaf

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Heuchert touts India internships

Professor of Psychology Juvia Heuchert says Allegheny has had several groups of students in India, most recently to do eight-week internships. He says it is a fantastic learning experience with regards to knowledge gained about India and issues pertinent to newly industrialized countries. In addition, students also have their values enriched by the immersion in

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Vogel, Eckstein Jackson published in psychology journal

Autumn Vogel ’16 and Assistant Professor of Psychology Lydia Eckstein Jackson published the paper “Activist Theatre: The Effects of Community Performance on System Justification and Willingness to Engage in Activism” in The Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology. The article will appear in the September/October issue of the journal (Vol 26, Issue 5).

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Student/Faculty Members Present at Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association

Visiting Associate Professor of Psychology Robert Hancock, Caitlin Nealer ’15, and Professor of Psychology Patricia Rutledge presented “The effects of gender on underhand and overhand throwing velocity in collegiate baseball and softball players” at the 2016 meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association in New York City.

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Students and Faculty Present Research at Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association

Research by Katie Denning ’16, Maria Kim ’18, Alana Picozzi ’18, Natasha Torrence ’17, Osasere Edebiri ’16, Annie Utterback ’16 and Professors Sarah Conklin, Lydia Eckstein Jackson, Aimee Knupsky, and Ryan Pickering was presented at the 87th Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association in New York City in March. Katie Denning — in collaboration

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Professors Caballero and Knupsky Present Work at MLA Conference

Associate Professor of English Soledad Caballero and Associate Professor of Psychology Aimee Knupsky presented a paper at the 2016 Modern Languages Association (MLA) conference in Austin, Texas. The paper, titled “Some Powerful Rankling Passion: An Interdisciplinary Exploration of Emotion Regulation Strategies in Joanna Baillie’s Passion Plays,” was presented as part of a special panel session

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Paulson and Jones Publish in Journal of Rural Mental Health

Assistant Professor of Psychology Lauren Paulson, Danielle Jones ’14, and a colleague from Duquesne University published the article “Tech it out: Implementing an online peer consultation network for rural mental health professionals” in the December 2015 issue of Journal of Rural Mental Health. The peer-reviewed journal is published by the American Psychological Association.

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Foreman Presents Work at National Association for Gifted Children Convention

Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology Jen Foreman presented at one roundtable discussion and one poster session at the annual National Association for Gifted Children convention in Phoenix, Arizona on November 14. The paper for the roundtable session was titled “Teaching the Teacher: Effectiveness of Educative Curricula.” The poster session was titled “High Schools’ Contributions to

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Allegheny College Places Seventh in New Ranking of Psychology Programs

December 2, 2015 – Allegheny College has been ranked seventh among the top “up and coming” undergraduate psychology programs in the East by the organization Best Psychology Degrees. Among the criteria used to determine the ranking were innovative instructional methods, such as experiential learning; research, internship and study-abroad opportunities in psychology; use of cutting-edge technological

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