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Understanding Love, Sex, and Consensual Non-Monogamy Dr. Amy Moors presents her research at prestigious Tech and Relationship Conference

August 8, 2019 by | News

  Dr. Amy Moors joined Chapman University’s Crean College of Health & Behavioral Sciences in 2018 as an Assistant Professor of Psychology. Her research addresses the impact of inequity on people’s belonging and well-being in intimate and professional contexts. Dr. Moors focuses on the relationships people have with others (romantic partners, family, colleagues) and with

Investigating the Neural Mechanisms of Social Cognition Communication, Engineering, and Brain science come together for an exciting new pilot study

August 6, 2019 by | News

Mental health is associated with social cognitive development.  Autistic children, whose cognitive development is oftentimes impaired, are at risk for social isolation, bullying, depression, and anxiety, all risk factors for suicide.  In fact, suicide is 28 times more likely in children with autism than the general population. An interdisciplinary team of faculty, Deanna Hughes Assistant

Chapman Leads the Largest National Study on Body Image Satisfaction Ever Conducted U.S. National Body Project II receives $100K from Kay Family Foundation

July 12, 2019 by | News

Associate Professor of Psychology, Dr. David Frederick has just completed the largest national study on body image satisfaction ever conducted. Known as the U.S. National Body Project I, the study brought together dozens of experts on body image  and included approximately 11,620 participants. Findings are soon to be published in a special issue of the

Training the Next Generation of PT’s to Better Treat Parkinson’s Patients Dr. Patricia Brown accepted into distinguished Parkinson's PT training program

June 20, 2019 by | News

According to the Parkinson’s Foundation, approximately 60,000 American’s are diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease (PD) each year and more than 10 million worldwide are currently living with the disease. PD is referred to as a movement disorder because of the involuntary, erratic movements that occur in the face, arms, legs, and trunk. Its symptoms are different

Investigating Health Disparities in Low Income Communities Dr. Jason Douglas launches a new study with help from Chapman undergrads

April 29, 2019 by | News

Meet Dr. Jason Douglas, the newest member of the Department of Health Sciences faculty at Chapman University’s Crean College and Health & Behavioral Sciences. Dr. Douglas received his Ph.D. in Environmental Psychology from the Graduate School and University Center of the City University of New York (CUNY), where he conducted research with underserved communities to

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