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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

The Global Reach of Infertility Dr. Brennan Peterson's journey to Israel for international conference

July 9, 2018 by | News

Recently Marriage and Family Therapy professor Brennan Peterson was invited to present at the “Pathways and Barriers to the Transition to Parenthood” conference in Tel Aviv, Israel. He was one of eight scholars representing six different countries: the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Australia, and Israel. The title of his talk was “The Experience

Crean College Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Brennan Peterson Marriage and Family Therapy Professor and Expert in the Study of Infertility

April 26, 2017 by | News

In the field of marriage and family therapy (MFT) professors teach a variety of topics from couples counseling, individual therapy methods and therapy theory. But one professor in Chapman’s MFT program has a very specialized area within the program: infertility. Dr. Brennan Peterson has been at Chapman University for 14 years now, and he is

DPT Faculty Member Dr. Jo Armour Smith Granted Margaret L. Moore Award Award for Outstanding New Academic Faculty Member

April 21, 2017 by | News

Dr. Jo Armour Smith, an assistant professor of physical therapy since 2015, has received the Margaret L. Moore Award for Outstanding New Academic Faculty Member, by the American Physical Therapy Association.  This highly prestigious national award is given annually to one physical therapy faculty member in the United States.  The award recognizes exceptional merit in

Chapman University Student Research Day

December 8, 2016 by | Events

Undergraduate students studying various fields from art and film to public relations and advertising to psychology all gathered in the Sandhu Conference Center on Wednesday December 7th. Crean College had six students representing, all of which were undergraduate psychology majors. The topics these students presented on included emotional levels experienced by bilinguals versus monolinguals,

From Minnesota to Brazil: Dr. Marcia Abbott’s Conference Adventures Dr. Abbott's research in metabolism has led to presentations in São Paulo and conferences in Rochester.

November 19, 2015 by | Publications

There aren’t many similarities between São Paulo, Brazil and Rochester, Minnesota. A quick Google search will reveal they both have McDonalds, both have Starbucks, and neither of them are the capital of their respective countries, but beyond that there’s not much to work with. But for Marcia Abbott, PhD, an Assistant Professor in Crean

Greater Life Satisfaction, Dr. Boehm Study Published Worldwide

June 30, 2015 by | News

Greater life satisfaction in adults older than 50 years of age is found to be related to a reduced risk of morality.  Dr. Julia Boehm , Assistant Professor of Psychology for Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences , has gained worldwide media attention for recent research findings . The study, which is the first

Psychological Well-being Effect on Diabetes Risk

January 22, 2015 by | News

Dr. Julia Boehm, Assistant Professor for Crean College , Department of Psychology was recently published in Health Psychology, a respected journal publication of the American Psychological Association . Dr. Boehm’s research investigates the association between psychological well-being and incident diabetes. Creating the first study of it’s kind, associating positive psychological health to the probability

Chapman Faculty Researches Sexual VS. Emotional Infidelity

January 12, 2015 by | News

Ever wonder what makes your significant other jealous? Are you the one who gets jealous, but don’t know why certain situations make you more envious than others? Learning to trust more or gaining the trust of others might be on your ‘New Years Resolutions’ list. It may be helpful to start the new year understanding feelings from the beginning. According

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