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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

Alumni Spotlight- Olivia Silke ’15 Psychology Alumna Awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

June 13, 2019 by | News

Psychology alumna, Olivia Silke ’15 is on a roll!  She has just completed her M.A. in Psychological Research from CSU Long Beach where she received both the Sally Casanova Pre-Doctoral Scholar award and the Graduate Research Fellows award. This past spring, she won a University Achievement Award for Outstanding Graduate Research Student solidifying her reputation

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

Senior Spotlight: Noah Barrett ’19 From Chapman to Dental School

April 24, 2019 by | News

According to the U.S. Department of Labor Statistics, overall employment of dentists is projected to grow 19 percent between now and 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations. The demand for dental services will increase as the population ages and as research continues to link oral health to overall health. Here in Orange

DPT Grad Wins PT Therapist of The Year Award We interviewed Nicole Cozean '06 owner of Pelvic Sanity in Laguna Hills, CA

August 29, 2018 by | News

CHBS: What is your area of expertise? NC: I specialize in pelvic health, a specialty within physical therapy.  My clinic, Pelvic Sanity, is located here in south Orange County.  My patients often have chronic pelvic pain, orthopedic pain in the low back, hips, or tailbone.  Urinary symptoms like urgency, frequency, or incontinence are also common. 

New study into child opioid use in hospitals Dr. Brooke Jenkins receives 2018 Kay Foundation Data Analytic Grant

July 20, 2018 by | News

Chapman University Assistant Professor of Psychology Brooke Jenkins was recently selected as one of the recipients of the 2018 Kay Foundation Data Analytic grant for her research project, “Opioid Epidemic in Children: Leveraging Big Data from Electronic Medical Records to Assess Opioid Prescription and Use in the Children’s Hospital Setting.” Seventeen applications were submitted and

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