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Dr. Shannon Sheppard to Lead “Readability Matters” Study

November 19, 2020 by | Research

Crean College is delighted to announce that Assistant Professor of Communication Science and Disorders, Shannon Sheppard will lead new research investigating how visual features of typography affect word-level and passage-level comprehension for K-8 students. Dr. Sheppard will collaborate with Dr. Susanne Nobles of ReadWorks.org and Dr. Sofie Beier of the School of Design at The

World Experts to Discuss New Science on Communication Disorders after Traumatic Brain Injury at Chapman University Chapman's Second ICCDC Kicks-Off on January 16

December 19, 2019 by | Events

On January 16, 2020, Chapman University will host an international group of researchers, clinicians, and students for the second International Cognitive-Communication Disorders Conference (ICCDC). Launched in 2017, ICCDC examines new research on cognitive, communication and social disorders after traumatic brain injury, including mTBI or concussion. However, research on other kinds of brain injuries will also

Chapman and CHOC Come Together for 2nd Annual Research Expo

November 15, 2019 by | News

On October 23, 2019, Chapman’s Crean College of Health & Behavioral Sciences and the Office of Research & Creative Activity co-hosted the 2nd Annual Chapman/CHOC Research Expo. This event brings together scientists and clinicians from both institutions for an evening of research discovery. Doctors, staff scientists, and other members of the CHOC community were invited

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

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