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Psychology Study Asks: Should the man always pick up the check?

November 4, 2014 by Quentin Fottrell | Research

A study by Dr. David Frederick, Assistant Psychology Professor at Chapman University’s Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences was referred to in the following article, originally published in Morningstar MarketWatch. Written by Quentin Fottrell, the article discusses the psychology of dating and expectations. UPDATE: Should the man always pick up the check? 11-4-14 6:01 AM EST By

Are we fractal, too? David Pincus explains

August 1, 2014 by | News

If you tuned into to WAMC Northeast Public Radio this morning, you might have heard the voice of associate professor of psychology Dr. David Pincus . He was featured on today’s Academic Minute  talking about his research on human resilience and how our family and group dynamics follow fractal patterns often observed in Mother Nature.

Decoding the Maternal Brain: Dr. Laura Glynn speaks at TEDxChapmanU

July 11, 2014 by | News

Last month, Laura Glynn , PhD, spoke at TEDxChapmanU about her research decoding the maternal brain. Glynn is associate professor of psychology in the Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences , as well as director of Chapman’s  Early Human and Lifespan Development Research Program . Glynn detailed some of the intriguing and well-studied

Caring for Mother and Child, Body and Mind

July 10, 2014 by David Ogul | News

This article, written by David Ogul, originally appeared on the Los Angeles Times website. A Chapman expert discusses research into the physical and psychological effects of pregnancy and fetal development. Dr. Laura Glynn , who has written extensively on various issues relating to pregnancy and fetal child development, heads Chapman University’s Early

Can being happy make you healthier? Julia Boehm explains

June 17, 2014 by | News

Earlier this month,  Crean College’s Dr.  Julia Boehm was featured on WAMC Northeast Public Radio in its Academic Minute segment. Dr. Boehm studies the correlation between mind and body, particularly whether being happy can make your heart healthier. You can listen to Dr. Boehm explain her research and read her transcript below. 

Coping With Infertility

June 12, 2014 by David Ogul | News

This article, written by David Ogul, originally appeared on the Los Angeles Times website. A Chapman University expert discusses fertility problems and treatments. Brennan Peterson knows well the mental anguish that couples face when dealing with infertility. The associate professor of psychology is also the director of Chapman University’s Marriage and Family

Another Successful Student Research Day!

June 2, 2014 by | News

Nearly 200 research projects were presented at Chapman University’s annual Student Research Day May 14, 2014. The daylong event was held at the Sandhu Conference Center, and it showcased the university’s student research and scholarly projects. Research posters lined the room and students stood nearby to explain their research and answer questions from the attendees. Among

Chapman professor advances physical therapy in El Salvador

May 1, 2014 by | News

Dr. Nicole S. Hignojoz is a full-time faculty member in the  Physical Therapy department at Chapman University  and she recently returned from her second visit to El Salvador, where she is helping advance physical therapy. Hignojoz was invited by the  United Cerebral Palsy Organization  and a physical therapist from UCLA Hospital (also a former faculty member

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