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psychology

  

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

The Transgender Journey of Jessica Lynn Transgender Mother Tells of Challenges to Parental Rights

March 21, 2017 by | News

On Wednesday March 15th, Beckman Hall Room 404 was fully packed with Chapman University students, faculty and staff, all eagerly awaiting the presentation from transgender mother Jessica Lynn. Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences partnered with the Psychology Department to sponsor Jessica Lynn’s presentation on a transgender mother’s struggles and challenges with parental rights.

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,

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

Psychology & Health Science Senior Awards Reception

June 15, 2015 by | News

     As the 2014-2015 academic year came to an end, Chapman University’s Crean College hosted a senior awards reception on the evening of May 21st. Students arrived alongside the support of family and friends in Crean Hall’s atrium and were greeted with turquoise stoles as a token of the college’s appreciation. Dr. Janeen Hill, Dean

An Impressive Group, Achievements at Student Research Day

May 15, 2015 by | Events

With a thought provoking poster, Yasmin Akbari presented her research on ‘Reducing the Negative Effects of Media Exposure on Body Image: The Effectiveness of Subvertising and Warning Labels’ with advisor Dr. David Frederick . Research included over 800 study participants and found no sizeable difference in body image perception when images included warning

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