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psychology

  

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

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

Dr. Frederick Jealousy Research Receives Widespread Media Attention

January 20, 2015 by | News

Dr. David Frederick, Assistant Professor of Psychology for Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences received worldwide media attention for his recent research findings.  A total of 63,894 participants ages 18-65 years completed the survey, in the first large-scale examination of gender and sexual orientation differences regarding infidelity and jealousy.  The pu blished research

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