21 posts tagged

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Big Data, Big Discoveries: Nonlinear Datapalooza Event

February 9, 2015 by Molly Fitzpatrick & Jessica Arnaldo | Events

Living in a world of big data and discovery, individuals are prone to ask the question, “What do I do now?” You may have spent hours collecting the data, though it may also be very overwhelming, leaving you with many unanswered questions. In the first non-didactic conference of its kind, Datapalooza was held by the Society for

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

Crean College Presents at Student Research Day

December 18, 2014 by | News

Wednesday, December 10 th 2014 marked a day of opportunity and advancement at Chapman University’s Student Research Day . Students of Crean College showcased 10 studies and months of research, displaying their collaboration with renowned faculty and fellow students. Studies of sleep deprivation, maternal behaviors, distracted driving, and the risks associated with

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

Steven Schandler discusses “the genetics of addiction”

August 26, 2014 by | News

What are the effects of alcoholism on the children of people afflicted with the disease? Senior professor of psychology Dr. Steven Schandler was featured on today’s Academic Minute to shed light on what many ACOAs (adult children of alcoholics) experience. If you missed its airing, not to worry. We have the audio

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.

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. 

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