Tag: Human Development

When Things Go Wrong, Don’t Catastrophize | Wisconsin Public Radio with Ryan Martin

“When you forget your umbrella, stain your shirt, or miss an appointment, it’s easy to think that your whole day is ruined. We talk with an expert on anger about how to stop blowing things out of proportion, also known as ‘catastrophizing.’” Associate Dean Ryan Martin talks with WPR about the subject via When Things […]

Interdisciplinary UW-Green Bay team places second in WiSys Innovation Showcase

PIVOTAL at the WSTS 2019 Innovation Showcase

UW-Green Bay students Carol Brehmer (Human Development and Business Administration) and Ebanie Schmidt ’19 (Design Arts) took second place in the WiSys Innovation Showcase on July 22, 2019 with their innovation “PIVOTAL.” The student competition was held at UW-Stout during WiSys’ annual celebration of research and innovation, known as WSTS. PIVOTAL is a hypoallergenic, easy-to-use […]

Little Pilots, Big Study

Psychology faculty Jason Cowell and Sawa Senzaki study the pilots' brain activity.

There’s a jet plane in Mary Ann Cofrin Hall—in the psychology lab, to be exact. It’s colorful, about three feet tall and crafted of high-density plastic body foam with a padded seat. The “pilot” is about three years old, wearing a “helmet” of blinking LEDs with lots of protruding wires. He’s busy studying a computer […]

Prof. Ryan Martin talks ‘anger’ with Constant Wonder

“We all lose our tempers and feel provoked by things we encounter on a daily basis. But anger doesn’t happen in a vacuum, and our frustration comes from an evolutionary heritage designed to help us fight and correct injustices.” Associate Dean Ryan Martin (CAHSS) talks with Constant Wonder via Episode – BYUradio.

Camp Lloyd benefit concert on Saturday, June 22 at 7 p.m.

The Green Bay Monday Noon Optimist Club is hosting a fundraising summer concert event this Saturday, June 22 from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Four Season’s Tennis Club, Doug’s Take 5 Restaurant in Green Bay to benefit Camp Lloyd and other youth of Brown County. This free event will have music by the band […]

Wisconsin Congresswoman introduces bill to reimburse doulas and midwives

New mom Crystal Dubey ’13 (Human Development), is looking forward to a new bill being presented to Congress. It’s called the “Mamas First Act,” and it’s a way Wisconsin Congresswoman Gwen Moore (D-Milwaukee) hopes to improve access to health care for mothers and their babies. via Wisconsin Congresswoman introduces bill to reimburse doulas and midwives, […]

Prof. Ryan Martin tops TED Talks homepage

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UW-Green Bay Professor and Associate Dean Ryan Martin’s (Psychology, CAHSS) TED Talk can now be found on the the TED homepage under “Newest Talks.” The talk, which originated as a TEDxFondduLac Talk was “upgraded” to a TED Talk status in March. Watch the homepage-worthy talk, “Why we get mad — and why it’s healthy.”

Prof. Gurung shares ‘Our Relationship With Stuff’ | Wisconsin Public Radio

“Humans have a tricky relationship with stuff: shirts, books, cars, so on. We all have stuff; we want more stuff; we get jealous of other peoples’ stuff. We talk to a psychologist about where this drive comes from, and take a broad look at what impacts our complex relationship with material goods.” WPR talks to […]

Video: UW-Green Bay Spring 2019 Commencement highlights and senior reflections

“It was a dream.” Along with some scenes from Commencement, undergraduates Johnny Gomez (Business Administration) and Taylor Gulbrand (Psychology, Human Development), and Brianna Jenkins (Master’s in Nursing Leadership and Management in Health Systems), reflect on their time at UW-Green Bay, and the family and faculty who got them to degree completion.  Video by Dan Moore, […]