Prof. Regan A. R. Gurung (Human Development and Psychology) recently published a chapter in a new book, “Thematic Approaches for Teaching Introductory Psychology by Cengage.” The chapter builds on his research on teaching and is titled “Give Them Something to Care About: Engaging Students in Introductory Psychology.”
Prof. Illene Cupit’s (Human Development) Camp Lloyd, Weidner Center Presents and the Phuture Phoenix program, all received funding from the Green Bay Packers Foundation this week. Cupit and student Kirsten Wideman attended the event and Cupit reports, “unfortunately Aaron Rodgers did not sit at her table, but she and Wideman were in the company of […]
Prof. Regan Gurung was featured on Wisconsin Public Radio this week, speaking about a study that shows that monetary rewards can be a good incentive for kids to eat healthier food. Gurung says this segment should come with a warning: If any children are listening, you may want to turn down the volume. The piece […]
UWGB Assistant Prof. Sawa Senzaki (Human Development and Psychology) and her research team members are looking for babies from 9 to 18 months and children 3 to 5 years old to participate in their research. This is part of an international research collaboration, and looks at cognitive, social and language development across cultures. Participation will […]
Celebrity memoirs have always intrigued readers, but in recent years the memoir has become something of a rite of passage for stars. We talk to a psychologist about why we find the histories of famous people so fascinating. http://www.wpr.org/listen/999311.
UW-Green Bay Psychology and Human Development 2005 graduate Chris Engstrom says that she and her racing partner, Eric Johnson, are motivated by five words. ‘Go big or go home.’ Though fatigued, Engstrom and Johnson returned home to northeastern Wisconsin on Monday from an extended weekend in Madison, riding the adrenaline from the big feat they had […]
Professor Illene Cupit (Human Development/Psychology) says in a piece for the Green Bay Press Gazette that from her point of view we might want to rethink the “tsk-tsk” often directed at the younger generation. Her work with today’s youth as part of Camp Lloyd and her recent trip with 28 students to Slovakia and Poland […]
Prof. Regan Gurung (Psychology and Human Development) was interviewed for a podcast by Xavier University in New Orleans regarding teachers as superheroes. Listen here.
Log editors caught the tail end of Prof. Ryan Martin’s interview about anger on WPR today. It’s a good thing that WPR does a great job rebroadcasting. Watch for it at this site www.wpr.org. Listen to the interview online here: Prof. Martin says come to grips with anger to prevent violence
Associate Prof. Denise Bartell (Human Development and Psychology) will be joining UW-Green Bay’s academic affairs administrative team as the Director of Student Success and Engagement. While this is a new position in the Provost’s office, its creation recognizes and seeks to institutionalize work that Bartell has been conducting for several years. Her duties include the […]