Prof. Regan A.R. Gurung (Psychology, Human Development) was featured on Wisconsin Public Radio Monday, March 20, speaking about research proving that wearable fitness devices like a Fitbit aren’t necessarily making people healthier than they would be if they weren’t using a wearable fitness tracker at all. Listen to the piece Your Fitbit Might Not Be Making You […]
On Thursday afternoon, March 23, 2017, UW-Green Bay is hosting a Helping Professions Open House. Those prospective students exploring majors in Education, Social Work, Nursing, Psychology, Human Development and Dietetics will be able to meet faculty and current students in those programs and tour our beautiful campus. Thank you for making these students and their […]
A number of prospective students and families will be on campus from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 23, for the Helping Professions Open House. Students will learn about programs including Nursing, Social Work, Psychology, Human Development, Education and Dietetics. The open house-style event will include meetings with faculty and staff, a resource fair and […]
Associate Prof. Kate Burns (Human Development and Psychology) presented “Know Thyself: Understanding Your Own Stereotypes and Prejudice” at the Wisconsin Council on Family Relations Conference.
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 […]