Tag: Psychology

Philosopher’s Café: In Defense of Anger to take place this Wednesday (Sept. 19)

The first installment of the 2018-19 Green Bay Area Philosopher’s Café gatherings is set for Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at St. Brendan’s Inn in Green Bay. Prof. Ryan Martin (Human Development, Psychology) will lead the discussion “In Defense of Anger.” Learn more.

UW-Green Bay’s Weidner Center hosts Inaugural TEDx Series in Green Bay

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Tickets go on sale today (Monday, Sept. 17 at 3 p.m.) Green Bay, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is bringing its first independently organized TEDx series titled TEDxUW-GreenBay to the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts in Fort Howard Hall on Nov. 1 2018 at 6 p.m. Tickets go on sale Monday, Sept. 17, […]

‘The Upside of Anger’ by Ryan Martin at TEDxFondduLac

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UW-Green Bay Prof. Ryan Martin (Psychology and Human Development) was one of the speakers for the sell-out TEDxFondduLac event in May. Themed “Enough,” Martin spoke about “The Upside of Anger.” Here’s a bit of what you can expect to hear from his presentation… “Because I’m an anger researcher. And so I spend a good part […]

Faculty note: Prof. Regan Gurung teaming up with The Learning Agency for campaign

UW-Green Bay Ben & Joyce Rosenberg Prof. Regan A. R. Gurung (Psychology & Human Development) has been invited to be part of The Learning Agency’s campaign to elevate the science of learning. Gurung and two other experts are to be paired with educators to document the science of learning in action. For more details on […]

Faculty note: Prof. Regan Gurung advises students to ‘plan your crazy’

UW-Green Bay Ben & Joyce Rosenberg Professor Regan Gurung (Psychology & Human Development) advises students to “plan their crazy” as the start of new academic year approaches. In his article “All work and no play? Tips for the new school year” Gurung explains that few people are good at planning and many people do not […]

Mark your calendars: Gurung and Carr talk cross culture and comics at Sept. event

As part of the Brown County Library Countdown to Comic-Con event, Sept. 20, 2018, you can join UW-Green Bay professors Bryan Carr (Information and Computing Science) and Regan Gurung (Psychology and Human Development) for a discussion of the cross-cultural significance of comics, science fiction and fantasy. Among the topics to be discussed: Superman and the […]

Faculty note: Assistant Prof. Jana Fogaca receives CMPC certification

UW-Green Bay Assistant Professor Jana Fogaca (Psychology) recently became a Certified Mental Performance Consultant (CMPC.) The CMPC is a national certification in sport and performance psychology, and currently Fogaca is the only person certified in Green Bay. Congratulations! To learn more about the certification, refer to the Association for Applied Sport Psychology.

Prof. Gurung talks girls and anxiety with Deseret News

“When stressed, many girls cry and try harder to please, while boys often act out or give up, the In fact, for decades, ‘fight or flight’ was the predominant stress response theory,” reports the Deseret News. “However, in the late ’90s, Dr. Shelley Taylor and her team of UCLA researchers discovered that females have an […]

Prof. Martin comments on I-95 shooting

On Monday, July 30, 2018 a motorist sustained injuries after being shot by a van driver on I-95 after what appeared to be a road rage incident. UW-Green Bay Prof. Ryan Martin (Psychology) explains that “the fact that it’s inherently dangerous means that people, whether they realize it or not, are kind of always on […]