Tag: Psychology

Gurung: Why Cleaning Helps Some Feel Less Anxious

“Why does coming home to a clean home help some people feel calm? Or feeling anxiety or stress vanish after scrubbing the kitchen floor? There’s a few possible explanations for why cleanliness translates to lower levels of stress and anxiety for some. UW-Green Bay Professor Regan Gurung (Psychology, Human Development) explains on this WPR broadcast.

Another EPIC Saturday for psychology teachers

Around 50 psychology teachers spent Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018 on the Green Bay Campus for the fourth annual Excellence in Psychology Instruction Conference (EPIC). The conference in included talks on teaching neuroscience, hosting a psychology fair and utilizing sport psychology principles in the classroom. There was also a nature walk on environmental psychology and a […]

Faculty note: Prof. Gurung talks teaching and learning, and becoming productive scholars

Faculty often trade off between spending time on teaching and on research activities. In this episode, UW-Green Bay Prof. Regan Gurung (Psychology, Human Development) is interviewed by the Faculty Development Center at the State University of New York at Lake Oswego to explore how engaging in research on teaching and learning can help us become more […]

Faculty note: Professors Gurung and Wilson-Doenges present at national conference

UW-Green Bay Ben & Joyce Rosenberg Prof. Regan A. R. Gurung (Psychology and Human Development) was part of a record six conference presentations at the Society for the Teaching of Psychology’s Annual Conference on Teaching in Phoenix, AZ. Gurung was joined in one presentation by Prof. Georjeanna Wilson-Doenges (Human Development).

Photos: Student Paul Karpenko wins Business Idea Competition, next up Sheboygan Campus contest

Business-Idea

UW-Green Bay Urban Studies major Paul Karpenko took first place in the Fall 2018 UW-Green Bay Student Business Idea Contest, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. Green Bay Campus students from several majors pitched their innovative idea in front of judges within a 90-second time frame for cash, scholarships to a summer entrepreneurial extreme accelerator travel course, […]

Prof. Martin releases two new podcasts

Two new podcasts from Prof. Ryan Martin’s “All the Rage” are now posted. The second episode of the series, Losing Control, features co-hosts Prof. Martin and Dean Chuck Rybak, interviewing cognitive neuroscientist Assistant Prof. Jason Cowell (Psychology), as they investigate just what happens in our brains when we get angry. The second podcast features host […]