Tag: Human Development

A poet, a sociologist and a psychologist walk into a…podcast session?

What do you do when you want to deeply explore a topic in a way the typical classroom can’t allow? You make your own classroom! For three University of Wisconsin-Green Bay professors, that classroom is the Internet and their whiteboard is a podcast. Bryan Carr (Communication), Ryan Martin (Psychology) and Chuck Rybak (English/Humanities and the […]

Prof. Gurung TEDx talk is live

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The TEDx talk given by Prof. Regan A. R. Gurung (Psychology) to a packed audience in August is now available in its entirety here. Of the approximately 90 people who applied with a lengthy application to speak, 20 were interviewed and 14 were finally selected. The theme of his talk was “Get Psyched, Think Stronger, […]

Faculty note: Senzaki and Gurung publication

Assistant Prof. Sawa Senzaki (Human Development, Psychology) and Prof. Regan Gurung (Human Development, Psychology) examined the effectiveness of a newly developed studying method, Flashcards-Plus, in order to help students increase their retention, comprehension and application of the material. Senzaki, S., Hackathorn, J., Appleby, D. C., & Gurung, R. A.R. (in press). Reinventing flashcards to increase […]

Prof. Smith to present on the gender binary

Social psychologist and UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. (Human Development, Psychology and Women’s Gender Studies), Christine Smith, will present on the gender binary at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26 at the Neville Public Museum. Join Smith as she explains why society thinks of gender as binary and whether we can break that “habit.” This talk is part of the […]

UW-Green Bay Prof. Gurung TEDx talk, ‘Get Psyched, Think Stronger, Live Longer,’ is now available online

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When UW-Green Bay Professor Regan A. R. Gurung (Psychology) has something to say, people usually take notice. The passionate and engaging psychology professor, who was recently honored  with a national teaching award by the American Psychological Foundation, is at it again. The TEDx talk that he gave to a packed audience at the Thelma Madoff […]

Touching faculty story: new folder, new perspective

The UW-Green Bay social media team discovered a touching story from Instagram. Read this post from Instagram user emmmmaakatie highlighting a great example of how personable UW-Green Bay faculty can be as they help students Learn. Do. Be. More. “I was meeting with my stats teacher during her office hours and explaining how bad I am at […]

Faculty note: Prof. Cowell publication

Assistant Prof. Jason Cowell (Psychology and Human Development) co-authored an article with recent UW-Green Bay graduate Destany Calma-Birling ’17. The article, “Domain-general neural computations underlying prosociality during infancy and early childhood,” was published in the journal, “Current Opinion in Psychology.” See more here.

Prof. VonDras has new book

UW-Green Bay Prof. Dean D. VonDras (Human Development, Psychology) has a new book published, “Better Health through Spiritual Practices: A Guide to Religious Behaviors and Perspectives That Benefit Mind and Body” by Dean D. VonDras, Ph.D, Editor. “Recognizing that many religious and spiritual beliefs promote wellness through their practices or stated objectives — for example, […]

Prof. Gurung collaborates with alumni and undergrad for recent publication

“Power and provocativeness: The effects of subtle changes in clothing on perceptions of working women,” is now published in the Journal of Social Psychology. The publication is the work of Prof. Regan Gurung (Psychology, Human Development) and UW-Green Bay graduates Michaella Brikner ’17 and Vincenzio Badalamenti ’16, as well as current student Elizabeth Punke. “The […]