Story Categories: Psychology Department

 
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January 12, 2017
Congratulations to Wagner College psychology professor Amy Eshleman and Jean Halley, a former sociology professor at Wagner College, whose new book, “Seeing Straight: An Introduction to Gender and Sexual Privilege,” was published Nov. 29 by Rowman & Littlefield. “Seeing Straight” introduces [...] Keep reading →
 
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September 8, 2016
Economics professor Utteeyo Dasgupta, psychology professor Amy Eshleman Behavioral economics is a relatively new field of academic study — and, beginning this fall, Wagner College is offering what may be the only undergraduate behavioral economics program in the United States. The program, several [...] Keep reading →
 
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August 24, 2016
Letting go is one of the major challenges faced by parents when they drop their sons and daughters off at college for the first time. A recent study by a group of Wagner College researchers suggests that letting go is a critical factor in how well freshmen adjust to their new independence. The study [...] Keep reading →
 
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February 24, 2016
Left: Anthony Turner & Roger Wesby. Right: Michala Williams & Gabby Oloapu. On Tuesday, Feb. 23, Wagner College celebrated the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. at its annual MLK Agent of Change Awards program. Two members of the college community were honored this year: Anthony Turner [...] Keep reading →
 
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September 10, 2015
Late last month, Science magazine published a story about something called the Reproducibility Project. The project began in 2011 when a University of Virginia psychologist and his team recruited more than 250 researchers, identified 100 psychological studies published in 2008, and rigorously redid [...] Keep reading →
 
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November 4, 2014
On Monday, Nov. 3, news media outlets New York 1 and the Staten Island Advance visited Los Potrillos restaurant in Port Richmond. The story: A Wagner College freshman learning community, LC2, had been studying business and business ethics with local restaurateur Maria Morales. To repay her for the time [...] Keep reading →