psychology

  • Dragon featured on WMT

    Nov 5, 2014

    Cornell College psychology Professor William Dragon was featured on WMT-600AM on Oct. 31, speaking about the possible dangers of Facebook’s new “Rooms” mobile app.

  • Enns co-edits psychology textbook

    Sep 16, 2014

    Carol Zerbe Enns, professor of psychology at Cornell College, is lead editor of “Psychological Practice With Women: Guidelines, Diversity, Empowerment,” released this week by the American Psychological Association Press.

  • Beyond Binaries: Exploring the Boundaries of Gender and Sexuality

    May 5, 2014

    Dr. Pat Tetreault, Director of the LGBTQA Resource Center, University of Nebraska, Lincoln facilitated a workshop on gender April 16. This workshop helped participants explore and discuss attitudes and boundaries that we have learned about gender and sexuality.

  • Career Road Trip: Chicago

    May 5, 2014

    Students had the opportunity to network while exploring various careers April 11. They met with Gorilla Group (IT/web development), Jacobson Group (HR Consulting), and Rachel Johnston, Ph.D. ’94, Director, Criminology Program, Adler School of Professional Psychology during the Alumni Networking Dinner.

  • Welcome Reception and Dinner for Aoyama Gakuin Women’s Junior College

    Feb 10, 2014

    Cornell College will welcome five female students and two faculty members from Aoyama Gakuin Women’s Junior College (Tokyo, Japan) with a welcome dinner and reception Feb. 24.

  • Carol Enns honored for scholarly contributions

    Oct 29, 2013

    Carol Enns, professor of psychology at Cornell College, won the 2013 Florence Denmark and Mary Reuder award for “outstanding international contributions to the psychology of women and gender” from the American Psychological Association.

  • How to land a summer research position

    Oct 24, 2013

    We’ll discuss how research experience will help your development as a scientist, how to locate and apply for campus and off-campus opportunities, and provide you with a packet of information which includes a spreadsheet highlighting external research competitions, a sample resume and personal statement, and rules of etiquette for requesting a letter of recommendation. Oct. 28 at 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Shaw conference room in Thomas Commons.

  • Psychology students study romance at Adventureland

    Oct 8, 2013

    Students in Professor Bill Dragon’s Social Psychology class spent a day at Adventureland as part of their research experiment on the affect of thrill rides on romance.

  • Marie unites athletics, academics through sports psychology

    May 16, 2013

    The most decorated women’s basketball player in Cornell history, Camille Marie ’13 also earned a 3.9 GPA. She’s now planning for graduate school in sports psychology.

  • Green appointed to Iowa Board of Psychology

    Mar 8, 2013

    Melinda Green, associate professor of psychology at Cornell College, has been appointed to the Iowa Board of Psychology. The board evaluates the qualifications of applicants for licensure and grants licenses to those who qualify, establishes rules and regulations to ensure the integrity and competence of licensed psychologists and investigates complaints for unprofessional conduct.

  • Cornell College partners for research

    Sep 25, 2012

    Cornell is one of five Iowa colleges and universities that have joined with Tanager Place, a community mental health facility, to create the Tanager Place Research Center. The center will help develop a fellowship program for faculty and students to help perform research, as well as share the findings.

  • Linked courses study wildlife conservation in Costa Rica

    May 29, 2012

    To fully understand efforts to protect sea turtles and other tropical animals, it’s useful to visit a place like Costa Rica and meet the people involved. It’s even more helpful to be guided by experts in both the fields of biology and psychology/sociology, as a group of Cornell students were in 2011.

  • More than Rainman: The Many Faces of Autism

    Apr 19, 2011

    April is autism awareness month. In order to raise awareness, the Cornell College branch of Active Minds will sponsor an interactive presentation on April 26th.

  • Academic and Social Life on a Japanese College Campus

    Feb 24, 2011

    Professor Go of Kyoto Seika University (Japan) and Yumi Matson will talk on March 3rd about academic and social life on a Japanese campus, and will make comparisons to North American college life.

  • SIG Lecture: Assimilation and Contrast in the Acquisition of Stereotypes

    Feb 8, 2011

    This Feb 15th talk by Sue Astley will describe research on the acquisition of stereotypes via associative learning.