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#136 – Tis’ the season for giving

#136 – Tis’ the season for giving

Please Click here to listen to WFIT Minute: http://blogs.fit.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/136-158-Tis-The-Season-For-Giving.mp3 Based on research by Dunn, E. W., Aknin, L. B., & Norton, M. I. (2008). Adapted by Mara Rowcliffe, BS Does money buy happiness? According to psychologists [...]

#134 – Road Rage Treatment

#134 – Road Rage Treatment

Please click here to listen to WFIT Minute: http://blogs.fit.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/134-150-Road-Rage-Treatment.mp3 Based on research by Deffenbacher, J. L., Filetti, L. B., Lynch, R. S., Dahlen, E. R., & Oetting, E. R. (2002). Galovski, T.E.; Blanchard, E.B.; Malta, L.S.; [...]

Reflections from the American Studies Institute 2014

Reflections from the American Studies Institute 2014

By Jonathan Augustus, Cultural Ambassador to ASI When I first heard about the American Studies Institute program I honestly wasn’t too excited or even sure if I wanted to participate in it. For days I thought, [...]

An Adventure at Florida Tech: Creative Writing

An Adventure at Florida Tech: Creative Writing

By Madelaine Elam, Humanities             To say that it was a long day would be an understatement. There are papers waiting to be written when I get home. There is a [...]

Does the Future of Communication Lie with Social Robots?

Does the Future of Communication Lie with Social Robots?

By Felicity Jackson In my Intro to Communication class, we have been discussing how various mediums, techniques, and methods to communicate have changed over time as new technological advancements are developed. For instance, the rise of [...]

#133 – Road Rage Characteristics

#133 – Road Rage Characteristics

Please click here to listen to WFIT Minute: http://blogs.fit.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/133-149-Roadrage-Characters.mp3 Based on research by Deffenbacher, J.L., Deffenbacher, D.M., Lynch, R.S., & Richards, T.L. (2003) from the American Psychological Association,  adapted by Juanita N Baker, Ph.D. What is [...]

Some Evidence-Based Q&As for Formal Mentoring

1. What aspects of mentoring are important? Wanberg, Kammeyer-Mueller, and Marchese (2006) suggested that both psychosocial mentoring (e.g., friendship, role modeling, counseling, and acceptance) and career mentoring (e.g., sponsorship, coaching, protection, challenge, and exposure) are important [...]

#132 – It’s a Wonderful Life

#132 – It’s a Wonderful Life

Please click here to listen to WFIT Minute: http://blogs.fit.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/132-148-Its-A-Wonderful-Life.mp3 Based on research by Koo, et al 2008, written by Mara Rowcliffe, BS. Can you put yourself in a good mood?   Thinking about a positive event [...]

I/O Psychology Awards Alumnus of the Year

I/O Psychology Awards Alumnus of the Year

Jim Taylor, M.S. I/O Psychology 1989, was awarded the College of Psychology and Liberal Arts Outstanding Alumni Award for 2014. Jim is currently Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Career Partners International – Florida & [...]

#131 – Alcohol and Feeling Attractive

#131 – Alcohol and Feeling Attractive

Please click here to listen to WFIT Minute: http://blogs.fit.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/131-146-Alcohol-Feeling-Attractive.mp3   Based on research by Bègue, Laurent, Bushman, B.J., Zerhouni, O., Subra, B., and Ourabah, M. (2013), written by Eleanor Fulton, Psy.D. Have you ever had a [...]