Psychology

#127 – Personality Makes the Perfect Match!

#127 – Personality Makes the Perfect Match!

Please click here to listen to WFIT Minute: http://blogs.fit.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/127-143-Personality-Makes-The-Perfect-Match.mp3 Based on research by Dyrenforth, et al 2010, written by Mara Rowcliffe, BS. We use phrases such as “opposites attract” or “two of a kind” to describe [...]

#126 – Advertising and Child’s Age

#126 – Advertising and Child’s Age

Please click here to listen to WFIT Minute: http://blogs.fit.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/126-142-Advertising-Affects-From-a-Developmental-Perspective.mp3 Based on research by Ferguson, C. J., Contreras, S., & Kilburn, M. (2013), written by Mara Rowcliffe, BS. Is your child influenced by advertisements of expensive, sugary, [...]

#125 – What Happend to the Cool Kids?

#125 – What Happend to the Cool Kids?

Please click here to listen to WFIT Minute: http://blogs.fit.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/125-141-Whatever-Happened-To-The-Cool-Kids.mp3 Based on research by Allen, J., et al, 2014, written by Mara Rowcliffe, BS. Do you remember the ‘cool’ kids from middle school? The ones everyone considered [...]

#124 – Emotion Transfer & Social Networking

#124 – Emotion Transfer & Social Networking

Please click here to listen to WFIT Minute: click Based on research by Kramer, A., et al., 2014. Written by Mara Rowcliffe, B.S.. Does checking your social media affect your mood? Facebook Researcher Adam Kramer and [...]

#123 – Connect or Cell Phone?

#123 – Connect or Cell Phone?

Please click here to listen to WFIT Minute: click Based on research byPrzyhylski & Weinstein, 2013. Written by Mara Rowcliffe, B.S.. Do your friends and family ever complain that you are on your phone too much? [...]

#122 – Bragging Rights

#122 – Bragging Rights

Please click here to listen to WFIT minute: http://blogs.fit.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/122-140-Bragging-Rights.mp3 Based on research by Tamir, D., & Mitchell, J., 2012, written by Mara Rowcliffe, BS. Have you ever been in a conversation with someone who only wanted [...]

#121 – Moral Story Time

#121 – Moral Story Time

Please click here to listen to WFIT Minute: http://blogs.fit.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/121-139-Moral-Story-Time.mp3 Based on research by Lee, K., et al 2014, written by Mara Rowcliffe, BS. Many childhood stories are written to include an overall lesson, in hopes of [...]

Ferguson and Others – What’s to Learn?

Ferguson and Others – What’s to Learn?

I’m not a cop anymore, haven’t been for ten years.  I teach Criminal Justice now.  Just the same, I have opinions about things law enforcement, opinions I consider informed, the result of experience, education, and critical [...]

#120 – Sleep Deficits and Harm

#120 – Sleep Deficits and Harm

Please click here to listen to WFIT Minute: http://blogs.fit.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/120-138-Sleep-Deficits-Harm.mp3 Based on research by Dinges, et al., 1988; Dinges, et al., 1997, , adapted by Juanita N Baker, Ph.D. Are you surprised that a single treatment improves [...]

#119 – Stranger or Acquaintance Rape?

#119 – Stranger or Acquaintance Rape?

Please Click here to listen to WFIT Minute: http://blogs.fit.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/119-136-Resist-Acquaintance-Rape.mp3 Based on research by Hickman & Muehlenhard, 1997, Tark & Kleck 2014, written by Juanita N Baker, Ph.D. What precautions can you take to prevent from being [...]