Psychology

#130 – Cell Phone Intoxication

#130 – Cell Phone Intoxication

Please click here to listen to WFIT Minute: http://blogs.fit.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/130-145-Cell-Phone-intoxication.mp3 Based on research by Strayer, D. L., Drews, F. A., & Crouch, D. J. (2006), written by Mara Rowcliffe, BS. Do you ever talk on your cell [...]

#129 – Halloween & Fear Based Laws

#129 – Halloween & Fear Based Laws

Please click here to listen to WFIT Minute: http://blogs.fit.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/129-93-Halloween-Fear-Based-laws.mp3 Based on research by Mark Chaffin, et al 2009, written by Juanita N Baker, Ph.D. Should laws be based on fear or research? Legislatures in many states [...]

#128 – Position with Power

#128 – Position with Power

Please click here to listen to WFIT Minute: http://blogs.fit.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/128-144-Position-with-Power.mp3 Based on research by Carney, et al 2010, written by Mara Rowcliffe, BS. Have you ever wanted to feel more powerful or confident?  Maybe you were about [...]

#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 [...]