Psychology

#152 – Risky Buisness

#152 – Risky Buisness

Please click here to listen to WFIT Minute: http://blogs.fit.edu/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/152-169-Risky-Behaviors.mp3 Based on research by Helfinstein, Sarah M., Mumford, J.A, and Poldrack, R.A. (2014), written by Mara Rowcliffe, BS. If your friend jumped off a bridge, would you [...]

3 Things you might not know about I/O Psychology

Emoticons make people like you. Assoc. Professor Dr. Erin Richard surveyed employees about the use of “smileys” and other emoticons in work emails and found that using them makes the sender seem more likeable, but also [...]

#151 – Martital Predictions

#151 – Martital Predictions

Please click here to listen to WFIT Minute: http://blogs.fit.edu/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/151-167-Marital-Predictions.mp3 Based on research by Buehlman, Kim T., Gottman, John M., and Katz, L.F. (1992), written by Mara Rowcliffe, BS. What leads a couple to a successful marriage or [...]

Improving Patient Satisfaction Through Behavior Analysis

Improving Patient Satisfaction Through Behavior Analysis

By Allison King, M.S., Doctoral Student in Applied Behavior Analysis In 2011, health care abruptly changed with the introduction of the Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) program. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) designed this [...]

VA Hospital Trauma Intern Tackles PTSD

VA Hospital Trauma Intern Tackles PTSD

By Cara Bortz, M.S. Clinical Psychology I was thrilled to match at the prestigious James A. Haley VA Hospital for my internship year. I was matched as a trauma intern, meaning I would have the unique [...]

Death and Dying Course offers an Existential Paradox

Death and Dying Course offers an Existential Paradox

By Christina Baker, M.S., Clinical Psychology Student “If you leave with more questions than answers, I have done my job,” says Dr. Philip Farber, Director of Clinical Training One cannot think of the Florida Tech clinical [...]

Class, Now Take Out Your Cell Phones

Class, Now Take Out Your Cell Phones

By Travis Conradt, Ph.D., Assistant Professor As college educators in today’s technology-centric learning environment, we often strug­gle to hold a student’s undivided attention during class as they check their cell phones and email, text and surf [...]

#150 – Interruptions!

#150 – Interruptions!

Please click here to listen to WFIT Minute: http://blogs.fit.edu/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/150-166-Interruptions.mp3 Based on research by Foroughi, Cyrus, Werner, N., Nelson, E., and Boehm-Davis, D. (2014), written by Mara Rowcliffe, BS. Do you have a lot of interruptions when [...]

Center for Applied Criminal Case Analysis

Center for Applied Criminal Case Analysis

By Carlos Salazar, M.S., Clinical Psychology The Florida Institute of Technology is known for being on the forefront of scientific knowledge and research. This year, Florida Tech is home to a unique center that will allow [...]

#149 – An Emotional Brain Injury

#149 – An Emotional Brain Injury

Please click here to listen to WFIT Minute: http://blogs.fit.edu/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/149-165-An-Emotional-Injury.mp3 Based on research by Williams, Claire, & Wood, Roger L. (2010), written by Mara Rowcliffe, BS. Do you know that someone who has experienced a head trauma [...]