Psychology Science Minute

#118 – Older Brains Grow!

#118 – Older Brains Grow!

Please click here to listen to the WFIT Minute: click Based on research by Ball, et al.. Written by Mara Rowcliffe, BS. Is our mental ability fixed after childhood? Not according to recent research. Neuroscientists have demonstrated that [...]

#117 – Sleep Like A Baby!

#117 – Sleep Like A Baby!

Please click here to listen to the WFIT Minute: click Based on research by Tavernier & Willoughby. Written by Mara Rowcliffe, BS. Do you ever find yourself stressed, with so much work that you have difficulty [...]

#116 – Emotional Dieting

#116 – Emotional Dieting

Please click here to listen to the WFIT Minute: click Based on research by Cools et al.. Written by Mara Rowcliffe, BS. A common approach to losing weight is dieting, or limiting what we eat. Although [...]

#115 – Children & Generosity

#115 – Children & Generosity

Please click here to listen to the WFIT Minute: click Based on research by Rushton, J.. Written by Mara Rowcliffe, BS. Does your child ever fight or complain about having to share something with their siblings [...]

#114 – Memory Lane

#114 – Memory Lane

Please click here to listen to the WFIT Minute: click Based on research by Gino, F., & Desai, S. D.. Written by Mara Rowcliffe, BS. Did you know that thinking of a good memory from your [...]

#113 – Food Dudes eat veggies

#113 – Food Dudes eat veggies

Please click here to listen to the WFIT Minute: click Based on research by Wengreen, H.J., et al. Written by Katie Kavanaugh, MS, BCBA. Fruits and Veggies…. YUCK! Are you ready to hear, “give me some broccoli!!!!”? [...]

#112 – Body Image & Eating Disorders

#112 – Body Image & Eating Disorders

Please click here to listen to the WFIT Minute: click Based on research by Jansen, A. et al. Written by Kyle Piecora, M.S. Why do those with eating disorders feel fat and unattractive, and loath their bodies? [...]

#111 – Walking and Creative Thinking

#111 – Walking and Creative Thinking

Please click here to listen to the WFIT Minute: click Based on research by Oppezzo & Schwartz. written by Kyle Piecora, M.S. Having a hard time solving a problem or thinking about a project?  Go for a [...]

#110 – Gossip & Popularity

#110 – Gossip & Popularity

Please click here to listen to the WFIT Minute: click Based on research by the American Psychological Association. Adapted by Juanita N Baker, Ph.D.. Do elementary school children use gossip differently from high schoolers? Psychologists Cillessen [...]

#109 – Gossip & Social Exclusion

#109 – Gossip & Social Exclusion

Please click here to listen to the WFIT Minute: click Based on research by the American Psychological Association. Adapted by Juanita N Baker, Ph.D.. What is the impact on children being rejected by their peers? A [...]