Psychology Science Minute

#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 [...]

#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 [...]

#118 – Older Brains Grow!

#118 – Older Brains Grow!

Please click here to listen to the WFIT Minute: http://blogs.fit.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/118-133-Older-Brains-Grow.mp3 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: http://blogs.fit.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/117-132-Sleep-like-A-Baby.mp3 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: http://blogs.fit.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/116-131-Emotional-Dieting.mp3 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: http://blogs.fit.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/115-130-Children-Generosity.mp3 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 [...]