Archives for "Psychology"

Monday

June 10, 2013 1:58 pm

Why go to college? It means a meaningful life, says psychologist Jill Reich

Why go to college? It means a meaningful life, says psychologist Jill Reich

If you want to know how the Bates education addresses student needs, developmental and intellectual, it’s hard to imagine anyone better equipped than Jill Reich.

Wednesday

May 22, 2013 3:32 pm

Scientific American quotes Adler ’00 research on negative emotions and well-being

Scientific American quotes Adler ’00 research on negative emotions and well-being

Under the headline “Negative Emotions are Key to Well-Being,” Scientific American writer Tori Rodriguez cites research by Jonathan Adler ’00…

Friday

April 26, 2013 11:01 am

Maine Campus Compact honors two for civic involvement

Maine Campus Compact honors two for civic involvement

Maine Campus Compact will honor two members of the Bates community for their commitment to public involvement.

Thursday

January 17, 2013 12:00 pm

Langdon talks New Year’s resolutions with Maine Public Broadcasting

Langdon talks New Year’s resolutions with Maine Public Broadcasting

When it comes to weight loss, Langdon is more concerned with the “why?” and “how?”

Wednesday

October 31, 2012 4:29 pm

Psychology department receives national award for dedication to service

Psychology department receives national award for dedication to service

Bates is one of two higher-education institutions nationwide to be honored by the American Psychological Association for a distinctive culture of service to the field of psychology.

Wednesday

October 17, 2012 11:12 am

Neuroscientist Jason Castro fields brain questions for Minnesota Public Radio

Neuroscientist Jason Castro fields brain questions for Minnesota Public Radio

Jason Castro, assistant professor of psychology, discusses free will and the brain, among other things.

Wednesday

October 17, 2012 8:29 am

Bates announces new tenure-track faculty teaching in autumn 2012

Bates announces new tenure-track faculty teaching in autumn 2012

Six new tenure-track members of the faculty began teaching at Bates in autumn 2012, representing dance, economics, German, neuroscience and psychology, religious studies, and classical and medieval studies.

Monday

June 18, 2012 11:10 pm

Faculty tenure appointments, promotions take effect in August

Faculty tenure appointments, promotions take effect in August

The faculty members are “outstanding scholars and teachers who have made many contributions to knowledge in their fields.”

Thursday

March 22, 2012 10:13 am

Musing about money improves self-control, Bates study finds

Musing about money improves self-control, Bates study finds

Understanding how self-control works — and when and why it doesn’t — is a hot topic in psychology.

Tuesday

March 20, 2012 4:41 pm

Student profile: The apathy-free Mikey Pasek

Student profile: The apathy-free Mikey Pasek

It isn’t Mikey Pasek’s style to grumble while waiting around for improvement. He makes change happen.