Sophia Terazawa '13, who majored in psychology with a minor in aging studies, has had her article, "The Language of Loss: Modeling a Transformative Narrative of Grief," published in the Journal of Creativity in Mental Health. Terazawa's fictional narrative is based on the true experience of her undergraduate Fieldwork in Gerontology course at Longview, a senior retirement community with which Ithaca College has had a 15-year partnership.
Associate Professor Jeff Holmes published an article in Teaching of Psychology entitled "Undergraduate Psychology's Scientific Identity Dilemma: Student and Instructor Interests and Attitudes."
Fourteen students were elected to the Sigma Xi scientific research honor society for 2014. Founded in 1886, Sigma Xi is the international honor society of scientists and engineers, who are elected to membership because of their research achievements or potential. The Sigma Xi motto is: "Companions in Zealous Research". The Paulen A Smith Chapter at Ithaca College was founded in 1966.
Associate Professor Jeff Holmes (Psychology) recently published an article entitled “Impression Management Pressures on Racial Attitude Surveys” in the Social Science Journal. The article was published online this month and will appear in a forthcoming print edition of the journal.
On March 14 and 15, 2014, 16 students representing 5 research teams presented 10 posters about their research at the Annual Convention of the Eastern Psychological Association, in Boston, MA.