ITHACA, NY — Using eye tracking technology, researchers at Ithaca College and UCLA and have found that gestures mothers use in teaching their infants new words are vital for infant word learning. The findings were presented in Berlin, Germany, at the biennial conference sponsored by the International Society on Infant Studies (ISIS).
Nancy Rader, professor of psychology at...
ITHACA, NY — Adults don’t often buzz about new TV shows on the Disney Channel. When the network ordered a full season of “Girl Meets World” last summer, however, adults of a certain age took to social media to express delight, nostalgia and concern.
That concern may be understandable. ...
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.