Participating in a session on the self and self-regulation, Professor Vaughn presented research about goals and motivation on March 17.
On March 18, fifteen students representing six Ithaca College Psychology Department research teams presented posters about their research at the Annual Convention of the Eastern Psychological Association, in Boston, Ma.
In the internet age, where a simple Google search can spoil the magic of Santa Claus for kids, Macy’s hoped to fill the World Wide Web with positive affirmations of belief. Cyndy Scheibe, a developmental psychologist from Ithaca College, had conducted her own research on belief in Santa to contribute to Macy’s efforts.
Psychology Associate Professor Leigh Ann Vaughn has published "Foundational tests of the need-support model: A framework for bridging regulatory focus theory and self-determination theory" in Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin.