Professor Barney Beins participated in two symposia and Associate Professor Judith Pena-Shaff participated in one symposium at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association (APA) in Orlando, Florida, this past August.
LONDON — Meghan Musnicki, a 2005 Ithaca College graduate and member of the United States Olympic rowing team, won a gold medal Thursday morning with the women's eight. The U.S. won its second straight gold medal, leading the race from the start and beating Canada by a half length.
Musnicki, who rowed in gold-medal winning boats at the World Rowing Championships, is in...
ITHACA, NY — Research conducted in the Cognition Laboratory at Ithaca College is helping those who study child development gain a better understanding of how children learn the meanings of words. The researchers found that if a person holding an object while talking makes hand gestures that move the object in rhythm with speech, an...
Nancy Rader, Psychology, has two recent publications using eye-tracking methodology that detail how, while speaking to an infant, caregiver gestures manage the infant’s attention; these gestures “unstick” infant attention from the speaker’s mouth and direct it to an object as it is being named.