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ITHACA, NY — What is the best way to keep psychology students from switching majors? According to a study published in the journal Teaching of Psychology, putting off intensive science courses may help. The study was conducted by Jeffrey Holmes, associate professor of psychology at Ithaca College, and is available at ...

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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...

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 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...

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 ITHACA, NY — LeBron Rankins, a staff psychologist with the Ithaca College Center for Counseling and Psychological Services, has been named Active Minds Advisor of the Year for his outstanding dedication to and support of the college’s chapter of the national organization. He was presented with the award at the eighth National Mental Health on Campus Conference, held at the...

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 ITHACA, NY — Ithaca College professor of psychology Barney Beins has coauthored “Research Methods and Statistics,” a college textbook intended to help students think critically about research and data analysis. Published by Pearson Higher Education, the book...

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