Professor Barney Beins presented a keynote address entitled The Many Colors of Psychology: A Sociocultural History at the annual convention of the Eastern Psychological Association (EPA) in Boston. He also participated in the symposium "Psychology Reconceptualized: Thinking and Responding" with a talk entitled Did Chomsky’s Review of Verbal Behavior Really Cause Behaviorism’s Collapse?. He chaired that symposium and chaired another symposium, "Psychology Reconceptualized: Self and Other."
He also serves on the EPA Board of Directors and is on the program planning committee.
Barney Beins (Psychology) co-authored The Worth Expert Guide to Scientific Literacy: Thinking Like a Psychological Scientist with Ken Keith of the University of San Diego. The book was published by Worth Publishers.
The theme of the book is the development of scientific literacy in students through the teaching of psychology. The focus is on the research processes that allow students to begin thinking like scientists.
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.