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IUS experts discuss mental health effects of a semester without breaks

Emily Owen, Staff Writer September 9, 2020

To mitigate the spread of COVID-19, Indiana University excluded fall and spring breaks from this year’s academic calendar. But this exclusion, experts warn, might have adverse effects on students’...

Signs of an Unhealthy Friendship

Signs of an Unhealthy Friendship

Lydia Wieczorek, Staff Reporter March 18, 2018

Friendships are one of life's great joys. Not only does doing something with a friend make it more enjoyable, research has also shown that strong friendships have academic, social development, and even...

Skylar Guernsey and Honey Bear during their return visit to IU Southeast.

Paws for Thought

Meleena Richardson, Staff Reporter February 2, 2018

People with anxiety and depression are often a victim of their own mind, but with the aid of an emotional support animal, they have learned to cope and gain a companion while doing so.   Research suggests...

Todd Manson, assistant professor of psychology, discusses organizational topics in psychology.

Psychology Club hosts Psychology in the Workplace discussion

Samuel Voyles, Staff Reporter September 30, 2016

Many subjects are applied in the workplace. One of these subjects is psychology. The Psychology Club hosted a “Psychology in the Workplace” event in Crestview room 206 on Wednesday, Sept. 28. The...

During a match, once you make one mistake you can’t think about that or else you’re going keep thinking about that one mistake.  Nick Roby
Senior Tennis Player

The Mental Fatigue Factor

Enrique Bryan, Staff Reporter March 21, 2016

Pitcher Chris Kemp said sometimes athletes can be their own biggest obstacles. He said it’s easy for them to overthink when on the field. “It’s easy in baseball to go get inside your own head,”...

Bernadette Jessie, social science professor designed this in a way that allowed for students to learn condensed versions of both forensic psychology and forensic science.

Students learn from mock crime scene in Crestview Hall

Jordan Williams, Staff February 7, 2015

In the Crestview staff lunch area, a room that is blandly furnished for the sake of functionality with decorations that cater to the same level of excitement as the intended purpose of such a space,...

Sex and the brain; the psychology of sex

IUS Horizon February 24, 2013

There was more than just love in the air this Valentine’s Day, there was also knowledge and laughter. Meghan Kahn, assistant professor of psychology, presented her fourth annual Sex and the Brain...

Students experience Asian culture

IUS Horizon October 7, 2012
Recently, a group of IUS students were able to visit Asia by simply riding a bus. Valerie Scott, senior lecturer in psychology, took her Psychology 451 class to the Crane House in Louisville where they immersed themselves in Asian culture. Also known as the Asia Institute, the Crane House provided the class with their first trip of the year. “It’s nice to get out of the classroom,” Emily Merk, nursing junior, said. “It’s nice to actually see what we are learning about.”

Vice chancellor wishes fond farewell

IUS Horizon September 30, 2012
Gilbert Atnip, former vice chancellor of Academic Affairs, retired on Sept. 30 after working 37 years at IU Southeast. Atnip held the vice chancellor position for 22 years. “I decided to retire as soon as I became eligible,” Atnip said. Chancellor Sandra Patterson-Randles said Atnip’s position made him second in command.

Shyness expert guides through life example

IUS Horizon April 8, 2012
Bernardo Carducci, professor of psychology and director of the Shyness Research Institute, has been studying shyness for 32 years. He has also published several non-fiction books and textbooks about shyness. Some of the books Carducci has written include: • “The Pocket Guide to Making Successful Small Talk: How to Talk to Anyone Anytime Anywhere About Anything”

Psychology now offers Bachelor of Science

IUS Horizon September 11, 2011

IU Southeast is now offering a Bachelor of Science in psychology. Psychology students can choose between acquiring a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science degree. The new degree was approved...

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