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IUS experts discuss mental health effects of a semester without breaks

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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
Not all relationships are made to last, so do you let go of an unhealthy one?
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...

Paws for Thought

Skylar Guernsey and Honey Bear during their return visit to IU Southeast.
The therapeutic impact emotional support animals have on human mental health
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...

Psychology Club hosts Psychology in the Workplace discussion

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

The Mental Fatigue Factor

A look into how student athletes deal with the stress of juggling big time sports and big time classes.
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,”...

Students learn from mock crime scene in Crestview Hall

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.
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

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

October 7, 2012

Recently a group of IUS students was 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...

Vice chancellor wishes fond farewell

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...

Shyness expert guides through life example

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...

Psychology now offers Bachelor of Science

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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