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College of Psychology and Liberal Arts

Welcome To The College of Psychology and Liberal Arts

Our goal is to foster an educational environment where students thrive in their pursuit of knowledge for the betterment of society and the world in which we live. The college offers a diverse array of courses, programs and extra curricular/co curricular opportunities. Our degree programs, minors, research, and service opportunities provide students with access to contemporary learning opportunities and mechanisms to create new knoweldge. Indeed, the pressing problems of the world today can only be solved with a broad educational background that includes study of the arts, humanities, and psychology. We are glad you have visited our website and hope you will take the opportunity to explore all our college has to offer.

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427 Lethal Force & Biases

427 Lethal Force & Biases

Research by Hehman, E., Flake, J. K., Calanchini, J. (2018) Written by Shannon Cantalupo, M.S. Recent news highlights specific police officer’s inappropriate use of lethal force. What is the extent and reasons why some police engage in excessive lethal force? In 2018, psychologists examined the factors and psychological characteristics of people in specific geographical living …

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426 Crisis & Resilience

426 Crisis & Resilience

Research by Fredrickson, BarbaraL., Tugade, MicheleM., Waugh, ChristianE., & Larkin, GregoryR. (2003) Written by Robin N. Fatovic B.S. Why do we study psychology? Maybe we can learn something to help us with COVID-19 or any crisis! Researchers assessed whether positive people are more resilient, or can bounce back easier, during crises. In early 2001, college …

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Writing to Inspire & Encourage with Shanita Allen ‘05 M.S.

Writing to Inspire & Encourage with Shanita Allen ‘05 M.S.

Applied Behavior Analysis Alumna Authors Children’s Book Series Through her book series Let’s Go Dreaming, Shanita Allen ’05 M.S. hopes to encourage readers to “reach beyond the stars to pursue their dreams”—a practice that has served her well in life. Allen is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst with a master of science in applied behavior …

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