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Florida Tech, Winter Haven Hospital Foundation Establish Training Program for Psychology Students
The program is providing both doctoral students in psychology valuable real-world experiences and important services to patients in need.

Student Wins Prestigious Cooke Foundation Scholarship
Jennifer Tolliver came to Florida Tech in August to study psychology. "It's my life's ambition," she said of her academic pursuit.

414 Age & Goals
Research by Buhler, Janina, L., Weidmann, R., Nikitin, J. & Grob, Alexander(2019). Written by Shannon Cantalupo, M.S. Having a goal energizes us and gives life meaning and direction.Does the importance and attainability of our goals relate to our life satisfaction across our lifetime? Swiss psychologists examined how goals impact an individual’s life throughout adulthood. They …

413 Goals & Audience
Research by Klein, Howard, Lount,Jr., R. B., Park, H. M., & Linford, Bryce J. (2019). Written by Shannon Cantalupo, M.S. Do you have difficulty motivating yourself to stick to a goal you’ve set? Have you ever challenged someone to complete a goal, then realized you were more committed to obtaining that goal than they were?! …

Florida Tech Joins Forces with Brevard Zoo to Re-home Endangered Spider Monkey
When a baby monkey was smuggled into the country, likely bound for the illegal pet trade, Florida Tech and Brevard and Dallas zoos stepped in.

411 Relationships & Self-Esteem
Research by Harris, Michelle A. and Orth, Ulrich. (2019) Written by Shannon Cantalupo, M.S. Does having high self-esteem produce good social relationships? Or does having good social relationships increase our self-esteem?Which way is it? Psychologists explored the interaction between self-esteem and relationships through ameta-analysis of 80 previous studies. They used longitudinal data to analyze the …