Positive Parental Response Affects Adolescent Development

For the past two years of her undergraduate studies, Fordham Rose Hill junior Tereze Nika, a dedicated psychology major, has worked in Dr. Hyots’ adolescent research lab to uncover some of the most influential factors that impact development. Aside from being an academically driven Dean’s List student and Psi Chi psychology honors society member, she … More Positive Parental Response Affects Adolescent Development

Rewiring Pathways in Spinal Injury Patients

For the last three years of her undergraduate career at Fordham, Rose Hill senior Lauren Mance has had the opportunity to work closely with neuroscientists at the Wadsworth Center, a New York Department of Health hospital in Albany. There, she has studied the effects of operant conditioning, or the re-learning of functional bodily mechanisms via … More Rewiring Pathways in Spinal Injury Patients

A Meta-Analysis of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Kate Sheehan, a senior at Fordham University Rose Hill studying psychology, works as a research assistant on two comprehensive studies addressing anxiety and depression. Recently, I had the chance to talk with her and discuss the research she conducts in Dr. Dean McKay’s lab assisting Ph.D. candidate Lauryn Garner on a meta-analysis of cognitive behavior … More A Meta-Analysis of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Research Profile: Resiliency in Young-Adult Cancer Survivors

Dr. Mary Procidano, clinical psychologist and associate professor, is on the forefront of the latest psychology research, focusing on contemporary culture and influences on human development. Her research, Motherworks, investigates working mother’s collaboration between work and home life and behaviors that exhibit their resilient development. In addition to Motherworks, Dr. Procidano is working with Fordham … More Research Profile: Resiliency in Young-Adult Cancer Survivors

Research Profile: Understanding Family-Work Synergy in the 21st Century

by Maylee Sands The work and home life balance is a topic many researchers are eager to study, with the two worlds often framed as a dichotomy: work and home in conflict with one another. On the basis of Erikson’s Psychosocial Stage theory, however, this conflict can be seen as damaging and lead to stagnation. Recent research at Fordham University … More Research Profile: Understanding Family-Work Synergy in the 21st Century