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452 Exercise and Memory

Research by Erikson, Kirk; Voss, Michelle; Prakash, Ruchika; Basak, Chandramallika; Szabo, Amanda; Chaddock, Laura; Kim, Jennifer; Heo, Susie; Alves, Heloisa; White, Siobhan; Wojcicki, Thomas; Mailey, Emily; Vieira, Victoria; Martin, Stephen; Pence, Brandt; Woods, Jeffrey; McAuley, Edward; Kramer, Arthur (2011). Exercise training increases size of hippocampus and improves memory. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences,108(7), 3017 3022.https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1015950108 Written by Robin…

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451 Illusion of Positivity

Research by James Collard, Matthew Fuller-Tyskiewicz (2020). Positive irrational beliefs and mental health. Journal of Rational-Emotive & Cognitive-Behavior Therapy. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10942-020-00375-y Written by Robin N. Fatovic M.S. Is it helpful to always look on the bright side? Psychology researchers argued that being overly positive, like thinking one is always in control, successful,and makes no mistakes, can result in irrational beliefs or…

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450 Body Image and Values

Research by Alleva, Jessica; Medoch, Melissa; Priestly, Kira; Philippi, Johanna; Hamaekers, Jolien; Salvino, Eva; Humblet, Sanne; Custers, Marieke (2020). “I appreciate your body, because…” does promoting positive body image to a friend affect one’s own positive body image?Body Image,36, 134-138. doi:10.1016/j.bodyim.2020.11.002 Written by Robin N. Fatovic M.S. Can expressing appreciation and love to a friend change the way you view…

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449 Helpful Horror

Written by Robin N. Fatovic M.S. Research by Scrivner, Coltan; Johnson, John; Kjeldgaard-Christiansend, Jens; Clasen, Mathias (2020). Pandemic practice: Horror fans and morbidly curious individuals are more psychologically resilient during the COVID-19 pandemic. Personality and Individual Differences, 168. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2020.110397 What kind of movies do you like to watch? Psychology researchers asked, “Do horror movie fans handle stress and crises better?”…

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448 Power and Perspective-Taking

Written by Robin N. Fatovic M.S. Research by Wang, Yinan (2020). When power increases perspective-taking: The moderating role of syncretic self-esteem.Personality and Individual Differences, 166,110207. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2020.11020 Are effective leaders in power good at understanding other people’s needs and perspectives? Psychologist Yinan Wang from Beijing Normal University thought self-esteem or valuing oneself and one’s abilities might impact this ability. With power…

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Moving at Warp Speed

Florida Tech alumni are playing key roles in the United States’ COVID-19 vaccine rollout.

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The Maple Leaf 5

A Canadian quintet leaves an impact on Florida Tech basketball

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Molecular Biology Alumna Helps Develop Ebola Virus Rapid Test

The device can give results in just 30 minutes and can detect the virus 24 hours earlier than the current testing method.

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Alumni Found Underwater Camera and Lighting Company

Arctic Rays equipment has been used by BBC and OceanX, Netflix, the U.S. Navy, NOAA and more

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Panther and Patagonia CEO, Ryan Gellert Strives ‘To Save Our Home Planet’

In less than one year at the company's helm, he has begun quietly and effectively igniting positive change in the world.

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