Psychology & Behavior Analysis

464 Mental Health & Hydration

Research by Haghighatdoost, Fahimeh; Feizi, Awat ; Esmaillzadeh, Ahmad; Rashidi-Pourfard ,Nafiseh; Keshteli, Amar; Roohafza, Hamid; & Adibi, Payman (2018). Drinking plain water is associated with decreased risk of depression and anxiety in adults: Results from a large cross-sectional study. World Journal of Psychiatry, 8(3), 88–96. https://doi.org/10.5498/wjp.v8.i3.88 Written by Robin N. Fatovic M.S. Do you drink enough water throughout the day?…

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A History Lesson, No Classroom Required

Five students in the clinical psychology program served as guardian escorts during the Space Coast Honor Flight to Washington, D.C. on Sept. 11.

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463 Misperceptions of Opposite Sex Body Image

Research by Lei, Xue & Perrett, David (2020). Misperceptions of opposite‐sex preferences for thinness and muscularity. British Journal of Psychology, 112(1), 247–264. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjop.12451 Written by Robin N. Fatovic M.S. Do men and women have accurate perceptions about body type preferences? Psychology researchers showed 3D images of people with different bodies to 170 white, young adults from the UK. They had…

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Family Learning Program Marks 30 Years of Community Service

The FLP's Sexual Abuse Treatment Program has provided services for child and adolescent survivors, their siblings and caregivers since 1991.

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Florida Tech Student Receives CIC/UPS Scholarship

Scholarship recipient Francis Hidalgo Flores, a sophomore majoring in forensic psychology, is a first-generation student.

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Unchained Kings Motorcycle Club Raises $12K for Florida Tech’s Scott Center for Autism Treatment

The support comes after the Scott Center's largest annual fundraiser, the Evening of Hope, was cancelled due to the COVID pandemic.

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Behavior Analyst Certification Board Recognizes Martinez-Diaz with Hemingway Award

The founder of Florida Tech's ABA program was lauded for his influence in the lives of behavior analysis students.

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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 analysis from Florida Tech and…

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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.

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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.

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