Psychology & Behavior Analysis

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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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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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.

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Applied Behavior Analysis Program Pioneer Passes Away at 70

Jose Martinez-Diaz, a visionary educator who established Florida Tech’s applied behavior analysis programs, passed away Sept. 21, 2020.

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New Survey for Military Elite to Help Transition Process

The survey, commissioned by the Naval Warrior Foundation, is for the most elite members of the U.S. military, such as Navy SEALs and Army Rangers.

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The Science of Knowing What We Don’t Know

Recent research from a new Florida Tech psychology professor examines the brain activity behind the famous Dunning-Kruger Effect.

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