He knew there would be “numerous” advantages to continuing on for his bachelor’s degree.“From increased marketability, to opportunities to move into management, to the ability to pursue graduate study leading to advanced practice roles, the decision to finish my bachelor’s degree was a no-brainer,” he said.“More fundamentally, it provided me with a sense of pride and accomplishment, something you can’t put a price tag on.In the current academic year, Bierman has also received the Mc Courtney Professorship of Child Studies and been recognized by the College of the Liberal Arts for her success in attracting external support for her research.
Fortunately, a Penn State intervention program is being expanded for youth facing chronic stress.
Martha Wadsworth, director of the Ca RES Lab and associate professor of psychology, and her research team were recently awarded a $1.1 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) to expand and evaluate the effectiveness of the Ba SICS program.
Two out of five Americans say they worry every day, according to a new white paper released by Liberty Mutual Insurance.
Among the findings in the “Worry Less Report”: Millennials worry about money. Women generally worry more than men do and often about interpersonal relationships.
No one can ever take that away from you.”Chronic stress and its effects are increasingly recognized as primary factors contributing to psychopathology in vulnerable children and adolescents.
Preadolescence is a crucial time during which children’s ability to recognize stress and its causes matures, and is a time for building skills for managing stress.
(Pennsylvania State University) aims to demonstrate that children facing chronic stress from exposure to poverty, discrimination, and violence can acquire and utilize new ways of coping.
She and her team will also test whether these new coping skills have positive effects on stress physiology and changes in clinical symptoms.
This exploratory evaluation of the Building a Strong Identity and Coping Skills (Ba SICS) intervention is an early-stage, proof-of-concept study; if successful, it may yield preliminary data to support the development of an application for a confirmatory efficacy trial.
Professor of Psychology Michelle Newman was quoted in an article published by the New York Times.
This incorrect perception — which the authors dub “pluralistic ignorance” — then makes people fear that others will think they’re less competent, and thus, view them with less respect, if they bring up the subject or talk about it.