In The Media

The advantages of anxiety In The Media

The advantages of anxiety

Todd Kashdan, Department of Psychology, is quoted in a New Scientist article about how, at moderate levels, nervous feelings can make us smarter problem solvers and fuel original thinking.

Revamping School Meal Programs: A Reform Call

Revamping School Meal Programs: A Reform Call

In their recent article, "Stop the Shame and Hunger: The Need for School Meal Program Reform," Applied Developmental Psychology MA graduates, Katrina Gagliano and Monica Yassa, illuminate the inadequacies of the current U.S. School Meal Program (SMP). The duo emphasizes the program's struggles in addressing students' holistic needs, particularly in the aftermath of COVID-19.

Better ways to talk with kids about Santa In The Media

Better ways to talk with kids about Santa

In the New York Times, Thalia R. Goldstein, Department of Psychology, co-authors an op-ed addressing new psychological studies that shed light on the matter.