Gerontology Club from the Psychology Department dressed up the bear today! Nice work GERO Club. We are happy to announce our first MCHHS Dress a Bear Contest! The contest will take place March 2nd-April 3rd. All MCHHS faculty, staff, and students are welcome to participate! Organizations or any group that you would like to create can participate. Dress … [Read more...] about Gerontology Club Dresses the Bear
The Educational Psychology Lab, directed by Drs. Young-Jones and Payne, conducted diversity pep-talks at Jarrett Middle School on Friday, February 28th. The purpose of these talks was to promote positive perceptions of diversity and encourage perspective taking. The research group led students in various activities followed by discussions to enhance critical thinking skills. … [Read more...] about Diversity Pep-Talk
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With the elderly population growing in the U.S., loneliness among older adults is a real concern. Dr. Ruth Walker and Dr. Lisa Hall are psychology professors at Missouri State University, who specialize in aging. They share with Healthline some strategies older adults can use to keep loneliness at bay. … [Read more...] about How can the elderly overcome loneliness?
Academy of Gerontology in Higher Education President, Dr. Judith Howe, presented the Hiram J. Friedson Mentorship Award to Dr. Bradley Fisher at the annual Gerontological Society of America conference on November 14, after Fisher delivered a talk that left not a dry eye in the house. Fisher's talk featured the ten mentors who impacted his life. It is being considered for … [Read more...] about AGHE Hiram J. Friedsam Mentorship Award-Dr. Bradley Fisher