Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Is this election season causing you stress?

Many Americans are ready for the current election cycle (circus?) to be over! If you are one of them the following APA study suggests you are not alone!

Wednesday, October 19, 2016


PSY 101H-Tuesday/Thursday, 9:30am and Psy 101 Tuesday/Thursday, 11:00am will be having their Midterm Exam on Thursday, 10/27/2016.

Just a reminder: Any missed quizzes must be made up by that date or a 0 will be assigned for the quiz grade. Also, anyone whom attended the extra credit events must submit their summary to be eligible for the points as well.

Please see me with any questions!

College Majors and Careers

During class, we have had numerous discussions in the relationship between education and career/earning potential. The following article discusses a recent study that identifies/ranks the top 50 college majors related to their income potential"

Monday, October 17, 2016


We have often discussed the question of nature versus nurture when it comes to individual characteristics. In the height of this election season, a major question revolves around the concept of social mobility. The following article discusses how research is constantly evolving in this area and how newer research is beginning to point to very different answers that have been historically believed....

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Psychology Club

The Psychology Club will meet tomorrow, 10/5, in room H-228 at 11 A.M


Just a reminder that tomorrow, October 5th, is Mental health Awareness Day at Suffolk Community College. There will be presentations running from 9:30am-2:00pm and tables from local mental health agencies. It is an excellent opportunity to get a hands on opportunity to learn more about the issue and field of mental health.

For extra credit, Psychology students can attend one of the lectures and write a brief, one  page paper summarizing what they learned. The due date is the date of the Midterm.

As we have discussed in class a common theme in the field of mental health is stress. The following article gives a unique perspective on how to handle this omnipresent experience....