The Observer

Students build an app to supplement therapy

Sruthi Meka, Staff Writer

September 25, 2015

Over the summer, fourth-year students Katherine Chen and Justine Anne De Angelis had to step outside of their comfort zones. They had to learn how to build an application. Advised by Amy Przeworski, assistant professor in the department of psychology, and Marc Buchner, associate professor in the...

Psychologist studies how pretend play helps coping and creativity

Kushagra Gupta, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2014

It’s easy, it’s fun, and it’s the building block for a successful childhood. Psychology Professor Sandra Russ has shown that pretend play boosts creativity and coping mechanisms among children. Russ is currently working on finding a way to get children to play in anxiety-inducing situations,...

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