Psychology

“Virtual Campus” for families

“Virtual Campus” for families

As a new academic year draws near, parents still have many concerns regarding their children’s education and how to cope […]

Alumni reflect on graduating in a down economy, job hunting

Alumni reflect on graduating in a down economy, job hunting

College of Arts, Sciences & Education alumni Lili Solorzano and Shelbie Stone shared their experiences and advice on graduating and […]

Students use what they’ve learned in class to cope during pandemic

Students use what they’ve learned in class to cope during pandemic

The routine of going to campus, attending in-person classes and hanging out with classmates came to a halt when COVID-19 […]

Improving COVID-19 contact tracing

Improving COVID-19 contact tracing

FIU psychologists Jacqueline Evans, Deborah Goldfarb and Ronald Fisher are studying how to improve contact tracing by tapping into people’s […]

How to sleep well in the new normal

How to sleep well in the new normal

As the world adjusts to the new normal, that stress is even affecting sleep. It’s a cycle. When we are […]

Pandemic affects infant, toddler behavior too

Pandemic affects infant, toddler behavior too

Young children might be more prone to meltdowns, sleep struggles, potty training regressions and intense clinginess during the pandemic. Children […]

Contact tracers can stop spread of COVID-19 by asking the right questions

Contact tracers can stop spread of COVID-19 by asking the right questions

The following op-ed by FIU Associate Professor of Psychology Jacqueline R. Evans and University of Miami Alexandra E. Mosser, who […]

Engaging effectively during tense times

Engaging effectively during tense times

The death of George Floyd caused many to turn to social media to share their outrage, beliefs and feelings about […]

Supporting LGBTQ+ youths’ mental health during a pandemic

Supporting LGBTQ+ youths’ mental health during a pandemic

To help LGBTQ+ youth who are facing increased challenges during the coronavirus pandemic, FIU’s Center for Children and Families is […]

Podcast: Psychology student shares secrets to staying creative during social distancing

Podcast: Psychology student shares secrets to staying creative during social distancing

Psychology student Maria Maldona appeared on a recent episode of the More than a Major Podcast. Maldona and host Enrique […]