Doug Gentile’s work was featured in the journal Psychology of Popular Media Culture. The article discusses his work on how playing video games to cope with anxiety may increase risk for video gaming addiction. Click here to read more on his research.
Dr. Fred Borgen with the recipients of the 2018 Campbell/Borgen award. The award money allowed Lucia Cherep to travel to a navigation conference in Quebec, and allowed Garrett Hisler to travel to a summer school on personality psychology in Croatia. On November 7, 2018, both students presented about their travels.
On September 28th, Dr. Mitch Eisen, Director of Forensic Psychology at California State University, visited the ISU Psychology Department. He gave a talk entitled “Social Influence in Eyewitness Decision Making: It’s not Just a Matter of Memory and Cognition.” It was informative for both grad students and faculty.
In the Editorial: “Young men work less, play video games more. Some suffer from a gaming disorder.” ISU Professor Doug Gentile discusses video game addiction. Here is the link: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/opinion/editorials/2018/10/04/young-men-work-less-play-video-games-more-some-its-disorder/1489635002/
Dr. Mitch Eisen, Director Forensic Psychology at California State University, will be visiting the ISU Department of Psychology on September 28, 2018. The colloquium will be in W142 Lagomarcino at 4:10 pm.