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All In The News tagged "psychology"

Leslie Beck: Slow and Steady Wins the Weight-Loss Race

A study about how consistency is linked to long-term weight loss from Michael Lowe, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured in a Sept. 8 Globe and Mail (Canada) story.

When it Comes to Weight Loss, Consistency May be Key to Success

A new study by Michael Lowe, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, which found that dropping a consistent number of pounds each week was linked to greater long-term weight loss outcomes, was featured in Aug. 29 stories by CBS News, Forbes, New York Daily News, MinnPost, the Independent, International Business Times, Yahoo! Style, CBS Boston and Psych Central. The research was also featured in news segments on dozens of NBC local affiliate stations, including KVOA-TV (Tuscan, Arizona), WAVE-TV (Louisville, Kentucky) and KAUT-TV (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma).

Working Out to Lose Weight? Think Again

A study conducted by Meghan Butryn, PhD, a research assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, and Michael Lowe, PhD, a professor in the College, about college women and their motivations to exercise, was featured in a Dec. 5 USA Today College story.

It’s Not Trivial … Knowing Obscure Facts Is Good for Our Mental Health

John Kounios, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Nov. 15 Healthline story about how trivia games can benefit mental health.

The Case for Being Messy

John Kounios, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was mentioned in an Oct. 6 TIME story about the advantages of distractibility.

Philly Researchers Develop ‘Brain Game’ That Helps Resist Sweets, Drop Pounds

Evan Forman, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured in a Sept. 21 KYW-TV (CBS-3) news segment about DietDASH, a brain-training, weight loss program that he is developing at Drexel.

6 Ways to Train Your Brain for Healthy Eating

Evan Forman, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a U.S. News and World Report slideshow on Aug. 15 about how to train your brain for healthy eating.

Delaware Man Says New Report of Dead Militant Bolsters His Story

Kirk Heilbrun, PhD, professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was mentioned in a July 14 Delaware Online story on the ongoing legal claims of a man who was imprisoned for communicating with people who claimed to be ISIS’ commanders. Heilbrun had performed a psychological examination of the man before his trial.

This New Discovery About Bisexual Teen Girls Is Troubling

Annie Shearer, a research assistant for Drexel University’s Center for Family Intervention Science in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a May 6 Teen Vogue story about her recent study that found bisexual and questioning young women are more susceptible to depression. The research was also featured in a Psych Central post.

What You Should Do in an Active Shooter Situation

Eric Zillmer, PsyD, Carl R. Pacifico Professor of Psychology and director of athletics, was quoted in a Yahoo! Health story on Dec. 8 about what to do in an active shooter situation.

What Your Body Shape Tells You About Your Risk for Eating Disorder

A study on body fat distribution and disordered eating by Laura Berner, PhD, a former doctoral student in the College of Arts and Sciences, and Michael Lowe, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured on Health.com on Nov. 20.

Apple-Shaped Body Types Especially Women are Susceptible to Binge Eating: Study

A study on body fat distribution and disordered eating by Laura Berner, PhD, a former doctoral student in the College of Arts and Sciences, and Michael Lowe, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was mentioned in a Nov. 13 Daily Mail story, that was also picked up by Latinos Health.