One of my incredible students did a video presentation on her experience at community college and finding out who she is and what she is capable of doing. Continue reading Student Experience Finding Who She is at College.
Dissertation Results on: “How Social Identity Influences Social and Emotional Loneliness”. In my research, I tested whether or not individuals will evaluate their level of loneliness when thinking about their identity as tied to a group (in this case being a college student) versus thinking about one’s personal qualities, or two other control conditions. I found that when individuals are asked to write five qualities of being a college student their level loneliness is significantly less than the other control conditions and almost half as lonely when compared to writing down five personal qualities. Why does this matter? Recently, several … Continue reading How Social Identity Influences Social and Emotional Loneliness
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Taylor explaining our current understanding of Pherme Bubble. Continue reading Explaining Pherme Bubble
Reading to young children is important for children. First, it starts a love affair for reading and exploration. Second, it enhances our ability to understand and express language both verbally and in writing. The following video is a great example of how to properly read to young infants and toddlers. Note that the setting is not highly structured and controlled. This is vital because controlling and structuring environment, in short forcing young children to listen is the first step towards loving reading and storytelling. Continue reading Reading to Infants and Toddlers
Students at Tohono O’odham Community College planting trees. Many of the students are Early Childhood Education students. Continue reading ANR 111 Agroecology and Tohono O’odham Crop Production
I have written many articles on here about loneliness and rejection, mainly because as a social psychologist I believe that these two variables are a root cause of many of our social and psychological problems in the world. Continue reading Emotional Loneliness