Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Ever progressing when it comes to psychology

By Eric Magazu

March 29, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion, Point-Counterpoint

University of Massachusetts students go to a top-tier research university, and as a result, as students we are often faced with many stressful academic circumstances, including arduous papers and complicated exams. But when do symptom...

Psychology of “Harry Potter”

By Stephanie Ambroise

November 16, 2011

Filed under Columns, Opinion

If you enjoy literature, or if you do writing of your own, you know that writing involves including the things you know into your work. With regard to “Harry Potter” novelist J.K. Rowling, this includes her knowledge of Latin words, witchcraft (which is somewhat limited) and also of...

Psychology internship program reaccredited

By Collegian News Staff

October 19, 2011

Filed under Campus News, News

The psychology internship program that offers three internships to advanced doctoral students yearly at University Health Services’ Center for the Counseling and Psychological Health has been reaccredited through 2018 by the...

UMass psychology department program helps to facilitate conversations for adopted youth

By Alyssa Creamer

October 5, 2011

Filed under Campus News, Health & Wellness, News

“Do you know who your real parents are?” It’s awkward questions in elementary school like this one that many adoptive children recall later in life. As a result of the issue of finding individuals who can relate to...

Deathly Hallows, Lively Brain Function

By Staff

September 7, 2011

Filed under Archives

This is part one of a two-part column. This summer I watched the eighth and final installment of the Harry Potter film franchise, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part Two,” marking the end of its 10-year reign. T...

UMass psychologist exploring infants’ ability to recognize and differentiate faces, objects

By Staff

September 7, 2011

Filed under Campus News, Health & Wellness

A person’s ability to recognize and differentiate between human faces may be developed as early as six to nine months in age, according to a study conducted by a University of Massachusetts psychologist. “I don’t think pe...