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UA to open first National Museum of Psychology

By Brooke Griffin, Writer

March 16, 2016

The University of Akron plans on launching the first ever National Museum of Psychology in the spring of 2017. “The museum will be the first one of its kind in the world dedicated solely to telling the story of psychology’s history,” wrote Cathy Faye, assistant director of the Cummings Cente...

World Famous Psychologist Visits UA

Dr. Zimbado addresses 1100 audience members at Quaker Station Monday night.

By Jaclyn Scarborough, Writer

October 7, 2015

Those who have taken a psychology course have probably heard the name Philip Zimbardo at one time or another. On Monday, Oct. 5, he came to The University of Akron. Zimbardo is most famously known for his ethically-controversial social experiment conducted in 1971, known as the Stanford Prison Expe...

Dress for success

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor

February 18, 2015

Does what you wear affect how you work, both in school and on the job? We have all had the experience of feeling more motivated and focused when we are dressed up for class or work - whether this means wearing a button down shirt instead of a t-shirt to class or a business casual skirt or pants instead...

UA partners with National Library of Medicine

UA's Center for the History of Psychology has partnered with the National Library of Medicine.

By Grant Morgan, News Writer

September 23, 2014

The University of Akron’s Cummings Center for the History of Psychology (CCHP) has partnered with the National Library of Medicine to give easier access to historic archives. CCHP will share 413 of their collections, which can be searched for and viewed at each of the thirty-five institutions that...