Skip Rizzo, Director for Medical Virtual Reality, Institute for Creative Technologies at the University of Southern California, speaks to Psychology + Neuroscience students about his work treating psychological issues with VR technology. Skip uses his technology to help with veterans who suffer from PTSD as well as high-functioning individuals with autism.
Jerri Lynn Hogg, Media Psychologist and Director of the Media Psychology Program at Fielding Graduate University, discusses her path to becoming a media psychologist and her work on the cognitive effects of social media addiction with Psychology + Neuroscience students.
Students in Sports Management work on their negotiation skills as they participate in a sponsorship simulation where play different roles — athletes, agents, and companies — while dealing with limited budgets, public relation scandals, and campaign goals.
Kristen Kuliga, Director of Business Development at Vanguard Sports Group, speaks with Sports Management students today about working as an agent for pro-football players. Kristen oversees business development across multiple platforms including event management and ownership, corporate consulting, athlete marketing, and sponsorship sales.
Our Psychology + Neuroscience and Sports Management Focus programs ended on Friday. We wish our students luck in their future endeavors!
Why are Future of Medicine students visiting the Yale Center for British Art Museum? To practice their observation skills on works of art in the museum. Strong observation skills, and the ability to ask questions and make inferences from observations, is one of the key skills a doctor needs to succeed.
Future of Medicine students tour New Haven's Department of Health. They learn about different aspects of Public Health such as helping new mothers, giving vaccinations, and HIV/Aid prevention.
Shawn Saylors, Certified Mental Performance Consultant and Adjunct Professor at Springfield College, speaks to our Psychology + Neuroscience students about a variety of topics, including ways to minimize stress and maximize mental performance throughout the day. The group practices these techniques, such as deep breathing and closing their eyes.
Sports Management students present group critiques of sport advertisements, discussing universal tactics, audience segmentation, and the various usage of sports talent.
In the Psychology + Neuroscience Focus Program, students participate in an empathy map game to better understand how different types of advertisements affect people's choices.