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IMAGE Drunk Driving Enforcement Crackdown to be Conducted Locally as Part of Statewide Year End Campaign
Friday, 28 November 2014
Atlantic Highlands, NJ — Chief Jerry Vasto reports the Atlantic Highlands Police Department will be cracking down on drunk drivers as part of the annual holiday season “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” statewide campaign. BeginningDecember... Read More...
IMAGE Highland Police Investigate Assault, Burglary and Weapons Possession Charges
Friday, 28 November 2014
HIGHLANDS, NJ - The following police report is provided by the Highlands Police Department.  All subjects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. On 11/25/14 8:30AM Highlands Police responded to a street argument and found... Read More...
8 More Charged in DEP Crackdown to Combat Illegal Dumping
Friday, 28 November 2014
TRENTON, NJ – The Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) initiative to crack down on illegal dumping in state parks and recreational lands has yielded eight more enforcement actions, all for disposing of debris and other materials... Read More...
Thanksgiving Weekend Travel: Icy Spots in Northeast; Stormy in the West
Friday, 28 November 2014
AccuWeather reports as millions return home from Thanksgiving this weekend, icy roads will be a hazard in the Northeast. An onslaught of storms, bringing snow and rain, will disrupt travel in the West. Watch for Icy Spots in the Northeast While... Read More...
Rumson Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration Sunday, December 7
Friday, 28 November 2014
Rumson, NJ –  Rumson, NJ will celebrate the holiday season with a traditional Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration at 5 p.m. on Sunday, December 7 in Victory Park. All Rumson residents are welcome to attend. The evening’s festivities will... Read More...

Columns

IMAGE Buffleheads are Back in Town
by Joe Reynolds
Friday, 28 November 2014
Brrrrrrr. It's like Mother Nature flipped a  switch. The first really cold temperatures of the season have invaded New York  Harbor. Winter... Read More...
IMAGE Review - Theory of Everything
by David Prown
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
I'm not a science guy.  I have no true understanding of the genius of uber-astrophysicist Stephen Hawking. But the reviews looked... Read More...
IMAGE Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Often Not Believed
by Daniel J. Vance
Saturday, 22 November 2014
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), also called Chronic Fatigue Immune Dysfunction Syndrome, had Carl Miller of Georgetown, Ohio, and his doctors,... Read More...
IMAGE Imparted Concepts
by George Hancock-Stefan
Friday, 21 November 2014
I heard on the news that a baseball player, Giancarlo Stanton, received the highest salary that has ever been paid ($325 million over 13... Read More...
IMAGE Review - Interstellar
by David Prown
Friday, 21 November 2014
I was definitely not jonesing to see "Interstellar" as I'm not really a big special effects guy however I've always liked space movies. My son saw it... Read More...

Upcoming Events

Fri Nov 28 @10:00AM -
Trail Hike and Farmhouse Tour
Sat Nov 29 @ 5:00PM -
Keyport Tree Lighting
Sun Nov 30 @ 4:00PM -
Pier Village Tree Lighting
Mon Dec 01 @11:30AM - 05:00PM
Monday Mix Goes to the Culinary Education Center
Mon Dec 01 @ 7:00PM -
Keansburg Tree Lighting

WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ - Monmouth University Psychology major Miranda Bobrowski of Perth Amboy, NJ, received the Psi Chi best poster award at the 82nd annual  meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Cambridge, MA., March 10-13.  Ms. Bobrowski’s winning poster “The Effect of Self-Expansion on Effort” was co-presented with Professor Gary W. Lewandowski and Brent A. Mattingly from Ashland University.    Her poster examined how self-expansion influences the amount of effort produced by individuals to solve a cognitive task.  Ms. Bobrowski won the Psi Chi Regional Research Award for this presentation.

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Miranda Bobrowski

Psi Chi is the National Honor Society in Psychology, founded in 1929 for the purposes of encouraging, stimulating, and maintaining excellence in scholarship, and advancing the science of psychology.

Dr. Janice Stapley, chair of the Department of Psychology, presented two posters “Gender differences in preferences for communication technologies” with Dr. Michele Van Volkom;  and “Emotional memories of undergraduate students who want to be therapists”  co-presented with Keith Gissubel, Red Bank Catholic High School and Red Bank Catholic students Angela Delguercio, Maya Deykerhoff, Arianna Igneri, and Alexandra Palazzo.  The high school students are part of a special program in which AP Psychology students do research internships at Monmouth University.

Monmouth University was very well represented at the meeting, with Professor Jack Demarest presenting a paper “Gender differences in spying on a mate” and a poster session with recent Monmouth University Psychology graduate Ian Cohen.  Emma Higgins also gave a paper on “The sunk-cost fallacy in relationships: throwing good investments after bad”  that was co-authored with Associate Professor Gary W. Lewandowski. Psychology majors Emily Gately, Caryn Dambra, Stephanie Kocsik, Jackie Abate and May 2010 Psychology graduate Barbara Fulmer also presented posters.