Featured ‘Day in the life of’: Stormy, organizational behavior PhD student

Hi, I’m Stormy Sweitzer, a second-year PhD student at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. Though my degree is in organizational behavior, my primary research interest is in the phenomenon of wonder and its implications for organizational life. I also study how the complex virtual and in-real-life social dynamics of activity-centric communities foster inclusion, organization, and interpersonal connection. My […]

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Newcastle- A surprising city.

To decide on where to go for my latest holiday, we literally googled “places to go in January in Australia” and Newcastle was one of the suggestions. I have explored very little of New South Wales (Australian state) and Newcastle promised good beaches, good wine, & good food- all things that I enjoy! Newcastle is actually the 7th largest city […]

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‘Operation GTFO’- Using Operant Conditioning to get s*&t done.

  Being a psychology PhD student, I wanted to discuss one of my favourite psychology theoretical frameworks that I use to motivate myself. Operant Conditioning is a learning theory identified by Skinner (for more info click here) which in basic terms says that being rewarded encourages behaviour to continue (or increase) and receiving consequences encourages behaviour to stop (or decrease). […]

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Participants (over 18) wanted for anonymous online survey about sharks & the media

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Shark_Psychology Would you like to participate in an anonymous study about sharks in the media, which involves completing an online survey? The survey will take approximately 15 minutes. Follow the link  above to participate. Please copy and paste the link with other people whom you have online access to (e.g., email, social media, online blogs). Anyone over the age of […]

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