MA program in Clinical & Counseling Psychology Information Session

The MA program in Clinical & Counseling Psychology will be hosting a virtual information session over Zoom on Thursday, Dec 8th from 5-6 pm. Please use the link below to register for the event:*10mnhm1*_ga*MTQzODIxODI0MC4xNjI5OTMyNjAw*_ga_3ZSJRVSFBS*MTY2ODE5NTY0NC4yMzcuMS4xNjY4MTk1ODc1LjAuMC4w


Social Media, Political Dysfunction, and Wellbeing: Psychological Perspectives

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The Psychology Department at William Paterson University hosted the screening and discussion of Vitriol, a short documentary by Mark Clauburg that looks at the effects of social media interactions on the political environment and mental health in the United States. Mark Clauburg joined experts in cyberpsychology, social psychology and developmental psychology to answer questions and make recommendations for healthy social media use and individual and relational wellbeing. Mark Clauburg is the screenwriter and director of There's something wrong with Paul (2022), Vitriol (2021), and other short films produced by Grey Machine Films. Dr. Julie Ancis is Distinguished Professor, Chair of the Department of Informatics, and Founding Director of Cyberpsychology at New Jersey Institute of Technology. Dr. Elizabeth Haines is a social and personality psychologist and international expert in the science of implicit bias. She is an experimental social psychology professor at William Paterson University. Dr. William Indick is Associate Professor of Psychology at William Paterson University and author of Movies and the Mind, The Digital God, and Media Environments and Mental Disorders.