Stories tagged "psychology"

The internment camp in West Oʻahu’s backyard

October 31st, 2011 | by Cheryl Ernst | 8 Comments

World War II camp abuts the new UH campus.

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Satoru Izutsu: Training doctors across cultures

October 27th, 2011 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

Satoru Izutsu
BA in psychology ’50 Mānoa

Using dance in therapy and activism

October 19th, 2010 | by Jeela Ongley | 4 Comments

Alumni in Action: Trina Nahm-Miho.

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Children use conversation strategies to learn

October 12th, 2010 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

By age 2, children contribute actively to the process of learning about the world around them, seeking causal information and using specific conversational strategies to obtain it.

Study finds grunts give tennis advantage

October 1st, 2010 | by Dyan R. Kleckner | 1 Comment

A University of Hawaiʻi researcher found that a tennis player’s grunts interferes with the opponent’s performance.

Ethnic-appropriate mental health care a must

July 15th, 2010 | by Malamalama Staff | 1 Comment

A UH West Oʻahu study supports appropriate mental health care for Asian Americans based on specific ethnic background.

Body mass index tied to friendships, relationships

September 29th, 2009 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

In two studies on body mass index, UH Mānoa researchers find that heavy adolescents have heavy friends and heavy women have poor relationships.

Paul Forestell: Whale watching has human angle

June 1st, 2009 | by Heidi Sakuma | Comments Off

Paul Forestell
PhD in comparative psychology ’88 Mānoa