Prof. Principe, Students, Publish Article; Gives Talk

Gabrielle Principe

Gabrielle Principe, associate professor and chair of the Psychology Department, has published an article in the Journal of Experimental Child Psychology titled “Children’s natural conversations following exposure to a rumor: Linkages to later false reports.” Read More»


Article Co-authored With Recent Graduate

Gabrielle Principe

An article written by Gabrielle Principe, Psychology Department, was published in Developmental Review. The article, titled “How natural conversations with peers and parents can engender false memories in children,” was co-authored by Erica Schindewolf, Class of 2012, a psychology and biology major. Read More»


Center for Science and the Common Good Sets Opening Speaker

Ursinus College has taken the bold step of creating a program with the goal of producing citizen-scientists who can confront the ethical implications of their work — scientists for the 21st Century with the expertise needed for research, but also the judgment to decide which scientific endeavors best advance the common good. Read More»


Professor’s “Back to School List” in Psychology Today

Professor of Psychology Gabrielle Principe has a “back to school” column in Psychology Today. Read what she suggests as five “must-haves” for every student. The author of Your Brain on Childhood: The Unexpected Side Effects of Classrooms, Ballparks, Family Rooms, and the Minivan (Prometheus, 2011), advocates, among other things, less homework and more recess as steps toward success in school.