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Rosen publishes article about positive psychology

April 06, 2011

Corie Rosen, Director of the Academic Support Program at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, published her article titled, “Creating the Optimistic Classroom: What Law Schools Can Learn from Explanatory Style Effects,” in the McGeorge Law Review.

The article explores how law schools can employ some of the techniques of positive psychology to help reduce depression and increase motivation among law students.

Rosen will also speak on these issues at the International Academy of Law and Mental Health Conference in Berlin in July.

To read the entire article, click here.

Rosen, also professor of academic theory and lecturer in law, teaches courses in legal analysis and introductory legal reasoning. Her research interests include learning theory, cognitive psychology and media law.

Staci McCabe,
(480) 965-8702
Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law