Sam Sussman, an 18-year-old from Orange County, coolly delivered an address supporting gay rights in October 2009 at the National Equality March in Washington, D.C. The politics, philosophy and law major had earned the spot in the march by winning an “Equality Idol” contest on YouTube in which he discussed the importance of gay rights.
Binghamton University faculty, staff and students are increasingly in the media spotlight as reporters seek them out for expert comment and to highlight their accomplishments. Topics of expertise cover a wide range, from parenting to evolution and consumer behavior to voting machines. Just as varied are the publications or news outlets seeking our expertise, ranging from small-town to national newspapers and television stations and from local to international radio outlets.
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Steven Jay Lynn, director of the psychological clinic at Binghamton University and distinguished professor of psychology, was featured in More, a women's lifestyle magazine, discussing the success rates of hypnotic treatments. Lynn said that while hypnosis is better than no treatment at all for cigarette addiction, hypnosis has little effect when it comes to treating alcohol problems, drug problems, and morbid obesity. "Hypnosis provides a powerful context for change," Lynn said, "but doesn't necessarily work for everyone."
Last Updated: 11/27/12