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Honors lecture scheduled to discuss impact of text messaging

BEMIDJI – Dr. Angela Fournier, associate professor of psychology at Bemidji State University will deliver an Honors Council lecture on the impact of text messaging on human behavior from 4-7 p.m. Monday in Hagg Sauer 107 on the Bemidji State campus. 

Her lecture, “Is Text Messaging a Benefit or a Burden? Research Findings from a Behavioral Health Perspective,” will discuss two contrasting empirical studies on text messaging.

Fournier has been as assistant professor of psychology at Bemidji State since 2008. She holds a doctorate in clinical psychology and her research interests are in applied community research to understand and prevent college alcohol abuse.

For details, call 755-3984.