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Ronald Rogge

Associate Professor Of Psychology
Arts, Sciences, and Engineering

Department of Clinical And Social Sciences In Psychology

Areas of expertise: Marriage, dating, relationships, couples therapy and military psychology (Rogge was a Navy psychologist during the Iraq war and worked with soldiers.)

Press contact:
Monique Patenaude
(585) 276-3693

Related Links:
Ron Rogge Homepage

In the News

Washington Post
I'm a therapist. Movies are the best tool I have to help my patients.
February 19, 2015

Idaho Press Tribune
Use movies to talk about your relationship
April 27, 2014

The Impact of Movies On Marriages & The Lonely World of Young Black Opera Singers
April 11, 2014

Yahoo! Canada
Watch 'The Notebook,' save your marriage
March 15, 2014

Rochester Democrat & Chronicle
UR profs theory: Couples can avoid divorce by watching movies
February 17, 2014

Los Angeles Times
Found! Scientific proof that RomComs can save your relationship.
February 14, 2014

Time Magazine
Forget Couples Therapy, Just Watch a Romance Movie
February 13, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald
Could watching a romcom together save your marriage?
February 12, 2014

The New York Times
Movie Date Night Can Double as Therapy
February 10, 2014

Woman's Day Magazine
Want To Save Your Marriage? Watch A Romantic Comedy Together This Valentine's Day
February 07, 2014

ABC News (Good Morning America)
Can RomComs Save a Marriage?
February 04, 2014

England Telegraph
Rom coms could save your marriage
February 02, 2014

Happen Magazine
How Word Games Predict Romantic Success
January 26, 2011

KSLA TV 12 Shreveport
Online relationship test could predict where yours is headed
December 27, 2010

WSOC Channel 9 News Charlotte
Relationship Study
November 12, 2010

Daily Mail
The secret of everlasting love? Watch your language
October 11, 2010
New love test to tell if relationship will succeed
October 08, 2010

Toronto Sun
All You Need is Love (and a study to tell you whether your love will last)
September 22, 2010

The Chicago Tribune
Test measures likelihood of a breakup
August 04, 2010

Bloomberg BusinessWeek
Word Games May Predict Life of Relationship
July 13, 2010

U.S. News & World Report
Predicting Relationship Breakups With a Word-Association Task
July 09, 2010

Is your relationship doomed? Test may tell
July 09, 2010

Los Angeles Times
Psychological test can help predict whether the love will last
July 07, 2010

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News Releases

Divorce Rate Cut in Half For Couples Who Discussed Relationship Movies
January 15, 2014

Study Seeks to Understand How Newlyweds Traverse the First Five Years
November 30, 2005

Ron Rogge’s clinical research focuses on understanding how relationships grow and change over time, particularly the early years of marriage. His studies examine how an array of factors like communication, emotional support, mindfulness, sexual behavior, aggression, dishonesty, individual personalities and emotional baggage collectively contribute to relationships succeeding or failing. His research also explores specific methods of strengthening relationships to prevent relationship discord and breakup.