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2 hrs ago | Psychology Today

Peak Experiences in Psilocybin Users

Psychedelic drugs , such as psilocybin have been of interest to psychologists due to their ability to induce altered states of intense well-being and profound personal significance.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Science

6 hrs ago | Slate Magazine

Why Psychologists' Food Fight Matters

Psychologists are up in arms over, of all things, the editorial process that led to the recent publication of a special issue of the journal Social Psychology.

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Related Topix: Science

7 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Emory psychologist researches ' high sensation seeking' people

Ken Carter, psychology professor at Emory University's Oxford College, is studying high-sensation seeking people for an upcoming book on this personality trait.

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Related Topix: Science, Emory University, University of Delaware

8 hrs ago | US News & World Report

Promote a Passion for Psychology With College Scholarships

If you're constantly fascinated with how the human brain works or find yourself predicting how people will act in different situations, then a career in the psychology field may be for you.

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Related Topix: Science, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender

9 hrs ago | Pasadena Weekly

Psilocybin Celebration

Timothy Leary was a man who was loved by many, but feared by powerful elites, including former President Richard Nixon, who called him "the most dangerous man in America."

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Psychiatry, Science

12 hrs ago | The Times of India

13 weird psychological reasons someone might fall in love with you

There's no shortage of advice on where to meet the right person, how to make people like you, and how to build a successful relationship.

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Related Topix: Science, Weird

16 hrs ago | Medical News

UK researcher working to develop online tool to help patients navigate lung cancer screening decision

The phrase "we caught it early" is possibly the best news a patient can hear in the midst of a cancer diagnosis .

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Related Topix: Health, Lung Cancer, University of Kentucky, Science

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Science Daily

Teen insomnia linked with depression, anxiety

A study of high school students has shed new light on the links between insomnia-related mental health conditions among teens.

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Related Topix: Sleep, Health, Education Etc., Science

Psychology Today

The Psychology of Organizational Change

Leaders today must understand and apply the knowledge of behavioral psychology and the lessons from brain science to manage organizational change successfully.

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Related Topix: Science

Switched

Splitting Household Chores May Lead To Better, Hotter Married Sex

Earlier this year, The New York Times published a controversial piece that suggested that when men pitch in with household chores -- as opposed to women doing them exclusively -- their marriages and their sex lives suffered.

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Related Topix: Science, Wedding, UC Berkeley, Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA

Durant Daily Democrat

SE professor spends summer teaching in Hong Kong and China12:41 pm

College professors spend their summers in a variety of ways. Some may teach. Others may do research.

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Related Topix: Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Science, Travel, Asia Travel, Taiwan Travel

Dunstable Today

Novel leanings of the chemist who turned to psychology

Former Dunstable pharmacist and psychologist Gerald Fox - who's just penned his first psychological thriller - says his next work may well be a Carry On style comedy.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Bedfordshire County, England, Science, Marketing

Newswise

Psychology Research About Vision and Pigeons May Improve Driver Safety, Earns Honors

MANHATTAN, Kansas - Close your eyes and open them. How long does it take you to recognize the location? Now turn your head to the right.

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Related Topix: Science, Manhattan, KS, Kansas State University

Daily Herald

Kane County facility for criminal psychological exams called unsafe

Kane County's five clinical forensic psychologists tasked with evaluating the ability of criminal defendants, including alleged sex offenders, to stand trial perform their work in an isolated building with no security.

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Related Topix: Kane County, IL, Science

Cape Gazette

Psychologists open office on Savannah Road

Psychologists from left Ted Wilson, PhD; Mary Vaughn, Psy.D; and Edwin Oliver, Psy.

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Related Topix: Science, Sussex County, DE, Lewes, DE

CBS Local

OKCupid Admits To Manipulating User Data, And It's Not Alone

The dating site OKCupid this week became the latest company to admit that it has manipulated customer data to see how users of its dating service would react to one another.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Privacy, Science, Golden Gate University

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The American Scholar

Following Combat and Civilian Traumas

In September 1917, the weekly journal Nature published a lively exchange between the authors of a book entitled Shell Shock and Its Lessons and a critic of the book.

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Related Topix: Science, History in the News

Health.com

Dieting at Young Age Often Backfires, Study Says

Dieting at a young age might set the stage for harmful health habits, including eating disorders, according to new research.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dieting, Alcoholism, Health, Science, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

Live Science

Exercise Can Change How You See the World

In the study, researchers asked students to watch an animation of a figure that could be perceived as moving toward or away from the viewer, and found that the students who exercised viewed the figure as less threatening.

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Related Topix: Science

TIME.com

I Don't Love Lucy: The Bad Science in the Sci-Fi Thriller

You use a whole lot more than 10% of your brain-but a common fallacy that says otherwise is nonetheless the central premise of a new movie Now there are three Lucys I have to keep straight: The 3.2 million year old Australopithecus unearthed in Ethiopia in 1974; the eponymous star of the inexplicably celebrated 1950s sitcom I Love Lucy ; and, most ... (more)

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Scarlett Johansson, Hot Chicks, Science

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