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3 hrs ago | PsychCentral

Best of Our Blogs: July 22, 2014

"Blame is a defensive substitute for an honest examination of life that seeks guidance in our mistakes."

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7 hrs ago | NBC Dallas

Hearing Continues for Wylie Teen Accused of Murder

Testimony continued Tuesday in a certification hearing for a Wylie teenager accused of killing fellow classmate Ivan Mejia this March.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Science, Criminal Defense Law, Law

9 hrs ago | US News & World Report

MCAT 2015: A Sample Psychology Passage

Employee satisfaction following stress-reduction intervention is represented in this chart.

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13 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Madison prosecutors seek 'sexually dangerous' decision for man who assaulted dog

Davis has been charged with three counts of sexually assaulting a puppy.If declared "sexually dangerous" he would be confined to the Illinois Department of Correction until deemed no longer dangerous.

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Related Topix: Madison County, IL, Edwardsville, IL, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Science

17 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Heads you lose, tails you lose, no matter what you lose

Back in the day, in "another life," my education and training focused on four specialty areas -- English literature, composition and rhetoric, education, and theology with a concentration on pastoral care and counseling.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Counselors to help with reunification process for couple, kids

Jennifer Azure, a Richland lawyer recently appointed to represent the kids' interests, told the court that counseling is important at this stage and that the children need to feel comfortable and be able to open up to the psychologist.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Science, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Vancouver Sun

Daphne Bramham: Citizens, not police, should decide on Vancouver's...

There's a world of difference between what's going on in Denver and Seattle when it comes to the sale of marijuana and what's happening here in Vancouver.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Science, Opinion

Science Daily

Missing sleep may hurt your memory

Lack of sleep, already considered a public health epidemic, can also lead to errors in memory, finds a new study that found participants deprived of a night's sleep were more likely to flub the details of a simulated burglary they were shown in a series of images.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Michigan State University, Science, UC Irvine, Irvine, CA

US News & World Report

The Powerful Psychology Undermining Your Returns

There can be little dispute over the sad state of returns for many investors. My colleague at the BAM Alliance, Carl Richards, used Morningstar data to note this disturbing fact: The average U.S. stock mutual fund had a 10-year average return of 8.18 percent at the end of 2013.

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Deseret News

Dad begins parenting experiment focused on compassion

In the wake of numerous school shootings, "viral humiliation" and teen suicide, one dad has decided to launch his family on a social experiment he hopes will serve them - and society - well.

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Related Topix: Parenting, Family, Science

The Times-Tribune

Talk of the Times with Kasandra Goshleski: "By Your Bootstraps" Women's 5K Walk/Run

This week, staff writer Medea Giordano talks with Kasandra Goshleski about the upcoming inaugural "By Your Bootstraps" Women's 5K Walk/Run.

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Related Topix: Science, Dickson City, PA

Psychology Today

Is It Better To Love Or Be Loved?

In an ideal world we would love and be loved in equal measure. Unfortunately, we often love someone who doesn't love us as much and in the same way in return.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

International Business Times

Experts Recommend a New Discipline Combining Neuroscience and Psychology

Though neuroscience and clinical science are different and there is a "culture gap" between the two, the essay suggests that the two disciplines must be combined and explored together for the best results.

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Related Topix: Science, Pharmacology, Medicine

GhanaWeb

Qur'anic Commentary & Analysis through the Lens of Modern Science [11]

"a The healthiest planta which is grew from the true seed to maturity, no grafting on the other plants, no artificial irrigation, no pruning to make it trim was necessary, this plant-QUR'AN! Other plants in the field of religious literature? Let us review them.

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Forbes.com

The Uncanniest Valley: What Happens When Robots Know Us Better Than We Know Ourselves?

The "uncanny valley" is a term coined by Japanese roboticist Mashahiro Mori in 1970 to describe the strange fact that, as robots become more human-like, we relate to them better-but only to a point.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Science, Healthcare Industry

The Citizens' Voice

Bowman-Holbert

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Thomas and Maria Bowman of Plains. She is the granddaughter of Romaine Ercolani and the late Mario Ercolani and Marie and Kenneth Bowman.

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Related Topix: Plains, PA, Science, Wilkes-Barre, PA, Wilkes University

The News Item

Psychologist, director receives media award

Dr. Donna Pinter, clinical director of Psychological Services in Sunbury, Danville and Bloomsburg, is the recipient of the 2014 Pennsylvania Psychological Association's Psychology in the Media award.

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Related Topix: Science, Danville, PA, Bloomsburg, PA, Media, PA, UC Berkeley

Sedalia Democrat

Prosecutors seek to have man deemed...

Madison County prosecutors are seeking to have a man who allegedly had sex with a puppy declared a sexually dangerous person, but one psychologist has found that he is not.

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Related Topix: Science, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Illinois

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Ohio.com

Celebrations - July 20

Carly Pouttu of Cuyahoga Falls is a new member of the Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society at Wake Forest University.

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Related Topix: Cuyahoga Falls, OH, Wake Forest University, Hudson, OH, Yale University, Science

Shape

When You Should (and Shouldn't) Be Friends with an Ex

Avatar star Zoe Saldana recently revealed that she doesn't stay friends with her exes, telling Marie Claire , "There's a reason why you're called an ex.

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