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1 hr ago | Psychology Today

The Character Wheel

What is the best way to understand someone's character? Is it by understanding their morals and virtues like Aristotle suggested ? Is it via examining their underlying subconscious motivational conflicts like Freud suggested? What about considering the way they construct their understanding world, as George Kelly argued? Or perhaps it is best to ... (more)

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5 hrs ago | WGBH

Mental And Physical Toll Of Bullying Persists For Decades

The longitudinal British study checked in with 8,000 families across 40 years to trace the trajectory of a bullied child.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Science

9 hrs ago | Ubuzimabwacu

Gakwaya Albert: Treating mental problems through documentary movies

"It was always my dream to one day make people fully understand different psychological diseases and how they can be treated," begins Albert Gakwaya, a Rwandan in the faculty of Psychology at Universite Pontifique Salesienne de Rome in Italy.

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Related Topix: Rwanda, Africa, World News, Science, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family

Fri Apr 18, 2014

HON

Extroverts Happier Regardless of Culture, Study Finds

Researchers looked at mood and behavior among college students in the United States, China, Japan, the Philippines and Venezuela.

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Related Topix: Science, Washington State University

New Rochelle Talk

Iona College Announces Appointment of Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

Mark Kiselica, Ph.D., vice provost of the College of New Jersey, will become Iona College's next provost and senior vice president for academic affairs, effective July 1, 2014.

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Related Topix: Iona College, Science, Ball State University, Elizabethtown College, Saint Vincent College, Bucknell University

CiteULike

The seven sins of consumer psychology

Journal of Consumer Psychology , Vol. 23, No. 4. , pp. 411-423, doi:10.1016/j.jcps.2013.07.004 Consumer psychology faces serious issues of internal and external relevance.

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The New Zealand Herald

Living life without feeling like a fraud

A counselling client of mine "Allie" had just been promoted at her law firm. I asked if she was excited.

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Related Topix: Harvard University, Science, University of Pittsburgh

New Hampshire Public Radio -

How Do We Explain The Evolution Of Religion?

Religion is a cross-cultural universal, even though not every human being professes faith in God or some other supernatural being.

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Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

Canada.com

How does someone become a sexual predator?

John Bradford, a professor of psychiatry at the University of Ottawa and an internationally renowned forensic psychiatrist, says that in many cases sexual predators start deviating from normal development during puberty, when sexual development really begins.

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The Norwalk Daily Voice

Greenwich Psychologist Helps Patients Rethink Weight Loss

Losing weight can be difficult, and while it is important to consult with dietitians and fitness experts, Joshua Hrabosky at Greenwich Hospital helps patients with the psychological aspects of weight loss.

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Related Topix: Science, Greenwich Hospital, Hospital Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Diabetes, Health, Life, Food, Dieting

Inside Bay Area

Tri-Valley: Livermore program teaches helpful parenting skills

Al Grajeda, of the Livermore Police Department narcotics division, plays a slideshow as he talks to parents about methamphetamine, or crystal meth, during a drug awareness program hosted by Horizons Family Counseling and the LPD at Del Valle High School in Livermore, Calif., on Tuesday, April 8, 2013.

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Related Topix: Family, Parenting, Livermore, CA, Drugs, Science, Alameda County, CA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Murder by the numbers: Study breaks down homicides in Edmonton

Move over Santa. An invasive species has hopped onto your turf. Yours is no longer the only lap where parents will perch their children for a photo.

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Beecher Herald

McCollum, Seitz Engagement

Ms. Beverly Nix and Mr. Rob McCollum of Jonesboro, AR, announce the engagement of their daughter, Karrah Ashley McCollum to Frank Richard Seitz, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dave Seitz of Searcy, AR.

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Related Topix: Jonesboro, AR, Searcy, AR, Arkansas State University, State University, AR, Science

PhysOrg Weblog

Our relationship with God changes when faced with potential romantic rejection

Easter is a time when many people in the world think about their relationships with God.

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Newswise

Leaders in Psychology and Law Address Family, Community Violence

WHAT: " Confronting Family and Community Violence: The Intersection of Law and Psychology ," a national conference co-sponsored by the American Psychological Association and American Bar Association, will explore the impact of violence on children, families and communities and its prevalence and prevention in the home, community and society.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Science, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Prison, Fordham University

The Arbiter

Professionals discuss psychology behind eating disorders

The National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders reported 25 percent of college-aged females used binging and purging to manage their weight.

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Canadian Business Magazine

Canada's Best Jobs 2014: Psychologist

Just like many aspects of the healthcare industry, you have to travel a long road of qualifications in order to become a certified psychologist in Canada.

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The San Francisco Foghorn

Trigger Warnings Threaten Academic Freedom

Early last week, the LA Times published an article, "Warning: College students, this editorial may upset you," about how the student Senate at UC Santa Barbara recently passed a resolution that calls for mandatory "trigger warnings" to be issued by professors to their students if an upcoming lecture, class discussion, activity and/or assignment ... (more)

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Related Topix: UC Santa Barbara, Science, Oberlin College, University of Pennsylvania

Wed Apr 16, 2014

KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

UNC: Experts see flaws in whistleblower work

The University of North Carolina said three independent experts in adult literacy have finished a university-commissioned review of whistleblower Mary Willingham's research and found flaws in her claims that some athletes were reading at elementary-school levels.

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Related Topix: Science, Georgia State University, University of Virginia

WLKY-TV Louisville

JCPS psychologists, other professional available to help students cope with recent suicide

Jefferson County Public School psychologists are talking about a student's recent suicide and how parents can talk to their children about the student's death and the warning signs.

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