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Police psychology

Related stories this week: Head wounds Steven Ing is a psychologist who works with law enforcement.

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Related Topix: Science, Violent Crime, Life, Veteran Affairs, Washoe County, NV

3 hrs ago | Science Daily

Eat your fruits, vegetables for skin with sun-kissed glow

Forget sun beds, sunbathing and fake tanning lotions. The secret to a healthy glow lies in eating your five-a-day servings of fruit and vegetables, reveals new breakthrough research.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables, Fruits, Science

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Floyd County Times

Are elementary school start times too early for young children?

It's rarely easy to get a child out of bed, dressed, fed and off to school, especially when it's still dark outside.

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Related Topix: University of Kentucky, Science, Standardized Testing, Education

Bad Astronomy Blog

(False?) Positive Psychology Meets Genomics

Academic bunfight ahoy! A new paper from Nick Brown - famed debunker of the "Positivity Ratio" - and his colleagues, takes aim at another piece of research on feel-good emotions.

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Great Bend Tribune

Screen time tampers with preteens' ability to read t...

Sixth-graders who turned off the TV and stepped away from other screens for a few days were much better at reading other people's emotions than those engaged with media during that same time, according to a new study published in Computers in Human Behavior .

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Related Topix: UC Los Angeles, Science

RedOrbit

How Can Parents Of Children With Anxiety...

Parents naturally comfort their children when they are scared, but new research shows that some reactions may actually reinforce their children's feelings of anxiety .

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Related Topix: Arizona State University, Science, Kids, Family

Journal and Courier

Jenny Morgan's big, bold and nude portraits ona

Jenny Morgan's big, bold and nude portraits on display If you're walking on Main Street next week, try to sneak a peek into the Fountain Gallery.

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Related Topix: Purdue University, Salt Lake City, UT, Science, Entertainment

CiteULike

Mistreating Psychology in the Decades of the Brain.

Perspectives on psychological science : a journal of the Association for Psychological Science , Vol.

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Medical News

Secret to sexy, healthy glow lies in eating your five-a-day

Forget sun beds, sunbathing and fake tanning lotions. The secret to a sexy, healthy glow lies in eating your five-a-day, reveals new breakthrough research from Taylor & Francis.

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Related Topix: Science, Health

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Accused sent 'baby' messages on Facebook

A woman accused of faking her own pregnancy and attempting to steal an unborn child boasted on Facebook about being pregnant months before the alleged attack.

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Related Topix: Science

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Solutions to dealing with depression

Solutions to dealing with depression Local professionals offer tips and discuss treatments for people suffering with depression.

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Related Topix: Depression, Health, Science, Union University

Psychology Today

Top 6 Misconceptions About Strengths

Many, if not most, practitioners refer to themselves as " strengths-based ." However, the word strengths has become a generic term that does not have universal meaning.

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Related Topix: Science

Science Daily

Fibre-based satiety ingredient shown to make you eat less

The effectiveness of a fibre-based dietary ingredient that makes people feel less hungry and consume less food has been demonstrated by a team of scientists.

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Psychology Today

The Psychology of Embarrassment, Shame and Guilt

'Embarrassment' is often used interchangeably with 'shame'. Although the dividing lines are not fully standardized, and there may be some overlap, embarrassment and shame are different concepts.

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'Serial rapists usually start slowly'

Serial rapists usually start "slowly", in one or two incidents, and if they escape detection and gain confidence they rape repeatedly and often brazenly.

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Related Topix: Science, World News, South Africa,

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Happiness study draws frowns from critics

A high-profile 2013 study that concluded that different kinds of happiness are associated with dramatically different patterns of gene activity is fatally flawed, according to an analysis published on Monday which tore into its target with language rarely seen in science journals.

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Science Daily

Anticipating experience-based purchases more enjoyable than material ones

To get the most enjoyment out of our dollar, science tells us to focus our discretionary spending on trips over TVs, on concerts over clothing, since experiences tend to bring more enduring pleasure than do material goods.

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Related Topix: Science, Cornell University, UC San Francisco

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Science Daily

Racial, ethnic stereotypes may contribute to obesity among minorities

For members of minority groups, maintaining a healthy weight can be especially difficult, says an experimental social psychologist who reports that it is common for minorities in the United States to endure negative stereotypes and pervasive messages that suggest those groups are inferior, and that these attitudes can prevent people from doing what ... (more)

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Deseret News

Here's what you can do to protect your kids from media profanity

This film image released by Paramount Pictures shows Leonardo DiCaprio as Jordan Belfort in a scene from The Wolf of Wall Street.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, The Wolf of Wall Street, Books, Wolf of Wall Street, Celebrities, Media, Leonardo DiCaprio, Paramount Pictures, Science

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Bullying Starts Before School Years Begin, Study Finds

In a finding that illustrates the complexity of bullying, Dutch researchers report that obese boys are more likely to bully and be bullied than their thinner peers and the vicious cycle begins before these children ever step foot inside a school.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Fordham University, Science

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