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Holiday Gift Guide: 10 Powerful Psychology Books to Give
Some psychology books are filled with valuable insights we can apply to our own lives.
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PSU's efforts to study child abuse settles in
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - While riding a taxi to a job interview last year at Pennsylvania State University, the cabbie casually asked Jennie Noll what brought her to State College.
Christen Naujoks was stalked and murdered by her ex-boyfriend, John Peck, in 2004.
Wall Street Journal
Politics Counts: The Economy in Red and Blue
A sign in a window at a retail store advertises for a job opening on Friday in New York City.
The Indianapolis Star
Study uncovers 10 highest-paid college majors
To what extent does your college major dictate your future income? Very much so, according to recent research conducted by Anthony P. Carnevale, Jeff Strohl and Michelle Meltonan at Georgetown University.
Putting people first
The psychology behind information dashboards
With its interactive and intuitive interface and its ability to visualize data in a single screen, the information dashboard is becoming a critical tool in the hands of the business user.
Can Laypeople Replace Psychologists, Psychiatrists in the Treatment of Depression?
I was recently intrigued by the claims made - and that went completely unchallenged - by Vikram Patel, a psychiatrist who was interviewed by Wired Science's Greg Miller.
Analysing the psychology of footballers remans an inexact science
Am I hallucinating? Did I actually read that at the FA's grandiose but dubiously sited St George's Park centre, little footballing boys of 10 were due to be lectured by a psychologist? What the hell was he going to tell them? Wiser psychologists than he, dealing with children, will tell you that they should be allowed to play; and that doesn't mean ... (more)
Christopher Randolph Milar
<![CDATA[HAGERSTOWN, Ind. - Christopher Randolph Milar, age 68, of Hagerstown, died Thursday, December 5, 2013, of lung cancer. Born April 15, 1945, in Detroit, Michigan, to Gene and Vera Kegerreis Milar, he lived in this area since 1980. Christopher held an undergraduate degree in business from Butler University, an MA in clinical psychology from Western Michigan University, and a PhD in clinical psychology from Indiana University. A licensed clinical psychologist in Indiana and Ohio, he consulted at a number of intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded in both states. He was briefly on staff at New Castle State Hospital and at Muscatatuck State Hospital before entering private practice, devoted to working with developmentally delayed children and adults. Christopher was a Board Certified Behavior Analyst as well as a Certified Medicaid Waiver Service Provider for MR/DD, autism, and traumatic brain injury. He raised, trained, and showed Bernese Mountain Dogs in obedience and agility and was past president of the Bernese Mountain Dog Club of America. Survivors include his wife of 41 years, Katharine Stephens Milar and his daughter, Kendall Milar. He was preceded in death by his parents. A celebration of life for Christopher Randolph Milar will be held in the spring. Arrangements are being handled by Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a favorite charity in Christopher's name. Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com.
Christmas Angst and the Psychology of Gifts: 5 Giver Types
Why is that holiday gift giving makes us feel anxious and pressured? "I have twenty gifts to buy," a friend of mine moans.
The war on fat people
Prends-Moi, a new French perfume by Velds claims it can help you lose weight! It's said to work through aromatherapy.
Two APSU students earn award for research on Autism Spectrum Disorders
Last month, two Austin Peay State University students - Tiffany Anderson and Kelsea Keith - won the Best Poster Presentation award at the Fall Conference of the Tennessee Association of School Psychologists at Montgomery Bell State Park.
Beyond Good Cop/Bad Cop: A Look At Real-Life Interrogations
Starr is the author of The Killer of Little Shepherds and Blood: An Epic History of Medicine and Commerce .
New York Magazine
Cressida Bonas's Baby Psychology Book: What Does It Mean?
Cressida Bonas, the cool-girl girlfriend of Prince Harry, was photographed arriving at a Christmas carol service in London yesterday with a stack of books, a stack of rings, and a big red folder.
Study: Stigmatizing obesity leads to obesity
Numerous causes contribute to the nation's obesity epidemic, including our increasingly sedentary lifestyles and the easy availability of high-calorie foods.
Oprah, Kanye West and the Psychology of Hate
Oprah, the self-anointed Queen of Everything Black, is back. This time we get a two-fer: She not only displays her personal pathologies, she also re-establishes her toxic-tribal bona fides among black people.
Return on empathy: Rational and irrational measures of success
Profitability is more than sales figures. A bold statement Dr. Ingwer proves true as he examines the role of psychology and emotion in consumer-brand relationships.
Joel and Ethan Coen: "My God, we don't watch our own movies!"
After 15 feature films and nearly 30 years in the business, Joel and Ethan Coen have an established reputation: They are not unduly friendly with the media, resist introspection or any form of amateur psychology, and make movies that often have the character of spring-loaded traps, inflicting painful surprises on their characters and audiences.
The New Zealand Herald
Sexy ads turn women off, unless they're expensive
A lot of women bemoan the constant presence of sexual images in advertising, particularly the over sexualisation of women to sell products to both sexes.
Secret-keeping Causes Mental Impairments
Stress from having to keep a secret- one's sexual orientation, for example, or simply a forbidden word- can cause lapses in physical stamina, intellectual acuity, executive function and even email etiquette.