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What triggers you to procrastinate? How can you overcome that urge to put off tasks?
Time management goes only so far; the emotional reasons for delay must also be addressed
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Why can just being nice to other people make you healthier?
If there's a magic pill for happiness and longevity, we may have found it.
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From 2005 to 2013, the number of minorities in the U.S. psychology workforce grew from 9% to 16%. What’s driving this increase?
More members of racial and ethnicminority groups have entered the psychology workforce in recent years.
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Following a tragic event, when should parents turn the TV off or restrict their kids’ social media use?
Tips on how parents can manage the amount of exposure their children have to tragic news events and prevent overexposure.
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Many college teachers without tenure are lucky to make $33,000/year. Some live in poverty despite having a master's or PhD. What changes to the U.S. education system could help fix this?
By Gretchen M. Reevy, PhD (Lecturer, Psychology Department, California State University, East Bay) When we think of people who live below the poverty line in the U.S., we often picture individuals ...
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A person with a business degree says, "How can I get paid when it works?"
A person with a finance degree says, "How much do you need to borrow to get it to work?"
A person with a degree in science says, "How does it work?"
A person with a degree in philosophy says, "Why does it work?"
A person with a degree in theology says, "Who makes it work?"
A person with a degree in mathematics says, "How many ways will it work?"
A person with a psychology degree says, "Would you like fries with that?"
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Why can’t depression or other negative moods spread to other people the same way that happiness can?
Researchers studied thousands of teens to see how moods spread from one friend to the next
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How does a health care system where physicians and psychologists work side-by-side – collaborating and sharing information – help improve the care that you get?
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How can emotional abuse as a kid be even more harmful than physical or sexual abuse?
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Why are many people more interested in the differences rather than the similarities between men and women?
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How does sarcasm let you express negative feelings in a more socially acceptable way?
It can work with people you trust; correlates with creativity
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How can free online courses help make psychology more approachable and let people satisfy their curiosity?
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25% of kids will experience a traumatic event before they’re 16. Should schools have to better accommodate those students?
A class action lawsuit argues that traumatized students in Compton, Calif., are entitled to the same accommodations from schools as students with more traditional, physical disabilities.
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Advancing psychological science to promote health, education and human welfare.
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Based in Washington, D.C., the American Psychological Association (APA) is a scientific and professional organization that represents psychology in the United States. With more than 122,500 members, APA is the largest association of psychologists worldwide.
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