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To identify emotions in others accurately, is it more important to rely on your intuition or to think carefully? http://ow.ly/F6yn302Aft4
Contrary to popular belief, systematic reasoning appears to beat intuition for recognizing emotions in others, study says.
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We often think of people who read a lot as anti-social bookworms, but could consuming all that fiction actually help them acquire social skills they need to thrive in the real world? http://ow.ly/V4Jc302w5Ua
Psychologist Keith Oatley explains how stories could help make us more empathetic — and, ultimately, more human.
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Attending the APA Annual Convention in Denver? Here’s a guide to help you make the most of your trip to the Mile High City. http://ow.ly/hdUW302tnvZ
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What is evidence-based community policing and how could it help improve relations between police and communities of color? http://ow.ly/MJS3302oRQ9
Longstanding tensions between police and communities of color have reached a boiling point in the United States. If we are to heal as nation, we must first acknowledge and move beyond entrenched so…
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After a natural disaster, why can it take so long for some people to get over it emotionally?
Three weeks after the flooding in West Virginia, the phrase "West Virginia Strong" is painted everywhere. But no matter how strong the community, emotional healing after a disaster takes a long time.
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Racial trauma may result from racial harassment, witnessing racial violence, or experiencing institutional racism. The trauma may lead to symptoms of depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, feelings of humiliation, poor concentration or irritability. http://ow.ly/pjT9302foDx
By Erlanger A. Turner, PhD (Assistant Professor of Psychology, University of Houston-Downtown) & Jasmine Richardson There have been many changes within the criminal justice system as a means to…
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Dr. Cedric L. Alexander, chief of police for DeKalb County (Atlanta) and CNN law enforcement analyst, will address 21st century policing at the 2016 APA Annual Convention. Learn more about his talk and browse other Presidential Programming highlights. http://ow.ly/nEAk302w62u
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What are some of the signs of anxiety and depression to watch for in children? http://ow.ly/47rJ302vNB1
More than 1 in 10 children ages 12 to 17 suffered from at least one episode of major depression in 2014, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. The earlier the child is treated, the better he or she will do.
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Work-life balance is something everyone, including many psychologists, struggles with. What does the research say about how to achieve this equilibrium? http://ow.ly/i7eO302ror8
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Should we re-think what it means to call someone a 'bird-brain'?
New evidence suggests that 1-day-old ducklings can distinguish between same and different with no training required.
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What are some of the factors fueling this latest obsession? http://ow.ly/58mW302d4bS
Nintendo's latest video game has become an overnight sensation. What’s the appeal?
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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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