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What lets some people "bounce back" from traumatic events more easily than others?
Resilience is the process of adapting well in the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats or significant sources of stress — such as family and relationship problems, serious health problems or workplace and financial stressors.
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Got questions about transgender people? We’ve got the answers. The ways that transgender people are talked about in pop culture, academia and science are constantly changing, particularly as people’s awareness, knowledge and openness about transgender people and their experiences grow.
Transgender is an umbrella term used to describe people whose gender identity (sense of themselves as male or female) or gender expression differs from socially constructed norms associated with their birth sex. This includes androgynous, bigendered and gender queer people, who tend to see traditional concepts of gender as restrictive.
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How can where you grew up or the school you went to affect your memory and mental abilities over time? One neuropsychologist is working to find out:
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Would teaching bystanders when and how to intervene help prevent more assaults?
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Really intense and scary stuff.
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How can using social media give people a false sense of having true relationships?
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Why can exercising for reasons other than losing weight better motivate you to get out of bed and go to the gym?
Those seeking long-term weight loss and better health exercise the least, studies have shown. Short-term gains like energy are better motivators.
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How can a TV commercial that includes sex or violence backfire and end up making you not want to buy their product?
Advertisers hoping to sway consumers might want to rethink running spots within media with violent or sexual themes, and might do better if the ads themselves have a G-rating.
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What personal or professional advantages could being both extroverted and introverted offer?
Sometimes social, sometimes solitary, ambiverts often make good sales people
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Why can being a stay-at-home parent lead to more unhappiness than if you had stayed at your job?
It’s a familiar and growing — though little-talked about — problem, as more women (and a growing number of men) are giving up or stepping back their careers to raise their family.
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The Americans with Disabilities Act helps both the able-bodied and people with disabilities. What changes, big or small, have you seen in your life due to the legislation?
By Dana S. Dunn, PhD (Professor of Psychology, Moravian College) Three cheers for the ADA at 25 years of age! The signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) into law in July 1990 dramatic...
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July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. Working together we can help reduce mental health disparities in minority communities. Learn how at and ‪#‎MMHM2015
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 There are no matters of small importance here.
Great post highlighting  a serious issue.
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Advancing psychological science to promote health, education and human welfare.
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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