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In the end, why can confessing embarrassing information be better than holding it in?
Confessing embarrassing information is often better than withholding it. Research finds that people distrust withholders of details more than they dislike revealers of unsavory information.
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What psychological and social factors can lead to a person becoming a murderer?
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How does the way an infant sees the world affect his or her development?
Dima Amso, PhD, examines the development of attention and memory in typically and atypically developing populations, with an emphasis on how environmental variables shape these trajectories.
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Can teaching kids impulse control, self-evaluation and focus actually help them do better in school?
Can teaching kids impulse control, self-evaluation and focus actually help them do better in school? Parents are paying top dollar for executive function coaches.
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How can bullying at school can be a civil rights violation? What can schools do to prevent that?
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Why is it so difficult to get motivated and bounce back from burnout?
I was speaking with a portfolio manager at a large investment firm and something seemed amiss. As a psychologist who works with professionals in the finance industry on their performance, I listen not only to what people say, but how they say it. Everything the manager was saying made sense, [...]
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How can "the healing power of the brain" complement more traditional forms of medicine?
Science writer Jo Marchant says that the mind can play an important role in dealing with a variety of health concerns, including pain, heart disease and depression. Marchant's new book is Cure.
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How can daydreaming or solitude be beneficial?
This hack or that routine may not be the best thing for everyone, but you can still become more reflective on your own terms.
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What makes some people in a healthy competition or rivalry decide to cheat?
Researchers find that besting others in a competition predicts unethical conduct
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Why is social isolation often unavoidable in today’s society? What can you do to combat loneliness?
Social isolation is more dangerous than diabetes or obesity, scientists discover.
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Let's ask the question, "What is your model of relationship, what is are model of self and other?"
For most it is  default model based on or resembling social exchange theory; one tries to get their needs me and give little or nothing in return.
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The newest treatment for sleep disorders? It’s not a pill or a change in your routine – it’s a bit of artificial light.
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How do psychologists, with their research skills and knowledge about people, help make tech companies more effective?
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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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