1. “How to Use Psychology to Overcome Procrastination” 2. “The Psychology of Social Media: Understanding User Behavior” 3. “The Role of Neuroscience in Modern Psychology” 4. “The Power of Positive Thinking: Benefits and Strategies” 5. “How to Overcome Fear and Anxiety Using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy” 6. “The Science of Memory: How to Improve Your Memory” 7. “The Impact of Stress on Mental Health” 8. “How to Develop Self-Esteem and Confidence” 9. “The Benefits of Mindfulness and Meditation” 10. “Understanding Addiction: Causes and Treatments”
A psychology department hiring committee re-ranked finalists to hire a Black candidate over a white person originally rated No. 1, violating policy, a report concludes. The hiring process for a University of Washington psychology professor position titled “Diversity in Development” initially ranked a white person No. 1 out of 84 applicants, the university says in a report released this week.
The original medical term within psychology for a developmentally disabled person was “simpleton” during the 19th century which eventually became the wider used “moron”, from the Ancient Greek “moros” which means “dull”, a term originally considered neutral and non-pejorative. Because the term “moron” became used pejoratively within society by the 1960’s, the term was altered…
Today on the Academic Minute: Steve Minton, associate professor in applied and clinical psychology at the University of Plymouth, explains how we’re still learning about the horrors of residential schools for Indigenous peoples.