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Sun Oct 15, 2017 | 02:52 AM
Mention the word psychopath and I think it's fair to say that most people think of deranged killers both real and fictio...
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Mon Oct 09, 2017 | 08:49 AM
This week sees the series premiere of Mindhunter. The series is based on the book of the same name by John Douglas who w...
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Wed Oct 04, 2017 | 03:51 AM
There are lots of fascinating types of psychology but only one truly rocks!   According to Richard Parncutt, Profes...
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Sat Sep 16, 2017 | 02:20 AM
First in a series of posts showcasing the contribution of 'lesser known' psychology pioneers.   Franz Brentano (183...
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Sat Sep 09, 2017 | 01:57 AM
  Just a small selection of the countless women whose achievements in psychology deserved to be recognized.   ...
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Tue Aug 22, 2017 | 07:19 AM
  The Science of Handedness is a great subject for psychology instructors and students to explore. As with any eng...
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Tue Aug 08, 2017 | 04:00 PM
Journaling has been continually recommended by mental health professionals as a productive and healthy means of navigat...
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Mon Jul 31, 2017 | 10:05 AM
    Getting students to think about why we regularly perceive ambiguous and random stimuli as significant is ...
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Mon Jul 24, 2017 | 06:41 AM
Two dramatic incidents have ties to both social and personality psychology: Beachgoers Form Human Chain Beachg...
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Mon Apr 10, 2017 | 07:18 AM
The Controversial Ad   Millions of people have seen the controversial video Pepsi created.  Some were imm...
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Fri Mar 24, 2017 | 08:22 PM
April the Giraffe is still pregnant. Today's update on her progress garnered over 41,000 likes and nearly 3,000 shares....
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Wed Mar 22, 2017 | 04:48 AM
This article by Jenny Anderson, "The psychology of why 94 deaths from terrorism are scarier than 301,797 deaths from gun...
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Wed Mar 22, 2017 | 04:40 AM
While many of us have non-traditional students within our population, the majority of the students we work with today, e...
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Tue Mar 21, 2017 | 09:15 AM
Let’s face it folks, we live in a world where, as Maria Konnikova, the author of this article in Politico, Trump’s Lies ...
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Sun Mar 19, 2017 | 01:33 PM
  Why does it seems that there are more movies, books, video games, tv shows, etc. about zombies than ever before?...
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Fri Mar 17, 2017 | 08:17 AM
Over 20 million people have seen the video of Prof Kelly interrupted by his children as he was talking about events in N...
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Wed Mar 15, 2017 | 07:01 AM
I keep asking myself, "When I discuss narcissism in class, how can I not mention Trump?" Students will probably him...
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Sun Feb 19, 2017 | 11:07 AM
Across cultures, people can accurately identify 6 basic emotions - Happiness, Sadness, Anger, Fear, Disgust and Surprise...
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Sun Feb 05, 2017 | 04:28 AM
A crowd of people board a subway car and discover nazi symbolism written everywhere.  One person stood up...
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