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By Sarah A Benton MS, LMHC, LPC on September 17, 2018 in The High-Functioning Alcoholic
Most of us entered the field of mental health care because we wanted to be able to help others.
By Brian M. Hughes Ph.D. on September 16, 2018 in Homeostasis Disruptor
Psychologists are working hard to deal with the effects of the replication crisis. But are they doing anything about its causes?
By Dana S Dunn Ph.D. on September 12, 2018 in Head of the Class
Instructors, including psychology teachers, are there to help you. Why not get to know them and learn from them during their office hours?
By Ellyn Kaschak Ph.D. on September 10, 2018 in She Comes a Long Way, Baby
Is it puzzling to you why there are so many types of psychotherapy? How can you solve this puzzle? How can you choose among them and among therapists?
By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D. on September 09, 2018 in Cutting-Edge Leadership
Try out this free, government-sponsored career search engine.
By Karen L. Blair Ph.D. on August 24, 2018 in Inclusive Insight
An overview of LGBTQ psychology—and why a conference can be just as fun as a parade.
By Glenn Geher Ph.D. on August 12, 2018 in Darwin's Subterranean World
Recently, researchers from all around met to discuss how to deal with findings and perspectives that are not very popular. Here's a report of the Heterodox Psychology Workshop.
By Mary C. Vance, MD on August 07, 2018 in Parallel Process
Feel lost when you're reading a scientific article? Here are a few tips to help you out.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on August 01, 2018 in How To Do Life
Going from anonymous researcher to famed, more impactful one.
By Travis Langley Ph.D. on August 01, 2018 in Beyond Heroes and Villains
Strict APA style does not yield articles that will appeal to general public. We do need to back up our assertions, though, even if we cheat on the style.
By Mitchell M. Handelsman Ph.D. on July 27, 2018 in The Ethical Professor
Let’s take a look at the Socratic Method through the lens of ethics.
By Cathy Malchiodi PhD, LPCC, LPAT, ATR-BC, REAT on July 26, 2018 in Arts and Health
Sometimes art therapy looks like an art class. But why is that and how does it confound public perception of the profession?
By Dana S Dunn Ph.D. on July 15, 2018 in Head of the Class
Why is assessment in psychology education important? It is much deeper than just taking quizzes and tests.
By Katherine Ramsland Ph.D. on July 15, 2018 in Shadow Boxing
A memoir from one of the founder's of the FBI's Behavioral Science Unit shows psychological analysis in early cases.
By Darcia F. Narvaez Ph.D. on July 08, 2018 in Moral Landscapes
Taking sexual harassment seriously can benefit from existing psychological knowledge.
By Mitchell M. Handelsman Ph.D. on June 28, 2018 in The Ethical Professor
One mistake I’ve encountered frequently in student papers is the assumption that because an argument is plausible, it is true. Here's how to spot the plausibility fallacy.
By Christina Pierpaoli Parker on June 27, 2018 in Eng(aging)
Lifespans tell stories and gerontologists interpret them. We get privileged, real-time insight into what works and what doesn’t.
By David Rettew M.D. on June 13, 2018 in ABCs of Child Psychiatry
The encouraging trend of increasing numbers of medical student graduates choosing psychiatry as a career.
By Dana S Dunn Ph.D. on June 12, 2018 in Head of the Class
College can be stressful. What can you do this summer to de-stress so you are relaxed when fall rolls around?
By Loretta G. Breuning Ph.D. on May 30, 2018 in Your Neurochemical Self
It's easy to blame problems on "our society," but the blame habit leads to hate, greed, and disempowerment. Invest yourself in a new paradigm instead.
By Mitchell M. Handelsman Ph.D. on May 24, 2018 in The Ethical Professor
I believe that ethics can be taught, but the method is key. Here are three active learning techniques that lend themselves well to teaching graduate students.
By Sherry Hamby Ph.D. on May 22, 2018 in The Web of Violence
More self-awareness will help you on your path to being a better psychologist.
By Dana S Dunn Ph.D. on May 15, 2018 in Head of the Class
Cheating is risky, foolish, and ultimately self-defeating. Don't do it. And counsel your friends and loved ones not to do it either.
By Tchiki Davis, Ph.D. on May 09, 2018 in Click Here for Happiness
4 Things you absolutely must know before you start a consulting business.
By Kristen Lee Ed.D., LICSW on April 26, 2018 in Rethink Your Way to the Good Life
Are you considering pursuing a degree in psychology? Here's what you need to know.
By Dana S Dunn Ph.D. on April 21, 2018 in Head of the Class
Are students ready for their next academic year? Working ahead will not only save time later, it will increase their chances for success.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on April 07, 2018 in How To Do Life
One lick at a time, a reformed mutt helps the unemployed find reassurance.
By Kim Schneiderman L.C.S.W., M.S.W on April 03, 2018 in The Novel Perspective
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