In The News: Department of Psychology
Orbiting, zombieing, breadcrumbing… these are only a few trends that have emerged in today’s digital age of social media and online dating.
Treating chronic absenteeism and school-refusal behavior is a growing need in many parts of the world. Heck, we even did a whole episode on it! Luckily, we have dedicated psychologists like Dr. Christopher Kearney working to meet these challenges through research and writings for professionals and for parents. Dr. Kearney joins Rob on the show this week to talk about his original research in developing the School-Refusal Assessment Scale and to troubleshoot some tough school-refusal scenarios.
In this blog series we will review methods that have been shown to collectively improve mental wellness and other contributing factors to sport performance in studies involving intramural, club and NCAA athletes.
A series of massive teacher walkouts rocked six states in 2018, drawing national attention to teacher pay and working conditions. While not all of the teachers had the same concerns — West Virginia teachers mostly wanted a pay raise, while those in Kentucky wanted to reverse a change to their pensions — the Red for Ed movement captured the public imagination and created a sense of solidarity among public school teachers.
Development of symptoms associated with schizophrenia can dramatically change a person’s life trajectory. This is because negative symptoms in schizophrenia can be so disabling that they interfere with a person’s ability to attend school, begin a fulfilling career, and even live independently.
Four days, 11 venues, more than 180,000 attendees.
And a whole lot of noise.
In early December, The Wall Street Journal published a feature titled “The Loneliest Generation.”
The onset of schizophrenia in young adults can put an immediate halt to life goals, with one set of symptoms being particularly debilitating.
Your Krispy Kreme Doughnuts experience may not have been quite like Marc-Andre Fleury's, but it was probably just as exciting.
Symbols are communication shortcuts, allowing people to convey information almost instantly. The stop sign. The recycle symbol. The simple stick figure of a man or woman. But what symbol would you use to curb the theft of music online?
We're surrounded by sounds like cars driving, planes flying, trees blowing in the wind every day.
These days millions of people are turning to the sounds of whispering,tapping, and scratching to help them relax and de-stress.