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Psychology July 2012 Archive

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July In Review

Tuesday July 31, 2012
These warm summer days may be winding down as we draw closer and closer to the impending school year, but there is still plenty of time to catch up on ... Read More

Degree Options for Those Interested in Mental Health

Monday July 30, 2012
If you've always dreamed of becoming a therapist or working in the field of mental health, you might be under the impression that earning a doctorate degree in clinical psychology ... Read More

Permissive Parenting - Psychology Definition of the Week

Friday July 27, 2012
Definition: Permissive parenting is one of the four types of parenting styles. First described by psychologist Diana Baumrind during the 1960s, this style of parenting is characterized by a lack ... Read More

Exploring Personality Psychology

Thursday July 26, 2012
While traditional theories have often held that personality is relatively stable and fixed throughout life, more recent research indicates that personality might not be as unchanging as previously thought. According ... Read More

A Closer Look at Neurons

Wednesday July 25, 2012
Neurons are the tiny building blocks of the nervous system that are specialized to transmit information throughout the body. The image above is from a user on Flickr and shows ... Read More

How to Choose an Online Psychology Course

Tuesday July 24, 2012
One reader asks: "I am considering taking a psychology course on-line. Would you be able to provide me with information on how to find one that's right for me?" Taking ... Read More

The Words of B.F. Skinner

Monday July 23, 2012
B.F. Skinner was an American psychologist who is perhaps best remembered for his important role in the development of the school of thought known as behaviorism. In a survey of ... Read More

Learning Style Inventory - Psychology Definition of the Week

Friday July 20, 2012
Definition: While learning styles remain a topic of debate within psychology and education, that hasn't stopped the idea from becoming popular with both students and teachers. As a result, a ... Read More

What's the Difference Between Classical and Operant Conditioning?

Thursday July 19, 2012
Learning can occur in a variety of ways. Two of the ways we often talk about in psychology are classical and operant conditioning. While these two conditioning techniques share some ... Read More

The Brain's Four Lobes

Wednesday July 18, 2012
Learn more about the brain lobes and their functions. Image by John A Beal, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport

Which Psychology Degree Is Right for You?

Tuesday July 17, 2012
If you are majoring in psychology (or simply considering it), it is important to spend some time thinking about your career goals. The career path you plan to take will ... Read More

Parenting Style the Key to Whether Kids Get Enough Exercise

Monday July 16, 2012
In a new study published in the journal Early Child Development and Care, researchers suggest that parenting styles may play an important role in their children's activity levels. In the study, ... Read More

Autocratic Leadership - Psychology Definition of the Week

Friday July 13, 2012
Definition: Autocratic leadership, also known as authoritarian leadership, is a leadership style characterized by individual control over all decisions and little input from group members. Autocratic leaders typically make choices ... Read More

Pioneers of Psychology: Wilhelm Wundt

Thursday July 12, 2012
If you've ever taken an introductory psychology class, then you have probably spent at least a little time learning about Wilhelm Wundt. This German psychologist, physician and philosopher is ... Read More

The Hermann Grid Illusion

Wednesday July 11, 2012
Learn more about how this optical illusion works in this overview of the Hermann grid illusion.

Which Psychology Courses Should You Take Next Semester?

Tuesday July 10, 2012
Many college and university students are currently in the process of registering for classes for next semester. If you're majoring in psychology, take some time to consider which classes would ... Read More

The Incredible Tale of Phineas Gage

Monday July 9, 2012
In 1848, a young man named Phineas Gage suffered a traumatic brain injury that astonished doctors and continues to fascinate scientists today. While working on a railroad crew, an iron rod ... Read More

Brain Plasticity - Psychology Definition of the Week

Friday July 6, 2012
Brain plasticity is a term that refers to the brain's ability to change as a result of experience. These changes can occur as a result of learning new things or ... Read More

Ten of the Fastest-Growing Psychology Careers

Thursday July 5, 2012
So you've decided to major in psychology, but what exactly do you plan to do after you graduate? Due to the economic downturn, competition for many jobs has increased dramatically. ... Read More

Freud's Family

Wednesday July 4, 2012
Amalia Freud - Sigmund Freud's Mother

Genetics and Child Development

Tuesday July 3, 2012
One of the oldest debates in psychology is known as the nature versus nurture debate, which centers on whether human development behavior is caused by genetic or environmental variables. Obviously, ... Read More

A Closer Looker at Consumer Psychology

Monday July 2, 2012
Given the recent economic downturn, it's not surprising that businesses and marketers are always looking for new ways to improve sales and learn more about their consumers. This might explain ... Read More
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