News tagged with social psychologist
(Medical Xpress)—How school psychologists can help students prevent obesity and, in turn, achieve academic success is the focus of a study conducted by Neag School of Education researchers and published ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Infants are more likely to recognise words spoken in the dialect of their local communities than those used by their parents, psychologists have revealed.
Pediatrics Oct 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(AP)—Uruguay's congress appeared ready on Tuesday to legalize abortion, a groundbreaking move in Latin America, where no country save Cuba has made abortions accessible to all women during the first trimester ...
Health Sep 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(Medical Xpress)—Women are better than men at recognizing living things and men are better than women at recognizing vehicles.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 17, 2012 | 3 / 5 (8) | 10 |
(Medical Xpress)—As the flu season approaches, public health officials will be campaigning to get people vaccinated, and each of us will have to decide whether to take their advice or not. How will we make ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 12, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 1
Time spent on social networking sites comes at the expense of other activities – including physical activity, new research by the University of Ulster has revealed.
Overweight and Obesity Sep 11, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Every ten years or so, someone will make the observation that there is a lack of political diversity among psychological scientists and a discussion about what ought to be done ensues. The notion that the field discriminates ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 15 |
Parents get physical with their misbehaving children in public much more than they show in laboratory experiments and acknowledge in surveys, according to one of the first real-world studies of caregiver discipline.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Study finds social anxiety a predictor of dating aggression in young men.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 19, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (4) | 0
There are many theories about why religion exists, most of them unproven. Now, in an article published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, psychologist Kevin Rounding of Queen' ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 14, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Text messaging often gets a bad rap for contributing to illiteracy and high-risk behavior such as reckless driving. But a social welfare professor at the University of California, Berkeley, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
We've all heard about the stress experienced by victims of 9/11, but have we ever paused to think about the effect of those terrorist attacks on mental health clinicians who provided care to the victims? A new study by Mary ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Playing with interactive toys could help children with autism to improve their social interaction with other children, say University of Sussex psychologists.
Autism spectrum disorders Feb 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Teenage girls are spending a concerning amount of time on the Internet, potentially leading to low self-esteem and body dissatisfaction, research by Flinders University reveals.
Health Feb 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In her sophomore year at Lake Forest College, Sam Sekulich had reached a breaking point. On top of the pressure she felt from classes and student clubs, she was fighting with her parents and not consistently taking medication ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0