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2014-08-12 23:11:39

The latest figures show that incidents of self-harm and self-injury are on the rise. With almost 30 years of experience in clinical psychology, Dr. Joanne Wendt is offering timely coping tips for those who suffer with this disorder. San Diego, California (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 The latest research on incidents of self-harm and self-injury shows that they are on the rise around the world. Experts believe that some people turn to this behavior as a way to deal with depression, stress...

2014-08-09 23:00:42

A gallery of mess-free car activities and an easy to build water wall have been published on Kids Activities Blog. Get ready for stress free road trips this month. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 09, 2014 Keep kids happy in the car. Mess-free car activities and an easy to build water wall have been released on Kids Activities Blog. Have fun during the next road trip. Long car rides with preschoolers are stressful. Keep the backseat happy and mess-free by providing the kids with lacing cards,...

2014-08-07 16:32:46

Programs Designed to Support High Demand for Psychological Services in Mental Health Centers, Private Business, International Affairs and Special Education LOS ANGELES, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP), the leading nonprofit national graduate school devoted exclusively to psychology and the fields of behavioral and health sciences, will offer online Master of Arts (M.A.) programs in Clinical Mental Health Counseling,...

music for power
2014-08-07 05:46:29

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The English playwright William Congreve wrote that "music has charms to soothe a savage breast," meaning that music could calm the nerves and emotions of the most agitated person. But what if being agitated, or more powerful, is exactly what you need? A new study from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University reveals that music is the answer in this case as well. However, not all songs are created equal when it...

2014-08-06 23:00:45

Simple Ideas LLC, a national provider of counseling tools and programs, unveils Life’s Onion™ today at the Florida Alcohol & Drug Abuse Association conference. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Life's Onion is a handheld, onion-shaped device with 12 peels which transforms into a flower when opened. Clients record their therapeutic goals and achievements on the actual peels, converting them to flower petals as progress is made. While there are other methods of...

2014-08-05 08:42:15

Companies with Exceptional Workplace Engagement Invited to Apply Today SAN FRANCISCO and TORONTO, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Achievers, the only true cloud Employee Success Platform(TM), has today announced the launch of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces(TM) Awards in North America - recognizing top employers in the United States and Canada that display leadership and innovation in engaging their workplaces. Application submission opens on Tuesday, August 5, 2014, and will...

2014-08-04 20:22:20

Tour to Begin in Peru with Academic Partner Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas LOS ANGELES, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP), one of the leading nonprofit national graduate schools in the U.S. devoted exclusively to psychology and related behavioral and health sciences, today announced the launch of an international speaking tour featuring its president, Michele Nealon-Woods, Psy.D. This year, Dr. Nealon-Woods will...

2014-07-31 08:37:27

Research Reveals Growing Interest Among Mental Health Clinicians in Mobile Technology Apps To Treat Patients SANTA BARBARA, Calif., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinical psychologists believe mobile technology applications geared to mental healthcare treatment have potential to improve patient care and practice management, based on a recent national survey conducted by market research firm Sigma Research. According to industry experts, the new research signals a readiness among...

2014-07-30 23:07:11

SPARC takes Teamphoria to the United Kingdom through Alacrity Foundation Spin Out Charleston, SC (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 SPARC, the #1 fastest-growing software company in America as ranked by Inc. 500, announces their partnership with with Ulitix, a company which was funded through the Alacrity Foundation’s incubator program. Together, the organizations are bringing Teamphoria to the UK, giving a new market access to the employee engagement and culture management software. “Teamphoria...

Cultural Stereotypes May Come From Sharing Social Information
2014-07-29 03:49:30

Association for Psychological Science Millenials are narcissistic, scientists are geeky, and men like sports — or so cultural stereotypes would have us believe. Regardless of whether we believe them to be true, we all have extensive knowledge of cultural stereotypes. But how does this information become associated with certain groups in the first place? Research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, suggests that cultural...


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Ethology
2013-09-30 13:43:45

Ethology, a sub-topic of zoology, is the study of animal behavior that focuses on behavior in natural settings, as opposed to behaviourism, which focuses on the behavior of animals in laboratory settings. The term “ethology” is based off the Greek word ethos, which means character. It was first made popular in 1902 by William Morton Wheeler, an American myrmecologist, but the term was actually suggested by John Stuart Mill in 1843 for use in associationistic psychology. Ethology can also...

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