Psychology Update — Why We Remember Music and Forget Everything Else

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TITLE Why We Remember Music and Forget Everything Else   DESCRIPTION This is a fascinating and fun article that describes how we “remember” music as it relates to our nervous system, memory system, and personality. It is not particularly technical so it is easy and breezy to read. “People often wonder why we tend to… Read more »

Psychology Update — What It’s Like Living With Aphasia, Bruce Willis’s Condition

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TITLE What It’s Like Living With Aphasia, Bruce Willis’s Condition   DESCRIPTION As you may have already heard and/or read, Bruce Willis has been diagnosed with the condition known as aphasia.  What is aphasia? “Symptoms vary, but generally, aphasia affects people’s ability to speak or comprehend language. Speech, reading, writing, and the ability to listen… Read more »

Psychology Update — Ted Talk and Podcast Feeling good | David Burns | TEDxReno

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TITLE Ted Talk and Podcast Feeling good | David Burns | TEDxReno   DESCRIPTION David Burns, MD is the best selling author of perhaps the best and most effective self-help book “Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy.”  He has recently published “Feeling Great: The Revolutionary New Treatment for Depression and Anxiety”  He is a prolific… Read more »

Psychology Update — 3 ARTICLES ABOUT THE COMMUNICATION DISORDER APHASIA (including Bruce Willis)

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3 ARTICLES ABOUT THE COMMUNICATION DISORDER APHASIA (including Bruce Willis) ARTICLE #1 TITLE WHAT IS APHASIA?   DESCRIPTION In the passed few weeks, there has been news coverage about Bruce Willis retiring from his acting due to aphasia.  This week’s Psychology Update focuses on Aphasia through two important resources and a news story about Bruce… Read more »

Psychology Update — 3 ARTICLES ON THE LONG TERM PSYCHOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF COVID-19

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3 ARTICLES ON THE LONG TERM PSYCHOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF COVID-19 Though Covid-19 has been at one extreme life threatening and for some more fortunate, a mild infection, there are a number of reported post viral Psychological effects.  The three articles examine different aspects of the Psychological effects.   ARTICLE #1 TITLE COVID-19 May Be Linked… Read more »

Psychology Website of the Week — CDC: ADHD

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PSYCHOLOGY WEBSITE OF THE WEEK TITLE Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) URL       https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/adhd/ DESCRIPTION This is the “official” CDC website for ADHD.  It provides a wealth of resources for providing material for class lecture, discussion, and student papers.

Psychology Update — 3 ARTICLES ABOUT ADULT A.D.H.D.

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3 ARTICLES ABOUT ADULT A.D.H.D.   ARTICLE #1 TITLE Is ADHD a Real Disorder or One End of a Normal Continuum?   DESCRIPTION This is a wonderful article!  It begins with describing the problems of ADD and ADHD, and then provides a very detailed history of the issues.  The article discusses all aspects historically as… Read more »

Psychology Podcast of the Week — Concussion Talk Podcast

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PSYCHOLOGY PODCAST OF THE WEEK NAME Concussion Talk Podcast     SOURCE https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/concussion-talk-podcast/id1042686652?mt=2   DESCRIPTION From the iTunes Store “Concussion Talk Podcasts will feature interviews with; doctors, physiotherapists, who work in the field of concussion and brain injury, others in the medical field, athletes, trainers, coaches, others in sport, athletics and exercise (such as Pilates… Read more »

Psychology Update — That ‘tip-of-the-tongue’ feeling when a memory is elusive is more likely to happen in groups

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TITLE That ‘tip-of-the-tongue’ feeling when a memory is elusive is more likely to happen in groups   DESCRIPTION We have all experience the “tip of the tongue” phenomenon when asked a question:  we feel that we know the answer but it just ever so slightly eludes us.  “On the surface, a tip-of-the-tongue feeling reflects a memory… Read more »

Psychology Website of the Week — American Speech-Language-Hearing Association 

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PSYCHOLOGY WEBSITE OF THE WEEK TITLE American Speech-Language-Hearing Association  (Website for Stuttering)   URL https://www.asha.org/stuttering/ DESCRIPTION This is an excellent resource for students who wish to understand more about communication and behavior.  The entire website is devoted to issues of speech, language, and hearing.  The website can provide information to be used with the chapters… Read more »