Psychology Update — How a Soap Opera Virus Felled Hundreds of Students in Portugal

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TITLE How a Soap Opera Virus Felled Hundreds of Students in Portugal DESCRIPTION Psychology Update, in the past few weeks, has posted a few articles regarding “TikTok Tics”.  That is, due to social media, many adolescent girls have been showing Tourette-like symptoms after watching videos of others displaying tics on the social media platform.  This… Read more »

Psychology Update — Secrets of Psychotherapy: What is Happiness?

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TITLE Secrets of Psychotherapy: What is Happiness?  DESCRIPTION The article “What is Happiness” takes us on an excursion through both Philosophy and the historical roots of Psychotherapy.  The articles starts with  the common traditional perspective on happiness and includes a bit about Freud’s view:  “Traditionally, happiness is defined as a prolonged and pervasive state of satisfaction,… Read more »

Psychology Podcast of the Week — CHILD IN MIND

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PSYCHOLOGY PODCAST OF THE WEEK NAME CHILD IN MIND by The Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families   (Click on the icon or the  iOS link below)     iOS:  (free) https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/child-in-mind/id1122056877?mt=2   DESCRIPTION (from iTunes)   This is an older podcast that was developed in 2016 and 2017.  There are 7 episodes. … Read more »