Psychology Update — All Children 8 and Older Should Be Screened for Anxiety, U.S. Task Force Says

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TITLE All Children 8 and Older Should Be Screened for Anxiety, U.S. Task Force Says   DESCRIPTION This is an extremely important article for all levels of students in Psychology as well as the Professor.  The article delineates the going crisis of mental health in children that is more evident now than ever as we… Read more »

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 Websites of the Week — Psi Chi & Psi Beta Honor Societies

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  PSYCHOLOGY WEBSITE OF THE WEEK  PSYCHOLOGY HONOR SOCIETIES Psi Chi https://www.psichi.org/default.aspx   International Honor Society in Psychology Psi Beta https://www.psibeta.org Community College National Honor Society in Psychology Description These are the APA affiliated Honor Societies for Psychology majors.  These sites offer a wealth of resources for students interested in continuing their education in the… 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 — 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 »

WEBSITE OF THE WEEK — Penn Medicine — Penn Program for Mindfulness

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PSYCHOLOGY WEBSITE OF THE WEEK TITLE Penn Medicine — Penn Program for Mindfulness URL  http://www.pennmedicine.org/mindfulness/   DESCRIPTION Michael Baime has conducted major research on the benefits of Mindfulness Mediation.  His work group at the University of Pennsylvania has thoroughly investigated the benefits of of this process and developed empirically based intervention programs.   The website provides… 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 — INFLUENCE OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON ADOLESCENT PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS:  TikTok & Tics

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3 RELATED ARTICLES ON THE INFLUENCE OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON ADOLESCENT PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS:  TikTok & Tics =================================== ARTICLE #1 TITLE Tics and TikTok: Can social media trigger illness?    DESCRIPTION Throughout history and especially during the pandemic, groups have been shown to experience a kind of mass hysteria for lack of a better expression up… Read more »

Psychology Update — The Link Between Type 2 Diabetes and Psychiatric Disorders

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TITLE The Link Between Type 2 Diabetes and Psychiatric Disorders   DESCRIPTION Clearly this article provides expansive details regarding the links between physical health and mental health issues.  The article details the relationship between psychological and psychiatric disorders and Type 2 Diabetes as stated in the title.  “Living with mental-health disorders is challenging enough without… Read more »

Psychology Website of the Week — All Psychology Schools

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PSYCHOLOGY WEBSITE OF THE WEEK TITLE All Psychology Schools URL   http://www.allpsychologyschools.com/clinical-psychology/how-to-become-a-psychologist/   Tiny URL:   https://tinyurl.com/2p942m6e DESCRIPTION Though this is a commercial site, it should be considered as a helpful resource for students considering a career in Psychology.  There are lots of links to different types of careers in the field along with discussions of… Read more »