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 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 »

Psychology Update — Spinal Stimulation Device Helps Paralyzed Patients Walk, Cycle and Swim

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TITLE Spinal Stimulation Device Helps Paralyzed Patients Walk, Cycle and Swim   DESCRIPTION This is an important article that will provide a great deal of hope for those people who have experienced a spinal cord injury.  “To perform an action like walking, the brain sends a message to our muscles in the form of electricity that tells… Read more »

PSYCHOLOGY WEBSITE OF THE WEEK — Dr. Kit Nast:  Psychology — Educational/Career Website

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PSYCHOLOGY WEBSITE OF THE WEEK TITLE Dr. Kit Nast:  Psychology — Educational/Career Website URL        http://www.drkit.org/psychology DESCRIPTION This is a fabulous website that will help your students with career questions and will be a great resource for teaching. from Dr Kit Nast: “I’m pleased to announce that I have recently relaunched my educational/career… Read more »

Psychology Website of the Week — APS:  Association for Psychological Science

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PSYCHOLOGY WEBSITE OF THE WEEK   APS:  Association for Psychological Science     URL       https://www.psychologicalscience.org/news   DESCRIPTION “APS is the premiere international organization solely dedicated to the advancement of psychological science. APS works diligently to increase support for psychological research and to promote the use of science-based psychology in the development of… Read more »

Psychology Update — Treating Bipolar 1 and Bipolar 2 Disorders

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TITLE Treating Bipolar 1 and Bipolar 2 Disorders   DESCRIPTION This is an extremely important and comprehensive article regarding Bipolar 1 and Bipolar 2 disorders.  “In both conditions, a patient may experience episodes of major depression,” but they also “have mood states on the other end of the pole. If depression is considered ‘down,’ they… Read more »

Psychology Update — Working with adults with developmental disabilities

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TITLE Working with adults with developmental disabilities   DESCRIPTION This is a very important article from the American Psychological Association regarding the need for psychologists to be trained to work with individuals with developmental disabilities.  “There is a yawning gap between the need for and the availability of mental health services for adults with intellectual… Read more »

Psychology Update — Got Psychology? Then you have human skills for the future

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TITLE Got Psychology? Then you have human skills for the future Cultivating your human skills can give you an edge on the job market.   DESCRIPTION This American Psychological Association article focuses on important “human skills” as  related to jobs and careers.   Specifically the article looks at three important skills: communications, leadership, and collaboration. … Read more »