Psychology Update App Of The Week — PAR TOOLKIT

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APP OF THE WEEK PAR  TOOLKIT   (Click on your platform):  (free)       iOS    &    Android   DESCRIPTION From Google Play Store and iTunes Store “The PAR Assessment Toolkit provides quick access to the tools you use on a daily basis! Features include a normal curve, a conversion chart, a compliancy calculator, an… Read more »

Psychology Update — The Psychological Effects of Being Displaced By a Hurricane

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TITLE The Psychological Effects of Being Displaced By a Hurricane   DESCRIPTION This is a very timely article about the impact of a naturally occurring event such as a hurricane.  It is a very up to date article that focuses on the recent impact of the hurricanes that hit the south east coast in September… Read more »

Psychology Website of the Week — About Tourette Syndrome

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PSYCHOLOGY WEBSITES OF THE WEEK TITLE About Tourette Syndrome   SOURCE #1:  CDC:  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention URL:      https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/tourette/facts.html   SOURCE #2:   Tourette Association of America URL: https://tourette.org/about-tourette/overview/what-is-tourette/   DESCRIPTION These are excellent resources for understanding Tourette Syndrome and Tics.  The sites provide definitions, research, and explains the different types… 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 APP OF THE WEEK — PSYCH DRUGS & MEDICATIONS

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APP OF THE WEEK PSYCH DRUGS & MEDICATIONS   iOS (click on the platform)       Android     DESCRIPTION From  iTunes Store “Want to learn about psychotropic medications quickly and easily? Then check out this free app! With Psych Drugs, you can learn important and useful information about various psychotropic medications such as… Read more »

Psychology Update — How Therapy Dogs Can Help Kids With Stress Relief

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TITLE How Therapy Dogs Can Help Kids With Stress Relief A new study suggests that spending time with therapy dogs may help lower children’s stress levels even more than relaxation exercises.   DESCRIPTION This is a very personal (to the children)  and helpful study that examines whether an animal companion can be helpful to children… Read more »

Psychology Update — What neuroscience tells us about the teenage brain

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TITLE What neuroscience tells us about the teenage brain   DESCRIPTION This is a fascinating article that focuses on a newer field of developmental neuroscience.  New research on  the developing adolescent brain provides a vastly innovative perspective on what is a fresh understanding of teen behavior.  “For years, the teenage brain was seen by researchers,… Read more »

Psychology Update — THE PAIN BRAIN

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This week’s Psychology Update along with the Psychology Website of the Week and Psychology Resource Ted Talk of the Week focuses on the mysterious distressing problem of pain and pain management.   These articles can be used in conjunction with the chapters on nervous system, Positive and Health Psychology, and psychotherapy.   TITLE THE PAIN… Read more »

Psychology Website of the Week — American Academy Of Pain Medicine

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PSYCHOLOGY WEBSITE OF THE WEEK TITLE American Academy Of Pain Medicine URL       https://painmed.org/about-the-american-academy-of-pain-medicine DESCRIPTION This is the site of the American Academy Of Pain Medicine.  It is a very useful resource for both the professor and student interested in the topic.  The site offers resources for research, education, treatment, and advocacy.  There… Read more »

Psychology Update — How to Help a Child With Math Anxiety

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TITLE How to Help a Child With Math Anxiety   DESCRIPTION Do you experience math anxiety?  A number of studies have begun to exam young children in school settings and their reactions to dealing with mathematics.  “Math anxiety is a common psychophysiological reaction characterized by feelings of dread and apprehension, increased heart rate and sweating…. Read more »