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

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TITLE Ted Talk  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 researcher into… Read more »

Psychology Update — 3 articles related to the topic of Sensation and Perception

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This week’s Psychology Update presents 3 articles related to the topic of Sensation and Perception.  Though the articles focus on different sensory and perceptual systems, the studies are fascinating and demonstrate the importance of understanding Psychology and Behavior in the context of S&P.   ARTICLE #1 TITLE How Do You Smell? | Science   DESCRIPTION… Read more »

Psychology Website of the Week — Social Psychology Network

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PSYCHOLOGY WEBSITE OF THE WEEK TITLE Social Psychology Network   URL       https://www.socialpsychology.org/   DESCRIPTION Mission Statement “The mission of Social Psychology Network is to promote peace, social justice, and sustainable living through public education, research, and the advancement of psychology” This site is a great resource for teaching of Social Psychology, Topics… Read more »

Psychology Update — How Disgust Explains Everything

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TITLE How Disgust Explains Everything For psychologists who study it, disgust is one of the primal emotions that define — and explain — humanity.   DESCRIPTION This is one of the most fascinating articles that you will ever read:   THE TOPIC OF DISGUST!   The article primarily focuses on the work of Paul Rozin. … 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 »

Psychology Update — 3 SPECIAL ARTICLES ABOUT ANIMAL BEHAVIOR

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3 SPECIAL ARTICLES ABOUT ANIMAL BEHAVIOR ARTICLE #1 TITLE A Dog’s View of Optical Illusions Researchers are using visual tricks to try to better understand canine perception.   DESCRIPTION This is a fascinating article for many reasons.   Aside from the researchers curiosity, the idea of studying dogs and optical illusions give us more information… Read more »

Psychology Website of the Week — ANIMAL BEHAVIOR SOCIETY

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PSYCHOLOGY WEBSITE OF THE WEEK TITLE ANIMAL BEHAVIOR SOCIETY URL       http://www.animalbehaviorsociety.org/web/index.php   DESCRIPTION Some students really enjoy those aspects of Psychology that focus on topics related to Animal Behavior.  This is the official site of the Animal Behavior Society and Journal.  It is an excellent resource for both the Professor and student… Read more »

Psychology Audio Series of the Week — NPR:  STORIES ABOUT ANIMAL BEHAVIOR

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PSYCHOLOGY AUDIO STORIES OF THE WEEK   NPR:  STORIES ABOUT ANIMAL BEHAVIOR     URL:  https://www.npr.org/tags/377743871/animal-behavior   DESCRIPTION Some students really enjoy those aspects of Psychology that focus on topics related to Animal Behavior.  These NPR programs are a 2-3 minute series of audio programs on a wide range of topics in animal behavior.   … Read more »

Psychology Update — Vocal Cords: Why Do I Hate the Sound of My Own Voice?

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TITLE Vocal Cords: Why Do I Hate the Sound of My Own Voice?   DESCRIPTION When you speak, do you hear your voice as others hear it?  When a person’s voice is played from a recording, most likely not, and as it turns out many are either upset, disappointed, and may not even recognize that… Read more »