Psychology Update — More Teenage Girls With Eating Disorders Wound Up in the E.R. During the Pandemic

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TITLE More Teenage Girls With Eating Disorders Wound Up in the E.R. During the Pandemic A new C.D.C. study underscored the mental health issues facing teenagers in the past few years.   DESCRIPTION It is important to note that mental health centers have reported an increase in disorders in adolescents through the pandemic.  The types… Read more »

Psychology Update — How Your Brain Makes Its Own Electricity – YouTube

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TITLE How Your Brain Makes Its Own Electricity – YouTube   DESCRIPTION This is a fabulous YouTube video (approximately 20 minutes) that takes you into the inner workings of the brain and nervous system, and it’s a pure delight!.   The video describes and illustrates how the neurons operate with wonderful animations and actual views… Read more »

Psychology Update — I’m Often Wide Awake at 3 A.M. How Do I Get Back to Sleep?

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TITLE I’m Often Wide Awake at 3 A.M. How Do I Get Back to Sleep? Sleep experts offer advice on sleeping soundly through the night.   DESCRIPTION This is a terrific article that points to both the causes of insomnia as well as how to handle the issues and take control to have better sleep. … 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  https://www.allpsychologyschools.com   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 each career.  It is… Read more »

Psychology Update — Scent loss and distortion due to COVID-19 shines new light on the nose

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TITLE Scent loss and distortion due to COVID-19 shines new light on the nose   DESCRIPTION The field of Psychology has long studied the topics of Sensation&Perception.  We know that there are more than the five basic senses though most people can only name the five.  Perhaps the sense of smell (the olfactory sense) doesn’t… Read more »

Psychology Song List of The Week — OTRP Online Songs For Teaching

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PSYCHOLOGY SONG LIST OF THE WEEK https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1SBf7y_MN-u4t36QoGmpYy9utXyeatsl7AZsqkg6Z7Aw/edit#gid=0   Tiny URL:  https://tinyurl.com/2p86ab88   HOW TO USE THIS LIST ToPIX is a product of the Office of Teaching Resources in Psychology, part of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology. If you have to make a presentation have you ever wanted to pep it up and make it… Read more »

Psychology Podcast of the Week — Psychology in Every Day Life: The Psych Files


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PSYCHOLOGY PODCAST OF THE WEEK CLICK HERE:      Psychology in Every Day Life: The Psych Files
 (click on the title above to be directed to the iTunes preview for more information) DESCRIPTION From iTunes Store “The Psych Files is a podcast for anyone interested in the topic of psychology and how ideas in the… Read more »

Psychology Update — Reliving Trauma Through Virtual Reality is Helping Veterans With PTSD

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TITLE Reliving Trauma Through Virtual Reality is Helping Veterans With PTSD   DESCRIPTION This link is to a 2-minute video that discusses and briefly demonstrates the use of Virtual Reality therapy as a tool to help veterans with PTSD.  “Soldiers who experienced combat trauma have a new way of getting help — walking through a… 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 »