Psychology Update – Website of the Week — MAGINATION PRESS FAMILY

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PSYCHOLOGY WEBSITE OF THE WEEK TITLE Magination Press Family URL       https://www.maginationpressfamily.org DESCRIPTION From the website: “Magination Press Family combines the expertise and resources of the American Psychological Association and its children’s book imprint, Magination Press. We’ve created these dedicated sites to provide accessible information for parents, educators, and other caregivers about managing… 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 Website of the Week — Catherine Sanderson Blog: Why Norms Matter

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PSYCHOLOGY WEBSITE OF THE WEEK Why Norms Matter | Psychology Today DESCRIPTION Why Norms Matter Both historical and present-day examples show us the power of social influence. From the website, written by Dr. Sanderson: “I’m delighted to be writing a blog about the power of social influence. As a professor, I teach and conduct research… 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 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 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 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 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 »