Source: U.S. News and World ReportExperts say a graduate degree in psychology can prepare you for a clinical or nonclinical career.
Source: U.S. News and World ReportGermany's Cabinet has approved a third gender option for official records that will allow people to be registered as "diverse," complying with a Supreme Court ruling.
Source: Psych CentralOur digital lives make us more distracted, distant, and drained, according to several new studies presented at the 2018 convention of the American Psychological Association in San Francisco.
Source: CNN - HealthOn excessively hot days, there are more likely to be fatal car accidents and food safety problems, and police officers and government food inspectors tend to do less of their duties, according to a study published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Source: U.S. News and World ReportVermont's Republican Gov. Phil Scott has won his party's nomination to run for a second term as the state's top executive and will face the first transgender candidate to win a major-party nomination for governor.
Source: BBC News - Top HeadlinesCosta Rica's Supreme Court has ruled that the country's same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional and discriminatory.
Source: U.S. News and World ReportBy Collin EatonNEW ORLEANS - Pumping carbon dioxide into the air makes the planet greener; the United Nations puts out fake science about...
Source: Reuters - HealthA study in the United States has found that people who exercise several times a week report having better mental health than those who take no exercise, with team sports and those involving social groups having the most positive effect.
Source: U.S. News and World ReportTransgender actors and advocates in Hollywood are seeking recognition, and not just in casting of transgender roles.
Source: Psych CentralA new study identifies the cognitive and neurobiological processes that influence whether someone is more likely to take on a leadership role or delegate decision-making.
Source: Reuters - US NewsA U.S. court on Monday ruled the Trump administration could not enforce an updated policy barring certain transgender people from serving in the U.S. military, becoming the second court in the country to rule against the government since it unveiled the policy in March.
Source: U.S. News and World ReportAt Stratford Hall in Virginia, birthplace of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, a group of K-12 teachers gathered recently to talk about slavery and how to teach it.
Source: Social Psychology Network NewsIn an effort to promote open, critical, civil, and inclusive scientific discourse in psychology, a group of prominent social psychologists and others have launched a petition inviting colleagues to sign in support. Social Psychology Network applauds this initiative and encourages SPN members to read the petition and consider signing.
Source: Time MagazineIn a properly functioning body, sleep helps the brain process your emotions and memories from the day. You wake up well-rested with enough mental space to both create and log new memories and work through the experiences of your day. Sleep deprivation, on the other hand, is like falling into an icy river: “The body….
Source: BBC News - TechnologyUsers will be able to restrict time spent on the apps following concerns that prolonged use negatively affects mental health.
Source: Psych CentralAlthough stimulants have been used for years to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in school-aged children, just how they reduce symptoms and improve behavior hasn’t been clear. A new study from researchers at the University of Buffalo now fills critical gaps about the way in which stimulants enhance cognitive functions.
Source: Reuters - HealthParents with depression may be more likely to take their children to the doctor than those without mental health problems, a UK study suggests.