Schools for Criminal PsychologyJune 15, 2017 – 06:48 pm

Schools for Criminal Psychology

Forensic psychology is a field in applied psychology that uses the principles of psychology to assist with criminal proceedings. A degree in forensic psychology is an advanced degree (either a masters or doctorate) that can have specialties in sub-disciplines including: Sex offenses, crime prevention, victim support, correctional psychology, and children’s psychology. Scientific advances in understanding the human mind have made psychologists an integral… ACN

Criminal Psychology MajorsJune 12, 2017 – 06:48 pm

Criminal Psychology Majors

The Department of Psychology offers a number of combined majors. Combined Major: Psychology and American Sign Language/Deaf Studies This combined major educates students in cognitive psychology and various linguistic and cultural aspects of the American Deaf community. Through the study of American Sign Language, students gain access to the culture of Deaf Americans, insights into various features of spoken language and firsthand experience of the…

Criminal Psychology Graduate ProgramsMay 28, 2017 – 06:41 pm

Criminal Psychology Graduate Programs

A criminal psychology degree is the first step toward a rewarding career in the criminal justice field, and is more sought after than ever due to the advanced needs of police departments and other law enforcement agencies. Criminal psychology programs prepare individuals for advanced training in the areas of psychology, criminology, sociology, biology and behavioral study. All of these tools are put to use to help an individual understand the criminal…

Define Criminal PsychologyMay 13, 2017 – 06:16 pm

Define Criminal Psychology

DARK PSYCHOLOGY Dark Psychology is the study of the human condition as it relates to the psychodynamics of those who prey upon others motivated by criminal or deviant drives that lack purpose and general assumptions of instinctual drives and social sciences theory. All humanity has the potentiality to victimize humans and other living creatures. While many restrain or sublimate this tendency, some act upon these impulses. Dark Psychology seeks to…

Psychological ReviewFebruary 15, 2017 – 04:45 pm

Psychological Review

Source: Inside Out trailer, original screen capture. Dr. Janina Scarlet reviewed the film Inside Out and wanted to share her thoughts with Psychology Today readers. Psychology of Inside Out by Janina Scarlet ‘Inside Out’ is a movie I’d been waiting for a year to see and, once again, Pixar did not disappoint. This is a movie I’m going to be assigning to many of my patients and doctoral students as a way to demonstrate important psychological principles…

Jobs with a Bachelor in PsychologyFebruary 9, 2017 – 04:36 pm

Jobs with a Bachelor in Psychology

The study of psychology entails an examination of the human condition that is relevant to many occupations. UMKC psychology undergraduates receive a broad-based training that exposes them to a wide variety of areas. This training provides adequate preparation for entry-level positions in diverse fields. The following table shows a sampling of 20 diverse employment opportunities available for graduates with bachelor s degrees in psychology. Click each…

Motivation to ExerciseJanuary 25, 2017 – 04:09 pm

Motivation to Exercise

“80 percent of success is showing up.” – Woody Allen How do you find motivation to exercise when you just don’t feel like getting off your butt? I ask myself this question every now and then, and I have the feeling I’m not the only one. There are a million ways to motivate yourself to exercise, actually, but these are a few that have worked for me. And trust me, I’ve had days when I’ve struggled with exercise. Most recently, the things that have helped…