Psychology in Criminal JusticeOctober 14, 2015 – 04:38 pm

Psychology in Criminal Justice

MOOCs stand for Massive Open Online Courses. These are free online courses from universities around the world (eg. Stanford Harvard MIT) offered to anyone with an internet connection. How do I register? To register for a course, click on Go to Class button on the course page. This will take you to the providers website where you can register for the course. How do these MOOCs or free online courses work? MOOCs are designed for an online audience…

Best Schools for Criminal PsychologyOctober 11, 2015 – 03:19 pm

Best Schools for Criminal Psychology

Online bachelor degrees in psychology attract many students for three important reasons: availability, versatility, and transferability. Availability is a great benefit in pursuing an online bachelor’s in psychology. Unlike some majors like nursing or art, psychology can be easily studied via distance education. While there is much to be said for in-class discussions, many colleges are utilizing internet technology for personal interaction that rivals…

Criminal Psychiatrist SalaryOctober 8, 2015 – 11:49 am

Criminal Psychiatrist Salary

Psychiatrist’s salary in the United States is about $193, 310 per year and the salary mainly depends on one’s work experience and advanced qualifications. Although, the psychiatrists with more medical experience reportedly earn more annual salary however other factors such as geographic location, type of sub-specialty, advanced training also determine a psychiatrist’s salary. Self-employed psychiatrists usually earn a higher annual income compared…

Colleges for Criminal PsychologyJuly 5, 2014 – 12:37 pm

Colleges for Criminal Psychology

The forensic psychology major is designed for students who are interested in the relationship between psychology and the criminal justice system. The program offers training in psychological theory, research methods, and the application of psychological principles tospecific areas in the legal system. The major provides an interdisciplinary background appropriate for students who intend to pursue careers in psychology, social work, law enforcement…

Athlete Mental toughnessSeptember 7, 2011 – 02:04 pm

Athlete Mental toughness

Mental toughness has been described as one of the most important characteristics of success in athletic endeavors. However, defining mental toughness is a bit more difficult. One of the first definitions came from James Loehr in his classic book on mental toughness. He described it as a psychological edge that has the following seven dimensions: self-confidence, attention control, minimizing negative energy, increasing positive energy, maintaining…

Criminal Psychologist PayAugust 7, 2014 – 02:38 pm

Criminal Psychologist Pay

Criminal psychologists can earn more than clinical psychologists. Stockbyte/Stockbyte/Getty Images A criminal psychologist is responsible for determining the reasoning behind a defendant s or a criminal’s activities and behaviors. Sometimes referred to as a forensic psychologist, these professionals work with law enforcement and sometimes testify in court cases — either on the side of the defense or the prosecution — to explain their interpretation…

Psychology Peer reviewed JournalsFebruary 23, 2014 – 02:23 pm

Psychology Peer reviewed Journals

In the peer review process, a paper is submitted to a journal and evaluated by several reviewers. (Reviewers are often individuals with an impressive history of work in the area of interest, that is, the specific area that the article addresses). After critiquing the paper the reviewers submit their thoughts to the editor. Then, based on the commentaries from the reviewers, the editor decides whether to publish the paper, make suggestions for additional…