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…

Jobs that require a Criminal Justice DegreeApril 15, 2014 – 07:09 am

Jobs that require a Criminal Justice Degree

Criminal justice is a broad job market involved in upholding law, deterring and preventing crime, and doling out penalties and rehabilitation for offenders. Such job opportunities would include Probation Officers, Private Investigators, Security Guards or Criminal Justice Professors. While many are hands-on, face-to-face opportunities, others involve working behind the scenes to maintain order in a public or private setting. Many people who excel…

Criminal Psychologist DegreeOctober 23, 2013 – 09:52 am

Criminal Psychologist Degree

A criminal psychologist works with lawyers and law enforcement officials to catch criminals or assist in crisis situations. They also work with victims to resolve conflict or perpetrators to determine their ability to stand trial. You ll need a Ph.D. and a license in order to become a criminal psychologist - read on to learn more about the job and its requirements. Schools offering . Education Requirements To work as a criminal psychologist, you need…

Range Definition PsychologyMay 16, 2015 – 09:28 am

Range Definition Psychology

An interquartile range is a statistical measurement that defines the middle range of numbers in a distribution and can be used to approximate the most common scores. In statistics quartiles are numbers that divide a distribution (a range of numbers) into quarters. It is a way to show how common particular numbers are in regards to where they fall in the distribution. Quartile 1 is the lower 25% of scores, Quartile 2 is 50% of the scores, and quartile…

Degrees in Criminal PsychologyMarch 28, 2014 – 02:46 pm

Degrees in Criminal Psychology

Find out about the types of jobs you could pursue in criminal psychology and related programs in criminal justice and forensic psychology. Read on to learn more about career options along with certification and salary information. Criminal psychology is a rare major, and very few colleges currently offer a criminal psychology degree. However, those who want to major in something similar have the option of majoring in psychology and minoring in criminal…

Psychology in the MediaOctober 3, 2014 – 11:54 am

Psychology in the Media

Mark Zuckerberg is talking about the introduction of a dislike button on Facebook (see coverage in NBCNews.com or BBC News). Reaction has been mixed. From my vantage, people may Like the idea, even if they don’t get how it’s supposed to be used. Marketers, however, will face muddier waters such as figuring out how to measure user behavior as users try to decide if they Like or Dislike (in a supportive way) something, if the Likers are now Dislikers…

Psy D Program RankingsOctober 20, 2013 – 07:54 am

Psy D Program Rankings

Top schools for earning a Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) or a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Psychology include Rutgers University and Baylor University. Both schools have graduate psychology programs that have ranked among the top 50 in the nation. Psy.D. programs take about 5-6 years of study and focus on practicing psychology rather than research, which is the focus of Ph.D programs. Many doctoral programs require 1-year internships during the…