Recent Psychology ArticlesSeptember 12, 2016 – 07:54 pm

Recent Psychology Articles

© 2014 Elsevier Ltd. Within the past decade, empirical evidence has emerged supporting the use of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) targeting shame and self-stigma. Little is known about the role of self-compassion in ACT, but evidence from other approaches indicates that self-compassion is a promising means of reducing shame and self-criticism. The ACT processes of defusion, acceptance, present moment, values, committed action, and self-as-context… nectar ai review

Developmental Psychology ArticlesAugust 18, 2016 – 12:47 pm

Developmental Psychology Articles

While it was already known that babies were born with the ability to learn and were able to discriminate between language sounds within their first few months of life, the researchers claim that this study provides crucial evidence that recognition of speech sounds had occurred in the womb. Personality traits observed in childhood are a strong predictor of adult behavior. What was striking was that these family relationship patterns were not only…

Occupational Health PsychologyAugust 6, 2016 – 11:44 am

Occupational Health Psychology

Home > Research > Areas of Specialization > Counseling Psychology : Occupational Health Psychology The Department of Psychology offers a Supporting Program in Occupational Health Psychology (OHP) for Ph.D. students in psychology. The OHP Supporting Program is relevant both for students interested in academic/ research positions and careers as applied practitioners. The curriculum is designed to provide students with: A core background…

UCLA School PsychologyAugust 4, 2016 – 11:30 am

UCLA School Psychology

BE SURE TO READ The Ph.D. Program: An Overview and Preparing for Admission PRIOR TO READING THIS SECTION! In addition, be sure to visit the link to the specific program to which you plan to apply for additional information. We only accept applications once a year for Fall Quarter. ALL APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT THE ONLINE GRADUATE DIVISION APPLICATION AND HAVE THEIR APPLICATION MATERIALS AND THEIR OFFICIAL TEST SCORES RECEIVED by Applications received…

Psychology ArticlesJuly 31, 2016 – 11:09 am

Psychology Articles

In the United States, at least 9 percent of school-aged children have been diagnosed with ADHD, and are taking pharmaceutical medications. In France, the percentage of kids diagnosed and medicated for ADHD is less than .5 percent. How has the epidemic of ADHD—firmly established in the U.S.—almost completely passed over children in France? Is ADHD a biological-neurological disorder? Surprisingly, the answer to this question depends on whether you live…

Psychological CounsellingJuly 29, 2016 – 11:01 am

Psychological Counselling

When deciding on an appropriate counsellor or psychotherapist, it can be useful to understand the different therapies they may use. Although all can be effective, you may find one approach more appealing than another, or find that some approaches are better for a certain area of counselling or psychotherapy than others. Psychological therapies generally fall into the following categories: behavioural therapies, which focus on cognitions and behaviours…

Journals published by the APAJuly 26, 2016 – 10:25 am

Journals published by the APA

Publishing in an APA journal might seem like an unattainable goal for someone who is still an undergraduate or master student. However, if you have good research, and supervisors who support you, there is a great chance you will achieve your goal. I was lucky enough to perform my final year dissertation with two fantastic supervisors, and it was this research that later went on to become the journal article being published in the Journal of Experimental…