Association DictionaryMarch 11, 2016 – 06:33 pm

Association Dictionary

(SNDA) was founded in 1929 to foster and encourage the Scots language, in particular by producing a standard dictionary of modern Scots. This primary aim was fulfilled in 1976 with the completion of the 10-volume Scottish National Dictionary (SND), covering the language from 1700 to 1976. Material for SND is drawn from a wide variety of written and oral sources of Lowland Scots from Shetland to Ulster. SND was produced under the editorial direction…

Biological Psychology TheoryMarch 5, 2016 – 05:14 pm

Biological Psychology Theory

Psychology — the scientific study of human behavior and mental processes — attempts to uncover why and how we do what we do. Different theories of psychology govern how different psychologists approach research into human behavior. Each of the following grand theories provides an overarching framework within which most psychological research is conducted. Each of these theories has a different point of emphasis when approaching the core psychological…

Psychology Job MarketFebruary 13, 2016 – 02:14 pm

Psychology Job Market

I am a reformed and rehabilitated ex-academic. In my previous life, I aspired to be a professor of Cognitive Psychology and Cognitive Science. I described my experiences in the academic stream in a series entitled The Grad School Gospels. In The Grad School Gospels I have been pessimistic about the value of most Psychology graduate degrees. I argued that the tenure-track job market for Psychology PhDs is devastatingly competitive and that for most…

What is needed to be a Psychologist?February 12, 2016 – 01:39 pm

What is needed to be a Psychologist?

You’ve thought about it a lot, you’ve mulled over the pros and cons, and you’ve finally come to a decision — you want to become a psychologist. But before you can build a career in this fascinating field, you still need to answer one question: how do you get started? This article outlines the basic steps you’ll need to follow to begin pursuing your dream career in psychology. Decide what sort of psychologist you want to be There are many positions…

Mental toughness for AthletesFebruary 3, 2016 – 12:12 pm

Mental toughness for Athletes

There have been many attempts to define and measure mental toughness in coaching textbooks, and even in the. Words like “persistence”, “perseverance”, “determination”, “commitment”, “resilience” and “uncompromising” seem to be used to describe mental toughness: something which clearly means different things to different people. For some people, mental toughness is about being able to maintain composure, calm and control in difficult situations. For…

What is Required to become a Psychologist?January 27, 2016 – 11:24 am

What is Required to become a Psychologist?

Psychologists study the mental processes of humans (and sometimes animals) and offer assessments for treatment, counseling and medication. Becoming a psychologist requires significant education, especially at the graduate-level. In addition to theoretical and applied coursework, psychology students must accrue significant work experience. Depending on the program, students may be able to choose a concentration, such as clinical psychology. Required…

Live MeansJanuary 4, 2016 – 07:33 am

Live Means

There will be six fights on the UFC 189 undercard. Matt Brown vs. Tim Means, Mike Swick vs. Alex Garcia, Cathal Pendred vs. John Howard, Cody Garbrandt vs. Henry Briones, Neil Seery vs. Louis Smolka, and Yosdenis Cedeno vs. Cody Pfister will be featured. Check out the UFC 189 undercard live blog below. More Coverage: UFC 189 Results | UFC news Yosdenis Cedeno vs. Cody Pfister Round 1: Here we go, y all. UFC 189 is finally upon us. The atmosphere around…