New WorkoutJune 29, 2014 – 11:23 am

New Workout

1 of 12 Build a better body by Su Reid-St. John From Health magazine Your body is a marvel of efficiency: Do something over and over and, before long, you get so good at it you do it on autopilot. That’s a wonderful thing when it comes to learning a new language, it’s not so great when it comes to your workout. There’s a simple way to get your body back in fat-blasting mode: Temporarily ditch your go-to moves. When you change up your workout, your…

What it Takes to be a Psychologist?September 20, 2013 – 10:45 am

What it Takes to be a Psychologist?

This is a brief guide to help you understand what it takes and what you’re getting into if you’d like to become a psychologist. Educational Requirements Go to college and get a bachelor’s degree in psychology, with a minor in some other interest. Get as much experience as you can working with graduate students and your professors on research studies and explore your own interests and likes in psychology. Education can be as fun as you make it. Psychology…

Mentally ToughDecember 2, 2014 – 08:42 am

Mentally Tough

Have you ever wondered what makes someone a good athlete? Or a good leader? Or a good parent? Why do some people accomplish their goals while others fail? What makes the difference? Usually we answer these questions by talking about the talent of top performers. He must be the smartest scientist in the lab. She’s faster than everyone else on the team. He is a brilliant business strategist. But I think we all know there is more to the story than that…

Theoretical OrientationMarch 11, 2015 – 03:58 pm

Theoretical Orientation

Theoretical Orientation Scale (TOS) The author has devised the Theoretical Orientation Scale (©Smith, 2010) to help you determine your theoretical orientation in counseling theories. This scale is not scientific, and the author is not claiming any psychometric properties attached to this survey. The primary purpose of this scale is designed for your own self-discovery. DIRECTIONS: TOS is an educational tool designed to give immediate feedback on your…

History of Industrial Organizational PsychologyMay 30, 2014 – 10:19 am

History of Industrial Organizational Psychology

Industrial Psychology is almost as old as Psychology itself. Psychology came about in 1879 in the laboratory of Wilhelm Wundt in and William James at Harvard. Both of them were philosophers and physicians fascinated with the mind-body debate. The older discipline of philosophy could not alone deal with this debate, more room and new tools were needed, giving way to Psychology. Texts applying psychology to business first appeared in 1903; the first…

Free article DatabaseJune 23, 2014 – 11:35 am

Free article Database

Subscription Databases Free on National Archives Computers Use these links on a National Archives facility computer to access these subscription-only websites for free. (Free access can also often be found from local public and university libraries.) If you use the same link from outside the National Archives facility, there will be a fee. Details about Subscription Databases These websites are free only when accessed from a link on Archives.gov while…