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Your Skin May Reflect Your Psychological Health

<i>By Melissa Dahl Follow @melissadahl</i><p>Stress, as you may be well aware, can cause your skin to do weird things like break out in acne or hives — which, cruelly, can cause you even more stress. It’s a vicious cycle, and a (slowly) growing field known as psychodermatology is aiming to address this …

Scientists grow miniature human brain in a lab

'Cerebral organoids' model development of the mind in human embryo<p>Scientists have long been taunted by the human brain. After all, the very organ that gives us knowledge remains largely unmastered — something President Obama has set to rectify, in part, with an ambitious effort to map the brain. An …

Bullying Can Lead to PTSD Symptoms

A new study has found a high incidence of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms among teenagers who have been bullied.<p>The study of 963 teens …

Engineering Psychology Job Overview

Engineering psychology is an applied subfield that focuses on improving and adapting technology, equipment, and work environments to enhance human …

What's So Positive About Positive Psychology?

Chances are, if you are reading this then you are at least passingly familiar with the emerging field of positive psychology. Although every …

Don't worry, be happy: overcoming worry may be key to mental health

Are you weary of "new year, new you" positive thinking exercises? Tired of trying to feel Tiggerish in the cold, dark, midwinter mornings? Why not try this quick experiment to redress the balance. All you have to do is imagine that something great has happened in your life: maybe you've run into an …

What Is Evolutionary Psychology?

Evolutionary psychology is a powerful approach to understanding human behavior and mental processes – leading to advancements in such important …

Forensic Psychologist: A Career Profile

Forensic psychology has become one of the most popular subfields of psychology in recent years. Increasing numbers of students express interest in …

List of Psychology Careers: More Than 80 to Consider

So you've decided to major in psychology, but what exactly do you plan to do after you graduate? Competition for many jobs has increased dramatically …

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The 20 Best Lessons from Social Psychology

e.g. why are there 20 lessons and not 19?<p>Last spring, I took a class on social psychology. It was one of the most useful classes I’ve ever taken, so …

How the Brain Makes Memories: Scientists Tap Memory’s Neural Code

Some of our most treasured memories begin with a simple association: the smiling face of that special someone, tied forever to the place where you …