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A Simple Exercise to Increase Well-Being and Lower Depression from Martin Seligman, Founding Father of Positive Psychology

<i>“When [a man] has fair health, a fair fortune, a tidy conscience and a complete exemption from embarrassing relatives,”</i> Henry James wrote in his diary, <i>“I suppose he is bound, in delicacy, to write himself happy.”</i> More than a mere philosophical contemplation, however, James’s observation presages …

4 Reasons Video Games Are Good For Your Health (According To American Psychological Association)

A new paper in <i>American Psychologist</i>, the flagship journal of the American Psychological Association, looks at the positive effects of video game play.<p>I’ve already written about the 5 reasons I’m buying my kids a Wii U this holiday season. In a way, this post offers 4 more reasons, emphasizing some …

Engineering Psychology Job Overview

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

MIT study says robot overlords could make for happier human workers

New research from MIT reckons that robots controlling human tasks in manufacturing is not only more efficient than flesh-and-blood middle-management, but <i>preferred</i> by people that do the work too. Automation in the manufacturing process has been around for decades, but the new study aimed to seek out …

The Basics of Industrial-Organizational Psychology

Industrial-organizational psychology is the branch of psychology that applies psychological theories and principles to organizations. Often referred …

Psychology

Educational

Educational psychology is concerned with children and young people in educational and early years settings.<p>Educational psychologists tackle …

Clinical Psychology Careers: Training, Salary, Outlook

Clinical psychology is concerned with the assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders. While professionals in this field …

The inheritance of the impact of traumatic stress across generations: A novel biological mechanism in sperm • SJS

By: Isabelle Mansuy, Ph.D.<p>Exposure to traumatic events in childhood or early adolescence can change a person and perturb her life for many years. It …

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Overview of Personal Construct Theory

Personal construct theory suggests that people develop personal constructs about how the world works. People then use these constructs to make sense …

Consciousness

Redirect: A New Way to Think About Psychological Change

In our ceaseless quest for self-improvement and our relentless pursuit of happiness, most of us have had some brush with the world that lives on the spectrum between self-help books and legitimate clinical psychotherapy. But a compelling new (non-self-help) book suggests many of these methods might …

Child Psychology, Explained: What Makes Kids Tick?

Child psychology is one of the many branches of psychology and one of the most frequently studied specialty areas. This particular branch focuses on …

Psychology

The Psychology of Writing and the Cognitive Science of the Perfect Daily Routine

Reflecting on the ritualization of creativity, Bukowski famously scoffed that “air and light and time and space have nothing to do with.” Samuel Johnson similarly contended that “a man may write at any time, if he will set himself doggedly to it.” And yet some of history’s most successful and …