Jennifer Pham

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Five ways children's social workers can change lives

A young adult helping Frontline recruit more talented people into social work explains how her best social workers stood out<p>Over the past six months I've been helping Frontline to select 100 talented people to train as children's social workers. I've had many different social workers throughout my …

Scientists Find New Genetic Link For Autism And Schizophrenia

Despite all the years of research that have gone into them, cognitive conditions like autism and schizophrenia are still largely a mystery. Here's …

New study finds gaming helps children learn 'ethical decision making'

A new study out of the University of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada, suggests that those who spend time playing video games lay some of the ground work for socially responsible, good citizens in later life. Conducted by Dr. Kathy Sanford, the study examined children between the ages of 13 and …

The genetic epidemiology of personality disorders

1. American Psychiatric Association. . <i>Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.</i> 3rd ed. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric …

A former FBI profiler reveals the 2 personality traits that helped turn Dylann Roof into a murderer

Joe Navarro, a former FBI criminal profiler and veteran counterterrorist agent, recently penned an article for Psychology Today in which he reverse engineered the psyches of past killers.<p>He argues that Roof's overtly racist motives and heroic visions of grandeur put him squarely in two familiar …

More education can add longevity to the lives of children – and their parents, say researchers

A recent study says higher education levels usually lead to higher income and social status, healthier behaviors, and improved social and …

Higher Education

How Hardwired Is Human Behavior?

New fields of science don’t emerge in a flash, and evolutionary psychology—sometimes called <i>modern Darwinism</i>—is no exception. But over the past several years, evolutionary psychology as a discipline has gathered both momentum and respect. A convergence of research and discoveries in genetics, …

Is It Withdrawal or a Depression Relapse?

Four years ago, a good friend of mine put her 10-year-old son on Prozac (fluoxetine). He had always suffered from anxiety and anger outbursts, but at …

Mental Health

Psychologists discovered a weird trick to gaining people's trust

Looking deep into your conversation partner’s eyes isn’t just for lovers — it has a place in the conference room, too.<p>That’s according to new …