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10 Women Who Changed Psychology

Psychology has long placed an emphasis on the contributions of male psychologists such as Sigmund Freud, B.F. Skinner, John B. Watson, and other …

Guardian Jobs advice on how to use the STAR technique in an interview | Guardian Jobs

Have you ever been caught off guard with a question in an interview? A competency-based question could well have been the culprit. These questions typically require the candidate to demonstrate they have the right skills for a role by using a previous experience which showcases those skills in …

Can Shopping Help Anxiety? The Psychology Behind Retail Therapy

Most people are guilty of emotional spending at one time or another. Whether you partake in retail therapy while you're sad, angry, or happy, you are bound to end up with some unneeded items and an empty wallet. So why do we spend to feel better, and how can we curb emotional spending in the future?<p>…

A List of Psychological Disorders in the DSM-5

The term psychological disorder is sometimes used to refer to what are more frequently known as mental disorders or psychiatric disorders. Mental …

For Kids, Psychological Abuse May Leave The Deepest Scars (STUDY)

BY JANICE NEUMANN<p>NEW YORK Fri Oct 24, 2014 11:23am EDT<p>(Reuters Health) - Psychological cruelty to children from parents or caregivers can cause as much - or even more - emotional damage than physical and sexual abuse, according to a new U.S. study.<p>The diagnosis is being overlooked and undertreated …

Why “Psychological Androgyny” Is Essential for Creativity

Despite the immense canon of research on creativity — including its four stages, the cognitive science of the ideal creative routine, the role of memory, and the relationship between creativity and mental illness — very little has focused on one of life’s few givens that equally few of us can …

7 Psychological Tricks For Winning A Negotiation

This kind of thinking can mean the negotiation is lost before the salesperson has even started to prepare for it. The first war to be won is the battle inside the salesperson against defeatist thoughts. By becoming clear on desired outcomes, he or she has the greatest chance at negotiation success …

80 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Psychology

Psychology offers a multitude of insights into not only our own minds and behaviors, but also the thoughts and actions of those around us. Have you …

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5 Fascinating Jobs You Can Get With a Psychology Degree

Just because you major in this field doesn't mean you'll spend your career seeing patients in an office every day.<p><i>In a Cosmopolitan.com survey of nearly 800 twentysomethings, the five most popular majors among female respondents were psychology, English, biology, business administration, and</i> …

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15 Psychological Studies That Will Boost Your Social Media Marketing

How does your audience decide what it wants to click, share, favorite, and purchase?<p>Understanding a bit of behavioral psychology can go a long ways …

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Should Government Policies Rely More on Psychology?

Insights from psychology and studying why people make certain decisions can have a notable impact on policy design. Perhaps the best-known example of what is known as psychological nudge" is the framing of default choices for organ donation. In Denmark and Germany, drivers are asked specifically …

10 Classic Studies on Pricing Psychology

Utilizing smart pricing when selling your wares, be they products, services or subscriptions, is a must if you want to succeed in a competitive marketplace.<p>The worst thing you can do is to try to wing it when it comes to pricing. Yet this is a mistake I see many entrepreneurs making.<p>Today we will …

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12 Great Resources for Diving Into Consumer Psychology

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It probably goes without saying, but the more you know about how people think, the better you’ll be able to leverage these thought processes and internal justifications to make sales. But if you don’t have time to go back to college and …

Search Marketing and Psychology: 4 Principles of Human Behavior to Leverage Today

There are several psychological principles that marketers can use to help improve their campaigns. Here is a look at four to get you started.

Internet Marketing

2014’s Best Books on Psychology, Philosophy, and How to Live Meaningfully

After the year’s most intelligent and imaginative children’s books and best science books, here are my favorite books on psychology and philosophy published this year, along with the occasional letter and personal essay — genres that, at their most excellent, offer hearty helpings of both …

How America’s Thanksgiving turkeys got so huge

Thanksgiving, the most food-focused of American holidays, provides a hearty occasion for this reminder: The dominant fruits, vegetables, and animals in modern farming are products of highly unnatural selection. Consider corn, which evolved from a fairly small, hard-to-eat plant called teosinte into …

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Top 10 food markets in Europe

Markthal, Rotterdam<p>Rotterdam’s new €175m Markthal is a sensory explosion. The building, by Dutch architects MVRDV, opened in October and is the shape of an extruded horseshoe – into which flats are plugged, which then make up the Markthal’s roof. Beneath this there are 100 shops and food stands on …

New EU leader Donald Tusk makes tough unity pledge

<b>The new chairman of EU summits, former Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk, says the EU needs unity and "ruthless determination" to end the economic crisis and counter the bloc's foes.</b><p>Mr Tusk, 57, was speaking at a ceremony in Brussels, where Herman Van Rompuy bowed out after a five-year term.<p>In a …

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