Zoë Naglieri-Prescod

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What Do Women Really Want When It Comes to Men?

A couple of months ago, I posted a blog about a politically sensitive subject: What’s going on inside the brains of Trump supporters. Specifically, I …

Can evolutionary psychology explain why we love to hate evil villains?

<i>By guest blogger</i> David Robson<p>Darth Vader. Hannibal Lecter. Lord Voldemort. In literature and in film, it’s often the villains who steal the show. In …

Psychology

Evolutionary Psychology: I don’t think it means what you think it means

Now, before I begin, ask yourself this, if you are against EP, why? Which of the following do you disagree with:• Evolution shapes both the morphology …

A Harvard psychologist has a trick to help you feel less stressed

I remember being a kid, reluctant to tell my parents when I was sick.<p>I'd say I didn't feel well, and they'd ask the question that annoyed me to no end: <i>How</i> don't you feel well? Did I have a stomachache? A headache? Sore throat?<p><i>But I don't knooooow,</i> I'd tell them, <i>I just don't feeeeeel …

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How Our Words Reveal Our Self-Image And So Much More

From our truthfulness to our acts of dominance or our mood we are enormously revealing to others – if they know how to recognize the content and style of our words. That’s what <i>The Secret Life of Pronouns</i> author and University of Texas psychologist James W. Pennebaker discovered and described in his …

Before working in psychiatry, I didn't think mental health problems were real

If I, a medical student, had this distorted view of mental illness, there isn’t much hope for society<p>As a first-year medical student, there is nothing quite as exciting as your first-ever clinical placement, where you can finally feel like a doctor in training. That is, unless you’re placed in …

Mental Health

Pursuing a Career in Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Pursuing a Career in I/O Psychology<p>Industrial and organizational (I/O) psychologists focus on the behavior of employees in the workplace. They apply …

Psychology

So You Want to Be a Counselor/Therapist? Let Me Tell You the Different Ways

You know, some individuals are born with a natural talent for helping others. They are the ones from an early age to whom people are drawn. Good listeners who know how to solve problems, as early as grammar school they can be counted on to "be there" for their friends and classmates. Later on in …

Is Positive Psychology Burning You Out?

<i>Interview with Louis Alloro</i><p>If you're someone who practices positive psychology and wellbeing and shares these approaches with others, it seems reasonable to hope that one of the perks of your work would be to more consistently flourish. After all you're immersed in the research, you're more likely …

Study of Neurodevelopmental Disorders Beyond Single Diagnosis

Their study, published online in Frontiers in Psychiatry, may reframe how clinicians and scientists approach the treatment and study of …

Mental Health

Critical Thinking & Cognitive Behavior for Kids

Along with their physical growth, a child’s mental, or cognitive, growth is a continuous process. Yet parents will often notice large leaps in …

Our brain sabotages all efforts at breaking bad habits, Johns Hopkins study finds

It hardly comes as a surprise that we’re our own worst enemies, but new research appears to conclusively prove that our brain is the biggest saboteur …

It Seems the Cigarette Industry Helped Create the Type A Personality

When Chelsea Clinton took the stage at the Democratic National Convention in July, she told a story from her childhood about the way her mother would …

The Future of Social Media Will Be Built With Positive Psychology

Imagine that the internet is a lake. Its levels continue to rise as it grows bigger and bigger. Each social internet giant (Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, Kickstarter, etc.) is a speedboat in this lake creating constant waves. Watching the yearly statistics of social media is like watching these …

Should I Let My Baby Cry to Sleep? Insights From Developmental Psychology for This Age-old Question

Mom and dad are sitting on the floor right outside the nursery as they hear their infant crying and screaming from the crib refusing to go to sleep. Although every part of the parents' being is telling them to go in and rescue their infant, they are following the orders of the pediatrician who …