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The Psychology Behind Why Music Helps You Work Out

We know that music helps a lot of us through a workout, but the the psychology behind when music works and when it doesn't is still being …

Exercise

The Psychological Guide to Starting Up: Preparing Loved Ones

<i>This post is part of Tech Cocktail’s “Psychological Guide to Starting Up,” bringing you insights on the psychological and emotional challenges of</i> …

Entrepreneurship

What Is the Two-Factor Theory of Emotion?

What exactly makes up an emotion? According to one major theory of emotion, there are two key components: physical arousal and a cognitive label. In …

What psychologists can learn about you based on what you draw

Psychology

Overview of Extinction in Psychology

What could cause a person or animal to stop engaging in a previously conditioned behavior? Extinction is one explanation. In psychology, extinction …

Super Quick Summaries Of 5 Psychology Books You Should Read

Google Reader is being shut down on July 1st. Sign up for my mailing list to make sure you don't miss anything. Join here.<p>Everyone asks me that. But then they don't read the books.<p>It's hard to blame them - no one has time these days.<p>In the past I've done recommendations with quick takeaways and fun …

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 …

Depression

Is Casual Sex Leading to Psychological Distress, Anxiety and Depression in Young People? Study Yields Shocking Results

Pre-marital and casual sex have, in many ways, become societal norms. When young people take abstinence pledges, they are seemingly in a minority. As unrestricted sex becomes more prominent or, at the least, more accepted, many argue that its effects are nothing to worry about.<p>“Times have changed” …

10 Quick Facts About Social Psychology

Social psychology is a fascinating topic that has yielded a great deal of research on how people behave in groups. In many cases, the results of …

Talk Therapy or Psychotherapy

Talk therapy is one of the most common treatment options for phobias, although the specifics will vary according to the client’s needs and the …

Prisoners Gain Psychological Benefits From Yoga

Researchers say prisoners can gain psychological benefits from yoga; improving an inmate’s overall mood and mental well-being, and positively …

The Psychology of Color in Marketing and Branding

The psychology of color as it relates to persuasion is one of the most interesting — and most controversial — aspects of marketing.At Help Scout we …

What the Psychology of Suicide Prevention Teaches Us About Controlling Our Everyday Worries

<i>“We must gain victory, not by assaulting the walls, but by accepting them,”</i> wrote James Gordon Gilkey in his 1934 guide to how not to worry. <i>“Don’t worry about popular opinion … Don’t worry about the past. Don’t worry about the future. … Don’t worry about anybody getting ahead of you,”</i> F. Scott …

10 Great Gift Ideas for Psychology Students and More

Are you trying to think of the perfect gift for the psychology student, mental health professional, or armchair psychologist in your life? Where …

How to Take Psychology Notes

Good note-taking skills are important if you want to do well in your psychology courses. While your professor may assign a variety of required and …

Teaching

Pieces of mind: introducing the Guardian's new psychology blog

Ask any psychologist and they'll tell you without hesitation that the most common question they get asked at parties is "Can you read my mind?" Media reports perpetuate this myth, claiming that brain scans can show "exactly what a person is imagining" or that "you love your iPhone". But stories …

Screw you! The psychology of anger and aggression

You can't have missed the latest Twitter debacle. Some deeply unpleasant individuals got very angry at women pursuing pro-female agendas publicly. People then got very angry at these individuals who were sending threats and at Twitter in general for not doing more to stop it. Some people then got …

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 …

Six Psychological Secrets to Public Speaking

This is a guest post by Bryan Kelly. He lives in Chicago and interviews experts like Michael Hyatt, Chris Brogan, and Jeff Goins about presentation …

Understanding the Bystander Effect

If you witnessed an emergency happening right before your eyes, you would certainly take some sort of action to help the person in trouble, right? …

Instinct Theory of Motivation

What is it that motivates behavior? Is the way that we behave something we are born with, or is in instead something that develops as we age and due …

In Defense of (Conceptually Messy) Psychology

In a recent post at <i>The Daily Beast</i>, Will Wilkinson lambasts the field of psychology. His launching point is a recent paper by Nicholas Brown, Alan Sokal (of Sokal Hoax fame) and Harris Friedman that seriously challenges the math behind a much-touted claim in positive psychology: that achieving a …

What Can You Do With a Bachelor's in Psychology?

Students who also earn a teaching certificate along with their bachelor's degree in psychology can also become teachers. Some graduates may opt to …

How payday lenders profit from our psychological vulnerabilities

Lindsey Berry borrowed £10 from the online money lender Wonga. Just a few weeks later, interest charges, late payment fees and bank overdraft penalties had inflated her debt, and she found herself owing £85 with no money to buy food.<p>Cases like Lindsey's are increasingly common in the wake of the …

Perceptual Set in Psychology

A perceptual set refers to a predisposition to perceive things in a certain way. In other words, we often tend to notice only certain aspects of an …

Career Options With a Graduate Degree in Psychology

Students who are interested in studying psychology are often advised that earning a graduate degree is a good idea, and in some cases even a basic …

Mental Disorders

Harajuku Moi dix Mois Fan w/ h.NAOTO Hat, Yellow House & Sixh

You probably know Kyouka by now, as we often see him in Harajuku. He works at a ramen shop, and he’s a regular participant at the Harajuku Fashion …

Minori’s Flower Petal Shironuri Makeup, Corset & Maxi-Dress in Harajuku

Japanese Shironuri artist Minori is a well-known personality around the streets of Harajuku. We recently ran into her and snapped a few pictures to …

Rumanjyu in Harajuku w/ Eye Patch, Devil Horns, Pink Hair & h.NAOTO

Japanese model Rumanjyu stunned us in Harajuku with her pink hair, devil horns and a floral eye-patch. You might remember her from our previous …