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What makes psychology and geography grads the most employable?

A study of the graduate class of 2009 found 8.9 per cent were out of work in January 2010 - the highest unemployment level for 17 years. The poll, by the Higher Education Careers Services Unit charity, discovered graduates with degrees in IT had the bleakest prospects with an unemployment rate of …

Industrial-Organizational (I-O) Psychology Careers

Industrial-organizational (I-O) psychology is concerned with the study of workplace behavior. People who work in this areas apply psychological …

Practice Positive Psychology for Better Health

Health:<p>Share on Facebook.<br>• Share on Google+<br>• Pin It!<p>PrioTime: Practice Positive Psychology for Better Health<p>Positive Psychology for Better Health<p>Your …

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'Anti-Social' Video Games Linked With 'Deviancy' In Kids

No, your eyes aren't deceiving you: yesterday the news was that video games are good for children.<p>Today? Video games are 'linked to deviancy'.<p>The …

I wanted a route into psychology but found a school I just couldn't leave

Becoming a teacher wasn't a life long ambition. I did a degree in psychology and had the option to do a PGCE with a focus on educational psychology. I anticipated doing four or five years in the classroom and then training to be an educational psychologist.<p>I trained in Leicester but moved back to …

The dark side of psychology in abuse and interrogation

This week the Institute on Medicine as a Profession (IMAP) and the Open Society Foundations (OSF) have published the most comprehensive study on the role of psychologists in the War on Terror. At 269 pages, the full report is as detailed as it is grim, concluding that American psychologists …

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 …

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 …

Women's Mental Health Could Be Linked To Hormone Levels, Study Claims

Women's hormone levels can affect their reactions to stressful events -- and how much they think about those events in the following days, according to a new study.<p>The research, out of University College London, has linked the phase of a woman's reproductive cycle to the likelihood of her …

Tina Fey on Women’s Body Image.

For more: this is amazing:<p>Warning: very NSFW (from Kim’s Paper magazine cover, showing possible photoshop): do not scroll down if you do not want to …

Body Image Issues Among Young Women More Influenced By Peers Than TV, Study Finds

Although the media has commonly been targeted for its role in promoting body image issues among adolescent girls, recent research suggests that another factor may be more influential in the development of poor physical self-image: A girl's group of friends.<p>A recent Texas A&M University study found …