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1,000 year-old dog skeletons found in Lima, Peru

11/05/2013 08:30:00 PM<p>Peruvian archaeologists have uncovered remains of over 100 dogs thought to be 1,000 years old in the ancient ruins of Parque de …

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 …

High School Classes for Psychology Majors

What classes should people take in high school if they plan to major in psychology at university? Psychology classes would be ideal, of course, but …

23 Great Psychology Experiment Ideas to Explore

Do you need to design an experiment for a psychology assignment? Chances are you can come up with plenty of interesting ideas on your own, but …

10 Great Reasons to Earn a Psychology Degree

Can you guess which college major is one of the most popular among undergraduate students all over the world? The answer: Psychology!<p>Why is …

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 …

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 …

The Steep Psychological Price of Starting Your Own Company

Too High?<p>The Psychological Price of Entrepreneurship<p>Inc.<p>“Fake it until you make it” might sound like a manageable way to approach your entrepreneurial efforts, but it’s also worth considering this man-riding-a-lion analogy from EnSite Solutions CEO Toby Thomas: “People look at him and think, ‘This …

Why Are Statistics Necessary in Psychology?

A lot of psychology students are surprised (and sometimes dismayed) to realize that statistics courses are required for graduation in their chosen …

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 …

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 …