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Colour Psychology In The Home

Parents have all experienced a conversation similar to the following: “Mum, can I paint my room black?” “No way, that’s far too dark and depressing! …

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Bans Of Same-Sex Marriage Can Take A Psychological Toll

As the country awaits two important Supreme Court decisions involving state laws on same-sex marriage, a small but consistent body of research suggests that laws that ban gay marriage — or approve it — can affect the mental health of gay, lesbian and bisexual Americans. When several states passed …

What psychologists can learn about you based on what you draw

Does what you draw, and how you draw it, reveal who you are? There are a whole battery of psychological tests that give people art projects, and …

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 …

Psychology - Basic Principles, Concepts, and More

Psychology is a source of fascination for many people, and for good reason. By learning more about the basics of the human mind and behavior, people …

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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 …

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Boston bombings: psychological recovery 'will be a marathon', says doctor

Dr Terence Keane, a psychiatrist at the Boston Medical Center where many victims of bombings are being treated, advises the city's citizens on how best to recover psychologically from the attacks.<p>A week on from the <b>Boston Marathon bombings</b> which killed three people and injured over 170, psychiatrist …

How to Study for a Psychology Test

Psychology exams can be stress-inducing, but there is no need to panic as test day approaches. While there are no sure-fire shortcuts when studying …

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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 …

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Screw you! The psychology of anger and aggression

A lot of people have been very angry about many things lately, both in the real world and online. This is actually nothing unusual. But what is it that makes people so worked up over things which others would find relatively trivial?<p>You can't have missed the latest Twitter debacle. Some deeply …

NSA and GCHQ: the flawed psychology of government mass surveillance

Research shows that indiscriminate monitoring fosters distrust, conformity and mediocrity<p>Recent disclosures about the scope of government surveillance are staggering. We now know that the UK's Tempora program records huge volumes of private communications, including – as standard – our emails, …

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 …

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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 …

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