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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 …

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

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 …

Psychology

The rise of the evolutionary psychology douchebag

Forensic Psychology Careers | Policy Relevant Psychologist

<b>Forensic Psychology Career Spotlight</b><p>A few years back, I was part of the American Psychology-Law Society’s Careers and Training Committee, which put …

9 Highest Paying Psychology Careers and Salaries

There is a tremendous diversity among psychology professions, and salaries and yearly earnings are just as varied. In a struggling economy, many …

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 …

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 …

Psychology

Disappointed sports fans more likely to eat junk food

<b>It is always disappointing when your favorite sports team loses a game. But according to researchers, sports fans of losing teams can become so</b> …

Tommy Haas video: What we can learn about sports psychology by watching a German tennis star berate himself.

Tommy Haas is not going to win the U.S. Open. At 35, the German is the oldest player in the men’s field and is clearly past his prime. (His peak rank …