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sports Psychology Issues
May 15, 2015

sports Psychology Issues

(8) DEPRESSION: This problem, like many other clinical problems, illustrates why it is so helpful if your sports psychologist is also a trained and licensed psychologist. In a lifetime, a huge percentage of people (over 25%) will be depressed in their lifetime, whether they are the cleanup hitter for the New York Yankees, a world champion boxer, or your next…

Psychology Topics of Interest
December 26, 2012

Psychology Topics of Interest

Cognitive psychology studies the ways in which individuals perceive and interpret their environment. Topics of interest in this area include memory, learning, decision-making, and language acquisition. The following are related courses offered in the Psychology Department: PSY 317: Cognitive Psychology Theory and research on selected areas of cognitive psychology…

Topics Psychology
June 14, 2016

Topics Psychology

There is power in positive thinking. Positive emotions are linked with better health, longer life, and greater well-being. On the other hand, chronic anger, worry, and hostility increase the risk of developing heart disease. For some people, being happy comes naturally and easily. Others need to work at it. How does one go about becoming happier? That s where…

Ethical Guidelines in Psychology
May 3, 2012

Ethical Guidelines in Psychology

The NASP (PDF) describe the proper conduct for professional school psychologists. The purpose of the Principles is to protect the public and those who receive school psychological services by sensitizing school psychologists to the ethical aspects of their work, educating them about appropriate conduct, helping them monitor their own behavior, and providing standards…

What is Psychological Psychology?
November 11, 2015

What is Psychological Psychology?

A psychologist and a psychiatrist are often confused as having the same meaning. While both study the brain, emotions, feelings and thoughts, there is a distinct difference between the two fields of study. The primary differences between the two fields is mainly the education requirements, the specific training, practice and salary. If your career is to become…

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