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Dec 16 2014

Psychology Headlines Around the World from Socialpsychology.org

1. Can You Improve Brain Health? Scientists Weigh in

2. Fewer Bars and Liquor Stores, Less Domestic Violence

3. Mindfulness-Based Weight Loss Programs Questioned

4. Warning Over Experimental Brain Boost

5. Anti-Smoking Campaign Successful and Cost-Effective, CDC Says

6. Poor Sleep May Raise Risk of Dementia

7. Mindfulness Intervention Boosts Brain Activation for Healthy Pleasures

8. Vitamin D Deficiency, Depression Linked in International Study

Source: http://www.legacy.socialpsychology.org/


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Apr 18 2013

Free topical journal articles from Policy Press

Free journal articles For April:

  1. Persistent poverty and children’s development in the early years of childhood – Policy & Politics
  2. HKUL users can continue to access Policy & Politics.

  3. Evidence, policy and pragmatics: a case study on the development of a national research and data strategy on children’s lives and the role of knowledge exchange – Evidence & Policy
  4. HKUL users can continue to access Evidence & Policy.

  5. Poor and dissatisfied? Income poverty, poverty transitions and life satisfaction in Chile – Journal of Poverty & Social Justice
  6. HKUL users can continue to access Journal of Poverty & Social Justice.

  7. Building better neighbourhoods? Insights into the contributions of local faith-based organisations – Voluntary Sector Review
  8. Still a woman’s job: the division of housework in couples living with dementia – Families, Relationships & Societies

[Source: The Policy Press]


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Oct 13 2011

Psychology Headlines Around the World from Socialpsychology.org

  1. Learning While You Sleep
  2. Adolescents Influenced By Drinking Habits Of Romantic Partner’s Friends
  3. Military chaplains allowed to perform same-sex weddings
  4. ‘Benevolent Sexism’ Is Not an Oxymoron and Has Insidious Consequences for Women, Experts Argue 
  5. Young Children Show Improved Verbal IQ After 20 Days of Exposure to Music-Based, Cognitive Training ‘Cartoons’
  6. Europe’s brain disorder bill hits 800 billion euros
  7. Behavioral therapies work for weight loss: review
  8. CNN study: Schoolyard bullies not just preying on the weak
  9. Infants As Young As 15 Months Display A Sense Of Fairness, Altruism
  10. Wash Away Your Troubles
  11. Illusory Memories Can Have Salutary Effects
  12. Growing Up In Bad Neighborhoods Has A Devastating Impact
  13. Your Mindset Determines How Your Brain Reacts To Mistakes
  14. Antisocial Personality Traits Predict Utilitarian Responses To Moral Dilemmas

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Jun 18 2009

Psychology Headlines Around the World From Socialpsychology.org

  1. New Test Could Help Diagnose Early Dementia
  2. Born in male body, Jenny knew early that she was a girl
  3. Anti-smoking bill aims at stopping teens
  4. FDA panel OKs 3  for kids
  5. The award no ad-man wants to win: the Sexist Piggy Prize
  6. Experts Reveal Best Ways to Save an Aging Brain
  7. Concussion Experts: For Kids — No Sports, No Schoolwork, No Text Messages
  8. Predictive Powers: A Robot That Reads Your Intention?
  9. Can Light Therapy Improve Your Sexual Functioning? New Promising Data
  10. ‘Mindfulness’ meditation being used in hospitals and schools
  11. It May Be Because Men Typically Initiate Relationships, New Research Says
  12. Deep brain stimulation being tested with brain injury, Alzheimer’s, obesity and more
  13. You’re More Likely A Conservative If You Are Easily Grossed Out, Suggests Cornell Psychologist
  14. When Not Fatal, Lightning Leaves Significant Physical And Mental Scars
  15. Psychiatric Drugs For Kids Scrutinized

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