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Nov 01 2012

Free access to highly cited journals in Psychology

You can read a selection of highly cited Springer journals about Psychology free of charge now through November 30 2012:

[Source: SpringerLink]


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Dec 09 2011

Journal of Happiness Studies – Read Editor’s Choice Articles For Free

The peer-reviewed Journal of Happiness Studies is devoted to scientific understanding of subjective well-being. Coverage includes both cognitive evaluations of life such as life-satisfaction, and affective enjoyment of life, such as mood level. In addition to contributions on appraisal of life-as-a-whole, the journal accepts papers on such life domains as job-satisfaction, and such life-aspects as the perceived meaning of life.

Impact Factor: 2.104

Read, download and save these articles online. They are available online for free until December 31, 2011:

You may click here to view the most downloaded articles which are downloaded live and in real-time from Journal of Happiness Studies.

HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2337557


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Nov 24 2011

Free access to top journals in Psychology

SpringerLink has free open access until 31st December 2011:

  1. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology
  2. HKUL users can access the journal via  http://library.hku.hk/record=b1399827

  3. Archives of Sexual Behavior
  4. HKUL users can access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b1400733

  5. American Journal of Community Psychology
  6. HKUL users can access the journal via  http://library.hku.hk/record=b1399498

  7. Journal of Business and Psychology
  8. HKUL users can access the journal via  http://library.hku.hk/record=b2290508

  9. Psychometrika
  10. HKUL users can access the journal via  http://library.hku.hk/record=b3073761

  11. Behavior Genetics
  12. HKUL users can access the journal via  http://library.hku.hk/record=b2290172

  13. Law and Human Behavior
  14. HKUL users can access the journal via  http://library.hku.hk/record=b2290907

  15. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research
  16. HKUL users can access the journal via  http://library.hku.hk/record=b2290907

  17. Clinical Social Work Journal
  18. HKUL users can access the journal via   http://library.hku.hk/record=b2015143

  19. Motivation and Emotion
  20. HKUL users can access the journal via  http://library.hku.hk/record=b2540238

  21. Journal of Child and Family Studies
  22. HKUL users can access the journal via   http://library.hku.hk/record=b2337828

  23. Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal
  24. HKUL users can access the journal via  http://library.hku.hk/record=b2290181


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Sep 07 2011

Psychology Headlines from PSYCHNEWS

  1. Cognitive Consistency and Cognitive Dissonance
  2. Spillover Between Teens’ Conflict with Family and Friends
  3. Teen Marriage Tied to Higher Risk for Mental Illness in Women
  4. Study Finds Nearly 2 in 5 Europeans Suffer from Mental Disorders
  5. Poorer Movement Skills at Seven Months in Children at Risk of Autism, Study Finds
  6. Study Suggests Sexual Orientation Unconsciously Affects Our Impressions Of Others
  7. Stability For Children Is The Goal Of Social Workers Aiming To Strengthen Relationships, Marriages
  8. Grief Reactions Subside in Most Children and Teens Whose Parent Dies Suddenly, but May Persist or Increase in Some Cases

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Aug 22 2011

Psychology Headlines Around the World from Socialpsychology.org

  1. Social Class As Culture
  2. Stanford prison experiment continues to shock
  3. Coke Addicts Prefer Money In Hand To Snowy Future
  4. Narcissists Look Like Good Leaders, but They Aren’t
  5. Social Acceptance and Rejection: The Sweet and the Bitter
  6. Jailhouse Phone Calls Reveal Why Domestic Violence Victims Recant
  7. Consumer Self-Esteem: Should Good-Looking Clerks Wear Store Brands?
  8. Narcissism May Benefit The Young, Researchers Report; But Older Adults? Not So Much
  9. Study Reveals That Risk-Taking Behavior Of Women And Men, Adolescents And Adults, Departs From Assumptions Related To Gender And Age
  10. Male Acts of Bravery Increase Accidental Death: Effects of Male Aggression in Response to Insult Most Felt in States With ‘Culture of Honor’, Study Suggests

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Jul 22 2011

Free Reads from Neuropsych​ology Review

SpringerLink has free open access from Neuropsychology Review until July 31, 2011: 

  HKU library users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2335919


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Jun 27 2011

Psychology Headlines from PSYCHNEWS

  1. Psychometric schooling snark
  2. Learning How to Die: The Handbook for Mortals
  3. Learning to count not as easy as 1, 2, 3: Working with larger numbers matters
  4. Snappy Answers to Stupid Questions for Introverts
  5. The good life: Good sleepers have better quality of life and less depression
  6. Sleep loss in early childhood may contribute to the development of ADHD symptoms
  7. The psychiatrist delusion
  8. Routine Autism Screening Not Necessary, Say Canadian Researchers
  9. Is the ADHD Brain More Creative?
  10. Federal welfare programs can have negative effects on children’s cognitive scores
  11. Income Disparity Makes People Unhappy
  12. 34% Of British People With Diabetes Keep It A Secret, Which Raises The Risk Of Complications
  13. When My Mother Died, She Told Me To Try to Enjoy Life More
  14. Preteens surrounded by smokers get hooked on nicotine, study suggests
  15. Why Have Married People’s Yearnings Run Amok?
  16. Group therapy helps multiple sclerosis patients cope with depression, study finds
  17. Adolescence and expectations about college graduation
  18. Money Problems: 6 Steps to Transform Your Money Life
  19. 2 factor theories of personality
  20. Can a Negative Emotion, Like Regret, Actually Make You Happier?

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