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The leading journals for experimental social psychology rely disproportionally on undergraduate students for their findings. James Hartley argues necessary steps need to be taken to widen the sample size to restore ...
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Separating the Narcissist’s Delusion from Reality

Separating the Narcissist’s Delusion from Reality | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
If you’ve ever dealt with a narcissist, you’ve probably experienced the sharp shock when you noticed the world wasn’t exactly the way the narcissist wanted you to think it is.
A narcissist can be a great storyteller.
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Solitary Confinement: Punished for Life - New York Times

Solitary Confinement: Punished for Life - New York Times | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
A lawsuit yields insights into the psychological harms of holding prisoners in isolation for years, sometimes decades.
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The Age of Selfishness: Ayn Rand, Morality, and the Financial Crisis (2015 ... - Popzara

The Age of Selfishness: Ayn Rand, Morality, and the Financial Crisis (2015 ... - Popzara | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Fails to present the material on its own merits, with a willingness to divide and obfuscate when clarity is needed.
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Transhumanism Is Booming and Big Business Is Noticing

Transhumanism Is Booming and Big Business Is Noticing | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Transhumanism is any technology that radically enhances or modifies the human being -- Photo by Charly W. Karl

I recently had the privilege of being the opening keynote speaker at the Financial Times Camp Alphaville 2015 conference in London.
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The Sustainable Economy and Decent Work for All

The Sustainable Economy and Decent Work for All | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
We face two defining challenges in the 21st century: ensuring environmental sustainability and turning the vision of decent work for all into a reality.
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Making Renewable Energy Greener

Making Renewable Energy Greener | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
A new report highlights main sources and causes of greenhouse gas emissions in solar and wind energy – and how we can make renewables even more environmentally friendly.
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Instructional Design as Wayfinding

Instructional Design as Wayfinding | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
This is a map of the busiest airport in the world, Hartsfield-Jackson in Atlanta, GA As tangled as the map appears, over 95 million people a year manage to find their own way through this maze of w...

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Money and Climate Change: Can We Foot the Bill?

Money and Climate Change: Can We Foot the Bill? | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
If we are serious about zeroing our carbon footprint we need to at least quadruple the pace of investment in renewable energy.
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Gossip Can Save Your Life - Daily Beast

Gossip Can Save Your Life - Daily Beast | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Gossip, says an Oxford University evolutionary psychologist, provides vital physical and psychological benefits—and benefits society. But you have to do it right.
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Teaching Youth To Think 'Slow' May Help Reduce Crime - FiveThirtyEight

Teaching Youth To Think 'Slow' May Help Reduce Crime - FiveThirtyEight | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Each week during the school year, groups of about a dozen middle and high school boys from some of the poorest neighborhoods on Chicago's south and west sides sit in a circle and talk about their e...
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How the Eight Principles of Civic Ecology Enabled Disaster Recovery from the Joplin Tornado

How the Eight Principles of Civic Ecology Enabled Disaster Recovery from the Joplin Tornado | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
How eight principles of civic ecology were used in a Midwestern community to help it build recovery and resilience following a devastating EF-5 tornado with 200mph winds that took 161 lives and destroyed homes, businesses, churches, hospitals, landscapes,...
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14 Powerful Questions to Find Happiness Workbook

14 Powerful Questions to Find Happiness Workbook | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
What’s the first question exchanged when we meet someone new? You guessed it: “So… What do you do?”
In our culture, what you do for a living is inextricably tied to society’s perception of your worth.
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What Happened When Scientists Put African Americans On An African Diet And Africans On An American Diet

What Happened When Scientists Put African Americans On An African Diet And Africans On An American Diet | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
"It’s much safer and effective to prevent cancer than to treat it. The earlier you start thinking about what you eat, the better.”
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Perfectionism Linked To Burnout: Being A Perfectionist Can Backfire At Work ... - Medical Daily

Perfectionism Linked To Burnout: Being A Perfectionist Can Backfire At Work ... - Medical Daily | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
A new study suggests that being a perfectionist can be harmful to your health and make you more likely to burn out.
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Psychology goes all wrong in 'Stanford Prison Experiment' - Detroit Free Press

Psychology goes all wrong in 'Stanford Prison Experiment' - Detroit Free Press | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Disturbing drama re-creates ’71 study that cast college students as prisoners, guards
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The Stanford Prison Experiment: Dr. Philip Zimbardo Looks Back On The ... - Science World Report

The Stanford Prison Experiment: Dr. Philip Zimbardo Looks Back On The ... - Science World Report | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Today, 44 years since the experiment first took place, a new movie on the extremely controversial study hits the big screen
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Stanford researchers find mental health prescription: nature - Stanford University News

Stanford researchers find mental health prescription: nature - Stanford University News | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Study finds that walking in nature yields measurable mental benefits and may reduce risk of depression.
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Defining a New Approach to Energy

Defining a New Approach to Energy | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
The world has reached a critical point in its exploration of energy sources, and it stands on the cusp on redefining how we create, distribute and store power.
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The age of inactivity: How laziness is killing us - The Independent

The age of inactivity: How laziness is killing us - The Independent | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Two thousand years ago, Hippocrates, the Father of Modern Medicine hit the nail on the head. He said, that if we all had “the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have found the safest way to health”.
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Scientists Define the 6 Criteria of Well-Being - Huffington Post (blog)

Scientists Define the 6 Criteria of Well-Being - Huffington Post (blog) | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Carol Ryff's model of psychological well-being provides a powerful framework through which to analyze and organize one's life and to generate ideas about how to live better. So why isn't the popular media talking about the model?
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What is “Conservatism”: Social Science Findings about Conservatism - Center for Research on Globalization

What is “Conservatism”: Social Science Findings about Conservatism - Center for Research on Globalization | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
The great empirical social psychologist who specialized in studying bigotry, Bob Altemeyer, in his 1996 The Authoritarian Specter, and his other writings, reported his exhaustive empirical studies,...
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NIMBYism Is a Huge Drag on America's Economic Growth

NIMBYism Is a Huge Drag on America's Economic Growth | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Gerard Flynn/Flickr Silicon Valley enjoys sky-high labor demand and soaring wages. Yet for such a significant global nexus of economic activity, the population density in San Jose and San Francisco is incredibly low.
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For Positive Change, Choose Collaboration

For Positive Change, Choose Collaboration | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Building bastions of sustainability at the expense of system-wide sustainability is the easy way out.
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Three Things that Help Children Succeed

Three Things that Help Children Succeed | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
A child today spends more than six hours a day in front of an electronic screen — an average of nearly 45 hours a week. To put this in perspective, your child may be spending more time in front of screens than they would at a full-time job. In...
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