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Child Obesity Studies Are Just A Step Towards A Solution

Child Obesity Studies Are Just A Step Towards A Solution | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Everyone finds it hard to resist the daily deals McDonald’s promotes or their newest flavour of Mc Flurry ice-cream but the recent calculated outcome of the government’s National Child Measurement Programme is enough to horrify anyone, let alone...
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Is Environmental Entrepreneurship the Key to Solving Climate Change?

Is Environmental Entrepreneurship the Key to Solving Climate Change? | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
The old form of environmentalism was telling people what not to do. If you cut down trees, pollute streams or throw your trash out the car window, you’re being bad.
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A Saudi psychologist on jihadism, clerical elites, and education reform - Huffington Post

A Saudi psychologist on jihadism, clerical elites, and education reform - Huffington Post | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
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That is, when I'm in the company of certain people I follow the social norms, whereas when I'm at home I think and act differently.
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If You Live Near A Park, You're More Likely To Be Happy

If You Live Near A Park, You're More Likely To Be Happy | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Green space puts people in a better mental state, with significant and sizable effects. Better get gardening.
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Classifying cognitive styles across disciplines - Science Codex

Classifying cognitive styles across disciplines - Science Codex | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Classifying cognitive styles across disciplines Science Codex The researchers draw on findings from psychological science and neuroscience to define cognitive style as environmentally sensitive individual differences in cognition that help an...
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Women in the Workforce: How Businesses Honor Them in 2014

Women in the Workforce: How Businesses Honor Them in 2014 | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Women are making leaps and bounds in the business world and are being honored for their social impact, innovation, and contributions to the workforce.
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The Age of Peak Academic Performance

The Age of Peak Academic Performance | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
An interesting paper on the age of peak academic performance (via Bernardo L Queiroz).
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Great scientific output typically peaks in middle age. A classic literature has emphasized comparisons across fields in the age of peak performance.
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The evolutionary psychology of digital clutter - Digiday

The evolutionary psychology of digital clutter
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In the 1960s, anthropologist Edward T.
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The Psychology of Environmental Problems: An Initial Assessment (Book Extract - Audio C10S1)

The Psychology of Environmental Problems: An Initial Assessment (Book Extract - Audio C10S1) | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it

An initial assessment of the world’s environmental problems – statistics etc prior to a psychological examination. Taken from the book “The Shrink from Plane… http://worldissuesvideo.com/2014/04/12/the-psychology-of-environmental-problems-an-initial-assessment-book-extract-audio-c10s1/


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Is the Pursuit of Happiness Real? - PsychCentral.com (blog)

Is the Pursuit of Happiness Real? - PsychCentral.com (blog) | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
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Living a meaningful life means that we need to look into our psychological selves and see how best to utilize the vessels we've been given.
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The psychology of prejudice - MaltaToday

The psychology of prejudice - MaltaToday | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
The psychology of prejudice MaltaToday Dr Gordon Sammut, lecturer in Social Psychology at the University of Malta, acknowledges that while prejudice may have served a positive function in our early development as human beings, in present times it...
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Beyond Sustainable: A Call for Transparency

Beyond Sustainable: A Call for Transparency | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Along with the demand for more green goods and services comes a shift in consumer awareness that will extend to every industry.
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Score with the 80-20 approach - Vancouver Sun

Score with the 80-20 approach - Vancouver Sun | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
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Score with the 80-20 approach
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According to psychology research, it takes three weeks to form a new habit. And apparently, it's ...
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What Makes a Civilization Collapse?

What Makes a Civilization Collapse? | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
A new study from a cross-disciplinary group at NASA states that in the past a number of highly sophisticated, complex civilizations such as the Roman, Han, Mauryan and Gupta Empires, along with numerous Mesopotamian Empires, have collapsed, and it...
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Sustainability and Employee Engagement: Don’t Forget the Fun

Sustainability and Employee Engagement: Don’t Forget the Fun | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
The truth is that it can be difficult to get employees to engage with corporate sustainability programs, but it doesn't have to be that way.
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Elephants Reveal How God Is A Theory Of Mind

Elephants Reveal How God Is A Theory Of Mind | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
To know the divine one must not look only to the sky. One must look around, at animals and other people. Under the right light they can reveal what the divine is really about and how broad and awesome its nature is.
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Political Evolution: Why Do Young Voters Lean Left? It's in the Genes - Businessweek

Political Evolution: Why Do Young Voters Lean Left? It's in the Genes - Businessweek | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Political Evolution: Why Do Young Voters Lean Left?
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Meetings and the Future of Face-to-Face Interaction: A Generational Perspective - Successful Meetings

Meetings and the Future of Face-to-Face Interaction: A Generational Perspective - Successful Meetings | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Meetings and the Future of Face-to-Face Interaction: A Generational Perspective Successful Meetings This conception recognizes that while human history can be traced through game-changing technological advancements, history is also about an...
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Energy Efficiency: The Nation’s Cheapest Energy Resource

Energy Efficiency: The Nation’s Cheapest Energy Resource | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
What method of electricity generation is cheaper than solar, wind, oil or even coal? Trick question; it’s energy you don’t need to produce in the first place.
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Psychology Website Names 30 Most Prominent Psychologists on Twitter - PR Newswire (press release)

Psychology Website Names 30 Most Prominent Psychologists on Twitter PR Newswire (press release) NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new article on BestPsychologyDegrees.com features the most outstanding psychologists in the social...
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3 Lessons from Making Mistakes at Work

3 Lessons from Making Mistakes at Work | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
We regularly hear that making mistakes is key to learning, innovating and succeeding. But how often do you hear people actually discussing the details of their mistakes?
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Mapping the Mind - Day 2 - Einnews Portugal

Mapping the Mind - Day 2 - Einnews Portugal | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Mapping the Mind - Day 2 Einnews Portugal Shinobu Kitayama, born in Japan, but now Professor of Psychology in Michigan, began, speaking about Cultural Neuroscience, with the observation that cultural context is important for understanding the human...
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German Renewable Electricity Consumption Hits Record High 25.4 Percent in 2013

German Renewable Electricity Consumption Hits Record High 25.4 Percent in 2013 | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
There's been no shortage of challenges to German Premier Angela Merkel's "Energiewende" -- an all-out transition to a greener, sustainable economy centered on renewable energy and resource efficiency -- but Germany's renewable energy markets and...
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Invisible Victims: When Men Are Abused - PsychCentral.com (blog)

Invisible Victims: When Men Are Abused - PsychCentral.com (blog) | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
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However, due to unfortunate social stereotypes, you must be prepared for an uphill battle. Even for well-developed countries such as the U.S.
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Eight Ways That Climate Change Hurts Humans - Smithsonian

Washington Post Eight Ways That Climate Change Hurts Humans Smithsonian "When you have an environmental insult, the burden of mental health disease is far greater than the physical," Steven Shapiro, a Baltimore psychologist who directs the program...
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Outlook: How Can Open Space Add Value to Real Estate Development? - Urban Land Magazine

Outlook: How Can Open Space Add Value to Real Estate Development? - Urban Land Magazine | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Experts discuss trends and opportunities in incorporating open space into the development of multifamily and mixed-use communities, from interior courtyards to public parks to wildlife preserves.
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