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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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How Information Technology Can Help Bridge Gaps in Education

How Information Technology Can Help Bridge Gaps in Education | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Fernando Botelho and his organization, F123 have developed low-cost open-source assistive technology for the blind. His initiative is one example of how information and communication technology can help bridge gaps in education.
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Social Activities Can Help Alleviate Depression, Study - University Herald

Social Activities Can Help Alleviate Depression, Study - University Herald | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
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Social Activities Can Help Alleviate Depression, Study
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... a sense of meaning and purpose, and a source of social support.
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Recognizing The Role Of Gender In The Informal Urban Economy

Recognizing The Role Of Gender In The Informal Urban Economy | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
The informal economy is often referred to as the “shadow economy,” a glaring indicator of its absence from the eyes of policymakers.
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Why we hate to wait - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Why we hate to wait - Minneapolis Star Tribune | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
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Tauer, a professor at the University of St. Thomas in St.
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Plastics Recycling: You’re Doing it Wrong. And So is Everybody Else!

Plastics Recycling: You’re Doing it Wrong. And So is Everybody Else! | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Are you still recycling 'by the numbers'? You need to stop. Everything you know about plastics recovery is wrong.
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What kind of people are we? - Juneau County Star-Times

What kind of people are we? - Juneau County Star-Times | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
What kind of people are we? Juneau County Star-Times I know that I am proud of the Wisconsin traditions of great public schools, from kindergarten to PhDs, good social programs for people in need, beautiful state parks and strong environmental...
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Pepsi Bets Cashew Juice Can Change the Game

Pepsi Bets Cashew Juice Can Change the Game | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Pepsi launched a project in Maharashtra, India to source cashew juice as a new source for some local products. A new drink could be next.
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Robin Williams's Death Reminds Us of Misconceptions Surrounding Depression - Boston.com

Robin Williams's Death Reminds Us of Misconceptions Surrounding Depression - Boston.com | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
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A combination of genetic, psychological and environmental factors can trigger depression.
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Human Values and Corporate Social Impact: Respect and Shame

Human Values and Corporate Social Impact: Respect and Shame | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Shame involves an attack on one’s inner worth. It is one of those traits that reveals self-reflection, of which humans alone seem to be capable.
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A Multi-Million Dollar Opportunity: How Social Psychology Can ADVANCE the Participation of Women Faculty in STEM

A Multi-Million Dollar Opportunity: How Social Psychology Can ADVANCE the Participation of Women Faculty in STEM | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Jessi Smith discusses important research on increasing the participation of women in STEM fields and how increased NSF funding for social science work on this topic can advance the movement for diversity in STEM.
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Body Position, Learning and Memory

Body Position, Learning and Memory | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Lots of factors can influence how well you can learn, remember, and perceive the things around you — even the position of your body.
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Healthy Living: The Psychology of Violence - WABI

Healthy Living: The Psychology of Violence - WABI | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Healthy Living: The Psychology of Violence
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Violence, Aggression, and Anger: As a leading cause of mortality for youth in America, combatting violence deserves attention for many reasons.
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The Victim Complex

The Victim Complex | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Victim identity focuses on damage suffered at the hands of other people.
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Schadenfreude in Gaza: The psychology of intergroup conflict explains how we can restore empathy toward bitter enemies

Schadenfreude in Gaza: The psychology of intergroup conflict explains how we can restore empathy toward bitter enemies | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Jay Van Bavel and Mina Cikara discuss new research on how the psychology of intergroup conflict sheds light on displays of schadenfreude in the Gaza-Israel conflict.
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Talk Less, Listen More to Be the Friend of a Person With Depression - Wall Street Journal

Talk Less, Listen More to Be the Friend of a Person With Depression - Wall Street Journal | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Talk Less, Listen More to Be the Friend of a Person With Depression Wall Street Journal Camille Wortman, professor of social and health psychology at Stony Brook University, in New York, whose research focuses on grief, says we find it hard to...
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The Case for Public Relations

The Case for Public Relations | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Edelman had its hand slapped over its refusal to drop unsavory clients, but the final outcome might be a win for the sustainable business community.
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Does eating locally help prevent foodborne illness? - The Globe and Mail

Does eating locally help prevent foodborne illness? - The Globe and Mail | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Does eating locally help prevent foodborne illness?
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Health Advisor is a regular column where contributors share their knowledge in fields ranging from fitness to psychology, pediatrics to aging.
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5 Scientific Reasons A Beach Vacation Is Necessary For Your Health - Huffington Post

5 Scientific Reasons A Beach Vacation Is Necessary For Your Health - Huffington Post | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
5 Scientific Reasons A Beach Vacation Is Necessary For Your Health Huffington Post He references a study published in the Journal of Environmental Psychology in 1995, titled "Views to Nature: Effects on Attention." Researchers wanted to find out...
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China: Perception versus Reality - The Chosun Ilbo

China: Perception versus Reality - The Chosun Ilbo | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
China: Perception versus Reality
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Will China's rise threaten Korea and geopolitical stability in East Asia? Will Korea have to choose between two great powers, the U.S. and China?
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9 Ways to Find Happiness

9 Ways to Find Happiness | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
It may seem self-serving to some to study happiness in a world full of misery. However, research findings support the theory that being happy motivates people to constructive action in the world.
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The Zen of Intimacy

The Zen of Intimacy | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Life is complex and cumbersome. To ease our anxiety, our minds like to divide reality into simplified black and white categories. There is spiritual practice and psychological inquiry. There’s the life of the spirit and the life of the flesh.
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Robin Williams's Age Group at Heightened Suicide Risk - Wall Street Journal

Robin Williams's Age Group at Heightened Suicide Risk - Wall Street Journal | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Wall Street Journal Robin Williams's Age Group at Heightened Suicide Risk Wall Street Journal Romance and finance among the two greatest reasons for both emotional and psychological disruptions, couple that with alcoholism and drug addiction and...
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Houstonian Uses Psychology Degree To Make Websites User-Friendly - CBS Local

Houstonian Uses Psychology Degree To Make Websites User-Friendly - CBS Local | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
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With its focus on human interactions and how people think, a degree in psychology and social sciences can be a gateway into a number of careers.
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Metal Roofing: An Unlikely Way to Reduce Waste and Save Energy

Metal Roofing: An Unlikely Way to Reduce Waste and Save Energy | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
In hopes of cutting energy costs and going green, homeowners, as of late, have turned to eco-friendly and green home remodeling solutions. One such solution is metal roofing.
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Why Buying Local and Organic Won’t Always Affect Our Environmental Footprint

Why Buying Local and Organic Won’t Always Affect Our Environmental Footprint | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Choosing organic and local over conventional products may not always decrease the main greenhouse gas emissions coming from the food that we eat.
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