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Ethical Banking Explained

Ethical Banking Explained | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
An ‘ethical’ bank is one that takes care when considering where it invests its money, as well as being concerned about the social and/or environmental impacts of its business operation.
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Integrating Ecology and Green Architecture Practices | Sustainable Cities Collective

Integrating Ecology and Green Architecture Practices | Sustainable Cities Collective | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Ecologists’ interest start with an exploration of the natural world, its structure and function. Architects and landscape architects start with human needs and how constructed features can answer those needs. Of course you have these different backgrounds, and the training is so different.
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Why don't people trust science? - Ottawa Citizen

Why don't people trust science? - Ottawa Citizen | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Brian Koberlein never dreamed he could get into trouble by saying the Earth goes around the sun. Then the cyber-stalking began. Koberlein, who teaches physics at Rochester Institute of Technology, ...
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Dubai Becomes First City to Fuel Municipal Vehicles on 100% Local Waste Cooking Oil

Dubai Becomes First City to Fuel Municipal Vehicles on 100% Local Waste Cooking Oil | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Dubai is to become the first city in the world to formally adopt biodiesel made 100% locally from 100% waste cooking oil for use in its municipal vehicles.read more
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The social psychology of climate change

The social psychology of climate change | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
The European Journal of Social Psychology recently had a special issue on the social psychology of climate change, edited by Kelly Fielding, Matthew Hornsey, and Janet Swim.
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How A Position Of Power Can Change Your Voice - KPBS

How A Position Of Power Can Change Your Voice - KPBS | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Once you become the boss, it's likely that you'll start to speak quite differently. The pitch, resonance and intensity of your speech change in ways that listeners can detect as signs of power.
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10 Point Plan from Social Psychology to Build Confidence and Boost Low Self Esteem

10 Point Plan from Social Psychology to Build Confidence and Boost Low Self Esteem | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
In my earlier post I introduced the idea of 'Treating Low Self Confidence and Low Self Esteem as ‘Self Prejudice’' and coined the term 'auto-prejudice'. This is a form of an ongoing negative auto-b...

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It isn't possible to boost confidence and self-esteem by doing nothing! Ideas for what you could do here

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Consumer Behavior Drives Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Consumer Behavior Drives Black Friday and Cyber Monday | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales results point to consumers consuming better but is it enough to prevent irreversible climate change and mass extinction?
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Early Puberty May Put Teens at Risk for Depression - PsychCentral.com

Early Puberty May Put Teens at Risk for Depression - PsychCentral.com | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
New research suggests kids who enter puberty ahead of their peers are at heightened risk of depression.
Both genders are at risk, although depression typically develops differently in girls than in boys, said University of Illinois researchers.
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Rules for Designing an Engaging Workplace

Rules for Designing an Engaging Workplace | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Insights from environmental psychology.
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5 Ways to Boost Optimism

5 Ways to Boost Optimism | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Choose to be optimistic, it feels better. – Dalai Lama XIV
Is your glass half empty or full? Are your glasses rosy or is your future shadowed by a dark cloud?
Whether you live in the best or worst of all possible worlds depends on your point of view.
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Wind Energy is Big Business … And It’s Getting Bigger

Wind Energy is Big Business … And It’s Getting Bigger | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
China is generally assumed to be No. 1 in global wind energy, but ever since 2008 the U.S. wind energy industry has delivered the most kilowatt hours.
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Closing the Gap Between Humanities and Science - Daily Utah Chronicle

Closing the Gap Between Humanities and Science - Daily Utah Chronicle | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
  There’s a showdown on campus between the humanities and the sciences. Few programs at the U manage to close this gap with studies actively integrating technology, engineering and mathematics with the liberal arts.
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Are Insects the Future of Food? - Gizmodo

Are Insects the Future of Food? - Gizmodo | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Emily Anthes braves locusts, beetles, mealworms and more as she asks whether eating insects is the answer to feeding ever more humans and livestock.
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Is Charismatic Leadership Still Alive?

Is Charismatic Leadership Still Alive? | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Do charismatic leaders affect their followers in a way that generates greater productivity? Is charismatic leadership dead? One can argue that charismatic leadership can produce high performance levels among followers.
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How Children Learn To Read - The New Yorker

How Children Learn To Read - The New Yorker | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Why is it easy for some people to learn to read, and difficult for others?
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Using Psychology to Build Social Media Campaigns | SEJ

Using Psychology to Build Social Media Campaigns | SEJ | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Your social media campaigns should be about connecting with followers – not peddling your wares.

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What Your Personality Has to Do With Your Neighborhood

What Your Personality Has to Do With Your Neighborhood | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Flickr/Donna Rutherford It’s a well-worn sociological truth that the neighborhoods in which we live can have a powerful effect on our lives. But how do our neighborhoods affect our overall happiness and well being?
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The Negative Social Impact of Conspiracy Theories - New York Times

The Negative Social Impact of Conspiracy Theories - New York Times | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Many conspiracy theories undermine people’s confidence in established positions on topics such as climate change and vaccination.
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Ethics in Psychology:Spiritual&Cultural Dimensions - Onislam.net

Ethics in Psychology:Spiritual&Cultural Dimensions - Onislam.net | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
By Dr. Nadia Naser-Najjab:Ethics and Psychology are interrelated as the latter is concerned with human behavior and the kind of conduct that grants good mental health.The relationship between Ethics a...
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What Habits Are Best for Creativity?

What Habits Are Best for Creativity? | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
When I tell people that I’ve been working on Better Than Before, my book about habit change, many people ask, “What habits are best for creativity? What habits help people think creatively — and also, actually produce?
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Why People Write On Bathroom Walls

Why People Write On Bathroom Walls | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Flickr/Paalia “Well sung of Yore, a Bard of Wit/That some Folks read, but all Folks shit/But now the Case is alter’d quite/Since all who come to Boghouse write.” So was written on a boghouse sometime in the early 18th century—a boghouse being a...
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Pres. Mahama Marries Poor Sanitation & Corruption-Part II - spyghana.com

Pres. Mahama Marries Poor Sanitation & Corruption-Part II - spyghana.com | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Technically, political or moral equalization in the particular context of Ghanaian politics is about the two major political parties’ massive robbery of national wealth in turns and about mutual defense of their kleptomaniacal, generally...
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Do people learn anything from Psychology? - ZME Science

Do people learn anything from Psychology? - ZME Science | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Psychology is maybe most valuable when it exposes our inherent biases and what's commonly known as irrational thinking. But you'd expect people to learn and correct their behavior after learning the findings of surprising psychology experiments.
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How harsh environments make you believe in God (or gods) - Washington Post (blog)

How harsh environments make you believe in God (or gods) - Washington Post (blog) | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
A new study links climatic instability and a lack of natural resources to belief in moralizing gods in cultures around the world.
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Investigating Ambiguous and Multifaceted Social Targets to Better Understand Social Perception

Investigating Ambiguous and Multifaceted Social Targets to Better Understand Social Perception | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Allison Skinner details new research about how we categorize people in ambiguous and multifaceted social categories, and what we can learn from it.
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