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PharmaGossip: Physicians under the Influence: Social Psychology ...

PharmaGossip: Physicians under the Influence: Social Psychology ... | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Pharmaceutical and medical device companies apply social psychology to influence physicians' prescribing behavior and decision-making. Physicians fail to recognize their vulnerability to commercial influences due to ...
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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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Adapting to Change

Adapting to Change | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
The leaves soon will turn into the familiar shades we love to remind us that the seasons change and nature transitions. People also experience transitions requiring adjustment.
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Does a group have a mind of its own?

Does a group have a mind of its own? | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Adrianna Jenkins explains how it is that we often think of groups of people as having a mind of their own.
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Location, Car Colour & Time Of Day Can Increase The Likelihood Of Road Rage Occuring

Location, Car Colour & Time Of Day Can Increase The Likelihood Of Road Rage Occuring | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Road rage is played out day in day out on roads and highways across the globe, from tit for tat fingers in the air and heated exchanges to full on deadly games of cat and mouse.
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How environment can boost creativity

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It took F. Scott Fitzgerald nearly a decade to finish Tender is the Night, his semi-autobiographical novel about the physical, financial, and moral decline of a man with nearly limitless potential. While working on the novel, Fitzgerald and his wife, Zelda, moved between France, Switzerland, and the United States, eventually spending eighteen months at La Paix, an old country house north of Baltimore that he rented while Zelda was treated for schizophrenia at a nearby clinic.
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Strategizing to Break Old Habits and Pick Up Better Ones

Strategizing to Break Old Habits and Pick Up Better Ones | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
I’m writing my next book, Better Than Before, about how we make and break habits – an issue very relevant to happiness.
Each week, I post a before-and-after story submitted by a reader, about how he or she successfully changed a habit.
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Sustainable Renewable Energy Storage: Are We There Yet?

Sustainable Renewable Energy Storage: Are We There Yet? | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
A study by a team of Stanford researchers concluded that the wind industry will be able to afford to invest in these large-scale technologies and remain sustainable, while the solar industry will find it more difficult due to the extra energy...
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The Psychology of Personal Space: Seat Reclining

The Psychology of Personal Space: Seat Reclining | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Over the past few weeks, we’ve heard more and more accounts of airline flights being diverted because of an argument over reclining seats.
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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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Being Able to Hear Yourself Think

Being Able to Hear Yourself Think | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
How many thoughts do we have in a day? There seem to be several conflicting numbers in the current literature, ranging from 12,000 to 80,000 per day.
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A Vision for Happier Cities - Huffington Post

A Vision for Happier Cities - Huffington Post | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Instead of using the words on the official signs I incorporated positive words to express how I felt about New York City.
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Ghana's Many Problems: The Promise of Humanism 3 - GhanaWeb

Ghana's Many Problems: The Promise of Humanism 3 - GhanaWeb | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Ghana's Many Problems: The Promise of Humanism 3 GhanaWeb This question requires further clarification as superstition gradually begins to gain hold on public psychology, systematically replacing analytic thinking and threatening Ghana's...
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Green Buildings Sprouting Up in Nairobi, Kenya

Green Buildings Sprouting Up in Nairobi, Kenya | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
A green building is one whose construction and lifetime of operation assure the healthiest possible environment while representing the most efficient and least disruptive use of land, water, energy and resources.
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5 Key Themes Emerging From the 'New Science of Cities'

5 Key Themes Emerging From the 'New Science of Cities' | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
In the most innovative incubators of urban research, the lessons of Jane Jacobs are more vital than ever.
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Study: Diversity Still Jeopardized by Workplace Attitudes

Study: Diversity Still Jeopardized by Workplace Attitudes | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
A University of Colorado study rejects the perception that women and individuals of color have fair opportunities for advancement in the workplace.
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Est-il plus écolo de vivre en ville ou à la campagne ? (Partie 1) - Kaizen magazine

Est-il plus écolo de vivre en ville ou à la campagne ? (Partie 1) - Kaizen magazine | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Il y a encore quarante ans, la question ne se serait peut-être pas posée. Les écolos (du moins d’après l’image qu’on s’en faisait) vivaient plus volontiers
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