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The Sad Tale of Little Albert

The Sad Tale of Little Albert | Exploring Psychology | Scoop.it
New researchers suggests that the little boy at the center of the Little Albert experiment was neurologically impaired. Evidence also implies that Watson knew of the impairment and purposefully misrepresented the data.
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Scientists Reconstruct Brains' Visions Into Digital Video In Historic Experiment

Scientists Reconstruct Brains' Visions Into Digital Video In Historic Experiment | Exploring Psychology | Scoop.it
UC Berkeley scientists have developed a system to capture visual activity in human brains and reconstruct it as digital video clips. Eventually, this process will allow you to record and reconstruct your own dreams on a computer screen.
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19th and 20th century psychiatry: 22 rare photos Pictures - CBS News

19th and 20th century psychiatry: 22 rare photos Pictures - CBS News | Exploring Psychology | Scoop.it
View 19th and 20th century psychiatry: 22 rare photos photos in CBS News' 19th and 20th century psychiatry: 22 rare photos photo gallery...
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Are Women More Emotionally Intelligent Than Men? | Emotional intelligence | Daniel Goleman

Daniel Goleman's new book, Ecological Intelligence, reveals the hidden environmental consequences of what we
make and buy. Goleman is also the author of the New York Times bestseller Emotional Intelligence.
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Dan Gilbert asks, Why are we happy? | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Dan Gilbert, author of Stumbling on Happiness, challenges the idea that we’ll be miserable if we don’t get what we want. Our "psychological immune system" lets us feel truly happy even when things don’t go as planned.
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Video Game Violence: What the Science Shows

Video Game Violence: What the Science Shows | Exploring Psychology | Scoop.it
Justice Stephen Breyer's dissenting opinion includes an extensive bibliography of academic literature on the topic.
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Sabina Spielrein (1895-1942)

Sabina Spielrein (1895-1942) | Exploring Psychology | Scoop.it

Sabina Spielrein was Carl Jung's patient, student and possible mistress. Learn more about her life, legacy and important contributions to psychology.

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Client-Centered Therapy

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Client-centered therapy is a non-directive technique developed by humanist psychologist Carl Rogers that emphasizes the importance of unconditional positive regard.
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Live 3 Years Longer with 15 Minutes a Day of Brisk Walking

Live 3 Years Longer with 15 Minutes a Day of Brisk Walking | Exploring Psychology | Scoop.it

"A very large study from Taiwan shows the difference even a little moderate-intensity exercise, such as brisk walking, can make."

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Putting Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs to the Test

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Putting Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs to the Test...
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Jone Johnson Lewis's comment, July 16, 2011 9:03 AM
I suspect that Maslow was working in the old paradigm of individualism, and of course without benefit of later research on attachment and neuroscience -- and didn't realize that our social needs are as much physiological needs as are food and water!
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The Stanford Prison Experiment: 40 Years Later

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'Evil Scientist' Wants To Teach People To Do Good : NPR

Forty years ago, the Stanford Prison Experiment revealed that people tend to conform — even when that means otherwise good people doing terrible things.
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About.com Psychology

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Find psychology articles, student resources and psychology study guides. Explore psychology definitions and theories. Learn more about the history of psychology from biographies of major thinkers and timelines.
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