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Psychopathic Writings: The Psychopathy Check List-Revised: (PCL-R).

Psychopathic Writings: The Psychopathy Check List-Revised: (PCL-R). | Psychology Resources | Scoop.it
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Personal Space | The Psych Files

How does the presence of others in the bathroom affect you? How close is too close? A psychological study was done in 1976 in which psychology researchers hid in men's bathrooms to observe...well, you'll find out.
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psychat [licensed for non-commercial use only] / DropBox links

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What's So Genius about Genius Hour?

What's So Genius about Genius Hour? | Psychology Resources | Scoop.it
I hope you have heard of genius hour or 20% time before and that this will be just an extra post to highlight its amazingness.  However, if you haven't or are not quite sure how to do a genius hour...
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How To Write Compelling eLearning Content Without Being An Expert

How To Write Compelling eLearning Content Without Being An Expert | Psychology Resources | Scoop.it
You don’t have to be an expert to craft effective eLearning content. You only have to understand the basics well and execute it.
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The Lasting Impacts of Poverty on the Brain

The Lasting Impacts of Poverty on the Brain | Psychology Resources | Scoop.it
Research finds that poor children are more likely to end up with impaired brain function as adults.
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using pop culture in high school psych class

TV clips for your psych classroom
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The Science Behind How We Learn New Skills

The Science Behind How We Learn New Skills | Psychology Resources | Scoop.it
Learning new skills is one of the best ways to make yourself both marketable and happy, but actually doing so isn't as easy as it sounds. The science behind how we learn is the foundation for teaching yourself new skills.
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Welcome to our psychology teachers' section!

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5 examples of how the languages we speak can affect the way we think

5 examples of how the languages we speak can affect the way we think | Psychology Resources | Scoop.it
A look at the ways that the construction of language can have implications for the way we think, act and parse the world around us.
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7 talks on mapping the human brain

7 talks on mapping the human brain | Psychology Resources | Scoop.it
In his State of the Union address, US President Barack Obama teased the importance of mapping the human brain, hinting that it could be a good investment in the future.
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The 13 Top Online Psychology Games

The 13 Top Online Psychology Games | Psychology Resources | Scoop.it
Let the mind games begin with these top online psych tests
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Jenny and Stiffs's comment, February 25, 2013 10:12 AM
We will use this to get the class involved with our research.
Walt Bechtell's comment, February 25, 2013 3:52 PM
Great idea
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Shawn Achor: The happy secret to better work | Video on TED.com

TED Talks We believe that we should work to be happy, but could that be backwards? In this fast-moving and entertaining talk, psychologist Shawn Achor argues that actually happiness inspires productivity.
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Audio Paradox

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Freakonomics » Fear Thy Nature: A Freakonomics Radio Rebroadcast

Freakonomics » Fear Thy Nature: A Freakonomics Radio Rebroadcast | Psychology Resources | Scoop.it
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Zimbardo, Milgram, awesome...

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Benefits of multiple sports participation

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abnormalpsych - home

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Being poor as a child literally damages your brain

Being poor as a child literally damages your brain | Psychology Resources | Scoop.it
Look at those brains. The regions being featured — the dorsolateral pre-frontal cortex (DPFC), the ventrolateral pre-frontal cortex (VPFC), and the amygdala — all play a role in managing stress and regulating one’s emotions.
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America’s Mood Map: An Interactive Guide to the United States of Attitude

America’s Mood Map: An Interactive Guide to the United States of Attitude | Psychology Resources | Scoop.it
West Virginia is the most neurotic state, Utah is the most agreeable and the folks of Wisconsin are the country's most extroverted, a new study says.
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Dr Phil Test

Dr. Phil's TestDr. Phil's Test *Dr. Phil scored 55. He did this test on Oprah -- she got 38.)
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About Teachers of Psychology in Secondary Schools (TOPSS)

About Teachers of Psychology in Secondary Schools (TOPSS) | Psychology Resources | Scoop.it
We promote introductory and advanced high school psychology, meet curricular needs of secondary school teachers, and provide opportunities for high school students to be recognized for their academic excellence.
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Teaching ideas

Teaching ideas | Psychology Resources | Scoop.it
Alternatives to Homework/Worksheets.
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NOVA | Mind of a Rampage Killer

NOVA | Mind of a Rampage Killer | Psychology Resources | Scoop.it
Can science help us understand why some people commit horrific acts of mass murder?
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BBC Science | Human Body and Mind | Psychology Tests & Surveys

BBC Science | Human Body and Mind | Psychology Tests & Surveys | Psychology Resources | Scoop.it
Find out more about your personality by taking our psychology tests. Designed by experts, play the games to help you better understand who you are.
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Collateral Damage? Researching a Connection Between Video Games and Violence

Collateral Damage? Researching a Connection Between Video Games and Violence | Psychology Resources | Scoop.it
In this lesson, students read about studies exploring how video games affect gamers, and then evaluate the evidence that both supports and rejects the connection between violent video games and aggression.
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