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Psychology resources on basics of psychology, psychological theories, and both classic and the most current research in psychology
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Science Just Discovered Something Amazing About What Childhood Piano Lessons Did to You

Science Just Discovered Something Amazing About What Childhood Piano Lessons Did to You | Psychology Resources | Scoop.it
Practicing scales changed your life.
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5 key inconsistencies in testimony about Michael Brown's shooting

5 key inconsistencies in testimony about Michael Brown's shooting | Psychology Resources | Scoop.it
Where the accounts of Darren Wilson and witnesses don't add up
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Teaching High School Psychology: Psychology Lessons & Ideas | My Town Tutors

Teaching High School Psychology: Psychology Lessons & Ideas | My Town Tutors | Psychology Resources | Scoop.it
Teaching High School Psychology: Psychology Lessons & Ideas. High School Psychology Lessons. Free high school psychology lessons. 40 Free high school psychology lessons.
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What Makes a Successful Online Learner? | ISEEK

The many advantages of online learning include flexibility and convenience. But online learning is a lot more challenging than it may seem.
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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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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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Psych Central - Psychopathy Quiz

Psych Central - Psychopathy Quiz | Psychology Resources | Scoop.it
Are you a psychopath? This 12-item psychopathy quiz will help you answer that question immediately.
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Effective Instruction | Office of the State Superintendent

Effective Instruction | Office of the State Superintendent | Psychology Resources | Scoop.it
Educator Insight "If you're always giving a child an easy level text because that's where they are successful they never get to the on-level or challenging text. They never even get the exposure or the opportunity to read it."
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Standing in the Hallway Improves Students’ Understanding of Conformity

Standing in the Hallway Improves Students’ Understanding of Conformity | Psychology Resources | Scoop.it
Teaching obedience and conformity as a teacher you try to get your students to demonstrate their understanding of these concepts by giving examples from their life.  With obedience students tend to...
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9 TED Talks with fascinating psych experiments

9 TED Talks with fascinating psych experiments | Psychology Resources | Scoop.it
Intriguing speakers share psychological studies—from asking kids to wait to eat marshmallows to planting false memories through a single word.
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7 ways stress does your mind and body good

7 ways stress does your mind and body good | Psychology Resources | Scoop.it
Psychologist Kelly McGonigal used to believe that stress is bad for your health. Then, new research changed her mind. Here are 7 studies that suggest new ways of looking at stress.
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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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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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