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Psychology

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  • Trinity Christian College to host conference on addiction

    Trinity Christian College to host conference on addiction
    The complex biological, psychological and spiritual aspects of addiction can make tackling the disease hard, according to experts in the field. A psychology conference on addiction at Trinity Christian College in Palos Heights will help students,...
  • Increasingly common phrases are commonly misused

    You know how sometimes you can't remember the name of a movie or a beer or a book? Well, there's a phrase for that, and it's not, "Man, I'm getting old." It's called the "Google effect," which is the tendency to quickly forget information we can readily...
  • Online dating: New technology transforms age-old, sometimes frustrating search for dates or mates

    GRAND FORKS, N.D. After breaking up with her boyfriend of seven years, Ashley Giles of Fargo, N.D., was not anxious to start dating again. Her best friend urged her to "get back out there, stop moping around," and filled out an online dating site...
  • Movie Developing on Psychologist Who Treated 'Silence of the Lambs' Killer (EXCLUSIVE)

    Independent producer Joe Lawless is developing a movie about the psychologist who delved into the mind of serial killer Gary Heidnik -- a real-life inspiration for the Hannibal Lector and Buffalo Bill characters in "Silence of the Lambs." Lawless has...
  • 'Blue' In New Britain

    'Blue' In New Britain
    Art League of New Britain hosts “The Blue Show 2014,” from Friday, March 14, to Sunday, April 6. The opening reception is March 14 from 6 to 9 p.m. All work should be predominantly in the color blue, or should express a “blue”...
  • Reading the mind to reconstruct a face: Is dream reconstruction next?

    When one of us takes in another's face, it's like a party in the brain. Signals dart from region to region as we piece together the eyes, the mouth, the emotional expression, the degree of attraction or fear we may feel, the memory of a familiar feature...
  • Government approves medical marijuana research

    Government approves medical marijuana research
    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration handed backers of medical marijuana a significant victory Friday, opening the way for a University of Arizona researcher to examine whether pot can help veterans cope with post-traumatic stress, a move that...
  • Dolled up or working, Barbie crushes girls' career dreams, study says

    In a psychology lab at Oregon State University, 37 girls ages 4 to 7 have finally demonstrated what feminists have long warned: that playing with Barbie dolls drives home cultural stereotypes about a woman's place and suppresses a little girl's career...
  • Hire like Google? For most companies, that's a bad idea.

     Hire like Google? For most companies, that's a bad idea.
    Laszlo Bock, the head of human resources at Google, made quite a splash with his announcement last year that the technology firm has changed the way it hires people. Gone are the brainteaser-style interview questions that so many candidates abhorred....
  • How someone 'sees red' may offer clues to schizophrenia, other mental illness, says UCF researcher

    How someone 'sees red' may offer clues to schizophrenia, other mental illness, says UCF researcher
    How a person sees red may shed some light on what causes several kinds of mental illness, according to psychologist and UCF researcher Jeffrey Bedwell, who is conducting a study to explore that possibility. Bedwell, an associate professor of...
  • Yee's arrest another blow against Democrats' hold on Senate

    SACRAMENTO — State Sen. Leland Yee, a child psychologist and veteran lawmaker, was a visible member of the Capitol's Democratic majority who most recently has done much of his work out of the spotlight. He focused on issues involving mental...