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Psychology March 2012 Archive

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March In Review

Friday March 30, 2012
Spring is in full swing in my part of the world and the nice weather has certainly gone a long way towards brightening my mood. My younger brother is a ... Read More

Resilience: Coping With Crisis

Thursday March 29, 2012
Dealing with change or loss is an inevitable part of life. At some point, everyone experiences setbacks of varying degrees. Some of these challenges might be relatively minor (not getting ... Read More

Understanding Theories of Intelligence

Wednesday March 28, 2012
While there are several different theories of intelligence, psychologists do not agree on a universal definition of intelligence or on exactly which qualities it encompasses. Is intelligence a single ... Read More

Get Inspired With These Great Psychology Quotes

Monday March 26, 2012
Interested in reading more quotes by psychologists? The above quote is part of a new collection of visual psychology quotes. Be sure to check out the series for more ... Read More

Study Looks at How Chronic Stress Impairs Memory

Wednesday March 21, 2012
Have you ever found yourself forgetting things (such as where you left your keys or where you parked your car) when you are under a great deal of stress? When ... Read More

Get the Latest Psychology Updates on Facebook or Twitter

Monday March 19, 2012
If you have a profile on Facebook, you can follow the About.com Psychology page to get all of the latest news stories and updates. You can also follow me on ... Read More

Scientists Seek Source of Creativity

Wednesday March 14, 2012
Have you ever taken a right brain / left brain test? According to the idea of brain function lateralization, the right side of the brain is associated with creative endeavors ... Read More

Psychology Ranks As One of the Most Popular Online Degrees

Monday March 12, 2012
According to Boston-based research firm Eduventures, psychology ranked as the eighth most popular online bachelor's degrees in the year 2009. A 2011 study by eLearners.com found that the bachelor's in ... Read More

Psychosexual Development - Psychology Definition of the Week

Friday March 9, 2012
Definition: Psychosexual development was a theory put forth by psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud suggesting that personality develops through a series of stages. At each stage, Freud believed that the pleasure-seeking ... Read More

Last-Minute Study Tips

Thursday March 8, 2012
One Reader Writes: "I know it's not the ideal way to study, but I've found myself in a situation where I really need some last-minute study tips. Do you have ... Read More

Could Getting a Degree Improve Your Health?

Wednesday March 7, 2012
Are you thinking of going back to school to earn a degree? Perhaps in part due the economic downturn, more and more non-traditional students (those age 25 and older) are ... Read More

Participate in Psychology Research

Tuesday March 6, 2012
Are you interested in taking part in a psychology study? Then be sure to check out our Request for Research Participants forum where there are plenty of great opportunities to ... Read More

Study Suggests Stress Can Impact Decisions

Monday March 5, 2012
Researchers have found that stress can affect how you make decisions. The study, published in Current Directions in Psychological Science, involved placing participants under stress by having them place a ... Read More

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