It's the same, only different
(Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology) The Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) is pleased to announce its sixth annual Top 10 Workplace Trends list. Based on member surveys, these are the issues that will have the most impact on the workplace in 2019. Many of the entries in this year's list, including Job Automation, #MeToo, and Diversity and Inclusion, have appeared in previous lists. Newly trending topics include Work-Life Balance, Agile Organizations, and Data Visualization. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Training in Psychological First Aid for Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies: Module 3: PFA for Children
Source: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC). Published: 12/2018. This 47-page training introduces participants to psychological first aid (PFA) for children. It aims to enable participants to know more about children ’s reactions to distress; know what PFA for children is and what it is not; understand the three action principles of Look, Listen, and Link in relation to children; practice providing PFA to a child and caregiver in distress; consider complex reactions and situations; and be aware of the importan ce of self-care when helping others. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resou...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - January 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Training in Psychological First Aid for Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies: Module 2: Basic PFA
Source: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC). Published: 12/2018. This 44-page training introduces participants to basic psychological first aid (PFA). It aims to enable participants to know more about reactions to distress; know what psychological first aid is and what it is not; understand the three action principles of Look, Listen, and Link; practice providing PFA to someone in distress; consider complex reactions and situations; and be aware of the importance of self-care when helping others. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - January 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

SIOP Foundation launches first ever visionary circle
(Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology) The SIOP Foundation launches their first ever Visionary Circle to fund innovative research on industrial and organizational psychology science and practice that will have lasting impact in the workplace. This is a charitable program has a goal to secure at least $100,000 to fund a grant in 2020. This initiative is the largest campaign the SIOP Foundation has undertaken to provide transformational funding to the research that seeks to change the future world of work. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Encouraging younger people to follow a healthier lifestyle can help curb early-onset depression
(Natural News) An international study has found a strong link between a person’s lifestyle and his risk of developing chronic mood disorders. The study, published in Psychological Medicine, looked at how a person’s lifestyle choices affect depression, as well as how the disease impacts lifestyle. According to the authors of the study, this is the first... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Is a Covert Narcissist?
A covert narcissist is just as much a narcissist as your typical extroverted narcissist. Some narcissists emphasize one personality trait more than others. One person with outgoing personality might always show off and need to be the center of attention, while another narcissist might be a vindictive bully, an entitled playboy, an imperious authoritarian, or an exacting know-it-all, as articulated by Madonna, “Listen, everyone is entitled to my opinion.” Some public figures and celebrities exemplify extroverted narcissists — people who are, grandiose and crave attention. Radio host and psychologist Dr. We...
Source: Psych Central - January 14, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Darlene Lancer, JD, MFT Tags: Bullying Narcissism Personality Source Type: news

Psychological processes at work in Trump and the Brexiters | Letters
The pattern is clinically well known and exemplifies one response to attachment insecurity seen first when children are younger than two, writesDr John Richer. PlusMary Montaut on the cult of Nigel FarageGary Younge ’s excellent piece on the similarities of Trump and the Brexiters (Trump and the Brexiters must own the mess they lied us into, 11 January) is a reminder of the similar underlying psychological processes at work.The pattern is clinically well known and exemplifies one response to attachment insecurity seen first when children are younger than two. The possibility of showing this response is built into our...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 14, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Letters Tags: Brexit Donald Trump Nigel Farage UK Independence party (Ukip) Psychology Article 50 UK news European Union Foreign policy Politics US news Science Source Type: news

World Cancer Day
is an international day marked on February 4 to raise awareness of cancer and to encourage its prevention, detection, and treatment. 2019 marks the launch of the 3-year ‘I Am and I Will’ campaign; an empowering call-to-action urging for personal commitment and represents the power of individual action taken now to impact the future.Cochrane Cancer supports and coordinates the work acrossmultiple Cochrane Review Groups dealing with the topic of Cancer. These  Cochrane Review Groups provide reliable evidence required to make important decisions on issues concerning cancer and related topics. Cochrane R...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - January 14, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Strongest opponents of GM foods know the least but think they know the most
Analysis of surveys from US, France and Germany could also have implications for science communication in other fieldsThe most extreme opponents of genetically modified foods know the least about science but believe they know the most, researchers have found.The findings from public surveys in the US, France and Germany suggest that rather than being a barrier to the possession of strongly held views, ignorance of the matter at hand might better be described as a fuel.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 14, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Ian Sample Science editor Tags: GM Genetics Science Psychology Environment Source Type: news

Longitudinal effects of maternal love withdrawal and guilt induction on Chinese American preschoolers' bullying aggressive behavior - Yu J, Cheah CSL, Hart CH, Yang C, Olsen JA.
This study examined two psycholog... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

The relation of childhood abuse experiences to problematic sexual behaviors in male youths who have sexually offended - Davis KA, Knight RA.
Psychological abuse and sexual abuse, either alone or in combination, have been implicated as developmental antecedents of problematic sexual thoughts and behaviors in studies of sexually aggressive males (Jesperson, Lalumi ère,& Seto, 2009; Knight& Sims... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Psychological well-being and mortality: longitudinal findings from Lithuanian middle-aged and older adults study - Tamosiunas A, Sapranaviciute-Zabazlajeva L, Luksiene D, Virviciute D, Peasey A.
BACKGROUND: The study aimed to examine whether after confounding by possible socio-demographic and other risk factors, psychological well-being is independently associated with reduced all-cause and cardiovascular mortality. METHODS: Initial data w... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Psychosocial capacity building in response to cascading disasters: a culturally informed approach - Miller JL, Pescaroli G.
The dominant paradigm guiding mental health professionals responding to major disasters is the field of 'disaster mental health', which historically focused more on psychological factors than social factors, privileging individual over collective intervent... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Community-Based Prevention Source Type: news

Seeking true happiness? Harness the power of negative thinking | Andr é Spicer
There are limits to being relentlessly upbeat. Embrace pessimism – accepting it will all end in ruin releases us to liveEarly on New Year ’s Day, I began scrolling through the messages people had left on social media. Usually you find a note of hope among popping corks and exploding fireworks. Not this year. All I found were posts like “2018 was a terrible year. Don’t expect more from 2019” or “I dread the year to come”.I started to suspect that those I followed on social media were all just a bit depressing. But that theory evaporated when a new batch of articles trying to capture...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 14, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Andr é Spicer Tags: Psychology Mental health Science Society UK news Source Type: news

Procrastination at the top level
(National Research University Higher School of Economics) A study by psychologists from the Higher School of Economics has proven that top managers use their time more effectively than middle managers. They have lower procrastination levels and focus more on the future. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Craving insight into addiction | Letters
Dr David Marjot on the anti-boredom effect, andDr Ian Flintoffon the damage done by a materialist societyI am a retired consultant psychiatrist who specialised in the field of addiction (Constant craving: is addiction on the rise?, G2, 9 January). My conclusion was that most, perhaps all, drugs of addiction were very effective ways of passing time with minimum distress – the anti-boredom effect. Even “unpleasant” experiences will pass time very effectively. Similar experiences are achieved by shopping, TV and sexual activity etc. I thought that heroin and tobacco were the best anti-boredom drugs. Nicotine...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 13, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Letters Tags: Health & wellbeing Drugs Science Smoking Society Parkinson's disease Mental health Psychology Money Pornography Sex UK news Source Type: news

Ten to Zen by Owen O'Kane – digested read
‘Slow down your thinking. Feel the serenity that comes from finding out you are the bore you’ve always thought’Hi. It ’s me, Owen, and I want you to know that I’m here for you. Thank you for picking up my book. It means a lot that you have chosen to put your trust in me. I’m guessing that, since you have managed to read this far, you are probably feeling something has been missing from your life. That somethi ng has been me. With my workout you can be the person you have always wanted to be.What makes my approach so different is that it doesn ’t demand you waste years in therapy tr...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 13, 2019 Category: Science Authors: John Crace Tags: Books Culture Psychology Source Type: news

Everyone is biased, including you: the play designed by neuroscientists
We all cling to beliefs despite the evidence. Immersive theatre experience The Justice Syndicate aims to show why“It’s her word against his,” says a middle-aged male juror in thick-rimmed glasses. “Someone of his experience wouldn’t do something so risky.” A woman to my right says the defendant is probably guilty, but maybe not beyond reasonable doubt. “But why would she lie?” asks another fema le juror.Eleven strangers and I are discussing whether renowned children ’s surgeon Simon Huxtable tried to rape Sally Hodges, the mother of a former patient. She says he tried t...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 12, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Nic Fleming Tags: Psychology Science Social media Politics Law Source Type: news

A longitudinal study of psychological factors as mediators of the relationship between insomnia symptoms and suicidal ideation among young adults - Hom MA, Stanley IH, Chu C, Sanabria MM, Christensen K, Albury EA, Rogers ML, Joiner TE.
STUDY OBJECTIVES: Prior cross-sectional studies indicate that psychological factors (eg, perceived burdensomeness, thwarted belongingness) may explain the relationship between insomnia and suicidal ideation. Longitudinal studies are needed, however, to exa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Medical News Today: 3 common drugs can reduce severe mental health symptoms
Three common drugs typically prescribed for cardiovascular problems or diabetes could also help fight the symptoms of severe mental health conditions. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychology / Psychiatry Source Type: news

Mona and Samir, a new chance
In August 2014, ISIS attacked the Iraqi town of Sinjar, targeting the Yezidi community. They executed men and abducted thousands women and children.  Mona and Samir, a mother and son. were amongst them.  Soon, 8 year-old Samir was separated from his mother.   Mona was sold as a slave in Mosul, and subjected to two years of physical, sexual, and emotional violence before her rela­tives found her and paid for her freedom. To protect her, they took her to Chamesku camp in northern Iraq. When we first met her, Mona was distressed and traumatised from her experiences and suffered horrible ...
Source: Doctors of the World News - January 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Martina Villa Tags: Uncategorised Source Type: news

Expert warns diets are contributing to Britain's obesity epidemic  
EXCLUSIVE: Dr Aria Campbell-Danesh, a behavioural psychologist based in Newcastle, said up to two thirds of dieters regain more weight than they lose on a diet. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New study provides clinicians with better analysis of psychological flexibility
(University of Chichester) New research from the University of Chichester, published in Behavior Modification, has for the first time analyzed degrees of psychological flexibility and identified three distinct classes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New Research Finds Connection Between Social Media Use And Drug Addiction
BOSTON (CBS) – Parents often jokingly say their kids are addicted to their phones, but excessive social media use is a real concern. Now, new research from Michigan State University finds a connection between heavy social media use and behaviors associated with drug addiction. Researchers surveyed more than 70 participants to assess their psychological dependence on Facebook and then had them do a gambling exercise measuring bad decision making, like whether they fail to learn from their mistakes and continue down a negative path. They found that those who performed worse on the gambling task tended to use socia...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - January 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Syndicated Local Addiction Dr. Mallika Marshall Social Media Source Type: news

Traditional Masculinity Can Hurt Boys, Say New A.P.A. Guidelines
Men die earlier than women and commit more acts of violence. But the American Psychological Association did not have a guide for working with males, in part because they were historically considered the norm. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JACEY FORTIN Tags: Men and Boys American Psychological Assn Psychology and Psychologists United States Gender Mental Health and Disorders Source Type: news

Sex comes before emotional bonding in modern relationships
Psychologists, from the University of Rochester in New York and the IDC Herzliya in Israel, have found that physical intimacy helps people form deep emotional bonds. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A multi-dimensional evaluation of craving and impulsivity among people admitted for alcohol-related problems in emergency department - Flaudias V, Teisseidre F, de Chazeron I, Chalmeton M, Bertin C, Izaute M, Chakroun-Baggioni N, Pereira B, Brousse G, Maurage P.
This study proposes an integrative evaluation of craving (Visual Analogue Scale, VAS and Obsessive Compulsive Drinking Sca... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 10, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

The time for action is at hand - Rosenbaum DA, Feghhi I.
The science of mental life and behavior has paid scant attention to the means by which mental life is translated into physical behavior. Why this is so was the topic of a 2005 American Psychologist article whose main title was "The Cinderella of Psychology... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 10, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Struggling with New Year's resolutions? We can help
Nine ways to boost your willpower, from dodging doughnuts to making the most of morningsIt is tempting, when your shiny New Year ’s resolutions start to crumble, to tell yourself that self-control simply isn’t your strong point. “Oh well,” you might say, surrendering to the desire for a large glass of red. “No willpower, that’s my problem.”But, according to a body of scientific research, willpower is not a talent that a lucky few are born with. It is a skill to be practised. “Willpower is a dynamic, fluctuating resource,” explains Frank Ryan, consultant clinical psychol...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 10, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Anita Chaudhuri Tags: Health & wellbeing Life and style Psychology Source Type: news

Left-wing lunacy invades the behavioral sciences as American Psychological Association labels masculinity "harmful"
(Natural News) Traditional masculinity was the driving force behind the exploration of the Americas. The grit and determination of traditional masculinity established the first thirteen colonies on the North American continent. The toughness and aggressiveness of traditional masculinity paved a path into the unknown, fought for independence, and established founding principles for the greatest country... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women are up to 15% more likely to become pregnant if they ORGASM
A study by Dr Robert King, a lecturer in applied psychology at University College Cork, suggests that when a woman orgasms, muscles in her uterus contract, 'pushing' sperm along. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HAPPINESS Project increases access to mental health treatment in Nigeria
Co-founded by Yale psychologist Dr. Theddeus Iheanacho, the program aims to improve mental health and epilepsy treatment in the country's underserved areas. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - January 9, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

'Traditional masculinity' is harmful, top psychologists say in new guidelines  
The warning was issued in a 36-page document by the American Psychological Association, its first set of guidelines on male mental health in 127 years. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Orchid and the Dandelion by W Thomas Boyce review – which are you?
This study by a paediatric health expert considers why children with the greatest potential are also the ones most likely to falterSome people seem to have terrible childhoods and yet manage to thrive despite them. Others grow up in loving homes but suffer from mental and physical health difficulties, even if their siblings do not. Why?Research shows that about 15 to 20 % of children experience well over half of the recorded psychological illnesses. The remaining 75 to 80 % are comparatively healthy. This pattern continues into adulthood, and appears to be true for children around the world.Continue reading... (Source: Gua...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 9, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Phillippa Perry Tags: Science and nature books Society books Culture Psychology Source Type: news

Socioemotional dynamics of emotion regulation and depressive symptoms: a person-specific network approach - Yang X, Ram N, Gest SD, Lydon-Staley DM, Conroy DE, Pincus AL, Molenaar PCM.
Socioemotional processes engaged in daily life may afford and/or constrain individuals' emotion regulation in ways that affect psychological health. Recent findings from experience sampling studies suggest that persistence of negative emotions (emotion ine... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Constant cravings: is addiction on the rise?
From sex to sugar to social media, people are in the grip of a wider range of compulsive behaviours.But what is driving them – and what can be done?Addiction was once viewed as an unsavoury fringe disease, tethered to substances with killer withdrawal symptoms, such as alcohol and opium. But now the scope of what humans can be addicted to seems to have snowballed, from sugar to shopping to social media. The UK ’s first NHS internet-addiction clinic is opening this year; the World Health Organization (WHO) has included gaming disorder in its official addictions diagnosis guidelines.The first glimmer of this shif...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 9, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Amy Fleming Tags: Health & wellbeing Life and style Psychology Science Neuroscience Source Type: news

Anxiety, Depression and PTSD After Critical Illness Anxiety, Depression and PTSD After Critical Illness
How prevalent are these psychological conditions among survivors of critical illness?Critical Care (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Critical Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Are your Facebook friends making you feel sick?
(Elsevier) As social networking activity has become pervasive, researchers have been taking a closer look at its impact on our psychological and physical health. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Lemon grass tea is good for your brain, study finds
(Natural News) Here is another good reason to drink tea made from lemon grass (Cymbopogon Lemongrass). In a recently-published African study, an extract derived from the plant has been shown to protect the memory of mice from scopolamine-induced amnesia. Amnesia is a condition where memories are largely forgotten. It can stem from aging, diseases, psychological trauma, physical damage... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The midlife crisis isn't real! Psychologist argues there is 'little evidence' behind it
Various studies show a decline in life satisfaction does exist between 30 and 70. However, Professor Nick Haslam, at the University of Melbourne, says 'crises' could happen at any point in life. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Instagram takes a toll on influencers' brains
Research suggests the platform fosters anxiety as we compare ourselves to othersLike many 24-year-olds, Alexandra Mondalek, a fashion reporter in New York, found herself obsessing over social media. Her rapidly growing fashion-focused Instagram account,@hautetakes, was gaining attention, with a little more than 1,000 followers, and it was all she could think about. She wasn ’t making money from it yet, but Mondalek wondered if she could reach “influencer” status if she kept at it.“I was putting too much weight into who was viewing my Instagram,” says Mondalek, who started posting photos of the...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 8, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Jenni Gritters for Medium Tags: Instagram Technology US news Social media Psychology Source Type: news

Soft Skills in Crisis Management for Responders
Source: DisasterReady.org. Published: 10/23/2018. The goal of this course is to equip participants with the skill set to provide effective emotional support to a person affected by a crisis. It consists of six lessons: Lesson 1: Principles of Effective Crisis Response; Lesson 2: Assessment of Crisis Level; Lesson 3: Crisis Reactions; Lesson 4: Crisis Response Strategies and Techniques; Lesson 5: Self Care for Crisis Responders; and Lesson 6 (Optional): Psychological First Aid. (Video or Multimedia) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - January 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New theory of ethics may transform moral psychology
(Bar-Ilan University) In his book, Ethics and Attachment: How we make moral judgments (Routledge), Israeli psychologist Aner Govrin, Ph.D., of Bar-Ilan University, suggests an innovative framework for understanding moral judgment. His theory shows for the first time that moral judgment is a computation process, and people from different cultures compute moral judgments in the same manner even though they reach different, and even conflicting, conclusions. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Alcohol Is Harder To Handle As You Age, Expert Says
COLUMBUS, OHIO (CBS) – It only gets harder for adults to handle alcohol as they get older, according to an addiction medicine specialist. Aging also makes people more vulnerable to alcoholism, he says. Ohio State University clinical psychologist Brad Lander writes that older people process alcohol less efficiently in their bodies than when they were younger. “As we age, it takes longer for the body to break down alcohol,” he says. “It stays in the system longer. Tolerance also decreases.” Lander says that among seniors, women are more likely than men to develop alcoholism. And while younger pe...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - January 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Alcohol Local TV Source Type: news

These Are the Best Ways to Improve Your Memory
All day every day, your brain is bombarded with new information. Confronted with this tsunami of sensory and cerebral input, it’s no wonder much of it slips through your memory’s grasp. But if you feel like you’re forgetting more than you should—or if you just want to pump up your retention and recall—there are some science-backed ways to improve your memory. Start with exercise. A recent study appearing in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found that just 10 minutes of light exercise was enough to increase patterns of brain activity associated with memory improvements. This ...
Source: TIME: Health - January 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized Brain Source Type: news

Impact of parental acute psychological distress on young child pain-related behavior through differences in parenting behavior during pediatric burn wound care - Brown EA, De Young A, Kimble R, Kenardy J.
This study tested parenting behavior as a mediator for the relationship between parental acute psychological distress and child behavior during... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Whites struggle to tell real from fake smiles on black faces
(American Psychological Association) White people and non-black minorities have a harder time telling the difference between genuine and fake smiles on black faces than they do on white faces, a problem black people don't have, according to research published by the American Psychological Association. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Implicit attitudes can change over the long term
(Association for Psychological Science) Data from more than 4 million tests completed between 2004 and 2016 show that Americans' explicit and implicit attitudes toward certain social groups are becoming less biased over time, according to research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Can artificial intelligence tell a polar bear from a can opener?
(University of California - Los Angeles) How smart is the form of artificial intelligence known as deep learning computer networks, and how closely do these machines mimic the human brain? They have improved greatly in recent years, but still have a long way to go, a team of UCLA cognitive psychologists reports in the journal PLOS Computational Biology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Jazmine Barnes Case Shows How Trauma Can Affect Memory
Eyewitness testimony is unreliable because people try to understand a traumatic event by using what they know about the world and fill in gaps, experts said. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: SANDRA E. GARCIA Tags: Cortisol (Hormone) Brain Psychology and Psychologists Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides Memory Barnes, Jazmine (d 2018) Source Type: news