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    Psychologists Find Smiling Really Can Make People Happier

    Researchers at Texas A&M and the University of Tennessee examined almost 50 years of data and found that changing your facial expression can alter the emotions you feel.   Smiling really can make people feel happier, according to a paper for Psychological Bulletin. The paper, coauthored by researcher Heather Lench at Texas A&M University and […]

    Accumbens nNOS Interneurons Regulate Cocaine Relapse

    Drug addiction is a chronic disorder in which individuals compulsively seek the use of drugs despite adverse effects.

    Maternal Behavior and Socioeconomic Status

    Self-regulation has been suggested as a “primary task” of childhood through which children become able to manage their emotions based on the demands of the situation they are in. Read full story pg1   Cont.pg2…….    

PSYC Talk

  • Quantitative Psychology

    Quantitative psychologists study and develop methods and techniques for the measurement of human behavior and other attributes. Their work involves the statistical and mathematical modeling of psychological processes, the design of research studies, and the analysis of psychological data. Students trained in quantitative psychology may focus their work on improving research methods, exploring various applications […]

  • Forensic Psychology

    Those working in the forensic psychology field often play a role in crime prevention, conviction, and punishment. It is often thought of as a merger of psychology and law. Forensic psychologists participate in research, conduct psychological assessments, design and implement treatment, analyze crime scenes, and attend criminal trials. They require skills including clinical assessment, interviewing, […]

  • Play Therapy

    According to the Association for Play Therapy (APT), play therapy is defined as, “the systematic use of theoretical model to establish an interpersonal process wherein trained Play Therapists use the therapeutic powers of play to help clients prevent or resolve psychosocial difficulties and achieve optimal growth and development.” In other words, play therapy is a […]