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 […]
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…….
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]