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The dark side of social media. Some scientists peer into active volcanoes and try to read rocks.

The dark side of social media

Others sift signals from space or analyse how animals behave. And then there are the cyber-ethnographers, who dedicate their careers to studying the way that people behave online. Some of these digital researchers must surely envy the ‘peaceful’ life of a volcanologist, for, as geologists like to say, one cannot argue with a rock. Arguments rule the online world — witness the attention given this week to a Twitter row between Harry Potter author J. K. Psychiatric Times. BPS. Psychology Teaching Resources from Resources for the Teaching of Social Psychology - Home Page. Making Connections -- Bridging psychological concepts and social issues -- Created by Susan Goldstein and colleagues, this site "was designed to provide instructors with psychological research findings and other scholarly information on specific social issues and assist them, both pedagogically and conceptually, in linking those social issues to the psychological constructs and theories discussed in their classes.

Resources for the Teaching of Social Psychology - Home Page

The website includes (1) summaries of articles addressing social issues from recent peer-reviewed social science journals, (2) suggestions for “making connections” between specific research findings and psychological constructs, (3) supplementary podcasts, film clips, and articles, (4) pedagogy-focused resources on curriculum development, classroom activities, teaching strategies, and service learning, and (5) links to professional and non-profit organizations with information on social issues. SCIENCE FAIR PROJECTS: Science Fair Idea Exchange: Psychology. PsycPORT™: Psychology Newswire. Home // News & Events // Psychology Newswire News & Events Contact APA Office of Public Affairs PsycPORT™: Psychology Newswire Prescription drug abuse tied to increased risk of teen suicide.

PsycPORT™: Psychology Newswire

Planet Psych - A World of Mental Health Information. Resource Directory. Psychology Theories, Articles, Personality Tests and More at Psychologist World - Psychologist World. Science news and science articles from New Scientist. Discovering Psychology: Updated Edition. 1.

Discovering Psychology: Updated Edition

Past, Present, and Promise This introduction presents psychology as a science at the crossroads of many fields of knowledge, from philosophy and anthropology to biochemistry and artificial intelligence. With Dr. Mahzarin Banaji of Harvard University and Dr. Emanuel Donchin of the University of Illinois. Science & Nature - Human Body and Mind - TV Programmes - Human Senses. Australian Psychological Society : Home. Psychology : Centre for Social Sciences : Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences : Athabasca University. Black Boxes, Xboxes, and Other Current Concerns. The articles in this Special Report, although far from comprehensive, address an intriguing sample of the many key topics in child and adolescent psychiatry today.

Black Boxes, Xboxes, and Other Current Concerns

The discussion of the black-box warning applied to SSRIs is a good place to start. We are all trying to practice evidenced-based medicine and yet defining risk/benefit, even with a common condition such as adolescent depression, is no easy task. Black-box warnings are meant to reduce the risk for an individual patient as the physician decides whether to prescribe a specific medication. However, what is the impact of the black box beyond the individual? There are many difficult questions. American Psychological Society - Teaching Resources. Monitor on Psychology. American Psychological Association (APA) All IQ tests, fun quizzes, personality tests, love quizzes and much more. AllPsych - Psychology Information For Students Of All Ages. All About Psychology. Psychology Resources in India and World. Macquarie University - Children and Families Research Centre (CFRC)

The Children and Families Research Centre conducts research that contributes to understanding and knowledge about the well-being, development and learning of children and families within diverse communities, at local, national and international levels.

Macquarie University - Children and Families Research Centre (CFRC)

The centre incorporates a rights based, social justice approach, emphasising the role of the early childhood sector in facilitating social change and economic development. We are committed to multidisciplinary and cross disciplinary research and to working with industry, government, organisations, other research centres and agents, to inform practice and policy developments. Theme 1Facilitating health and well-being of children and familiesTheme 2Enhancing educational opportunities for children. Educational Leadership:Teaching the Tweens:Promoting Adolescents' Prosocial Behavior. Pokémon Go phenomenon now a workplace issue.

Exclusive The Pokémon Go craze that is sweeping the world has hit Australian workplaces, with a major logistics company issuing an all-sites warning for its employees not to play the game due to risks to health and safety.

Pokémon Go phenomenon now a workplace issue

Qube Logistics, which provides services covering road and rail transport and warehousing, advised staff in a national safety alert yesterday (July 12) it had “noticed” a number of employees and contractors playing the Pokémon Go game on their phone at work. “There is a high risk of injury to employees/contractors who are not concentrating on hazards in the workplace, including potholes, debris on the ground, forklift activities etc,” it said. The alert, signed off by national health and safety manager John Fletcher, directed staff that “effective immediately this practice must STOP” and “employees/contractors who continued to do so would be disciplined immediately”.

Pokemon Go could put lives in danger. This feature might save them. At this rate, it's only a matter of time.

Pokemon Go could put lives in danger. This feature might save them

Someone will be playing Pokemon Go instead of watching the road -- and someone will be seriously injured or even die. Either the people in the car, or some unfortunate soul about their business, will pay the price. Pokémon Go and Education. Like many teachers, the launch of the popular Pokémon Go app recently raised the question as to how this could be utilised to support education.

Pokémon Go and Education

Not as a gimmick, not as a toy, but as an opportunity to enhance learning opportunities for our students. And this is the crux, as with the use of any technology in education, an opportunity to enhance, or build on, learning strategies to enthuse and engage pupils. 10 Unimaginable Things Happening Because of ‘Pokémon Go’ Pokemon GO gets people out and about, and that's a good thing. One week since its release and Pokémon GO has not only captured the attention of millions of users eager to “catch them all”, it’s also caught the eye of the media, authorities and, at times, a somewhat puzzled public.

Pokemon GO gets people out and about, and that's a good thing

Pokémon GO is a smartphone-based game that encourages users to travel to physical locations to collect virtual creatures and engage in game-based tasks, such as training and virtual duels, using collected creatures. Its gameplay extends from the Pokémon universe made popular in the late 1990s, which may also help explain its massive success.