The University of Nebraska at Kearney Department of Psychology will honor Dr. Ken Nikels, a UNK emeritus professor of psychology, Friday night (Nov. 16
ACCORDING to Joseph Henrich and his colleagues at the University of British Columbia, most undergraduates are WEIRD.
A NEVER-ENDING flow of information is the lot of most professionals.
Early problems with visual attention in children seem to be linked to later difficulties in learning to read, a hallmark of dyslexia.Andrea Facoetti at the University of Padua in Italy and his colleagues tested 96 Italian-speaking children in kindergarten on their ability to pick
It's baseball season. That means some time this week you are sure to witness the following; a pitcher hits a player with the ball. The opposing pitcher retaliates by hitting another player with a ball. The benches look like they are about to clear, an umpire will issue a warning (or not) and things will escalate until, surely, a fight breaks out.
Diana Baumrind did interesting research on the parenting styles of Caucasian middle-class families. From her research, three major parenting styles were identified: authoritative, authoritarian, and permissive. Also, of these three parenting styles, authoritative parenting--not too strict, but not too lenient--was found to be the best.
My aunt, Sara Beth, was born with a mental disability. At birth she had a lack of oxygen which, in turn, caused disruption in her brain. She knew enough to know that she was different from everyone else and that she would never be able to live a "normal" life. Sara Beth has had an unimaginably positive affect on me.
Were you buying it when Diederik Stapel of Tilburg University in the Netherlands claimed meat was behind all the aggression we humans have?
A new article from the Association for Psychological Science (APS) begins with the premise that our ancestors avoided outsiders because they might carry disease. Therefore, it apparently seems reasonable to conclude that by washing our hands and getting vaccinated, we reduce such primal pressures and
That would of course be Diederik Stapel of Tilburg University in the Netherlands. I compare him to Bernie because he committed an astonishingly bold, massive fraud over many years that included gross betrayal of friends and colleagues.