Latest News for: Psychology lectures


Colour yourself calm

Independent online (SA) 23 Sep 2023
Michael Mantzios and Kyriaki Giannou. Colouring works in a similar way as mindfulness by helping people stay focused on the present moment, say researchers ... Choose your materials wisely ... - The ConversationMantzios is professor of applied and experimental psychology at Birmingham City University and Giannou is a lecturer in the same department.

The Conveyor Belt To Corporate Law

The Harvard Crimson 22 Sep 2023
In a 1967 speech, Harvard Law School Dean Erwin N. Griswold reflected on the state of legal education ... The answer ... Harvard Law Central, the organization that plans many of the student events, is sponsored by law firms, as are many lunches and lecture rooms. Consistent corporate control over the school environment likely has deep psychological effects ... .

“At the forefront of social change”: Sustainability culture on campus

The Daily Nebraskan 21 Sep 2023
Hillary Mason, a lecturer in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, who is leading a session of “Psychology of Environmental Sustainability,” sees the summit as an important opportunity for students to learn more about environmental activism ...And I think that this is just a great space that isn't dominated by adults ... to 3 p.m ... .

The scientific reason why you can’t stop going to Disneyland

The Los Angeles Times 19 Sep 2023
'Visiting Disney parks allows people to indulge their nostalgia by immersing themselves in this reliable world filled with familiar colors, characters, smells and music,' says Erica Hepper, a lecturer of psychology at the University of Surrey in England and author of multiple nostalgia-related studies.

What's going on in our brains while we're sleeping?

RTE 18 Sep 2023
Analysis. dreams and nightmares are mysterious and we're still learning about how they keep our brains ticking over ... But the psychological and spiritual aspects of dreaming remain largely hidden ... Drew Dawson is Director of the Appleton Institute at CQUniversity Australia, Madeline Sprajcer is a Lecturer in Psychology at CQUniversity Australia ... .

UK government launches campaign to tackle loneliness at universities

The Observer 18 Sep 2023
Dr Katie Wright-Bevans, a lecturer in psychology at Keele University, who has written about undergraduate loneliness, said that “anything that places responsibility on the individual to connect with others, without any meaningful infrastructure supporting that connection, is ...

UHV to host screening of film about overcoming addiction

Victoria Advocate 17 Sep 2023
In addition to the film screening, Grabow will attend two UHV classes in the morning to talk with UHV and VC students studying film and psychology ... “This is a unique opportunity to visit with and hear from a movie director and actor who is so passionate about the subject of his film,” said Jennifer Ortiz-Garza, a UHV senior lecturer of psychology.

The Poetic Escape: Pills or Roses?

Kashmir Observer 13 Sep 2023
... a psychological escape from the everyday world ... Masood Maqbool, Lecturer of Clinical Psychology at IMHANS, Kashmir, adds, “Escapist literature can act as a good distraction with which sometimes a person can identify and can help develop new interests while coping with issues.

Attachment theory: what social media gets badly wrong about human psychology

The Irish Times 09 Sep 2023
Beware of the online rush to pathologise and categorise. ‘If you had a swelling, you wouldn’t go. Oh I have lump, I better check TikTok!’ ... Roe McDermott ... And add some extra, just for you.” These words by Philip Larkin, from his poem This Be the Verse may as well be from a Psychology 101 lecture ... what social media gets badly wrong about human psychology.

What's love got to do with it? An exception to the recognition of musical themes

Phys Dot Org 08 Sep 2023
"All around the world, people sing in similar ways," said senior author Samuel Mehr, who splits his time between the Yale Child Study Center, where he is an assistant professor adjunct, and the University of Auckland, where he is senior lecturer in psychology.

UK MPs press for wider Covid vaccine access amid concern over new variant

The Observer 08 Sep 2023
Moran said. “As the government have been flexible about moving the date, they should also consider widening the groups it should be available to.” ... He added ... Dr Simon Williams, a public health researcher and lecturer in psychology at Swansea University, also called on ministers to reverse their decision to deny under-65s access to Covid jabs ... .

How Touch Memory In Fingertips Influences Nerve Signals To the Brain

IFL Science 06 Sep 2023
The brain has to ensure your hands are applying the correct amount of force ... “The viscoelasticity of the human fingertip means that any deformation caused by a force acting on the fingertip lasts longer than the force itself,” said Hannes Saal, senior lecturer in the Department of Psychology at the University of Sheffield, in a statement.  ... .

‘Hit Man’ Review: Richard Linklater’s Sexy Comedy Makes a Star Out of Glen Powell

The Hollywood Reporter 06 Sep 2023
With the help of cheap-looking glasses, a listless hairdo and the trademark chinos of defeated masculinity, the naturally handsome Powell passes convincingly in the opening sequence as the sad-sack nudnik, a divorced professor who owns two cats, Id and Ego, and teaches psychology and philosophy.

Richard Linklater on His Delightful Comedy Thriller ‘Hit Man’ and Why Indie Movies Might Be ...

The Hollywood Reporter 05 Sep 2023
black comedy, romance, noir, thriller and psychological study ... The real Gary was also a professor who lectured on psychology, so there was a natural way to explore some of these things that interested us.