Archive for December, 2012

If I want to be a psychologist for a juvenile detention center what branch of psychology should I study?

Child Psychology

by See-ming Lee 李思明 SML Question by ♥: If I want to be a psychologist for a juvenile detention center what branch of psychology should I study? I’m looking at college majors and there is child psychology and criminal psychology, which would I need to take? Best answer: Answer by Nevvo. I would highly recommend you double major if you can. If you can’t then major in one and then minor in another. Child’s psychology won’t be a huge help to you, criminal psychology and criminal justice would look more solid in my opinion. Add your own answer in the…. Click Here to Read More


Sex Differences

Sex Differences Sex Differences serves as an advanced text for courses in evolutionary and human biology, psychology, and sexuality and gender studies. It also serves as a reference source for academic professionals in these disciplines. The book covers the evolution of sex and sex differences, and sex differences and sexual strategies in non-human and human animals. The final chapter addresses issues of sex and gender in interpersonal relationships, organizations and politics. Diagrams, graphs, charts, and tables illustrate key concepts; cartoons and photos provide visual breaks and an element of humor. Key Features * Examines sexual differences from a multi-level comparative approach…. Click Here to Read More


Why does counseling seem to work better for psychological disturbances?

Question by Right wings smell like garbage: Why does counseling seem to work better for psychological disturbances? As compared to the medical treatment such as brain surgery, Shock Therapy and to some extent meds. All meds seem to do is correct a problem from some chemical imbalance. It seems like from results, the more “Philosophical” approaches with talk therapy, cognitive reconstruction, psychoanalysis, and psychotherapy seem to help people better with most mental disturbances. Best answer: Answer by LucasMaybe because the problem is psychological, so psychological approach (counseling) is more effective. And vice versa, if the problem is biological, then medical treatment…. Click Here to Read More


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Can a man get penile inversion without taking hormones or doing psychology tests?

Question by Woozi: Can a man get penile inversion without taking hormones or doing psychology tests? Is it possible for a man that simply wants to change his sex organ get a penile inversion surgery? Because it seems that most surgeons require someone to have passed from a specific hormone therapy and transsexual psychology tests in order to get that surgery done are there any doctors who perform that surgery without such prior tests and therapies? Best answer: Answer by Joey Jgross Know better? Leave your own answer in the…. Click Here to Read More


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What is a good continuing education class to teach for the general public?

Question by Lynn: What is a good continuing education class to teach for the general public? I graduate in a year and a half in Child and Family Studies with a minor in Psychology. I will be home for approximately one semester before grad school. I am interested in teaching a class for the general public in Psychology or CAFS…any ideas? That I can offer without it being a counseling session (which will not be in my scope of practice yet!!) Best answer: Answer by iNerd™College. answer my question please… http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index;_ylt=ApEiNtWHi_bYJAMnXPS4gAUWxgt.;_ylv=3?qid=20080730082329AAM7iiG Give your answer to this question…. Click Here to Read More


Q&A: How do I compile results from a literature search?

Question by Christy: How do I compile results from a literature search? I am a new undergrad research assistant in a psychology lab, and my first task was to conduct a literature search. How do I compile the results that I found? Do I simply list the citations to the sources I found in a word document? I have not yet been asked to do a literature review. Best answer: Answer by Dr. JoeIt may depend on whether the task is focused on quantity or quality. If quantity, then do a broad search and find any references that fit the general topic. To make the large list more useful, consider sorting it into 5-7 major subcategories. If quality is the primary goal, be selective about the…. Click Here to Read More


Israeli-led study: Body language, not facial expressions, helps us interpret

Israeli-led study: Body language, not facial expressions, helps us interpret … "The findings contradict the accepted idea that positive and negative feelings are seen in different facial expressions," said Dr. Hillel Aviezer of Hebrew University's psychology department, who headed the research team. In contrast to other studies … Read more on Haaretz The Movements: Romanticism Emotion and psychology as central subjects for artistic exploration, form the bedrock of Romanticism. Convoluted and conflicting as Romanticism may seem, this one emerging theme binds the various strands of this chaotic movement together into a … Read more on…. Click Here to Read More


What are some everyday benefits of having a basic understanding of psychology?

kids Psychology

by Jessica Gosling (제시카) Question by Sillypants Jackson: What are some everyday benefits of having a basic understanding of psychology? Aside from having a better understanding of people with psychological issues and being able to understand people’s actions and reactions better, what is an everyday benefit of having a basic-level understanding of psychology? Best answer: Answer by alxwI would say the best benefit would be to better understand if you know somebody with a psychological disorder (specifically a loved one) and it would also help to understand our prehistoric ancestors and why we act the way that we do and also to to feel more compassion for everyone (to put…. Click Here to Read More


how long does it take to master psychokinesis?

Parapsychology

by Lady Pri Question by Lauren: how long does it take to master psychokinesis? i’m interested to learn about parapsychology, but not the darkness once like witches, black magic and all that evil crap stuff. i would love to do the psychokinesis thingy, so how long would it take me to master it? oh and i’m trying to move a pencil and a quarter coin thank you! Best answer: Answer by IssaThere has never been a documented case, there has been a reward\prize available for many decades to anyone who can do it. Give your answer to this question…. Click Here to Read More


Q&A: How come all these mental health questions keep showing up in the wrong categories?

Question by Dumb Name: How come all these mental health questions keep showing up in the wrong categories? Sometimes I just do not feel like answering mental health or psychology question. Best answer: Answer by RikiThe askers aren’t choosing the correct category. Add your own answer in the…. Click Here to Read More


Handbook of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Handbook of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynaecology No Synopsis Available List Price: 285.25 Price:…. Click Here to Read More


Step By Step receives $1,500 Donation from Meijer, Inc. of Lewis Center as Part of the Nonprofits Annual Fund Raiser to Support Individuals Affected by Autism

Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) December 20, 2012 Step By Step, Inc., a highly regarded nonprofit autism treatment center in central Ohio, announced today that Meijer, Inc., of Lewis Center donated $ 1,500 for the nonprofit organizations holiday fundraising drive that is designed to bring financial assistance and additional support to area families affected by autism who are in need. The fundraiser has been underway since the beginning of November and has raised about $ 2,000 so far. It concludes Dec. 21. Step By Steps 2012 holiday drive is part of an effort to recognize the importance of giving to those in need during the holiday season. Step By Step will identify families with a…. Click Here to Read More