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Media Psychology: What It Is and Why You Should Care by Dr. Erik G. Doctor of Philosophy Posted Tue 15 Jun 2010 9:21am What is media psychology? It’s a field with no consensus definition, no clearly-defined career paths, and no easy answers. In spite of that, it can add value anywhere human behavior intersects media technologies. Here’s why: Media technologies are everywhere People of all ages use media technologies a lot Young peo ... Read on »
Decision making and cognitive psychology iii by Bronwyn T. Occupational Therapist Posted Mon 17 Nov 2008 6:16pm OK, I said yesterday that I’d discuss debiasing, and I didn’t - so I will today! Firstly, researchers have identified that ‘experts’ are typically over confident about their decisions. (Henrion & Fischhoff, 1986) One solution has been to ‘motivate’ clinicians to be accountable for their decisions, for example, by providing them wi ... Read on »
Media Psychology: No Easy Answers (or Careers) by Dr. Erik G. Doctor of Philosophy Posted Fri 04 Jun 2010 10:56am I frequently get requests for information about how to pursue interests in the field of media psychology .  I am always honored to represent the field and share my views and advice.  The following is typical of several letters I have received recently. I am currently completing my last year as an undergraduate in psychology. I discovered ... Read on »
What Enemas and Demonic Possession Have to Do with Developing False Beliefs by David DiSalvo Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:41pm If there’s anything that cognitive psychology studies have made clear over the years, it’s that humans can be exceptionally gullible.  With a little push, we’re prone to developing false beliefs not only about others, but about ourselves with equal prowess — and the results can be, well, hard to believe. For example, a study in 2001 asked ... Read on »
Education AND Lifelong Cognitive Activities build Cognitive Reserve and Delay Memory Loss by Alvaro F. Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 25 Aug 2009 12:00am In a recently published scientific study (see Hall C, et al “Cognitive activities delay onset of memory decline in persons who develop dementia” Neurology 2009; 73: 356-361), Hall and colleagues examined how education and stimulating activities may interact to contribute to cognitive reserve. The study involved 488 initially healthy people ... Read on »
What Courses Should I Take to Study Media Psychology? by Dr. Erik G. Doctor of Philosophy Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:00pm Wondering what courses make up a media psychology curriculum is common particularly among people thinking about the next steps in their education.   Recently a young woman from Athlone High School for Girls in South Africa posed this  question, so I am sharing my response here.  It is exciting to hear that people all around the world are becoming ... Read on »
What Courses Should I Take to Study Media Psychology? by Dr. Erik G. Doctor of Philosophy Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 12:00am Wondering what courses make up a media psychology curriculum is common particularly among people thinking about the next steps in their education.   Recently a young woman from Athlone High School for Girls in South Africa posed this  question, so I am sharing my response here.  It is exciting to hear that people all around the world are b ... Read on »
7 Key Lessons from the 2011 SharpBrains Summit: Retooling Brain Health for the 21st Century by Alvaro F. Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 21 Apr 2011 5:40pm SharpBrains served a highly thought-provoking and informative 2011 Virtual Summit on Retooling Brain Health for the 21st Century over 3 days, March 30th — April 1st. Here is a brief distillation of the large number (40+) of presentations. 1.The range and variety of presentations left no room for doubt that the digital brain health market ... Read on »
Personal Development For: Self-confidence / Money Attraction / Dating by Sara M. Patient Expert Posted Wed 04 Jan 2012 7:31pm The Ultimate Guide To Self-growth To Boost Your Self-confidence And Start ”attracting” Wealth, Success, And Love In Your Life. Includes Concepts/methods From Life Coaching, Cognitive Psychology And Nlp. By George Profetis, Certified Business- Life Coach. Read on »
Profiles International Announced New Chief Research by Press Release L. Facebook Posted Mon 27 Jan 2014 9:35am Waco, TX, January 27, 2014 - Talent management solutions provider, Profiles International, recently announced the promotion of Dr. Amanda Howard, Ph.D. to Chief Research Officer of Profiles International. Dr. Howard joined Profiles in 2011 as Director of Research and Development. The announcement was made January 16, 2014 at the Profiles Annual Wor ... Read on »