by Trish Mathis A few years after college, when I could afford my first new car, I went with my father and brother to test drive makes and models from […]
Positive psychology examines individual and group well-being; through scientific research, it explores the aspects that allow individuals to thrive. The relatively new field is based on philosophical traditions including utilitarianism, […]
Making Research Matter A Psychologist’s Guide to Public Engagement Edited by Linda R. Tropp This volume shows researchers how to bring their scholarship to a broader audience. Contributors explain how […]
The purveyors of pop culture, advertising, and politics know well the power of nostalgia, and as each generation gets a bit older, they leverage that power to sell products to those eager to recapture a bit of their glory days. But as research suggests, the power of nostalgia can have ramifications beyond ticket sales and television ratings.
October is ADHD Awareness Month. Attention/Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is diagnosed in about 5% to 8% of children and 3% to 5% of adults. Significantly more people than this have ADHD, […]