Monday, August 20, 2018
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Personality types and other popular myths about psychology

https://qz.com/quartzy/1352427/neurotic-psychotic-hysterical-six-psychological-terms-people-use-wrong/ The idea that people come in types—like flavors of ice cream—has a long history, dating back to the ancient Greeks. We talk about introverts and extroverts, narcissists and type A personality. But the closest that these ideas come to the truth is the identification of very broad traits—like conscientiousness—that we

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Excitement and fear can look a lot alike

https://www.forbes.com/sites/briannawiest/2018/07/10/this-is-the-psychological-reason-why-some-people-are-so-hard-on-themselves/#6fcc8bf93f35 The psychological reason why some people are so hard on themselves isn't necessarily a matter of low self-esteem. It's more likely a product of the need for affect, which is the intensity at which people want to feel anything. Positive disintegration is often correlated with a higher degree of over-excitability,

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Peer support via app

https://medicalxpress.com/news/2018-05-facebook-app-opportunity-unpaid-alzheimer.html The study, "Friendsourcing Peer Support for Alzheimer's Caregivers Using Facebook Social Media," states that there is a significant opportunity to help improve caregiver stress, burden and support through online peer support interventions. The app was developed as part of an investigation of a peer support group intervention in which emotional and

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Men hiding behind feminism

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/08/opinion/schneiderman-abuse-feminist-men.html So what are strong women to do if even the men who seem like good feminists might be misogynists, too? With right-wing men who oppose women’s rights, what you see is what you get. With these bogus male feminists, it can be crazy-making — especially since women are so often

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Health benefits of coffee

The health benefits of coffee (regular and decaf) will amaze you! https://t.co/43NYZG1qsv — Cleveland Clinic (@ClevelandClinic) April 18, 2018 The key to getting all of coffee’s purported benefits, however, is to not drink it with high-calorie, high-fat add-ons such as cream and sugar, sugary flavored syrups or whipped cream, Dr Roizen says. “The

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April 23, the sun, moon, and Jupiter will align in the constellation Virgo

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/article.cfm?c_id=2&objectid=12031291 Conspiracy theorists have sparked fresh fears that the end of the world is fast approaching. On April 23, the sun, moon, and Jupiter will align in the constellation Virgo to bring on the start of the biblical Rapture, according to the latest claims. And, that night, it's said the mysterious planet Nibiru

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MIcrosoft for Not For Profits

Learn how you can use technologies like #Office365 & #Azure in your nonprofit to empower your employees to achieve your mission, like @OperationSmile did, in this webinar on Tuesday, 4/17. #nptech #tech4good Register now: https://t.co/lgh3TFLU7B pic.twitter.com/GBPgkNPT5L — MSFT for Nonprofits (@msftnonprofits) April 6, 2018 Web versions of Word, Excel, and more File storage and

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WHO plan to include gaming in ICD 11

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/modern-mentality/201803/world-health-organization-considers-gaming-disorder The World Health Organization plans to include Gaming Disorder (link is external) in the upcoming International Classification of Diseases (link is external) (ICD-11). The contentious debate of whether or not to include the diagnosis persists beyond the WHO’s decision. International scholars seem to agree that a careful, thorough, and research-informed

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