Saturday, June 24, 2017

Geek Feminism – cowardice, bullying and unicorns

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/fulfillment-any-age/201704/the-one-male-behavior-irritates-women-the-most Research in psychology and communications has yet to catch up with the topic of mansplaining but a paper by Northeastern University’s Joseph Reagle (2016) offers some perspectives from so-called geek culture. Within this culture, there is an obligation to know what you can learn online or through manuals rather than

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Researchers caution about potential harms of parents’ online posts about children

Researchers caution about potential harms of parents’ online posts about children https://t.co/gkGxYKqDok — PsyPost.org (@PsyPost) October 25, 2016 \ What parents share with others about their children in today’s digital age presents new and often unanticipated risks, according to new research presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) 2016 National Conference &

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10 Online Fundraising Best Practices

10 Online Fundraising Best Practices for Nonprofits: https://t.co/Wa4nJRKFru pic.twitter.com/7XT98sAZso — @NonprofitOrgs (@nonprofitorgs) October 20, 2016 1. Know online fundraising trends. In 2015 online giving grew 9% while overall giving grew 2%. Small and medium-sized NGOs are experiencing the largest growth in online giving. The average online gift in 2015 was $110. Online giving only

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Online Psychotherapy

http://consumer.healthday.com/bone-and-joint-information-4/computer-related-health-news-143/online-psychotherapy-can-help-fight-depression-for-some-704788.html TUESDAY, Nov. 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The Internet has made it possible for people to work and study from home, and new research suggests that a staple of mental health care may also be headed to a computer near you. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a mix of two disciplines

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Online trolls are psychopaths and sadists, psychologists claim

http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/online-trolls-are-psychopaths-and-sadists-psychologists-claim-9134396.html “It was sadism, however, that had the most robust associations with trolling of any of the personality measures,” said psychologists from the University of Manitoba, University of Winnipeg and University of British Columbia in an article published in the ‘Personality and Individual Differences’ journal. It went on to claim that trolls

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