‘Tis The Season for Snuggles: The Psychology of Cuffing Season

[♪ INTRO] It’s chilly out, which means it’s time to cuddle! No, I mean it. We’re in the thick of what’s known as cuffing season. It’s the time of year when we’re more likely to want to settle down with a romantic partner …at least for a little while. It runs from approximately October through February for those of us […]

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Studying Psychology

At Bangor University first and second year Psychology students cover a whole range of different topics. So in first year you’ll cover topics such as Brain and Mind and Research Methods and then in your second year you’ll cover topics such as Social Psychology and Cognitive Psychology and then when you get to your third year you start to specialise. […]

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Can These Psychology Strategies Prevent Bullying?

[ ♪INTRO ] Getting picked on in school… well, it’s terrible. And when you have to go to the same school every day, facing the same bullies, things can start to feel bleak or even hopeless. This is something parents and teachers worry about, too. After all, if your student comes to you saying they’re being harassed by their classmates, […]

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Is corporate welfare worth it? (1995) | THINK TANK

Ben Wattenberg: Hello, I’m Ben Wattenberg. The new Congress is trying to cut the budget, and some observers are saying that if the budget cutters are really serious, they must cut welfare — corporate welfare. They say it’s time to take business off the dole. Others say the government needs to invest in our economy today more than ever. Joining […]

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ATTENTION WARS | Trailer

Now, what’s the price of your attention? If you’re spending 25% of your waking life on Instagram, YouTube or Facebook; what’s that worth to you? Because it’s worth a lot to tech companies. It’s been said these companies are in a high stakes battle for our attention, that we have distraction disease and the fabric of society is being ripped […]

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Why the Psychology of Happiness? – The Science of Well-Being by Yale University #3

So that’s the set of topics, and we’re going to start with this idea of misconceptions. But I though since this is the first of these lectures, it might be useful to kind of give an introduction of why I wanted to do this class, because I think that sort of shows off the point of why I think this […]

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The Indian Child Welfare Act does not help children | IN 60 SECONDS

The Indian Child Welfare Act turns 40 this year, but it may not live much longer. The law passed as an attempt to ensure that American Indian kids weren’t being taken away from their families on account of poverty or sheer bigotry. It says the preference for adoption of Indian foster children must be given to Indians, regardless of tribe, […]

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How to Overcome Trauma

Psychological trauma can be defined as a negative event so overwhelming that we cannot properly understand, process or move on from it – but, and this is the devilish aspect to it, nor can we properly remember it or reflect upon its nature and its effects on us. It is lodged within us but remains hidden from us, making its […]

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