让我们都积极一点!

Positive Psychology is receiving more and more consideration by mainstream psychologists.  While traditionallypsychology has focused on understanding unhappiness and dysfunction,积极心理学,用它的创始人的话来说,马丁•塞利格曼is the ‘scientific study of optimal human functioning aims to discover and promote the factors that allow individuals and communities to thrive'.  We can all learn by knowing how some people are resilient and resourceful in the face of adversity,while others crumble.Positive Psychology was established about ten years ...

记忆材料的小贴士

现在到了一年中的这个时候学生们问他们的老师,有时以一种越来越疯狂的方式,"How do I remember all of this?"  Teachers' responses don't always help calm them,as they often involve something in the nature of  "You must also focus on how to use it."  The result can be panic - so here are some tips 新利全站app下载for students (and teachers) concerning how to remember material in a meaningful way.Teach it to someone else ...

当我再抽一支烟的时候……

新年是许多吸烟者和酗酒者决心戒烟或戒酒的时候。研究成瘾行为是健康心理学选择的一部分,是学生们非常感兴趣的话题,many of whom themselves will already be addicted to nicotine.  Attitudes to smoking and to excessive drinking have changed greatly over the years,随着上瘾的危险变得明显。看看这里,看看广告到底改变了多少……

睡眠和精神健康。

英国广播公司的“全神贯注”电台节目经常详细介绍一些有趣的研究实例,这些研究可以激发学生对心理学的兴趣。最近,英国心理学会的编辑在节目中概述了最近的研究。睡眠研究人员Putilov等人最有趣的发现之一。我们不都是猫头鹰或云雀,but there are two intermediate chronotypes.  (So far listeners to the programme have proposed "swifts" and "dodos or pelicans").  This ...

变态心理选项的有趣研究

It is about this time of year that your Year 2 students and you are learning and talking about different mental disorders.  It is important to keep these  discussions relevant and up to date,而这正是不同的互联网资源有帮助的地方。经验性支持治疗有什么问题?临床心理学家Rune Moelbak认为,提高“科学支持治疗”的地位会减少患者成为被动接受治疗的人。

心理学最新研究

从心理学中获得乐趣心理学教学之所以如此有趣的一个因素是,总是有新的发现被发表和谈论,一些比另一些更可靠,但所有这些都值得一看,并偶尔为你的人生增添一课。例如,today new research was published concerning the mechanism that repairs the brain after a stroke. If you are teaching about the biological level of analysis,你可以把这个和神经学家Jill Bolte Taylor关于…

新闻心理学

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心理学无处不在,从大众媒体对人类行为的解释来看,对于同行评议的期刊文章可能读起来不是很有趣,但这可能比媒体头条中的更准确。挑战在于让学生们从简单的丑闻中找到科学的支持。幸运的是,作为教师,我们有许多很好的网站可以很好地解释当前的心理学研究,使其易于理解。今天的心理学…

愉快地教授记忆。

Most students find the idea of the unreliability of memory very interesting.  There is a lot of material in psychology that can help you make your memory lessons 'unforgettable'.  Memory is one of the processes studied at the cognitive level of analysis,along with perception.  All relevant exam questions can be answered using either,因此,没有必要同时教授这两种方法。记忆中的关键问题是:记忆如何运作和组织的理论和模型。内存角色的不可靠性……

心理学很有趣!

一年的结束,你可能已经在考虑假期和放松。(当然,除非你在南半球教书,但是这些博客建议仍然可以帮助你)。Maybe spending some a few minutes thinking about how to "hook" your new Psychology students into the subject within the first few weeks is time well spent?Psychology is one of the easiest subjects in which to do this.大多数学生一开始都充满热情,…

要么用,要么失去!修正和神经通路。

神经可塑性是大脑在学习新技能时改变结构的能力,以及老的练习。这和学生和考试复习有什么关系?Simple - pathways between neurons can be strengthened over time and with repeated actions.  Students should start revising early,记住,简单的重复——一遍又一遍地练习检索记忆——是巩固模式和增加神经联系的最佳形式。学生还应该尝试……