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December 18, 2014

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6:13 PM | Interview with José Manuel Petisco, Psychologist expert in nonverbal behavior
Novedades en PsicologíaNovedades en Psicología - Blog de Psicología con actualidad, novedades y artículos. Interview with José Manuel Petisco, who tells us about the valuable information you provide nonverbal behavior. Interview with José Manuel Petisco, Psychologist expert in nonverbal behaviorDr. Juan Moisés de la Serna

December 15, 2014

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5:00 PM | Parents Without Partners
Parents Without Partners provides single parents and their children with an opportunity for enhancing personal growth, self-confidence and sensitivity towards others by offering an environment for support, friendship and the exchange of parenting techniques. For the minor children of single parents, it offers them the opportunity to meet peers living within the same family structure and thriving. No more standing out in the crowd or feeling isolated because they are part of the single parent […]

December 12, 2014

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8:32 AM | Party On! (If You're Middle-Class and Young): Age Differences Explain Social Class Differences in University Friendships
In a recent meta-analytic review, I found that working-class students are less integrated at university than their middle-class peers. I offered up nine potential explanations for this working-class exclusion effect. It turns out that one of the simplest explanations in this list is also the most promising. It’s all to do with age.Working-class students tend to be older than middle-class students. Why? Most likely because they don’t tend to go to university immediately after […]

Rubin, M. & Wright, C. (2014). Age differences explain social class differences in students’ friendship at university: Implications for transition and retention, Higher Education, DOI: 10.1007/s10734-014-9844-8

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8:32 AM | Party On! (If You're Middle-Class and Young): Age Differences Explain Social Class Differences in University Friendships
In a recent meta-analytic review, I found that working-class students are less integrated at university than their middle-class peers. I offered up nine potential explanations for this working-class exclusion effect. It turns out that one of the simplest explanations in this list is also the most promising. It’s all to do with age.Working-class students tend to be older than middle-class students. Why? Most likely because they don’t tend to go to university immediately after […]

Rubin, M. & Wright, C. (2014). Age differences explain social class differences in students’ friendship at university: Implications for transition and retention, Higher Education, DOI: 10.1007/s10734-014-9844-8

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December 09, 2014

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11:46 AM | Interview with Ms. Natalia Moreno, Psychologist and Coordinator Department Psychosocial AVT
Novedades en PsicologíaNovedades en Psicología - Blog de Psicología con actualidad, novedades y artículos. Then transcribe interview with Ms. Natalia Moreno, who informs us of his psychological work in the Association of Victims of Terrorism (AVT). Interview with Ms. Natalia Moreno, Psychologist and Coordinator Department Psychosocial AVTDr. Juan Moisés de la Serna

December 03, 2014

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7:53 PM | The executioner within us and our homicidal fantasies
Great crimes are sometimes committed by small people. Vasili Blokhin was born in 1895 in a poor Russian peasant family and at the age of 15 worked as a bricklayer, until he was mobilized on the World War I’s front. After the Bolshevik Revolution in October 1917, he actively adheres to the Soviet power as […] The post The executioner within us and our homicidal fantasies appeared first on Social Ethology.

November 27, 2014

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3:00 AM | Survival of the Nicest: How Altruism Made Us Human and Why It Pays to Get Along
By Stefan Klein Synopsis: This revelatory tour de force by an acclaimed and internationally bestselling science writer upends our understanding of “survival of the fittest”—and invites us all to think and act more altruistically. The phrase […]

November 26, 2014

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5:00 PM | What Social Psychology Says About Darren Wilson And Michael Brown
This week, a grand jury elected not to indict a white police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black teenager. Transcripts show officer Darren Wilson testifying that even though Michael Brown was unarmed, killing him was justified because his punching fists, large body, and state of mind presented a mortal threat. "When I grabbed him," Wilson told the grand jury, "the only way I can describe it is that I felt like a five-year-old holding onto Hulk Hogan." He says that after he first […]

November 23, 2014

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11:45 AM | Powers of Two: The Creative and Healing Energy of a Pair
One autumn morning in 2005, I dropped my kids off at preschool and immediately broke down in tears. Pushing an empty double stroller down a few houses to avoid the other preschool moms, I dialed up the number of my writing (and life) mentor and dear friend, Mike Leach. I stayed there, on the sidewalk, […]
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