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Stigma Surrounding Mental Illness Limits Treatment

There is a stigma against mental illness and it can deter people from seeking treatment.

04/23/2014

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Philly Doctor Builds Career By Helping Children

Dr. Taliba Foster explains how her education helped her forge a career in helping children.

04/14/2014

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Can Potential Employer Require Personality Test?

Some employers conduct personality tests before hiring someone. Is that legal?

04/10/2014

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Addiction Therapist Finds Teaching Continuing Education Courses In Philadelphia Very Rewarding

Penn State alum Cali Estes coaches those with addictions through to reach recovery using the education she learned in school.

03/31/2014

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Woke Up On The Wrong Side Of The Bed? Don’t Post About It On Social Media

That epic Facebook rant you posted last night might have cleared your head, but it could also have a negative effect on anyone who sees it.

03/13/2014

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Understanding Anxiety

Anxiety disorders are treatable. However, many people never seek treatment. They may not realize the severity of their symptoms.

02/24/2014

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Study: Our Most Significant Memories Are Made Before Age 25

First love…college graduation…first job. Most of us may have made our most important memories by the time we’re 25.

02/20/2014

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Psychologist: Selfies Will Impact ‘Kids’ Ability To Wait For Gratification’

While the barrage of images may keep distant grandparents happy, it’s not yet clear how such a steady diet of self-affirming navel-gazing will affect members of the first truly “smartphone generation.”

01/28/2014

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Dr. Leon Rosenberg

Dr. Leon was here to speak with us about the psychology behind New Year’s Resolutions.

01/14/2014

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Therapist In Philadelphia Credits Continuing Education For Allowing Her To Wear Many Hats For Her Practice

Clinical director shares her journey on becoming a therapist and the degrees she earned to achieve the success she’s had in the field of psychology and social sciences.

01/06/2014

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Study Suggests Learning New Skills May Keep Aging Minds Sharp

Getting older and want to keep your mind sharp? It seems that crossword puzzles and reading just won’t cut it.

11/25/2013

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Domestic Violence May Stunt Children’s Development

According to a report in the journal Pediatrics, intimate partner violence, such as domestic abuse, can stunt the development of a child’s language, social or motor skills.

11/15/2013

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Penn Psychologists: Sexual Attitudes Can Predict Religiousness

New research reveals that a person’s attitude towards reproductive and sexual behaviors is far more predictive of how religious they are than their attitude towards things like lying, cheating or stealing.

11/06/2013

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Study: Different Regions Of The U.S. Exhibit Distinct Personality Traits

A fascinating new study shows that similar personality types are so likely to cluster in certain areas of the country that a map of the United States can actually be divided into regions with distinct personalities.

10/17/2013

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Grit Trumps Talent

When we think of well-achieved kids, we think of talent and brains. But new research suggests we should think again.

10/07/2013

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