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Consequences of Light

What are the consequences of being surrounded by light 24/7? Check out this new @scifri video to find out! https://www.sciencefriday.com/videos/dark-skies/ Source: macmillan psych community

Intentional acts of kindness

Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation is promoting intentional acts of kindness this September (#BeKind21) with a goal toward better mental health for everyone. Every day, from September 1 to September 21, let’s engage in purposeful acts of kindness to…

Severe Irritability

NIMH is researching why some children have extreme irritability in response to reasonable requests and life events. Source: NIH

5-Minute History of Psychology Lesson

Interested in the history of psychology? Check out this series of 5-minute history videos! Today’s video features James McConnell, who found a chemical basis for memory by studying worms. Source: macmillan psych community

Rejuvenating vasectomies

I have used some of my free time this summer learning more about some areas where, well, I could learn more. Hormones would be one of those areas. To give me some current information and a bit of historical background,…

People who speak more are more likely to be considered leaders

“US scientists found that quantity, rather than quality, of speaking determined who was perceived as a leader in small groups…regardless of the intelligence or personality traits of members within the group” https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2021/08/leaders-talk-more-babble-hypothesis/ Source: macmillan psych community

Navigating a Neuroscience Career for Scientists of Color

On August 5, 2021, NIMH will host a webinar on navigating a neuroscience career for scientists of color with a rising star in neuroscience, Dr. Damien Fair. Dr. Fair is currently a founding co-director of the Masonic Institute for the…

Albert Bandura, 1925-2021

We’re deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Albert Bandura, one of the most honored and influential psychologists and researchers of his time, and a beloved Macmillan author. Our thoughts are with his family, friends, and colleagues.   Bandura was a…

Sports Psychologists Support Olympians

Particularly important today after Simone Biles withdraws from team competition in Tokyo Olympics. Going for Gold: How Sport Psychologists are Helping Olympians https://www.apa.org/topics/mental-health/going-for-gold Source: macmillan psych community

Examine the Peer Review Process

Excellent resource for students! Gain insight into the peer review process by examining published peer reviews: https://plos.org/published-peer-review-examples/ Source: macmillan psych community