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Psychology of panic buying

blog post image I've been fascinated by the psychology of panic buying and it is clearly an area for future research. It has an enormous impact on delivery infrastructure and I wonder if anyone has been tracking the data of the causes and the impact in the current fuel 'crisis'. A systematic review from last year identified...

Are you a populist right wing conservative? Have you been hooked recently?

blog post image If I wanted to find those who have a "conservative ideology" - so that I could share my views or influence them - I would do the following: set up a new account and start making contactsshare several of those technology scare hoax stories that you see posted e.g. Dance of the Pope virus video, the Andrea...

New twist on marshmallow test: Kids depend on each other for self control

blog post image "New twist on marshmallow test: Kids depend on each other for self control: Simply placing kids in a cooperative environment boosts the ability to resist temptation. ... In the 1970s, the late psychologist Walter Mischel explored the importance of the ability to delay gratification as a child to one's...

Aligning an undergraduate psychological medicine subject with the mental health needs of the local region: The James Cook

blog post image Aligning an undergraduate psychological medicine subject with the mental health needs of the local region: The James Cook University (JCU) medical school recently revised its Year 2 human development and behaviour module to be more relevant and practical for students, and more aligned with the mental...

Phrase of the day: Elaborative Interrogation - Generating an explanation for why an explicitly stated fact or concept is

blog post image Phrase of the day: Elaborative Interrogation - Generating an explanation for why an explicitly stated fact or concept is true. Evidence suggests it is moderately effective and should be very familiar for anyone with young children in their family. It is one of ten techniques frequently used by learners...

Reflection revisited: how physicians conceptualize and experience reflection in professional practice - a qualitative study:

blog post image Reflection revisited: how physicians conceptualize and experience reflection in professional practice - a qualitative study: For the purpose of continuous performance improvement, physicians are expected to reflect on their practice. While many reflection studies are theoretically oriented and often...

A cross-sectional examination of psychological distress, positive mental health and their predictors in medical students

blog post image A cross-sectional examination of psychological distress, positive mental health and their predictors in medical students in their clinical clerkships: Medical students can experience the transition from theory to clinical clerkships as stressful. Scientific literature on the mental health of clinical...

Maslach Burnout Inventory - Mind Garden: The Maslach Burnout Inventory (MBI) is a psychological assessment instrument that

blog post image Maslach Burnout Inventory - Mind Garden: The Maslach Burnout Inventory (MBI) is a psychological assessment instrument that is the leading measure of burnout; Mind Garden, Inc. is the publisher.

re:Work - The five keys to a successful Google team: Psychological safety, Dependability, Structure & clarity, Meaning

blog post image re:Work - The five keys to a successful Google team: Psychological safety, Dependability, Structure & clarity, Meaning of work, and Impact of work. "Pod. Work group. Committee. Autonomous collective. Whatever you call it, you’re part of one at Google and probably wherever you work: a team. So...

Psychological therapies to reduce tiredness in patients with incurable cancer | Cochrane

blog post image Psychological therapies to reduce tiredness in patients with incurable cancer | Cochrane