Tag Archives: psychology

No more mean girls

Today’s generation of girls is becoming caught up in social hierarchies much earlier than previous generations and, thanks to social media and the “like” button, the pursuit of popularity is more public and insatiable than ever before. Boston College alumna … Continue reading

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The inner experience

University of Nevada Professor of Psychology Russell Hurlburt will present “Exploring Inner Experience: Implications for Psychology and Neuroscience” on Sept. 22 at 4 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 305. Hurlburt is co-author of Describing Inner Experience?: Proponent Meets Skeptic, in which he … Continue reading

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Get psyched!

Practice might make perfect, but perfection is useless if it can’t be summoned when it counts. Success at a pivotal moment requires the right kind of mental preparation, according to Daniel McGinn, author of the new book Psyched Up: How … Continue reading

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Lynch School educators

Lynch School of Education professors have recently served as co-editors for two important texts. Ana M. Martínez Alemán is the co-editor of Critical Approaches to the Study of Higher Education (Johns Hopkins University Press), which argues that critical tools and methods are … Continue reading

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A look at working

Work is more than just a 9-to-5 activity. Work is a central aspect of life, providing a source of structure, a means of survival, a connection to others, and optimally a means of self-determination, according to Lynch School of Education … Continue reading

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