Welcome to the Psychology Blog!

This is an exciting way for students to see Psychology in an interactive way! You can expect to see on here all the topic areas we cover in lessons plus extra information with useful links to websites in order to aid revision for exams.

Links to newspapers and other articals will be posted on here regulary to help encourage students to see Psychology from a different perspective. There is a wonderful world full of Psychological happenings, so keep an eye on here for updates!

Enjoy the Blog!

Miss Carpenter

Wednesday, 18 April 2012

Interesting Websites

Science Daily: Psychology News

Guardian: Psychology
http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/psychology - see some article headings below......

Older mothers may be more prone to depression than younger women

How does the brain create consciousness?

What autism can teach us about psychoanalysis: Henry Bond: A French documentary makes Lacanian psychoanalysis seem cruel – but does its subversion of social norms have a place?

Gay 'conversion' therapies give moral authority to bullies, says ex-missionary: Former Pentecostal Christian Peterson Toscano says his life was ruined by his church authorities' attempts to alter his sexuality

Manipulating memory to treat addiction: A behavioural procedure that alters memory effectively prevents the cravings of heroin addicts

Is it possible to choose your dreams? Take part in an experiment to discover if an iPhone app can help you have the dreams you want

Analysing Louise Bourgeois: art, therapy and Freud : Louise Bourgeois was in therapy for more than 30 years and wrote an essay on 'Freud's Toys'. Christopher Turner on a display of her work and recently unearthed writings about her analysis

Drugs not best option for people at risk of psychosis, study warns

 Tablets in head made of glass. Image shot 2008. Exact date unknown. 

Counselling and therapies effective in treating psychotic experiences that can lead to conditions such as schizophrenia

New York Times

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