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10 Basic Psychology Disciplines

Posted July 26, 2018 | By csponline

There are several basic psychology disciplines that represent the breadth of the science.

In the study of the human mind and behavior, it is only natural that dozens of disciplines and sub-fields develop to help explain a certain perspective. Some people even separate psychology disciplines into two major groups: applied psychology and experimental psychology.… Read More

What is Experimental Psychology?

Posted July 13, 2018 | By csponline

The science of psychology spans several fields. There are dozens of disciplines in psychology, including abnormal psychology, cognitive psychology and social psychology.

One way to view these fields is to separate them into two types: applied vs. experimental psychology. These groups describe virtually any type of work in psychology.… Read More

Applied vs Experimental Psychology: What’s the Difference?

Posted July 12, 2018 | By csponline

Psychological disciplines include abnormal psychology, cognitive psychology and social psychology, along with dozens of other fields and specialties. However, there is a way to separate these fields into two basic types of psychology, forming applied psychology and. experimental psychology.

The following sections take a look at each field and examine common career options.… Read More

The Science of Exercise: Benefits of Physical Activity

Posted June 25, 2018 | By csponline

About one in six U.S. adults and children are obese, and by 2030, half of all adults in the United States will be obese, according to the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition (PCSFN). The science of weight loss reveals that exercise, along with nutrition and sleep, is vital for losing weight and overall well-being.… Read More

The Science of Weight Loss

Posted June 11, 2018 | By csponline

If you feel like your body is overweight and want to shed a few pounds, you’re not alone.

A 2016 poll from Gallup found that 53 percent of Americans would like to lose weight, according to polling between 2010-2016. But losing weight isn’t easy, especially as we get older.… Read More

The Science of Nutrition and Your Health

Posted June 11, 2018 | By csponline

Nutrition has an obvious and considerable impact on your health.

One of the most common applications of nutrition is found in the science of weight loss. More than half of Americans surveyed would like to lose weight. Nutrition, along with healthy sleep and exercise habits, is a primary component of achieving such a goal.… Read More

The Science of Sleep: Applying It to Your Health

Posted June 6, 2018 | By csponline

Sleep is a vital component of one’s health. However, a study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that 35 percent of American adults are not getting enough sleep each night.

How much sleep do people really need?… Read More

4 Common Sports Injuries

Posted June 4, 2018 | By csponline

A great deal of research on sports- and recreation-related injuries is concentrated on specific populations, activities and types of injuries, according to a 2016 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) report. However, there are some figures available that give a picture of how common sports injuries are.… Read More

Does Money Buy Championships?

Posted June 4, 2018 | By csponline

It is natural to assume that increased payroll spending is tied to greater success in sports. The best players often demand that their pay reflects their abilities on the field, court or ice, and competitive teams need top players to compete for championships.… Read More

Working Memory: A Need for Increased Awareness and Understanding Among Forensic Mental Health and Criminal Justice Professionals

Posted April 30, 2018 | By Nada Zakaria

This article is from Volume 3, Issue 4 of Forensic Scholars Today, a quarterly publication featuring topics from the world of forensic mental health. Click to view or save a PDF of this article.

Working Memory

Working memory can be defined as the ability to temporarily store information while this information is being actively processed.… Read More

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