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Education blog news roundup

November 16, 2018, Psych Learning Curve
'Unprecedented' turnout by college students in midterm elections, teachers' mental health and more in this week's news roundup.

Nondiet approaches offer help for emotional eating

November 14, 2018, The Monitor on Psychology
Haica Rosenfeld uses a blend of mindfulness and other nondiet, evidence-based approaches to help women adopt attitudes and behaviors that support health.

Education news blog roundup

November 9, 2018, Psych Learning Curve
America's teens are extremely stressed out about school shootings and more in this week's news roundup.

Psychologists in the news

November 6, 2018, APA Monitor on Psychology
APA members achieve honors and recognition for research, activism and more.

Education news blog

November 2, 2018, Psych Learning Curve
Simplify cognitive load theory, reasons people procrastinate according to psychology and more highlights.

APF shines spotlight on Visionary Grants

October 29, 2018, APF Psychology Giving newsletter
Grants from American Psychological Foundation address root causes of significant social issues facing society.

Education blog news roundup

October 26, 2018, Psych Learning Curve
Why Public Service Loan Forgiveness is so unforgiving, start in the classroom to prevent loneliness and more updates.

What's in APA Divisions for students?

October 25, 2018, Division Digest newsletter
For students, APA divisions can be an excellent way to explore areas that you may be interested in pursuing down the line.

Sigan Hartley, PhD, helps couples with autistic children

October 22, 2018, APA PsycIQ
On average, parents of children with ASD have less marital satisfaction and higher divorce rates, but many of these parents do stay married and often report that their marriages are "highly satisfying."

Education blog news roundup

October 19, 2018, Psych Learning Curve
How stress affects your memory, font that helps you remember more of what you read and other highlights.

Education news blog roundup

October 12, 2018, Psych Learning Curve
Are you a visual or an auditory learner? It doesn't matter... And more in this week's roundup.

David Budescu examines how we communicate uncertainty

October 8, 2018, APAPsycIQ
Budescu’s empirically based studies on the effectiveness of using more natural, colloquial words to describe science-based predictions about climate change have drawn national media attention.

Education blog news roundup

October 5, 2018, Psych Learning Curve
Teaching about consent in K-12, understanding and navigating cognitive biases, and more psychology news.

Smartphones are a problem: Can they be a solution?

October 3, 2018, Speaking of Psychology podcast
Smartphones are often negatively affecting our attention spans, relationships, sleep and mental health - but what if they could also be used to monitor our mental health and wellbeing?

APA Advocacy addresses opioid epidemic

October 2, 2018, APA Advocacy
APA supports a multifaceted public health approach that utilizes psychological science and research to guide evidence-based prevention, treatment and long-term recovery to reduce opioid-related morbidity and mortality.

4 questions for William Stixrud

September 28, 2018, Monitor on Psychology
The clinical neuropsychologist explains why parents should be more consultant, less helicopter to protect their kids’ mental health.

Education blog news roundup

September 28, 2018, Psych Learning Curve
American girls read and write better than boys, parents leery of schools requiring 'mental health' disclosures and more.

Members: Attend Alan Alda 'Communicating Science' training

September 27, 2018, APA Membership
A world-class training held Oct. 11-12, where you will learn how to craft communications intelligible to non-scientists, solutions to common problems in communications and public speaking techniques.

Education blog news roundup

September 21, 2018, Psych Learning Curve
Does homework enhance or hinder learning, protesting in-class presentations and more in this week's news roundup.