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Hundreds of academics in Turkey are being persecuted, fired, and/or convicted of crimes, often without due process or legal recourse. In support for these colleagues and the principle of academic freedom, Social Psychology Network has co-signed a Statement of Support drafted by the International Society of Political Psychology. ISPP has also set up a "Scholars Under Threat Fund" and is matching contributions up to $40,000.

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Author: Social Psychology Network News
Posted: May 23, 2018, 5:28 pm

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From songwriting to lyric analysis, music has power to heal – in concert with other forms of treatment.

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Author: U.S. News and World Report
Posted: May 23, 2018, 5:28 pm

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More than two-thirds of Americans now support same-sex marriage, and more are identifying themselves as part of the LGBT community, new Gallup research shows.

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Author: United Press International - Health News
Posted: May 23, 2018, 9:07 am

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A new national poll recently released by the American Psychiatric Association reveals that a large majority of Americans, both Democrats and Republicans, see gun safety as a major public health issue and believe that Congress should do more to address the issue of mass shootings.

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Author: Psych Central
Posted: May 20, 2018, 5:30 pm

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Adolescents who are naturally inclined to stay up late at night are more likely to suffer from insomnia as well as behavioral and emotional problems than their peers who prefer an earlier bedtime, a recent study suggests.

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Author: Reuters - Health
Posted: May 20, 2018, 5:30 pm

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Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is a behavioral disorder that causes some people to become frustrated or hyperactive at inappropriate times. It is often lifelong and is usually managed by medications. It can often impact many areas of a person’s life, including their sexuality and relationships.

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Author: Medical News Today
Posted: May 20, 2018, 5:30 pm

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Lena Dunham, Oprah Winfrey and others say leaders are "on notice" to use their power for women.

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Author: BBC News - Top Headlines
Posted: May 20, 2018, 4:29 pm

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The headlines pop up with alarming frequency: People of color going about their daily business -- shopping, golfing, moving in -- only to have the cops called on them.

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Author: CNN - Top Stories
Posted: May 20, 2018, 4:29 pm

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“Stereotype threat” is the fear that you will confirm to yourself or others that a negative stereotype about a group you belong to is true.

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Author: Psych Central
Posted: May 20, 2018, 4:29 pm

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New research finds that exergaming can help older adults with mild memory impairment improve their complex thinking and memory skills. Exergames are defined as video games that also require physical exercise.

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Author: Psych Central
Posted: May 18, 2018, 5:51 pm

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