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What to Do When Your Child Fails a Test

As our kids begin to wrap up this Pandemic School Year From Hell, they are likely to face some final exams in the coming weeks. While it would be great for them to ace every single class and individual test, realistically, they may struggle—whether with anxiety, with poor study habits, or with mustering the enthusiasm…Read more...
Tags: Education, Articles, Lifehacks, Test, Sports Science, Educational Psychology, Psychometrics, Human Activities, Cristina Margolis

How to Finally Start Learning a New Skill

As we age, it gets harder to finally take the leap into something new. I’m not talking about a professional certificate course; I’m talking about a skill that you’re learning from scratch.Read more...
Tags: Learning, Education, Articles, Intelligence, Lifehacks, Educational Psychology, Human Interest, Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Science, Tom Vanderbilt, Academic Disciplines, Systems Science

How to Stop Yourself From Wasting Money on Health Gimmicks

Whenever I see a compelling ad for a new health or fitness product or hear about a tantalizing trend, I must admit I’m as tempted as anybody else. Sometimes stuff looks cool! I imagine myself like the people in the ad, reaping the benefits being promised—and then I snap out of it, and ask myself two questions. Read more...
Tags: Artificial Intelligence, Problem Solving, Lifehacks, Educational Psychology, Neuropsychological Assessment

We Have to Save Books from the Book People

Some online discourses resurface as if on schedule, like an itch that can never be scratched to satisfaction. I’d like to prescribe a salve for one of Twitter’s most obnoxious perennial obsessions: fulminating about the books we were assigned in high school. I’ve been going online to complain about stuff since the…Read more...
Tags: Education, Writing, Articles, Book, Reading, Social Issues, Orthography, Lifehacks, Educational Psychology, Reading Comprehension, Learning To Read, Spells, Technology_internet, Entertainment_culture, Classic Book, Alan Lawrence Sitomer

Stepping Outside the Assessment Box

When it comes to Arts Integration over here at EducationCloset, we are all about standards-based learning! So a standards-based assessment would be the best choice when it comes to gauging the learning of our students.   Types of Assessment Generally there are three common types of assessment we use for our lessons Diagnostic Assessment - [...] The post Stepping Outside the Assessment Box appeared first on EducationCloset.
Tags: Learning, Arts Integration, Assessments, Assessment, Innovation, Educational Psychology, Dynamic, 21st Century Skills, Implementation, Posts by Laura, Downloadables, April 2018 issue

International Council of Psychologists (ICP)

The mission of ICP is:  to advance the science and practice of psychology and to support the use of psychological knowledge to promote social health and justice;  to contribute to world peace and human rights for all peoples by helping to empower under-represented ethnic and culturally diverse groups;  to encourage global wellness through promotion and integration of health and mental health services globally, and to foster international professional development, networking, communication, ment...
Tags: Psychology, Publishing, Networking, Articles, Newsletter, Information, Features, Mental Health, ICP, Conferences, Topics, Social Bookmarking, For, Clinicians, Foundation Website, Researchers

The Association of Black Psychologists (ABPsi)

  Black/African centered psychology recognizes: the Spirit that permeates everything that is; the notion that everything in the universe is interconnected; the value that the collective is the most salient element of existence; and the idea that communal self knowledge is the key to mental health. Black/African Centered psychology is ultimately concerned with understanding the systems of meaning of human beingness, the features of human functioning, and the restoration of normal/natural or...
Tags: Psychology, Networking, Articles, Training, Features, Mental Health, Search Engine, Conferences, Topics, Social Bookmarking, For, Clinicians, Foundation Website, Researchers, Societal Or Organizational Membership, Collaborative News

Alternative Considerations Of Jonestown & People’s Temple

Welcome to “Alternative Considerations of Jonestown and Peoples Temple,” sponsored by the Department of Religious Studies at San Diego State University. This website is designed to give personal and scholarly perspectives on a major event in the history of religion in America. Its primary purpose is to present information about Peoples Temple as accurately and objectively as possible. In an effort to be impartial, we offer many diverse views and opinions about the Temple and the events in Jones...
Tags: Psychology, Videos, Books, Resources, Documentary, Interviews, Articles, Newsletter, Information, Research, Links, Features, Depression, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Anxiety, Trauma

National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

School psychologists are uniquely qualified members of school teams that support students’ abilities to learn and teachers’ abilities to teach. They apply expertise in mental health, learning, and behavior, to help children and youth succeed academically, socially, behaviorally, and emotionally. School psychologists partner with families, teachers, school administrators, and other professionals to create safe, healthy, and supportive learning environments that strengthen connections among home,...
Tags: Psychology, Books, Resources, Podcasts, Youth, Information, Features, Teaching, Depression, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Substance Abuse, Adhd, Teachers, Conferences, Topics, Behaviour management

Forget the “New Year, New Me” Goal Hype – Consider Focusing on Life Habits Instead

Adults and teens alike often achieve results by setting goals and taking actionable steps to reach those goals. But what if you can find a better way to help you accomplish your dreams? Instead of focusing on short-term goals, teens can learn how to set good habits that will carry them through life, which will naturally propel them toward achieving their goals. Defining the Difference between Setting Goals and Learning Life Habits Most adults and teens understand what it means to ...
Tags: Psychology, Productivity, Students, Parenting, Failure, Habits, Happiness, Self-help, Self-esteem, Bad Habits, Priorities, Perfectionism, Achievement, New Year's, Sean Covey, Children And Teens

Technology has made people very productive but it has undermined their creativity – Interview with Chris Lewis

Today’s interview is with Chris Lewis, CEO of global communications agency, LEWIS. Chris joins me today to talk about his new book: Too Fast to Think: How to Reclaim Your Creativity in a Hyper-connected Work Culture, the idea behind it, what he means by creativity, what are the implications of the hyper connected work culture […]
Tags: Business, Leadership, Education, Interviews, Business Growth, Economy, Change, Creativity, Culture, Innovation, Team, Creative Industries, Chris Lewis, Educational Psychology, Creative Industry, Lewis

Tips for Successful Online Learning

74% of American schools use technology in the classroom. 1/3rd of American schools issue mobile devices to students as a learning tool. About 5.8 million college students took an online course in fall 2014. Although most of us are technology savvy and able to use our devices for fun things like socializing and surfing the internet we are not skilled at online learning. That is where the anxiety comes in that can hold you back. Understand Anxiety about Online Learning The first thing to recogni...
Tags: Psychology, Technology, General, Students, College, Stress, Self-help, Anxiety, DMV, Performance Anxiety, Gamification, Mobile Devices, Online Learning, E-learning, Anxiety And Panic, Children And Teens

Association for Psychological Type International

As the independent voice for psychological type, we seek to promote human understanding through the transformative power of type. APTi is a global membership organization committed to advancing the responsible, constructive, and ethical use of personality type through education, training, research, networking, and community. High Standards – Serving as the standard bearer for psychological type. Our standards serve as a beacon, lighting and enlightening our journey toward type expertise. Organi...
Tags: Psychology, Articles, Information, Features, Mental Health, Search Engine, Community building, Conferences, Topics, Social Bookmarking, For, Clinicians, Foundation Website, Researchers, Societal Or Organizational Membership, Academia

Free Webinar: Inspired Disability: Turning Invisible Disabilities into Visible Triumphs

What do Henry Winkler — aka Arthur “the Fonz” Fonzarelli from TV’s Happy Days; Rick Green, known for his roles in TV’s The Red Green Show and History Bites and comedy troupe The Frantics, and Jonathan Mooney — popular motivational speaker and acclaimed author of The Short Bus, have in common? Invisible disabilities. From dyslexia to ADHD, author Carter Hammett delves into the lives of adults with disabilities who have turned their challenges into successful, fulfilling careers — not by workin...
Tags: Psychology, Toronto, Self-help, Disability, Adhd, Webinar, Motivation And Inspiration, Educational Psychology, Adhd And Add, Arthur, Zoë Kessler, Rick Green, Hammett, Henry Winkler, Cape Breton University

Mental Health Europe (MHE)

Mental Health Europe is an umbrella organization which represents associations, organizations and individuals active in the field of mental health and well-being in Europe, including (ex)users of mental health services, volunteers and professionals. As such, MHE bridges the gap between its 73 member organizations and the European institutions, and keeps its members informed and involved in any developments at European Union level. MHE’s work takes different forms. As the main mental health orga...
Tags: Psychology, Videos, Europe, Resources, Youth, Articles, Newsletter, European Union, Links, Features, Mental Health, Depression, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, European Commission, Search Engine, Emotional Health

Federation of Associations in Behavioral and Brain Sciences

FABBS is a coalition of scientific societies that share an interest in advancing the sciences of mind, brain, and behavior. Our goal is to promote human potential and well-being through research knowledge gained from these sciences. We communicate the importance and contributions of basic and applied research in these areas to policy makers and the public. We work in close cooperation with scientific societies in the fields of social science, psychology, education, and neuroscience. Academic un...
Tags: Students, Congress, Training, Neuroscience, Research, Features, Mental Health, Topics, Social Bookmarking, For, Clinicians, Foundation Website, Societal Or Organizational Membership, General Psychology, Varied Treatments, Varied Disorders

Brain Sponge

Brain Sponge Blog aims to help people who are lucky enough to have brains to use them efficiently and to help keep them functioning for longer. The brain is the most important piece of hardware that we will ever own and it does not come with a manual. It’s ironic that we are expected to learn a myriad of topics but that no one teaches us the most important skill of all – how to learn effectively. When we do learn something we then tend to promptly forget it! Brain Sponge is your toolbox of tips...
Tags: Videos, Youth, Neuroscience, Information, Research, Links, Stress, Features, Mental Health, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Personality, Trauma, Schizophrenia, Substance Abuse, Search Engine, Emotional Health

Will more (or less) high-stakes testing improve education?

Let’s take a pop quiz on the ongoing debate over high-stakes testing, an issue that is nothing less emotional than the way our schools teach our children. First questions, then answers: Does high-stakes testing improve education? Does it lead to better teaching and learning? Do countries with high-performing schools rely on it? Does it help narrow the achievement gaps among different racial and socioeconomic groups of students? Here’s the correct answer: No. None of the above. Absolutely not. Sy...
Tags: Books, Education, Obama, Educational Psychology, National Research Council, *Featured, Psychology & Neuroscience, Jaekyung Lee, American Education System, Achievement Gaps, Anatomy of Achievement Gaps, Education Testing, Educational Policy, Standardized Testing

Autism Now

Welcome to the Autism NOW Center. The nation’s source for resources and information on community-based solutions for individuals with autism, other developmental disabilities, and their families. A national initiative of The Arc. On this webpage, you will find some statistical information regarding the number of resources currently on the Autism NOW website. This information assists Autism NOW in describing the size and reach of the website currently. We also use this information to help direct...
Tags: Resources, Life, Articles, Information, Features, Mental Health, Depression, Autism, Search Engine, Emotional Health, Topics, Social Bookmarking, For, Foundation Website, Social Psychology, Societal Or Organizational Membership

National Institutes of Mental Health

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the lead Federal agency for research on mental illnesses. The mission of the NIMH is to transform the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses through basic and clinical research, paving the way for prevention, recovery, and cure. The urgency of this mission arises from the public health burden. According to recent estimates, mental illnesses account for 21.3 percent of all years lived with disability in the United States. An estimated 9....
Tags: Videos, Sexual Assault, Interviews, Aids, Articles, Information, Research, Stress, Features, Mental Health, Depression, Bipolar, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Anxiety, Eating Disorders, Schizophrenia

Can American schools close the achievement gaps?

Currently, the United States is at war and the nation’s future can be at risk. It’s the war on student achievement gaps, one that has waged for decades and proven extremely difficult to fight and complex to understand. Is American education system losing its war on achievement gaps? Can American schools and colleges still win the war on underachievement? Why and how? The war on achievement gaps is the ubiquitous challenge of discovering and realizing untapped potential for all students. More tha...
Tags: Education, United States, Ben Stephenson, Educational Psychology, Oso, Korea US, *Featured, Science & Medicine, Psychology & Neuroscience, Online products, Developmental Psychology, Oxford Scholarship Online, Jaekyung Lee, The Anatomy Of Achievement Gaps, American Education System, B-p-16 Education Pledge

Online Psychology Laboratory

The Online Psychology Laboratory (OPL) represents the first National Science Foundation funded entry for psychology in the National Science Digital Library. The APA Education Directorate also provides support for this project. OPL currently offers classic studies in psychology that students can participate in, and then analyze data from the experiences. As OPL continues to develop, new materials will be added to enhance learning about the discipline of psychology in high school, community colleg...
Tags: Resources, Students, Links, Features, Mental Health, Teachers, Topics, Consumers, For, Clinicians, Researchers, Social Psychology, General Psychology, Anyone, Biological Psychology, Clinical Psychology

Best of Our Blogs: January 12, 2016

I caught hilarious and inspiring author, speaker and TV show host Iyanla Vanzant on Oprah’s SuperSoul Sessions. Besides making me laugh with her brutal honesty, Vanzant communicated two words that were truly life changing. In fact, believing it affects everything in your life whether you realize it or not. It influences how you dress. It impacts what you eat. It predicts the kind of relationships you surround yourself with. Her words are these:  You matter. When you believe you matter, everythi...
Tags: Psychology, Brain, Psychiatry, Mind, Oprah, Mental Blocks, Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, Partner, Cognition, Best Of Our Blogs, Educational Psychology, Neglect, Dopamine, Emotional Neglect, Addiction Research, Adhd And Children

The Brain from Top to Bottom

The Brain From Top To Bottom is an expanding archive of information at McGill University (Montreal) on brain basics, brain & mind, and brain disorders. The text is available in French and English and on three levels. The site can be browsed by topic, level of explanation, level of organization (social, psychological, neurological, cellular, and molecular), five leveled modules, and guided tours.
Tags: Articles, Neuroscience, Information, Features, Mental Health, Bipolar, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Anxiety, Personality, Schizophrenia, Adhd, Autism, Search Engine, Addiction, Emotional Health, Psychotherapy


Psychologist Dr. Jeremy Dean is the founder and author of the popular website ‘PsyBlog’. The site analyses–with wit, clarity, and erudition–psychological studies that are relevant to everyday life. Topics have included how memory works, self-control, methods for boosting creativity and the psychology of work. Dean launched PsyBlog in 2004, when he noticed a dearth of smart, readable news for those who like psychological insights backed up by science. Read the world over, the site has been featu...
Tags: Books, Features, Mental Health, Npr, Topics, Social Bookmarking, University College London, For, Social Psychology, Collaborative News, General Psychology, Anyone, Commentary And Blogs, Biological Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Educational Psychology