We are struck by how many of the most successful people I know in Psychology have done volunteer (community service) work. This volunteering is quite varied and includes disaster relief... Read more
Sports psychology emphasizes the mind and body for athletic success.
Over the years I keep getting an increasing number of students who ask me about becoming a sports psychologist. Students understand... Read more
From "choking" to cheating on exercise, sports psychologists can help.
If you have ever been a victim to that terrible, seemingly paradoxical state of mind where thinking too much actually causes... Read more
In an world becoming increasingly dependent upon data and technology, employers are constantly seeking workers with related skills. skills. So how can you start becoming more marketable by picking up... Read more
There are a number of websites that describe the distinction between a PhD and PsyD. For brevity let's just be clear that:
1) A PhD is a Doctor of Philosophy whereas... Read more
The role of the political psychologists hired to work for political campaigns is to determine public perception of the candidate for which they work, and how to turn this perception... Read more
There are four critical questions that a you need to answer when choosing a PhD program:
Are you OK living where a school is located?
I know this sounds petty, but you... Read more
Some of you may wonder what the status is of women in Psychology. Now more than ever there is a increasing presence of women within Psychology and Psychology-related career paths... Read more
I/O Psychology can be defined as the psychology of where people work. This leads to many I/O Psychologists to apply their research knowledge for companies, all levels of government, labor... Read more
These professional degrees in medicine are good fits for many psychology majors.
Not even a year has passed since the first set of aspiring doctors sat down to take a new... Read more
One way to improve your career opportunities in Psychology is to get involved in research. This shouldn’t be too hard if you are a college student because you have relatively... Read more