The difference between psychology and social work

The difference between psychology and social work

Psychology evolved from the disciplines of physiology and philosophy. It developed from a focus on understanding how the mind works and how sensations experienced become transported into conscious awareness. The Social Work profession was born out of church and charity work hundreds of years ago. The first social work school was established in New Zealand …

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7 Psychological Tricks To Get Respect IMMEDIATELY

7 Psychological Tricks To Get Respect IMMEDIATELY

Earning respect takes time. This is something that you build over years of being honest, having integrity, and showing your character But that said, there’s a couple things that you can do that really do create respect immediately. And that’s why in this video, I want to give you seven things that you can do …

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Speaking of Psychology – Stress in America: Generation Z with Arthur C. Evans Jr., PhD (SOP68)

Speaking of Psychology – Stress in America: Generation Z with Arthur C. Evans Jr., PhD (SOP68)

Welcome to Speaking of Psychology, a podcast from the American Psychological Association. I’m your host, Kaitlin Luna. I’m joined by APA CEO Dr. Arthur C. Evans Jr., who’s here to talk about our Stress in America report that was released at the end of October and the findings are quite stark — 69 percent of …

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Discursive Analysis – Critical Social Psychology (23/30)

Discursive Analysis – Critical Social Psychology (23/30)

One of the aims of discursive psychological research is to look closely at the kind of talk people produce in groups. I first started using discourse analysis to look at the ways in which we sort of discursively produce our identities through talk. I was interested in looking at the ways in which young people …

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The Biggest Psychology News Stories of 2016

The Biggest Psychology News Stories of 2016

Every day, scientists are working toward a better understanding of the human mind. And during 2016, there were some huge news stories involving psychology. In July, for example, Pokemon GO took the world by storm. Now you’ve probably heard way too much about it by now, you’ve probably installed and uninstalled Pokemon GO on your …

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Learn about the National Standard – Psychological and Social Support

Learn about the National Standard – Psychological and Social Support

Think of your workplace. Have you ever noticed a change in the way someone behaved? Perhaps they started coming in later… or maybe they were missing meetings or deadlines when normally they’re on time with these types of things. What did YOU do in that situation? Did you speak to them about what you saw? …

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6 Things You Need To Get Right About Depression

Depression is often misunderstood in the public. Sometimes people think that people with depression are weak, or lazy, when in actuality um people with depression are struggling with a very complex illness that has biological, psychological, and social causes and consequences. Depression is extremely common, it affects one in four women, and about one in …

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The Social Determinants of Health.  A Public Health framework.

The Social Determinants of Health. A Public Health framework.

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Dr Zimbardo – Critical Social Psychology (2/30)

Dr Zimbardo – Critical Social Psychology (2/30)

In 1971 Professor Philip Zimbardo and his colleagues conducted an experiment at Stanford University, designed to look at how ordinary men might be behave if given the role of guards and prisoners. Their research was ground breaking at the time, but it also raised an enormous number of questions for social psychology. The subject matter, …

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6 Psychological Tricks To Make People Like You IMMEDIATELY

6 Psychological Tricks To Make People Like You IMMEDIATELY

We don’t always realize it but it is often in very small moments that people decide whether they like us or whether they don’t and that is why in this video, I want to give you 6 things that you can use to make people like you immediately. Starting with the first one, a very …

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