PsyResearch
ψ   Psychology Research on the Web   



Couples needed for online psychology research


Help us grow:




PSYRESEARCH.ORG
This website features up-to-date psychology news, journal abstracts from major APA divisions, statstical resources and tools for social scientists, landing pages for online researchers, and other projects.
Romantic Partners Needed
for Dissertation Research

Take part... >>

Psychology in the News

Featured News Feed: Psychology Headlines Around The World from Psychology Headlines Around the World
  • U.N. Urges U.S. to Stop Police Brutality After Missouri Shooting
    Source: Yahoo News - HealthThe United Nations racism watchdog urged the United States on Friday to halt the excessive use of force by police after the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white policeman touched off riots in Ferguson, Missouri. Minorities, particularly African Americans, are victims of disparities, the U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination said after examining the U.S. more...

  • National Football League Increases Penalties for Domestic Violence
    Source: CNN - US NewsIn the wake of criticism over a two-game suspension for Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, the NFL has established a six-game unpaid ban for personnel who violate the league's policy on domestic violence, Commissioner Roger Goodell said Thursday. more...

  • Death Certificates Would Reflect Gender Identity Under California Bill
    Source: Reuters - US NewsDeath certificates in California would be changed to reflect the gender identity of people at the time of their death rather than their sex at birth under a bill passed by lawmakers on Wednesday, the latest effort by the state to further the rights of transgender residents. more...

  • Residents See Europe Best for Gay and Lesbian People, Africa Worst
    Source: Yahoo News - HealthMost people in European nations say their community is a welcoming place for gays and lesbians, according to a poll released on Wednesday that also showed many in African countries see their homelands as hostile to homosexuals. One exception appeared to be South Africa, the only country on the continent where same-sex marriage is legal. Nearly half of those polled there said their community was hospitable to gays, although slightly more than... more...

  • U.S. to Consider Spousal Abuse in Asylum Requests
    Source: Yahoo News - Top HeadlinesIn a first-of-its-kind ruling that could make it easier for some immigrant women to win permission to remain legally in the United States, the Justice Department Board of Immigration Appeals has determined that Guatemalan women who fled their country due to domestic violence can qualify for asylum. more...

  • Group Identity Emphasized More by Those Who Just Make the Cut
    Source: ScienceDailyPeople and institutions who are marginal members of a high-status or well-esteemed group tend to emphasize their group membership more than those who are squarely entrenched members of the group, according to new research. more...

  • U.S. Women’s College Opens Doors to Transgender Students
    Source: World Press Review - World Press WireOn Wednesday, Mills College, based in Oakland, California, becomes the first all-women’s college in the U.S. to openly welcome transgender and gender non-conforming students. No other single-sex college has such a policy, which has prompted controversy and protest on some campuses. more...

  • Citing Risk of Implicit Bias, Dean Calls for Removal of Ferguson Prosecutor
    Source: Social Psychology Network NewsSocial psychologist Jack Glaser, Associate Dean at the University of California-Berkeley School of Public Policy, has called on the Governor of Missouri to remove Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch from the Michael Brown case on the basis of research on implicit racial bias. When McCulloch was a boy, his father, a police officer, was shot to death by a black man—an event that would make it difficult for to McCulloch avoid implicit bias,... more...

  • Eating Disorders Linked to Risk of Autoimmune Diseases
    Source: ScienceDailyAn association between eating disorders and several autoimmune diseases has been observed in people with different genetic backgrounds. These findings support the link between immune-mediated mechanisms and development of eating disorders. more...

  • Mindfulness Training Helps the Memory Impaired and Caregivers
    Source: ScienceDailyMindfulness training for individuals with early-stage dementia and their caregivers together in the same class was beneficial for both groups, easing depression and improving sleep and quality of life. Just eight sessions of training made a positive difference, resulting in more joy, less worry. more...

  • Will Ice Bucket Challenge Have Lasting Value?
    Source: Yahoo News - ScienceThe "Ice Bucket Challenge" campaign has many elements of success that are rarely achieved together: it went viral, involved celebrities and the public alike, brought a poorly understood but devastating disease to the front pages, and raised millions in donations to ALS charities. As of today (Aug. 22), the ALS Association has received $53.3 million in donations, compared with $2.2 million donated during the same period last year.... more...

  • Controversial Underwear Ad Features Real Female Tech Execs
    Source: Time MagazineThe models say the pictures empower women in tech, but critics assert they only perpetuate rampant sexism in Silicon Valley. more...

  • How Peer Pressure Guilts People Into Charity
    Source: ABC News - Good Morning AmericaIf you've done the ice bucket challenge, it's probably because another person nominated you to do it. more...

  • Drone Pilots Suffer PTSD Just Like Those in Combat
    Source: Yahoo News - ScienceAlthough drone operators may be far from the battlefield, they can still develop symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a new study shows. About 1,000 United States Air Force drone operators took part in the study, and researchers found that 4.3 percent of them experienced moderate to severe PTSD. In comparison, between 10 and 18 percent of military personnel returning from deployment typically are diagnosed with PTSD, the... more...

  • Kids' Drawings May Paint a Picture of Later Intelligence
    Source: Yahoo News - ScienceThe study, which involved more than 7,700 pairs of identical and nonidentical twins, found that genes play a role in the link between early drawing ability and later measures of intelligence. more...

  • Is There a "Rising Tide" of Anti-Semitism in the West?
    Source: BBC News - EuropeDo statistics support claims that anti-Semitism is increasing? more...

  • Macy's to Pay $650,000 in Racial Profiling Case
    Source: U.S. News and World ReportThe retailer Macy's has agreed to pay $650,000 to settle allegations of racial profiling at its flagship store in Manhattan's Herald Square. more...

  • Physical Fitness Linked to Brain Tissue Fitness, Say Researchers
    Source: U.S. News and World ReportMore physically fit children had stronger brain tissue linked to cognition. more...

  • Smithsonian Adds LGBT History to Museum Collection
    Source: Yahoo News - Top HeadlinesHundreds of photographs, papers and historical objects documenting the history of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people are being added to the Smithsonian Institution's collection Tuesday, including items from the popular TV show "Will and Grace.". more...

  • Experts Issue Recommendations on Suicide Research Priorities
    Source: ScienceDailySuicide experts recommend research into early behavioral detection, interventions, use of mass media, and other areas, researchers report. Proposed strategies include research into early detection of suicidal behavior, particularly among youth and adolescents, intervention, evidence-based follow-up care, and reducing stigma through the use of mass media. more...

Read more news from 12 psychology-related sources.

Postdoctoral Fellowships & Staff Psychologist positions:

Psychology Jobs

Census 2010 data is released! Compare your sample or caseload to...

New Census Data

Take part in psychological research or post your study

Online research

Perceptual Agreement Questionnaires & WPA conference materials:

Go PAQ!