Sexpertise speakers address popular myths on sexual behaviors

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Students gathered in the Michigan League for the final three sessions of Sexpertise — a three-day long University Health Service-sponsored conference to engage the community in discussion about sexuality and relationships — on Thursday. Three keynote speakers aimed to address stereotypes, stigmas and myths in relation to sex. Stigma and Sexuality: The evening kicked off with an engaging start. Dr. Terri Conley, professor of psychology and women’s studies, challenged several popular myths surrounding gender and relationship differences that have been reinforced culturally over time. The >>>

A psychological perspective on personal gender pronouns

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Macalester has a number of informative posters on PGPs. Photo by Will Milch ’19. PGPs are a vital part of Macalester culture. However, this more accepting campus identity has had to be cultivated and nurtured by both the community and administration. Professor and Chair Joan Ostrove of the psychology department offered some perspective on the history and future of PGPs at Macalester. On the changes in the Macalester community, Ostrove wrote that Macalester has “changed a lot. I arrived in 1999, and there was no public discourse whatsoever on campus >>>

Mind games: Psychology student Lizmore studying on pebbled ice at 2016 Boston Pizza Cup

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CAMROSE — Mick Lizmore is studying sports psychology at the University of Alberta, and on Thursday he got a stiff lesson in that department. Lizmore and his Saville Centre team of third Daylan Vavrek, second Carter Lautner and lead Brad Chyz, passed a big test by handing reigning provincial champion Kevin Koe his first loss on Thursday >>>

CASAA board member heads veteran program at UH Manoa

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University of Hawaiʻi at MānoaPosted: Feb 11, 2016Dr. Nadine ShigezawaDr. Nadine Shigezawa, long-serving board member of the Colleges of Arts Sciences Alumni Association and psychologist with the Veterans Administration, now has an office at UH Mānoa. Shigezawa will provide student veterans a multitude of services through a program called Veterans in Transition to Academic Leadership (VITAL). She will also assist staff with veteran issues.Housed in the Queen Liliuokalani Center for Student Services, Shigezawa's presence reflects a unique new partnership between the VA and UH Mānoa. Previously, >>>

Research Assistant (Autism)

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Job No. 543436 Faculty / Portfolio: Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences School of Clinical Sciences Department of Psychiatry Centre for Developmental Psychiatry and Psychology Location: Notting Hill and Monash Medical Centre Employment Type: Full-time Duration: 12 month fixed-term appointment Remuneration: $68,306 - $78,459 pa HEW Level 05 (includes 9.50% employer superannuation) Leading international university Build upon recent advances in cognitive or learning sciences Notting Hill and Monash Medical Centre If you're after a rewarding career, Monash University can help >>>

Business leaders served up motivational breakfast

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Date published: 12 February 2016 Photo: Kerry David Hargreaves Photography Speakers: Chris Waterhouse of Bloom Business Solutions (left), Author: Tom Fitzsimons (middle left) Entrepreneur: Phil Crowshaw (middle right), Paul Dixon of Molesworths (right) 1 More Image(s) In Gallery Over 80 business people from across Greater Manchester attended a motivational business seminar this week. The quarterly events are organised >>>

Suzanne Hidi Founding Fellow of Senior College, University of Toronto

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Suzanne Hidi:  Curiosity has been often referred to as closing a knowledge gap. And this goes back to Burlein's work, goes back to a lot of work being done by Litmen and his colleagues presently would distinguish between two forms of curiosity, interest, epistemic curiosity and knowledge gap curiosity, deprivation they call it. The reason why they call it deprivation is because there has been an argument that if you are curious there is a certain kind of negative feeling that you experience before your curiosity is satisfied. >>>