Category Archives: Psychology

On SAGE Insight: Researchers outline new policies for earlier detection of autism in children

Article title: Optimizing Outcome in Autism Spectrum Disorders From Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences The earlier that autism is diagnosed and treated in children, the better outcomes they will experience for future relationships and careers. However, most … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: The Role of Hedonic Behavior in Reducing Perceived Risk: Evidence from Post-Earthquake Mobile App Data

From Psychological Science This paper investigates the behavioral and psychological underpinnings of human recovery from a disaster using mobile big data. Disaster recovery has often been considered a physical or economic phenomenon, authors explore the human element of disaster recovery by … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Impact of Globalization on Mental Health in Low- and Middle-income Countries

From Psychology and Developing Societies Given the rapid advances in all kinds of technologies, communication technology in particular, globalization is a challenge to health and wellbeing worldwide. It impacts social and other determinants of health in ways that are detrimental … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Disadvantaged youth report less negative emotion to minor stressors when with peers

Article title: Disadvantaged youth report less negative emotion to minor stressors when with peers: An experience sampling study From International Joural of Behavioral Development During adolescence, daily challenges emerge as a consequence of entering more complex social relationships and navigating … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Special Section: 25 Years of Emotional Intelligence Research

From Emotion Review In the last 25 years, research on emotional intelligence (EI) has flourished. Numerous theories, models, and measures have been developed, and there is substantial evidence that EI predicts important life outcomes in the areas of health, education, … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Why many White Americans support Trump in the 2016 presidential election

Article title: The threat of increasing diversity: Why many White Americans support Trump in the 2016 presidential election From Group Processes & Intergroup Relations What accounts for the widespread support for Donald Trump in the 2016 U.S. presidential race? This … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight : Let’s stay home and watch TV: The benefits of shared media use for close relationships

From Journal of Social and Personal Relationships Sharing a social identity is a key component of interdependence in romantic relationships.. When people lack a shared circle of friends with their partners, sharing media like TV shows, books, and movies with … Continue reading

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Special Issue: Advances in the Assessment of Perfectionism

Guest editors: Gordon L. Flett and Paul L. Hewitt From Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment Perfectionism is a growing problem with recent research suggesting that as many as three in ten young people are characterized by maladaptive forms of perfectionism. The … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Conducting research with minimally verbal participants with autism spectrum disorder

Article + Podcast From Autism Until recently, most published research studies on autism spectrum disorder (ASD) did not include older minimally verbal individuals. The term “minimally verbal” is used in cases in which an individual has very limited use of … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Why who we are makes a difference

Special section From Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry This special edition considers the increasingly ‘technocratic’ world of mental health and social care services. How can robust clinical services be provided that cater to the different levels of difference that clients … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Environmental effects on development

  Special Section:  Environmental effects on development: Concordance and discrepancies between genetically-controlled and non genetically-controlled studies From International Journal of Behavioral Development In this special section, the aim was to bring together studies that examine the unique role of environmental … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Predictors of changes in students’ motivational resilience

Article title: Predictors of changes in students’ motivational resilience over the school year: The roles of teacher support, self-appraisals, and emotional reactivity From International Journal of Behavioral Development It seems that students should learn more when they engage actively in … Continue reading

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How have gender stereotypes changed in the last 30 years?

Article title: The Times They Are A-Changing…Or Are They Not? A Comparison of Gender Stereotypes, 1983 to 2014 From Psychology of Women Quarterly This study finds that gender stereotypes are as strong today as they were 30 years ago, and … Continue reading

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Access content from SAGE journal Autism during World Autism Awareness Week

From Autism It is estimated the autism affects over 21 million people worldwide. World Autism Awareness Week (running from the 2nd-8th of April) is an initiative set up by the National Autistic Society (NAS) in order to raise awareness about … Continue reading

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Special Section: Motivational self regulation across the life-span

From International Journal of Behavioral Development This special section in the IJBD is devoted to the topic ‘Motivational Self-Regulation Across the Lifespan.’  Theories of life-span development emphasize the importance of motivational or self-regulatory processes for successful development. These approaches set … Continue reading

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