Category Archives: Psychology

On SAGE Insight: Associations Between Sleep and Anxiety Symptoms in Emerging Adults

Article title: Bidirectional Associations Between Sleep and Anxiety Symptoms in Emerging Adults in a Residential College Setting From Emerging Adulthood Emerging adulthood represents a unique developmental stage during which individuals are presented with new opportunities and challenges as they seek … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Data Sharing in Psychology

Article details: Data Sharing in Psychology: A Survey on Barriers and Preconditions From Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science Despite its potential to accelerate academic progress in psychological science, public data sharing remains relatively uncommon. The aim of … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: The relation between social identity and test anxiety in university students

From Health Psychology Open Students have relationships with several social communities, such as friends or university study groups. This membership can be supportive through personal security, intellectual stimulation, and collaborative learning. Social identification has been shown to be a protective … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Using “Big Data” Versus Alternative Measures of Aggregate Data to Predict the U.S. 2016 Presidential Election

From Psychological Reports The presidential election of Donald Trump took many experts and lay individuals alike by surprise. Post-mortem analyses of the election results have attempted to shed light on the unprecedented victory by relying on a host of individual … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Is engagement with music associated with higher wellbeing?

Article title: If you’re happy and you know it: Music engagement and subjective wellbeing From Psychology of Music Music is considered to be one of the most enjoyable and satisfying everyday activities, engaging with music is proposed to offer a … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Analytic thought increases support for liberal policies

Article title: Hong Kong liberals are more analytical: Analytic thought increases support for liberal policies From Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin Society for Personality and Social Psychology This study tests whether liberals and conservatives in the same country process information … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: To Go Forward, We Must Look Back: The Importance of Evolutionary Psychology for Understanding Modern Politics

Special Issue: Evolution and Politics From Evolutionary Psychology As new waves of populism arise and cause disruption around the globe, there is both great interest in attempting to explain the origin of this dynamic as well as a need to … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Community-wide physical activity intervention significantly increases mental wellbeing

Poor mental health is a major cause of disease burden and is consistently associated with deprivation, low income, unemployment, poor education, poorer physical health and increased health-risk behaviour. Furthermore, early mental health problems in adolescence can have a lasting effect … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Pathways linking family stress to youth delinquency and substance use

Article title: Pathways linking family stress to youth delinquency and substance use: Exploring the mediating roles of self-efficacy and future orientation From Journal of Health Psychology The primary aim of this study is to better illuminate the pathways that mediate … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Assessment of #TheDress With Traditional Color Vision Tests

Article title: Assessment of #TheDress With Traditional Color Vision Tests: Perception Differences Are Associated With Blueness From i-Perception #TheDress phenomenon that began after Caitlin McNeil posted a picture of the dress on February 26, 2015 has provoked much discussion within the … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Treating Chronic Stress to Address the Growing Problem of Depression and Anxiety: Biofeedback and Mindfulness as Simple, Effective Preventive Measures

From Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences Depression and anxiety are undertreated and represent a growing health crisis and economic burden. Current treatment approaches (medications, psychotherapy) appear insufficient to resolve these problems. Difficulties with current treatment approaches include … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: 5 free must-read journal articles to mark Mental Health Awareness Week

Some great free reads on mental health topics covering stress, anxiety, depression, suicide and more… Journal articles: Early Life Stress, Mood, and Anxiety Disorders From Chronic Stress DOI: 10.1177/2470547017694461 Depression and Suicidality in Gay Men: Implications for Health Care Providers … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: The prevalence of autistic traits in a homeless population

From Autism This study aims to explore the relationship between autism and homelessness, by making an initial estimate of the prevalence of autistic traits in a homeless population. This work was initially motivated by anecdotal reports from autism clinicians and … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Learning from refugees and volunteers in the Calais camp

Article title: Challenges and impossibilities of ‘standing alongside’ in an intolerable context: Learning from refugees and volunteers in the Calais camp From Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry This paper from the special issue: Asylum seeking young people, child and family … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Special issue: Climate Change and Intergroup Relations

From Group Processes & Intergroup Relations Climate change is often conceived as a technical challenge, requiring smart policies and science-driven solutions. Yet, climate change is also profoundly social: How people understand and engage with the issue is powerfully influenced by … Continue reading

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