Studying Psychology http://www.studyingpsychology.com Education Information and Resources for Aspiring Psychologists Sun, 19 Mar 2017 07:39:37 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.17 10 Signs of Unhealthy Therapy http://www.studyingpsychology.com/10-signs-unhealthy-therapy/ http://www.studyingpsychology.com/10-signs-unhealthy-therapy/#comments Sat, 02 Aug 2014 23:57:59 +0000 http://www.studyingpsychology.com/?p=519 Despite what you might have seen on television, therapists aren’t mind readers, and they can’t dig around in your brain and change your thoughts without your cooperation. Good therapists don’t...

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Tips for Choosing the Right Psychologist http://www.studyingpsychology.com/tips-choosing-right-psychologist/ http://www.studyingpsychology.com/tips-choosing-right-psychologist/#comments Fri, 01 Aug 2014 23:43:58 +0000 http://www.studyingpsychology.com/?p=516 If therapy calls to mind images of lying on a couch while a strange, bearded man “analyzes” you and smokes a cigar, you might be watching too much television. Modern...

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Classes to Take in High School to Become a Psychologist http://www.studyingpsychology.com/classes-take-high-school-become-psychologist/ http://www.studyingpsychology.com/classes-take-high-school-become-psychologist/#comments Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:43:29 +0000 http://www.studyingpsychology.com/?p=514 The process of becoming a psychologist is a long and arduous one that necessitates college, graduate school, and a licensing application. If you already know that you want to join...

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Classes to Take in College to Become a Psychologist http://www.studyingpsychology.com/classes-take-college-become-psychologist/ http://www.studyingpsychology.com/classes-take-college-become-psychologist/#comments Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:45:18 +0000 http://www.studyingpsychology.com/?p=508 Your preparation to become a psychologist really begins in college. This is when you have the option to select majors that can prepare you for graduate school and your eventual...

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Tips for Writing a Stellar Psychology Paper http://www.studyingpsychology.com/tips-writing-stellar-psychology-paper/ http://www.studyingpsychology.com/tips-writing-stellar-psychology-paper/#comments Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:40:20 +0000 http://www.studyingpsychology.com/?p=504 In many psychology classes, research papers are the most significant factor in your final grade, which means the writing-challenged can quickly find themselves floundering. It’s obvious that you need to...

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How to Take the Right Psychology Courses in Graduate School http://www.studyingpsychology.com/how-to-take-the-right-psychology-courses-in-graduate-school/ http://www.studyingpsychology.com/how-to-take-the-right-psychology-courses-in-graduate-school/#comments Mon, 28 Jul 2014 22:35:54 +0000 http://www.studyingpsychology.com/?p=501 It should come as no surprise that the courses you take in graduate school help prepare you for your eventual career as a psychologist. But graduate students receive surprisingly little...

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Is Distance Learning Right for You? http://www.studyingpsychology.com/distance-learning-right/ http://www.studyingpsychology.com/distance-learning-right/#comments Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:21:30 +0000 http://www.studyingpsychology.com/?p=496 Distance learning has revolutionized academia, and the field of psychology is no exception. Psychologists are increasingly seeking their degrees online. This can be a more affordable option, and is particularly...

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Signs and Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder http://www.studyingpsychology.com/signs-symptoms-bipolar-disorder/ http://www.studyingpsychology.com/signs-symptoms-bipolar-disorder/#comments Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:13:16 +0000 http://www.studyingpsychology.com/?p=494 For decades, the mood disorder that lead to unusually high highs and catastrophically low lows was popularly known as manic depression. This descriptive name denotes the tendency of sufferers to...

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Five Tricks for Studying for a Psychology Test http://www.studyingpsychology.com/five-tricks-studying-psychology-test/ http://www.studyingpsychology.com/five-tricks-studying-psychology-test/#comments Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:35:31 +0000 http://www.studyingpsychology.com/?p=490 When you first embark on the path of studying psychology, it’s easy to be seduced by the myriad fascinating theories and colorful characters who make up the discipline. There’s no...

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How Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Affects Children http://www.studyingpsychology.com/obsessive-compulsive-disorder-affects-children/ http://www.studyingpsychology.com/obsessive-compulsive-disorder-affects-children/#comments Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:18:38 +0000 http://www.studyingpsychology.com/?p=485 Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is commonly presented as a disorder faced by adults, but the disorder is common in children. The International OCD Foundation reports that about 1 in 200 children...

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