Daily Archives: Tuesday, May 20, 2014

VA Finds PTSD Linked to Heart Disease

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Not only do I teach  about Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, PTSD, in Abnormal Psychology but I also have had many students who served in the war and have/ as well as those who had PTSD.  Research has found that there is a causal link between PTSD and heart disease among Vets. What is causing Vets with […]

Train Your Brain For Resilience

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This Infographic is considered Cognitive Psychology. So many times students think negatively and it becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy. It can hinder their ability in the classroom and from learning Psychology. I use a lot of positive psychology in my classes and I have found it makes a huge difference. When they comment on a classmate’s […]

Magic, Harvard MOOC, and Macbeth

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Harvard Extension Lecture on Macbeth You may enjoy the way Dr. Garber raises the bar of discussion about Macbeth in the above video. I enjoy it as a guide to set the tone for students, and I believe it could be used to bolster and enliven discussions online. I’m also including a video connecting Harry Potter to […]

Effective Communication Cycle

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Effective communication involves more than just hearing or reading a message.  This infographic is designed to illustrate the cycle of effective communication. The message that is sent must be decoded by the receiver. In order for effective communication to take place, the message must be interpreted as the sender intended it. The interpretation is based […]