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Islamic Terrorism and Domestic Mass Shootings: Psychological Link

Islamic Terrorism and Domestic Mass Shootings are Caused by the Exact Same Psychological Phenomenon From: Quartz Author: Alana Conner, PhD, Executive Director, Stanford Center for Social Psychological Answers to Real-World Questions [Edited] According to a publicly available dataset from the New America Foundation, in the years since 9/11, jihadists born in the US have killed…

Why Facts Don’t Change Our Minds

New discoveries about the human mind show the limitations of reason. The New Yorker / February 27, 2017 / Elizabeth Kolbert (Edited for length) Even after the evidence “for their beliefs has been totally refuted, people fail to make appropriate revisions in those beliefs…” Thousands of subsequent experiments have confirmed (and elaborated on) this finding.…

Black History Month Celebration

Arkansas Psychological Association (ArPA) Celebrates Black History Month Patricia L. Griffen, PhD, Former President of ArPA The initial national recognition of the history of black people in America was founded by Dr. Carter G. Woodson in 1926 as “Negro History Week.” Carter G. Woodson was the son of a slave, born in New Canton, Virginia…

Politics and False Information

Political Affiliation Can Predict How People Will React to False Information About Threats February 2, 2017   How liberal or conservative a person is predicts how likely they are to believe information about potential hazards, according to research forthcoming in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. The study found that people…

Press Release: Tips for a Heart Healthy Lifestyle

Simple steps to reduce your risk of heart disease Arkansas Psychologists and APA Offer Tips for a Heart Healthy Lifestyle Arkansas Psychological Association P.O. Box 21220     Little Rock, AR 72221     (501) 614-6500     Fax (501) 224-0988     www.arpapsych.org For Immediate Release February 1, 2017 Contact: Kristin J. Addison-Brown, PhD Telephone: 870-203-6085 Email: neaneuropsych@gmail.com Website: arpapsych.org arpapsych.com…

Arkansas Companies Recognized as Psychologically Healthy

TWO ARKANSAS COMPANIES RECEIVE ArPA PSYCHOLOGICALLY HEALTHY WORKPLACE AWARD The Arkansas Psychological Association’s Psychologically Health Workplace Award (PHWA) program recognizes employers for creating workplaces that foster employee health and well-being while enhancing organizational performance. Two Arkansas organizations received a Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award from the Arkansas Psychological Association (ArPA). Award recipients included: Optus, Inc. (For…