Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Late Life Depression Help | Argosy University

Late life depression is a common mental illness affecting approximately five percent of seniors according to the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Symptoms of late life depression include a persistent state of sadness (lasting at least two weeks), excessive worrying, frequent crying or pacing, difficulty sleeping and concentrating and an overall feeling of helplessness. Readthe full article here.

Monday, May 24, 2010

Modern Psychology Timeline | Argosy University

Modern psychology is broken up into several different perspectives. While most psychologists today do not identify themselves with one particular school of thought, their expertise is often aimed in one direction. Each perspective lends its own advantages and disadvantages to the study and practice of psychology, and when combined they provide psychologists with the clearest picture of human behavior. Brought to your by Helping Psychology, read full article here.

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Argosy University | Tips for increasing reading comprehension for college students

Tips for increasing reading comprehension in college students

So here you are fresh into college, and despite having read a few books in your life thus far, you suddenly find yourself faced with a mountain of knowledge bulging out of text and reference books that you need to read and digest in a pretty short space and time. I have to concede, it seems a pretty daunting task, and quite off-putting if you are not a regular reader or someone who has trained himself to speed-read. Read the full article here.

Monday, May 10, 2010

Psychology of Happiness | Argosy University Blog

Happiness is the elusive quest behind every human endeavor and is defined by the famous businessman, Lester Levenson, as the state of mind where there is no trace of sorrow. He also said that it is not something exclusively pursued by human beings, but something desired by all sentient creatures. Read the full article here.

Friday, May 7, 2010

Happy Mother's Day from Argosy University

A reminder that Mother's Day is this Sunday, 5/9/10. How will you be celebrating Mother's Day this year?

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Is Your Social Profile Keeping You from Getting a Job? | Argosy University

Social media can sometimes do more harm than good. Imagine that you’re looking for a job that allows you to put your psychology degree to work. You print a professional resume and dress well for your interview. You concentrate on meeting your prospective employer’s eyes and answering every question concisely. Everything goes beautifully and by the time you leave, you’re convinced you’ve nailed the job.

Except you don’t get that phone call. Several weeks go by and you realize you’ve been passed over for the job. Why?

Because that prospective boss, the one who just tossed your meticulously written resume into the trash, turned to his computer as soon as you left and searched for your name. Read the full article here.

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Understand Your Own Intelligence | Argosy University Blog

Three years ago I listened to a lecture on cognition that changed the way I think about intelligence. This is the crux. There are two types of cognition. The first is normal cognition. This is the ability to retrieve knowledge from memory. When you are asked a question on a test and produce an answer, that’s a display of cognitive ability. The second type of cognition is metacognition; the ability to know whether or not you know. Read the full article here.

Monday, May 3, 2010

Argosy University’s Denver Campus to Relocate to New Facility in Southern Denver

Denver – Argosy University announced today that it will relocate its campus to a new facility in southern Denver on May 1. Featuring a larger space, enhanced technology capabilities and campus atmosphere, the new campus offers numerous benefits over its previous location in the downtown area and exemplifies the university’s commitment to providing an outstanding educational experience. Read the entire article here.