Archive for October, 2010

Prison Horrors

Friday, October 29th, 2010

Documentary examining conditions on a prison psych unit, as social trends continue to close hospital beds and criminalize mental illness. Excellent short film.


Sheltered Employment for Mental Health

Monday, October 25th, 2010

A Toronto courier service founded and staffed by psychiatric survivors, offering a sheltered employment program.


Why Women Apologize More

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

Do women apologize more than men, and why? This short pubcast video summarizes a psychology experiment examining why, accompanying an article newly published in Psychological Science.


Robopsychology Experiment in Embarrassment

Monday, October 18th, 2010

A robopsychology experiment about medical technology, that tests feelings of embarrassment during a medical exam by a humanoid robot vs. a medical box.


Progressive Muscle Relaxation Soothes Stress

Thursday, October 14th, 2010

Tutorial on Progressive Muscle Relaxation (PMR), an effective skill for coping with stress, anxiety and insomnia.


Science, Sex and Stigma

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

Nobel laureate Françoise Barré-Sinoussi on how social stigma about the HIV virus affected her research, and women in science.


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