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Techniques of Neutralization in Narratives of Addicted Gamers

Author: Nadine Jukschat Published in June 2021 in Psychological Studies Abstract Due to a hegemony of psychology, the phenomenon of addicted gaming tends to be conceptualized as a chronic illness. Taking a sociological perspective requires reframing the phenomenon: As deviant behavior, and therefore as a behavior, that goes against behavioral expectations of social groups. Such […]

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Announcement of new journal by the Russian Psychological Society

Journal: New Ideas in Child and Educational Psychology (NICEP) The Russian Psychological Society, a member of the European Federation of Psychologists’ Association, International Union of Psychological Science, and Commission of the Russian Federation on UNESCO, is pleased to announce a new journal, New Ideas in Child and Educational Psychology (NICEP). Based on Open Science principles, […]

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85th Annual Convention of the JPA

Message from the Japanese Psychological Association The entire world has been severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. We would like to express our sympathy to those who are suffering, as well as our gratitude to those providing a solution and support for the related issue in your academy, and your country. The 85th Annual Convention […]

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Imagined Synchrony Improves Attitudes Towards Out-groups

Published in Psychological Studies. Gray Atherton & Liam Cross from the Department of Psychology, Edge Hill University, Liverpool asked the interesting question about imagined synchrony and its effects on attitudes to other people. Abstract People are prone to dividing others into the categories of ‘us’ and ‘them’. This can be particularly detrimental to minorities who […]

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Special Issue on Psychology of Uncertainty and Vulnerabilities: COVID-19 Pandemic Related Crisis

To be published in Psychological Studies, Official journal of NAOP. Guest Editors:Tholene Sodi, Professor, University of Limpopo, Sovenga, South Africa; e-mail: Tholene.Sodi@ul.ac.za Buxin Han, Professor, CAS Key Lab of Mental Health, Institute of Psychology, Beijing, China; e-mail: hanbx@psych.ac.cn The unfolding Covid-19 pandemic has become a serious crisis and health emergency that has significantly disrupted all aspects […]