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  • n. Plural form of psychologist.


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  • In other words, the “family sculpting,” the name psychologists have given to this form of role play, is not a way for members to wallow in past injuries—or cathartically relieve them—but to begin to grasp some of the automatic impulses that shape their behavior.


  • (I should have used the term psychologists use: it doesn't "transport" me.)

    Psychology Today Daily Features

  • She's appropriately outraged that many women don't get the medical care they need because they believe magical thinking -- a term psychologists use to describe irrational thought-patterns -- will defy the laws of physics and pull them through.

    Michael Sigman: The Fear Of Magical Thinking

  • "Acting out" is a term psychologists use to describe emotions that don't really get processed at these higher levels of reasoning.

    Dr. Tian Dayton: Developing Emotional Literacy: Learning to Talk Out Rather Than Act Out

  • Mitchell told acquaintances that he also drew important lessons from the theory of "learned helplessness," a term psychologists use to describe people or animals reduced to a state of complete helplessness by some form of coercion or pain, such as electric shock.


  • But even without solving the issue of the possible effectiveness of atheist chaplains, surely if the military agrees to create them there will have to be some new name for the profession, and I would assume they would fall more under the rubric of psychologists and other professionals who try to help those in need without professing, or utilizing, any particular faith.

    Rabbi Shmuley Boteach: Atheist Chaplains and the Church of Evolution

  • Last July, psychologists from the University of California at Los Angeles reported on a related study, in which they gave participants (all in their 20s) a set of cues concerning cards that displayed various shapes, and asked them to make predictions about which cards would be displayed.

    Dual-task interference

  • ‘Aug. 15, 2007 | WASHINGTON — The American Psychological Association, the world’s largest professional organization of psychologists, is poised to issue a formal condemnation of a raft of notorious interrogation tactics employed by U.S. authorities against detainees during the so-called war on terror, from simulated drowning to sensory deprivation.

    Psychologists To CIA: We Condemn Torture | Disinformation


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