Psychology

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Feedforward Interviews in Performance Management
Performance feedback should play a role in motivating and improving employees’ work performance. While most of us enjoy receiving positive feedback, employees are often in fear of negative feedback and supervisors do not feel comfortable providing negative feedback. The discomfort anticipated and experienced by both sides could sever the important communication channel at work. Feedback...
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Myra Beth Bundy Psychology
EKU instructor, Myra Beth Bundy believes in taking an active part in her student’s educational journey and providing a quality learning experience. She goes above and beyond to ensure her online students have opportunities to interact and engage with her. Bundy’s enthusiasm for her field and personal attention to her students makes her a particular...
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international student psychology
Manvier Uppal lives in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada and is a student in Eastern Kentucky University’s online master of science in industrial organizational psychology program. After completing his undergraduate degree in psychology, Uppal decided he did not want to pursue the traditional psychology pathway. Industrial organizational (IO) psychology stood out as he began researching alternatives.
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psychology education
Applied behavior analysis or ABA is a treatment based on behavioral theory that can be used in a variety of settings and with many different ages and groups of people. ABA is often used to increase skills and quality of life of those with autism and other developmental and behavioral differences.
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Person writing out a schedule
The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically impacted the way we all live our lives, including the daily lives of those who may have behavior support plans. Behavior support plans are used to help prevent the occurrence of challenging behaviors and provide support for the individual and for caregivers in the environment when the behaviors do occur....
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psychology empathy
Empathy is typically defined as the ability to share and understand someone else’s feelings and incorporates the ability to understand how a person feels, what they might be thinking, and to share those feelings. When people think of empathy, they often think of shared experiences. For example, most people have fallen sometime during childhood and...
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US News ranking psychology
Eastern Kentucky University Online degree programs have once again been ranked among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. This year, EKU’s online bachelor’s degree in psychology ranked in the top 20 for Best Undergraduate Psychology Programs.
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virtual zoom meeting
Each semester, our clinic hosts a social opportunity and rehearsal group for adolescents on the autism spectrum. This group was previously conducted in-person, but COVID-19 pandemic social distancing requirements resulted in a format change to virtual. Our group underwent several adaptations to accommodate the needs of the participants and to make the group educational and...
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Psychology is probably most commonly thought of as a discipline that identifies and treats psychological disorders. And while it’s true that clinical psychologists are important contributors to mental health fields both in terms of advancing clinical science and providing clinical services, there are numerous other branches of psychology that collectively interface with just about every...
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Psychologist speaking with a patient in a well-lit office
Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) can be characterized as a pervasive pattern of grandiosity, the need for admiration, and a lack of empathy beginning by early adulthood and present in a variety of contexts. A core feature is interpersonal dysfunction, which in an extreme form can be physically, emotionally, and sexually abusive. The etiology of this...
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