Welcome to the '10 Things You Should Know About Psychology' page, an irreverent guide to the wonderful world of psychology. The 10 (just for fun) Things You Should Know About Psychology listed below represent the first in a series, so watch this space for 10 Things You Should Know About Sigmund Freud, 10 Things You Should Know About being a psychology student etc.
If you study psychology people assume you know what they are thinking. Don't disillusion them, you can have a lot more fun that way.
Psychology is listed on the Wikipedia Commonly misspelled words page (psycology).
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Psychology can be used to treat a wide range of phobias, particularly the irrational fear of sitting on lounge furniture, thanks to the number of armchair psychologists out there.
Mind, Drugs & ID (but ironically not sex) are all words that can be formed from the letters in Sigmund Freud's name.
Psychology has a long history of sensitively informing public awareness campaigns.
The difference between a psychologist and a psychiatrist is basically drugs and around $20,000 a year.
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The difference between a psychologist and a sociologist is usually a beard.
The majority of young psychology students are female, the majority of old psychology lecturers are male. Correlation study anyone!
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Psychology experiments were way cooler when you could call people subjects and didn't have to worry about ethics!
You should never use reverse psychology, it's not big, it's not clever and it's downright offensive. Please DO NOT click play on the following video.
Jan 23, 19 10:00 AM
Floyd Allport's groundbreaking book 'Social Psychology' was published. Drawing upon experimental methods and applied research to study group process, rather than sociological perspectives which had pr…
Jan 22, 19 10:00 AM
Francis Bacon was born. An eminent polymath and celebrated thinker, Bacon pioneered and championed empirical and inductive methods of inquiry, the fundamental basis of all modern science; including ex…
Jan 21, 19 10:00 AM
The Pall Mall Gazette publishes the first recognized account of the term psychopath as we understand it today. Reporting on the acquittal of a Russian woman in a child murder case, the Gazette points…