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Urie Bronfenbrenner - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Urie Bronfenbrenner (April 29, 1917 – September 25, 2005) was a Russian-born American developmental psychologist who is most known for his ecological systems theory of child development.[1] His scientific work and his assistance to the United States government helped in the formation of the Head Start in 1965.[2] Bronfenbrenner's research and his theory was key in changing the perspective of developmental psychology by calling attention to the large number of environmental and societal influences on child development.[2]  
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about 4 years ago
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Albert Bandura | Social Learning Theory | Simply Psychology

In social learning theory Albert Bandura (1977) agrees with the behaviourist learning theories of classical conditioning and operant conditioning. However, he adds two important ideas:  
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about 4 years ago
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John Bowlby - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Edward John Mostyn Bowlby (/ˈboʊlbi/; 26 February 1907 – 2 September 1990) was a British psychologist, psychiatrist, and psychoanalyst, notable for his interest in child development and for his pioneering work in attachment theory. A Review of General Psychology survey, published in 2002, ranked Bowlby as the 49th most cited psychologist of the 20th century.[1]  
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about 4 years ago
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Benjamin Bloom - Alchetron, The Free Social Encyclopedia

Benjamin Samuel Bloom February 21 1913 September 13 1999 was an American educational psychologist who made contributions to the classification of educat  
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Jerome S. Bruner, influential psychologist of perception, dies at 100

Dr. Bruner helped launch the field of cognitive psychology and was a major educational theorist.  
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American Educational Research Association > Home

The American Educational Research Association (AERA), founded in 1916, is concerned with improving the educational process by encouraging scholarly inquiry related to education and evaluation and by promoting the dissemination and practical application of research results. AERA is the most prominent international professional organization, with the primary goal of advancing educational research and its practical application. Its more than 25,000 members are educators; administrators; directo  
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American Educational Research Association - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The American Educational Research Association, or AERA, was founded in 1916 as a professional organization representing educational researchers in the United States and around the world. It is headquartered at 1430 K Street in Washington, D.C. As a nonprofit serving the education research field, AERA strives to advance knowledge about education and promote the use of research to improve education and the public good.  
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Adolescent Family Life Act - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Adolescent Family Life Act (AFLA) is a United States federal law enacted in 1981 during the Reagan Administration.[1] AFLA provided funding for a series of social programs aimed at promoting abstinence through reproductive health education.[1]  
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Voluntary unpaid blood donations must increase rapidly to meet 2020 goal

13 June 2016 | GENEVA - Voluntary, unpaid blood donations must be increased rapidly in more than half the world’s countries in order to ensure a reliable supply of safe blood for patients whose lives depend on it, WHO said on World Blood Donor Day.  
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Failure to enact assisted suicide law leaves Canada’s doctors in limbo

Canada’s doctors, medical organisations, healthcare system, and patients have been left in legal limbo after the government missed the 6 June deadline to pass new laws legalising doctor assisted suicide.  
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PA system to stop smoking at Hywel Dda hospitals - BBC News

A PA system is launched at hospitals in mid and west Wales to discourage smokers from lighting up.  
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Frontotemporal Dementia: Identification and Management

Frontotemporal dementia is a leading cause of early-onset dementia. How do providers differentiate frontotemporal dementia from other dementias and psychological disorders?  
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about 4 years ago
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Patient's Feelings on Taking Part in Emergency Care Trials

Many patients surveyed for this study were open to participating in emergency medical trials -- as long as they were kept informed.  
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Locum GP rates 'linked to deprivation', British Medical Association warns - BBC News

Patients in the most deprived areas of England face poorer levels of care due to an over-reliance on locum GPs, the British Medical Association warns.  
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The proliferation of new paradigms of psychotherapy throughout the 20th century has given clinicians radically different ways to understand how patterns of thought, mood and behavior can change. And yet, researchers measure essentially the same modest level of therapeutic effectiveness across the entire spectrum of methodologies - a curious ceiling known as the "Dodo bird verdict" after the creature who declared "all win and all must have prizes" (Seligman, 1995; Wampold, Mondlin, Moody, Stich, Benson, & Ahn, 1997).  
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Coherence therapy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Coherence therapy is a system of psychotherapy based in the theory that symptoms of mood, thought and behavior are produced coherently according to the person's current mental models of reality, most of which are implicit and unconscious.[1] It was founded by Bruce Ecker and Laurel Hulley in the 1990s.[2] It is currently considered among the most well respected postmodern/constructivist therapies.[3]  
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Smoking, Weight Gain Barriers to Remission in Early RA

Smoking and obesity have again been singled out as reasons that early measures to control rheumatoid arthritis (RA) might fail.  
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Mental Health Training for Pilot Examiners Post-Germanwings Crash

Medical examiners who evaluate airline pilots have been receiving more training in detecting mental health problems, U.S. regulators said on Thursday after reviewing procedures in the wake of last year's deadly Germanwings crash by a co-pilot who authorities said concealed his mental illness.  
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Learning from, rather than on, patients #WILTW

It is an unintentional medical education paradigm that you tend to learn on patients rather than from them. This is especially true in the early years of training. As you gain in experience you start to encounter, or recognise situations, where a patient’s action itself can teach you something.  
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Prescription Habits Predict Compliance With Breast Cancer Pills

The likelihood that a woman will take pills to keep her breast cancer from coming back is higher if she tended to consistently take medications as directed in the past, a new study found.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago