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Week 18 / Unit 14

Review these resources for Week 18 / Unit 14 of the Introduction to Psychology course.

Health Psychology Resources

document  MIT Relaxation and Stress Reduction Resources

This resource on coping mechanisms includes guided meditations and visualizations. See the resources and links provided on this site.

document  Health Psychology Promotes Wellness

This APA website provides information on health psychology, which examines how biological, social and psychological factors influence health and illness.

document  Psychology: Science in Action – Health Psychology

This APA resource on health psychology includes information from a health psychologist and information for students in pursuing a career in health psychology.  Closed captioning not available on linked video.


Vocational Psychology Resources

document  What is a neurobiologist?

On this site, students will read about life as a neurobiologist.

document  Psychological Research in Action

APA’s Research in Action website is a compendium of psychological research that demonstrates the application and value of psychological science in our everyday lives. All the highlighted studies found statistically significant effects and have had important applications in society.

document  Psychology: Science in Action

A useful APA resource for specific articles and information about applying psychology to a science to the real world.

document  Careers in Psychology

This APA resource includes numerous links and guidance into fields of prospective career choices in psychology.

document  Exploring Careers in Aging Roadmaps

This step-by-step educational roadmap to help guide students through undergrad and graduate school to find a career in aging.


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Sources

  1. The American Psychological Association’s Teachers of Psychology in Secondary Schools (APA TOPSS) course template.