Category Archives: Psychology

Amy Cuddy: Your body language shapes who you are

Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how “power posing” — standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don’t feel confident — can affect … Continue reading

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How Your Body Affects Your Happiness

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Assessment and evaluation

In therapy at some point the counselor will engage in an assessment/evaluation  process that generally involves examining how the therapy sessions are going and hopefully includes feed back from the client/patient. If the counselor is trained as a dance movement … Continue reading

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Movement Therapies May Aid Those with Schizophrenia

Interesting post from Psych Central: A study using a procedure called the “rubber hand illusion” has found new evidence that people experiencing schizophrenia have a weakened sense of body ownership. It has also produced the first documented case of a … Continue reading

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