Trinidad-born psychology scholar lands professor job at US university | Loop Trinidad & Tobago – Loop News Trinidad and Tobago

Social psychology educator and researcher Justin Preddie didn’t realise that he’d end up falling in love with teaching and academia when he first signed up as a psychology major at Hampton University in Virginia some 11 years ago.

Sharing that he was sure that he didn’t want to work in applied psychology, the Santa Cruz native recalled being “fairly certain that psychology was the path.” However, he wasn’t quite sure where that interest would take him.

Preddie didn’t begin to consider a path in academia until his second undergraduate year, when one of his lecturers, social psychologist Dr Candice Wallace, upon observing the quality of his assignments, told him th…….

Vocal changes common during aging process | Health, Medicine and Fitness | – Sioux City Journal

Dear Doctors: My chorus has started meeting again — outdoors and vaccinated — to practice and sing. We’ve had a year off, and I’m upset that my voice is getting to be hoarse, and even cracking on low notes. I’m 67 years old and have always been a good singer. Is this happening from disuse?

Dear Reader: You’ve reached an age at which many adults begin to notice changes to the sound and timbre of their voices. This is often due to the physical effects of aging. They may affect the vocal apparatus directly, and can also arise from issues having to do with an individual’s general health, strength and fitness.

The specific changes that occur in the larynx, which …….

The Secrets to Successful Aging in 2022 – The New York Times

Looking for ways to grow old gracefully? Over the past year, Well’s columnists have reported on how to keep your mind and body healthy over time. Here are some of their top insights from the most popular stories published in 2021.

So said Jane Brody, our Personal Health columnist, after she turned 80 this spring. Inspired by Steven Petrow’s book, “Stupid Things I Won’t Do When I Get Old,” Ms. Brody took an inventory of her own life and decided what she no longer needed to do (color her hair; …….

3 Stocks That Surprisingly Tanked in 2021 – The Motley Fool

This year has been interesting for investors. Many of last year’s winners — including companies that helped keep us connected and engaged through the pandemic — have proved mortal in 2021. However, we’re seeing even some of the names that seemed to be logical beneficiaries of the economy reopening falter this year. 

Disney (NYSE:DIS), Uber Technologies (NYSE:UBER), and Match Group (NASDAQ:MTCH) are three household names that have declined in value this year, even as the major market indices have notched double-digit percentage gains. Not every stock climbs in a rising market, and more than 40% of U.S. exchange-traded listings are in the red this year. More than a quarter of th…….

The best meditation gadgets to help calm your mind – Gadget Flow

Meditating isn’t always easy, but these gadgets can set the right mood. Get them for more effective, relaxing sessions.

Want to meditate more in the new year? Make doing so achievable by creating the right environment with some of the best meditation gadgets out there.

Related: Smart health gadgets that look fashionable and are useful

You’ve got a lot going on during the day, so when it comes time to meditate, clearing your thoughts can be a challenge. That’s where a meditation gadget like the HoomBand can help. Its tech encourage…….

Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Zhao Lijian’s Regular Press Conference on December 31, 2021_Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in the United States of America – China-US Relations — Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in the United States of America

CCTV: In his new year greetings to President Xi Jinping on December 30, Russian President Vladimir Putin noted that in 2021 Russia and China’s interaction was exceedingly productive. A dynamic political dialogue continued at all levels, trade was up at an all-time high, and cross years of Scientific, Technological and Innovative Cooperation led to good practical results. The close and effective coordination of efforts in addressing key items on the regional and international agenda was noted in the message and confidence was expressed that the two countries would be able to expand the entire range of bilateral ties, and the Year of Cooperation in Physical Fitness and Sports would…….

Psychologists Identify A New Type Of Altruism: Others-Centeredness – Forbes

Are you selfless, selfish, or somewhere in between?


A new paper published in the academic journal Personality and Individual Differences offers a new lens through which to understand cooperative behavior — something the researchers refer to as others-centeredness.

“Others-centeredness is a tendency to put others’ interests ahead of one’s own that is based on a specific way of thinking,” says Ryan Byerly, a researcher at Sheffield University in the United Kingdom and lead author of the paper. “The others-centered person thinks that their own interests are just as important in the grand scheme of things as any othe…….

From Anti-Aging Serums to Fine Fragrances, the 21 Best Grooming Products of 2021 – Yahoo Lifestyle

As a grooming editor, I’m essentially a product-testing lab rat; I try hundreds of products a year all across my body, with the goal of telling you which ones are the best.

Because I test so many products so quickly, the best ones in my book are the ones that make a powerful and effective first impression—so much so that they become the products the become a part of my regular routine on the days I’m not testing something new. They keep my complexion the clearest, or my hair the most cooperative. They help me smell the best, and they often incorporate the best ingredients in the world—sometimes without breaking the bank. Whatever their angle is, I love the best-in-class prod…….

Online dating, LGBTQIA+ allyship, anime: What worked for single Indians looking for love in 2021 – Times of India

Be it showcasing dating preferences and choices when it comes to finding a partner on dating sites or expressing their values, traits, and allyship, a new report released by Bumble, has revealed how single Indians dated in 2021.

Building meaningful connections online reigned supreme as over one billion matches were made on on the dating app globally in 2021, showing over a 25% increase from the matches made in 2020. The highest number of messages were exchanged between October and early November in 2021 as singles all over the world headed into the start of a major “online dating season”, the report says.
“Dating Intentions” was one of the most popular filters used in 2021 among the…….