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About lester long Jr.

Lester Long Jr. has a Master of Science degree in Psychology from Walden University, a Certificate in Professional Counseling from Capella University. He has a BS in Public Administration and Political Science from Western Michigan University. He is also Certified in Clinical Supervision and an Alcohol and Drug Counselor through the International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium. He is Certified as a Peer Specialist in the State of Georgia. Mr. Long is also a former member of the Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners in Kalamazoo County, Michigan.. Please leave any comments for Lester Long at lesterclong@yahoo.com.

MODERN RACISM: THE CAUSE, CULTURE, AND EFFECTS-THE RESULT OF SOCIAL LEARNING

by Lester Long Jr. The Cause of Modern Racism Racism is one of the most revolting things within humanity. It haunts our past and degrades our future. There may be many reasons why one race of people believes they are … Continue reading

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Self-regulation: A Key Tool Used To Improve Students’ Learning Behaviors

by Lester C Long Jr. Self-regulatory learning is critical to a student’s learning development. It underlines the essence of the mindful, intentional, and thoughtful behaviors of learning and exemplifies metacognition. Self-regulation is the capacity of a learner to control their … Continue reading

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Criminal Recidivism: the Plight of African American Male Youth?

by Lester Long Jr. MS CPC BS CSS CADC CPS Introduction The high rate of recidivism among African-American male youth is a major problem in the United States (Kroner and Yessine, 2013). Darendbourg, Perez, and Blake (2013) point out that … Continue reading

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THE HISTORY OF EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY

by Lester Long Jr. MS CPC BS CSS CADC CPS The founding of the Experimental laboratory in Leipzig by William Wundt (1832 -1920) in 1879 was a significant and important contribution to the developing school of psychology. It was significant … Continue reading

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THE LATINO COMMUNITY: THE CULTURE, VALUES AND BEHAVIORS

by Lester Long Jr. MS CPC BS CSS CADC CPS Understanding the Cross-Cultural Psychology and the Latino Community Understanding cross-cultural psychology and the effects it can have on human development is often complex. The encouraging thing, however, there are many … Continue reading

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SAT: The Validity and Reliability and it’s Effect on Cultural and Racial Minorities

by Lester Long Jr. MS CPC CSS CADC CPS Abstract The SAT is arguably the single most important test for American high school students. Every year over 2 million young people take this standardized multiple choice test and most four-year … Continue reading

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Social Learning:How Children/Adolescents Learn through Self-Regulation and Reinforcements

by Lester Long Jr.  MS CPC BS CSS CADC CPS                                                  Abstract        The social learning theory posits that learning comes through modeling and observation. It is therefore important to see how much impact the self-regulatory process has in the utilization of … Continue reading

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