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Gambler's Fallacy

Ulrike Hahn

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Gambler’s Fallacy Introduction The Gambler’s Fallacy is a mistaken belief about sequences of random events. Observing, for example, a long run...

Happiness

Shigehiro Oishi

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Happiness Introduction In psychological science, “subjective well-being” is the term most often used in place of the popular term “happiness.” ...

Health Psychology

Regan Gurung

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Health Psychology Introduction Health psychology is an interdisciplinary subspecialty of psychology dedicated to promoting and maintaining heal...

Heuristics and Biases

Henrik Olsson

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Heuristics and Biases Introduction In the 1970s, psychologists became interested in investigating human reasoning errors that they believed ar...

History of Psychology

David C. Devonis, Wade Pickren

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

History of Psychology Introduction At its inception as a specialty within psychology in the first decades of the 20th century, the history of ...

Humor

Jennifer Hofmann, Willibald Ruch

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Humor Introduction In psychological research, humor and the sense of humor are concepts studied in a variety of fields, such as personality, s...

Hypnosis

Steven Jay Lynn, Liam Condon, Michelle Accardi, Colleen Cleere, Anne Malaktaris, Jaime Benjamin

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2012-10-25

Hypnosis Introduction From the days of Franz Mesmer (b. 1734–d. 1815) to the present, the seemingly profound alterations in consciousness that...

Implicit Association Test (IAT)

Steven Lehr, Mahzarin Banaji

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

The Implicit Association Test (IAT) Introduction Starting in the 1970s, as microcomputers made possible the measurement of mental computations ...

Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Kurt Kraiger

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Industrial and Organizational Psychology Introduction Industrial/organizational (I/O) psychology addresses individuals’ attitudes, behaviors, c...

Intelligence

Amber Esping, Jonathan Plucker

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Intelligence Introduction What is human intelligence? There is no indisputable answer to this fundamental question, and there will not be an a...

Intercultural Psychology

John W. Berry

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Intercultural Psychology Introduction When individuals who are members of different cultural groups come into contact, the domain of intercult...

Intergroup Conflict

Brian Lickel, Manisha Gupta

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Intergroup Conflict Introduction Groups are fundamental to human life. People organize their lives around group identities and derive not only...

Interviewing in Forensic Settings

Lorraine Hope

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Interviewing in Forensic Settings Introduction Interviews constitute a core activity of the investigative process. Information obtained from v...

Language

Cindy K. Chung, James Pennebaker

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Language Introduction Although language is the primary medium by which we communicate with others and reveal our thoughts and feelings, remarka...

Law, Psychology and

Edie Greene, Kirk Heilbrun, Anna Heilbrun

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Psychology and Law Introduction The field of psychology and law involves the application of scientific, clinical, and policy aspects of psycho...

Leadership

Ronald E. Riggio, Masakatsu Ono

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Leadership Introduction Although the modern study of leadership is more than one hundred years old, the 21st century has seen a great increase...

Learned Helplessness

J. Bruce Overmier

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Learned Helplessness Introduction The term “learned helplessness” appears in about three thousand articles in the PsycINFO database, applying...

Learning versus Performance

Nicholas C. Soderstrom, Robert A. Bjork

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Learning versus Performance Introduction The major goal of instruction—whether in the classroom or in the field—is, or at least should be, to ...

Lie Detection in a Forensic Context

Aldert Vrij, Bruno Verschuere

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Lie Detection in a Forensic Context ...

Life-Span Development

Kathleen Stassen Berger

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Life-Span Development Introduction Life-span development studies human development from the moment of conception to the last breath. The goal i...

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