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Parenting Stress

Kirby Deater-Deckard, Nan Chen, Shereen El Mallah

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Parenting Stress Introduction Parenting stress is a normal part of the parenting experience. It arises when parenting demands exceed the expec...

Peace Psychology

Daniel J. Christie, Noraini M. Noor

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Peace Psychology Introduction Since the inception of modern psychology, psychologists have distinguished between thoughts and actions. Similar...

Perception

Elyssa Twedt, Dennis R. Proffitt

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Perception Introduction Perception is the study of how sensory information is processed into perceptual experiences. In some cases, actions ar...

Perception, Person

Sheila Cunningham

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Person Perception Introduction “Person perception” is an element of social psychology concerning how we process information about people. The ...

Personality Disorders

Edelyn Verona, M. Sima Finy

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Personality Disorders Introduction Personality disorders (PDs) are defined in the fourth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Me...

Personality Psychology

Robert D. Latzman, Yuri Shishido

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Personality Psychology Introduction The title of “Godfather of Personality” may well be ascribed to Gordon Allport, who was the first to make ...

Positive Psychology

Acacia Parks, Thomas Ball

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Positive Psychology ...

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Chris R. Brewin

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Introduction Severe reactions to experiences such as combat and railway accidents have been described si...

Prejudice and Stereotyping

Theresa Vescio, Kevin Weaver

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Prejudice and Stereotyping Introduction Prejudice and stereotyping are biases that work together to create and maintain social inequality. Pre...

Procrastination

Piers Steel, Katrin Klingsieck

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Procrastination Introduction Procrastination is a common form of self-regulatory failure with references to it throughout the historical recor...

Prosocial Behavior

Gilad Hirschberger, Uri Lifshin

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Prosocial Behavior Introduction The elaborate nature of human societies requires high levels of cooperation, and our social system benefits fr...

Psychophysics, Visual

Joshua A. Solomon

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Visual Psychophysics Introduction Paradigms for attacking the problem of how vision works continue to develop and mutate, and the boundary bet...

Race

Kira Hudson Banks, Richard Harvey

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Race Introduction Within psychology, race is generally accepted as a social construct that is shaped by power structures and prevailing norms;...

Reasoning, Counterfactual

Ruth M.J. Byrne

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Counterfactual Reasoning Introduction People often think about how things turned out and they imagine how they could have turned out different...

Rehabilitation Psychology

Dana S. Dunn

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Rehabilitation Psychology Introduction Rehabilitation psychology is a subfield of psychology dedicated to developing therapeutic interventions ...

Relationships

Benjamin Le, Lydia F. Emery

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Relationships ...

Religion, Psychology and

Kathryn A. Johnson, Adam B. Cohen

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

Psychology and Religion Introduction Interest in the psychology of religion seems to wax and wane with current trends in psychological researc...

Research Methods

Dana S. Dunn

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Research Methods Introduction Psychology is an empirical science, one dealing with the prediction of behavior in humans and animals. Conducting...

Resilience

Anthony Mancini

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Resilience Introduction Resilience is the capacity to maintain stable levels of functioning, as well as positive emotions and generative experi...

Risk Taking

Valerie F. Reyna, Sharjeel A. Chaudhry, Priscila G. Brust-Renck, Evan Andrew Wilhelms, Caisa Elizabeth Royer

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Risk Taking Introduction Engaging in risk-taking behavior throughout life can be related to a variety of negative short- and long-term physica...

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