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Somatoform Disorders

Karl Julian Looper, Laurence J. Kirmayer

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Somatoform Disorders Introduction Around the world, physical symptoms are the most common manifestation of psychological distress. This seemin...

Stereotype Threat

Amy M. Williams, Ines Jurcevic, Jenessa R. Shapiro

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Stereotype Threat Introduction Stereotype threat, a social psychological phenomenon, is a concern about being viewed through the lens of a neg...


Lee Jussim, Rachel Rubinstein

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2012-10-25

Stereotypes Introduction Stereotypes represent a broad and general topic in psychology and other social sciences. The bulk of the theorizing a...

Subjective Wellbeing Homeostasis

Robert A. Cummins

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Subjective Wellbeing Homeostasis Introduction The idea of homeostasis has a long history in physiology, describing a process that maintains im...


Thomas E. Joiner, Matthew S. Michaels, Carol Chu, Jennifer M. Buchman-Schmitt

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Suicide Introduction Suicidology is a modern movement that encompasses scholarly work on suicide, intervention, and prevention efforts, as wel...

Teaching of Psychology

Dana S. Dunn

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Teaching of Psychology Introduction Psychology is somewhat distinct from other academic disciplines in that its own knowledge can be used to im...

Terror Management Theory

Sheldon Solomon

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Terror Management Theory Introduction Terror management theory posits that the juxtaposition of an inclination toward self-preservation with th...

Testing and Assessment

Vesna Buško

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Testing and Assessment Introduction Testing and assessment of individual differences have been an essential part of professional work of scient...

Theory of Mind

Claire Hughes, Rory T. Devine

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Theory of Mind Introduction Although research into children’s awareness of mental states (such as beliefs, desires, and intentions) dates back...

Thinking Skills in Educational Settings

Gregory Schraw

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

Thinking Skills in Educational Settings Introduction Thinking skills (TS) refer to a large collection of individual skills and strategies that...

Time Perception

Richard A. Block, Peter A. Hancock

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Time Perception Introduction The term time perception refers to a large subfield within the more general study of the psychology of time. It i...

Trait Perspective

M. Brent Donnellan, Christopher Hopwood

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Trait Perspective Introduction Personality traits, or relatively enduring and global patterns of thinking, feeling, and behaving, are thought t...

Twin Studies

Nancy L. Segal

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Twin Studies Introduction Twin research is an informative approach for understanding the genetic and environmental influences affecting behavi...

Type A Behavior Pattern (Coronary Prone Personality)

Jeffrey M. Conte, Fiona Cochrum-Nguyen, Mary S. Yama

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Pe A Behavior Pattern (Coronary-Prone Personality) Introduction The Type A behavior pattern (TABP) emerged from observations of heart patients...


Judith Glück

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Wisdom Introduction While wisdom was the central topic of philosophy and a very important topic in the religious sciences for centuries, psych...

Women, Psychology of

Florence Denmark, Michele Paludi

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Psychology of Women Introduction The field of the psychology of women provides feminist correctives to the theories and research that have omit...

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