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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...

Aggression

Timothy Deckman, Richard S. Pond, C. Nathan DeWall

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Aggression Introduction Violence and aggression are prevalent across human cultures and daily life. One merely has to turn on the television or...

Moral Development

Cameron Richardson, Melanie Killen

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Moral Development Introduction In the field of moral development, morality is defined as principles for how individuals ought to treat one ano...

Cognitive Neuroscience

Teal S. Eich, Edward E. Smith

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Cognitive Neuroscience Introduction In 1918, the American philosopher and psychologist William James wrote: “Nature in her unfathomable designs...

Sex and Gender

Joan C. Chrisler, Alexandra Nobel

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Sex and Gender Introduction Sex and gender are fundamental to the understanding of human behavior. Perhaps the first thing people notice wh...

Adulthood

Judith Stevens-Long, Michael Lewis

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Adulthood Introduction As an independent field of study, adult development emerged from psychology, sociology, and gerontology in the early 19...

Behavioral Economics

Guy Hochman, Shahar Ayal

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Behavioral Economics Introduction Behavioral economics is concerned with the impact of psychological factors (e.g., motives, emotions) on econ...

Self, Psychology of the

Corey L. Guenther, Mark D. Alicke

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Psychology of the Self Introduction The “self” is surely one of the most heavily researched areas in social and personality psychology, even i...

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...

Defensive Processes

E. Samuel Winer, Leonard Newman

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Defensive Processes Introduction Defensive processes may be defined as an underlying series of mental operations, occurring primarily outside o...

Social Neuroscience

Greg Norman, Gary Berntson, John Cacioppo

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Social Neuroscience Introduction The field of social neuroscience seeks to understand the relationship between social behavior and the physiolo...

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...

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...

Emotion

Keith Oatley

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Emotion Introduction Emotion is central to our experience of others and of ourselves. Since 1950 it has come fully onto the agenda of psycholo...

Depression

Lauren M. Bylsma, Vanessa Panaite

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Depression Introduction Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) is a highly debilitating, chronic, recurrent, and prevalent disorder. This article pro...

Critical Thinking

Heather Butler, Diane Halpern

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Critical Thinking Introduction Critical thinking has been described in many ways, but researchers generally agree that critical thinking involv...

Embodiment and Embodied Cognition

Stephen Flusberg, Lera Boroditsky

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Embodiment and Embodied Cognition Introduction Embodied cognition (EC) is a movement within the field of cognitive science that seeks to explor...

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...

Educational Settings, Assessment of Thinking in

Gregory Schraw

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Assessment of Thinking in Educational Settings Introduction The study of thinking and thinking skills is one of the most important topics in ed...

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...

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