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Bayesian Statistical Methods in Psychology

Sarah Depaoli

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2021-02-24

Bayesian Statistical Methods in PsychologyIntroductionThe use of Bayesian statistics within psychology is on the rise, and this trajectory will likely...

Behavior Therapy, Rational Emotive

Daniel David

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy Introduction Rational emotive behavior therapy (REBT) is the first form of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT...

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...

Behavioral Genetics

Lisabeth DiLalla

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Behavioral Genetics Introduction Behavioral genetics is the study of genetic and environmental influences on behaviors. By examining genetic in...

Belief Perseverance

Corey L. Guenther, Abigail M. Smith

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Belief PerseveranceIntroductionPeople’s proclivity to passionately cling to, and advocate for, beliefs or attitudes that exist in the absence of evide...

Bereavement and Grief

Kathrin Boerner

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Bereavement and Grief Introduction The field of bereavement and grief focuses on the human experience of loss in response to the death of a lov...

Biological Psychology

James Kalat

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Biological PsychologyIntroductionBiological psychology approaches behavior and experience with the assumption that they are products of the nervous sy...

Birth Order

Catherine Salmon

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Birth Order Introduction Birth order, defined as an individual’s rank by age among siblings, has long been of interest to psychologists as wel...

Body Image in Men and Women

Linda Smolak

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Body Image in Men and Women Introduction What we believe and how we feel about our bodies affects multiple aspects of our psychological and ph...


Michael P. Leiter, Christina Maslach

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2015-04-29

Burnout Introduction Burnout is a syndrome of exhaustion, cynicism, and diminished professional efficacy that is closely associated with the w...

Bystander Effect

David F. Urschler, Julia Fischer, Andreas Kastenmüller, Peter Fischer

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2015-07-28

Bystander Effect Introduction The starting point for research on the bystander effect was the brutal rape-murder of Catherine “Kitty” Genovese...

Childhood and Adolescence, Peer Victimization and Bullying in

Michelle Schmidt, Catherine Bagwell

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2020-05-27

Peer Victimization and Bullying in Childhood and AdolescenceIntroductionGiven the wide-reaching implications of peer bullying and victimization for ch...

Clinical Neuropsychology

Bruce Caplan

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Clinical Neuropsychology Introduction Clinical neuropsychology is the psychological specialty that seeks to elucidate brain-behavior relations ...

Clinical Psychology

Joanna Berg, Rachel Ammirati, Scott O. Lilienfeld

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Clinical Psychology Introduction Clinical psychology is a broad discipline that focuses on the assessment, diagnosis, etiology (causes), treat...

Cognitive Consistency Theories

J. Edward Russo, Anne-Sophie Chaxel

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Cognitive Consistency TheoriesIntroductionCognitive consistency is the agreement, coherence, or fit among related beliefs. It is a fundamental topic i...

Cognitive Dissonance Theory

David C. Vaidis, Alexandre Bran

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2014-08-26

Cognitive Dissonance TheoryIntroductionAppearing for the first time in the mid-20th century, the term “cognitive dissonance” appears nowadays about ei...

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...

Communication, Nonverbal Cues and

Judee Burgoon, Laura Guerrero

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

Nonverbal Cues and Communication Introduction Long before humans were communicating verbally—that is, through words—they were communicating no...

Comparative Psychology

Katie Hall, Sarah Brosnan

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2015-10-26

Comparative Psychology Introduction Comparative psychology, a subdiscipline of psychology, is the scientific study of the behavior and cogniti...

Competency to Stand Trial

Patricia A. Zapf, Amanda Beltrani

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2019-01-15

Competency to Stand TrialIntroductionA core principle of modern-day law is that all defendants maintain the right to a fair trial. A defendant must be...

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