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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...

Conformity, Compliance, and Obedience

Leandre R. Fabrigar, Meghan E. Norris, Devin Fowlie

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

Conformity, Compliance, and ObedienceIntroductionSocial influence refers to the ways people influence the beliefs, feelings, and behaviors of others. ...


Bruce Bridgeman

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Consciousness Introduction Though consciousness is central to human experience, it has been little studied in psychology. An important part of...

Coping Processes

Benjamin Gottlieb

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Coping Processes Introduction As ubiquitous as it is in everyday life, in media accounts of disasters, and in old and new cinema, it has prove...

Counseling Psychology

Elizabeth Nutt Williams

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Counseling Psychology Introduction Counseling psychology is a specialty within psychology that focuses on counseling, research, and assessment...


Cynthia L. S. Pury

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2017-10-25

CourageIntroductionCourage is praised as a virtue in many contemporary and historic cultures. While psychological definitions of courage vary, they ne...

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