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Death and Dying

Sheldon Solomon, JS Piven

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Death and Dying Introduction Human beings are uniquely aware of death, for they can conceive the future, imagine the death of loved ones, and ...

Deceiving and Detecting Deceit

Bella M. DePaulo, Charles Bond

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Deceiving and Detecting Deceit Introduction People have been fascinated by the topic of deception for millennia. Issues of truth and deception...

Defensive Processes

E. Samuel Winer, Leonard Newman, Rikki H. Sargent

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Defensive ProcessesIntroductionDefensive processes may be defined as an underlying series of mental operations, occurring primarily outside of a perso...


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...

Depressive Disorders

Lawrence P. Riso, Matthew Vaughn

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2015-07-28

Depressive DisordersIntroductionDepression is distinguished from ordinary sadness by its greater duration, severity, and impact on functioning. It is ...

Development, Prenatal

Victoria Molfese, Amanda Prokasky, Kathleen Moritz Rudasill, Ibrahim Hakki Acar, Xiaoqing Tu, Kate Sirota, Brian Keiser

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Prenatal Development Introduction For decades, researchers have investigated how events in the prenatal period impact women and their infants....

Developmental Psychology (Cognitive)

Catherine M. Sandhofer, Natsuki Atagi, Christina Schonberg, Lauren Krogh Slone

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2016-04-28

Developmental Psychology CognitiveIntroductionCognition refers to a broad range of processes that can generally be understood as processes involved in...

Developmental Psychology (Social)

Philip C. Rodkin, Glenn I. Roisman

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Developmental Psychology (Social) Introduction The central questions of child social development bear upon the essential nature of human exist...

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM)

Thomas Widiger

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) Introduction Mental health professionals and scientists must have a common languag...


John Dovidio, Elif Ikizer

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2019-01-15

DiscriminationIntroductionDiscrimination refers to an act, policy, practice, or social structure that creates, maintains, or reinforces an advantage f...


Daniel Linford, Mallory Parker, Daniel Kelly

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2019-09-25

DisgustIntroductionResearch on disgust connects to a surprisingly large variety of topics across the behavioral sciences and humanities. It serves as ...

Dissociative Disorders

Steven Jay Lynn, Reed Maxwell, Anne Malaktaris, Colleen Cleere, Peter Lemons, Jessica Baltman, Liam Condon

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2015-03-30

Dissociative Disorders Introduction From the seminal writing of Pierre Janet (b. 1859–d. 1947) to the present, dissociative disorders have fas...

Drugs and Behavior

Charles F. Levinthal

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Drugs and BehaviorIntroductionPsychoactive drugs are chemical substances that, when consumed, alter neurochemical processes in the brain and hence pro...

Eating Disorders

Kelly R. Theim, Lisa M. Ranzenhofer, Marian Tanofsky-Kraff

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2014-02-25

Eating Disorders Introduction Eating disorders are psychiatric conditions of clinical significance. Over the past several decades, knowledge i...

Ecological Psychology

Harry Heft, Michael Richardson

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Ecological Psychology Introduction Ecological psychology refers to the theoretical approach and research program in perceptual psychology deve...

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...

Effect Size

David B. Flora

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2019-05-29

Effect SizeIntroductionSimply put, effect size (ES) is the magnitude or strength of association between or among variables. Effect sizes (ESs) are com...

Embodiment and Embodied Cognition

Stephen Flusberg

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...

Emerging Adulthood

Elizabeth Mazur

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2016-09-28

Emerging AdulthoodIntroductionJeffrey Arnett and Susan Taber first introduced in print the term emerging adulthood in the article “Adolescence Termina...


Keith Oatley

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

EmotionIntroductionEmotion is central to our experience of others and of ourselves. Since the early 1950s it has come fully onto the agenda of psychol...

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