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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...

Intimate Partner Violence, Psychological Perspectives on

Laura Miller-Graff

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2016-10-27

Psychological Perspectives on Intimate Partner ViolenceIntroductionIntimate partner violence (IPV) refers to acts or threats of physical, sexual, or p...


Joshua A. Wilt

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2022-10-27

Introversion–ExtraversionIntroductionIntroversion–extraversion, referred to hereby as extraversion, is a personality trait dimension (see the separate...

Item Response Theory

Anthony D. Albano, Tzu-Yun Chin, Kurt Geisinger

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2016-08-30

Item Response TheoryIntroductionItem response theory (IRT) is arguably one of the most influential developments in the field of educational and psycho...


Zhiyong Zhang, Wen Qu

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2021-02-24

KurtosisIntroductionIn statistics, kurtosis is a measure of the probability distribution of a random variable or a vector of random variables. As mean...


Cindy K. Chung, James Pennebaker

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Language Introduction Although language is the primary medium by which we communicate with others and reveal our thoughts and feelings, remarka...


Jennifer Hofmann, Willibald Ruch

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

LaughterIntroductionLaughter is an audio-visual expressive-communicative signal, consisting of an initial forced exhalation, followed by a more or les...

Law, Psychology and

Kirk Heilbrun, Edie Greene

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Psychology and LawIntroductionThe field of psychology and law involves the application of scientific, clinical, and policy aspects of psychology to is...

Lazarus, Richard

Joseph Campos, Diana Heath

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2022-05-26

Richard LazarusIntroductionThis article covers the evolution of thought about the nature of emotion and its causation as reflected in the work of Rich...


Ronald E. Riggio, Masakatsu Ono

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

LeadershipIntroductionAlthough the modern study of leadership is more than one hundred years old, the 21st century has seen a great increase in resear...

Learned Helplessness

J. Bruce Overmier, Mikael Molet

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Learned HelplessnessIntroductionLearned helplessness arises from experiencing uncontrollable and unpredictable events—usually traumatic ones—and is re...

Learning Theory

Mark E. Bouton, Geoffrey Hall

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2019-10-30

Learning TheoryIntroductionFor over a century, psychologists have been conducting experimental studies, largely with nonhuman animals, in order to est...

Learning versus Performance

Nicholas C. Soderstrom, Robert A. Bjork

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Learning versus Performance Introduction The major goal of instruction—whether in the classroom or in the field—is, or at least should be, to ...

LGBTQ+ Romantic Relationships

Samantha Tornello, Bernadette Blanchfield, Jason Sumontha

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2016-04-28

Lgbtq+ Romantic RelationshipsIntroductionResearch on romantic relationships among lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans*, and queer (LGBTQ+) self-identified i...

Lie Detection in a Forensic Context

Aldert Vrij, Bruno Verschuere

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Lie Detection in a Forensic ContextIntroductionLie detection is a major theme in “psychology and law,” which in turn is one of the main areas of appli...

Life-Span Development

Kathleen Stassen Berger

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Life-Span Development Introduction Life-span development studies human development from the moment of conception to the last breath. The goal i...


Margaret Bull Kovera, Jacqueline Katzman

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2021-02-24

LineupsIntroductionLineups are conducted in the course of police investigations when a crime has been witnessed by one or more people. A lineup typica...

Locus of Control

Rachel Ammirati, Stephen Nowicki

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2015-05-29

Locus of Control Introduction Locus of control (LOC), or internal versus external control of reinforcement, is one of the most studied persona...

Loneliness and Health

Aparna Shankar

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2019-10-30

Loneliness and HealthIntroductionIn January 2018, the UK became the first country in the world to appoint a Minister for Loneliness. This highlights g...

Mathematical Psychology

Parker Smith, Yanjun Liu, James T. Townsend, Trish van Zandt

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2020-07-29

Mathematical PsychologyIntroductionMathematical psychology is that branch of psychology focusing on the use of mathematical and computational models t...

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