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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...

Emotional Intelligence

Marc Brackett, Peter Salovey

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Emotional Intelligence Introduction Emotional intelligence (EI) emerged from the premise that emotions impact nearly every aspect of human exp...

Empathy and Altruism

Eric L. Stocks, Taylor Clark

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Empathy and AltruismIntroductionThe word empathy has been used as a label for many different phenomena, including feeling what another person is feeli...

Employee Stress and Well-Being

Wheeler Nakahara, Steve Jex, Kristin Horan

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2021-04-21

Employee Stress and Well-BeingIntroductionThis article provides a general overview of overarching topics in the literature on stress and well-being. B...

Environmental Neuroscience and Environmental Psychology

Marc Berman, Daniel J. Hayes, Katherine Krpan

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2015-08-31

Environmental Neuroscience and Environmental Psychology Introduction The external environment can have a profound impact on our brains and beh...

Ethics in Psychological Practice

Samuel Knapp, Leon VandeCreek

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Ethics in Psychological Practice Introduction Professional ethics refers to the laws, regulations, and standards that govern the profession (i...

Event Perception

Lauren Richmond, Jeffrey Zacks

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2018-06-27

Event PerceptionIntroductionEvents are part and parcel of everyday life. Research on event perception has roots in social perception and in the percep...

Evolutionary Psychology

Zachary Hohman, Bruce Ellis

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Evolutionary Psychology Introduction Evolutionary psychology is the application of the principles and knowledge of evolutionary biology to psyc...

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