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Experimental Existential Psychology

Cathy R. Cox, Robert B. Arrowood

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2018-10-25

Experimental Existential PsychologyIntroductionExistential psychology developed in an attempt to understand how people cope with the realities of exis...

Exploratory Data Analysis

Chong Ho Yu

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2017-11-29

Exploratory Data AnalysisIntroductionExploratory data analysis (EDA) is a strategy of data analysis that emphasizes maintaining an open mind to altern...

Eyewitness Testimony

Adele Quigley-McBride, Laura Smalarz, Gary Wells

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Eyewitness TestimonyIntroductionEyewitness testimony is critically important to the justice system. Indeed, it is necessary in all criminal trials to ...

Eysenck, Hans

Rod Buchanan

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2020-03-25

Hans EysenckIntroductionHans Jurgen Eysenck (b. 1916–d. 1997) was a towering figure in personality psychology, notable for the audacity of his theoriz...

Factor Analysis

Ronald D. Porter, Leandre R. Fabrigar

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

Factor Analysis Introduction Factor analysis is a term used to refer to a set of statistical procedures designed to determine the number of di...

Festinger, Leon

Elaine Hatfield, Megan Carpenter, Paul Thornton, Richard Rapson

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2014-11-25

Leon Festinger Introduction Leon Festinger was born in Brooklyn, New York, on 8 May 1919 to Russian-Jewish immigrants, Alex Festinger and Sara...

Five-Factor Model of Personality

Christopher J. Soto, Joshua J. Jackson

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Five-Factor Model of PersonalityIntroductionThe five-factor model of personality (FFM) is a set of five broad trait dimensions or domains, often refer...

Flynn Effect, The

James R. Flynn

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

The Flynn Effect Introduction Until 1984, it was believed that IQ was relatively stable at least in developed nations. There had been reports ...

Forensic Psychology

Alison B. Concannon, Matthew T. Huss

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2019-07-31

Forensic PsychologyIntroductionForensic psychology is an increasingly popular subset of psychology that broadly speaks to the intersection of psycholo...


Everett Worthington

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2018-03-28

ForgivenessIntroductionForgiveness is one of many possible responses to injustice or offense. There are four types of forgiveness. Two types of forgiv...

Friendships, Children's

Kirby Deater-Deckard, Shereen El Mallah, Mengjiao Li

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2016-11-28

Children’s FriendshipsIntroductionThe widespread use of the term “friend” across disciplines and the enduring role it plays across the life span provi...

Fundamental Attribution Error/Correspondence Bias

Glenn D. Reeder

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Fundamental Attribution Error/Correspondence Bias Introduction The fundamental attribution error (FAE) suggests that social perceivers attribu...

Gambler's Fallacy

Ulrike Hahn

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Gambler’s Fallacy Introduction The Gambler’s Fallacy is a mistaken belief about sequences of random events. Observing, for example, a long run...

Game Theory and Psychology

Andrew M. Colman, Eva M. Krockow

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

Game Theory and PsychologyIntroductionGame theory is a branch of decision theory focusing on interactive decisions, applicable whenever the actions of...

Geropsychology, Clinical

Nancy A. Pachana

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

Clinical GeropsychologyIntroductionClinical geropsychology is a subfield of clinical psychology. It is concerned primarily with research, clinical pra...

Habit Formation and Behavior Change

Benjamin Gardner, Amanda L. Rebar

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2019-01-15

Habit Formation and Behavior ChangeIntroductionMany of the most pressing societal issues—e.g., health, illness, and associated costs; climate change—a...


Shigehiro Oishi

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Happiness Introduction In psychological science, “subjective well-being” is the term most often used in place of the popular term “happiness.” ...

Health Psychology

Regan Gurung

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Health Psychology Introduction Health psychology is an interdisciplinary subspecialty of psychology dedicated to promoting and maintaining heal...

Health Psychology Research and Practice, Measurement in

Marie Johnston, John Weinman, Gozde Ozakinci

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2021-01-12

Measurement in Health Psychology Research and PracticeIntroductionHealth psychology is the investigation of psychological and behavioral processes in ...

Heider, Fritz

Marion Schmidt

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2019-10-30

Fritz HeiderIntroductionFritz Heider (b. 1896–d. 1988) was an Austrian-American Gestalt and social psychologist. He is considered one of the founding ...

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