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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...

Expansive Posture

Sally D. Farley

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2020-07-29

Expansive PostureIntroductionMuch can be gleaned about the affective, cognitive, and motivational states of others by attending to various channels of...

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...

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