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Social Neuroscience

Greg Norman, Gary Berntson, John Cacioppo

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Social Neuroscience Introduction The field of social neuroscience seeks to understand the relationship between social behavior and the physiolo...

Social Support

Robert G. Kent de Grey, Bert N. Uchino, Ryan Trettevik, Sierra Cronan, Jasara Hogan

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Social SupportIntroductionSocial support is a broad construct comprising both the social structure of an individual’s life and the specific functions ...

Social Touch and Massage Therapy Research

Tiffany Field

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

Social Touch and Massage Therapy ResearchIntroductionTouch has the longest definition (fourteen columns) of all definitions in the Oxford Dictionary a...

Somatoform Disorders

Karl Julian Looper, Laurence J. Kirmayer

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Somatoform Disorders Introduction Around the world, physical symptoms are the most common manifestation of psychological distress. This seemin...

Spatial Attention

Kyle R. Cave, Junha Chang

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2018-05-24

Spatial AttentionIntroductionOur perceptual systems cannot immediately process all of the sensory information that they receive. This overloading is e...

Sports Psychology

Edson Filho, Gershon Tenenbaum

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2015-08-31

Sport Psychology Introduction In 1898, Norman Triplett conducted a study on bicycle racing and observed that cyclists tend to have better perf...

Stanford Prison Experiment (SPE): Icon and Controversy

David C. Devonis

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2020-08-26

Stanford Prison Experiment (SPE): Icon and ControversyIntroductionThe Stanford Prison Experiment (SPE) took place at a time when the sources of author...

Stereotype Threat

Amy M. Williams, Lee Jussim, Ines Jurcevic, Jenessa R. Shapiro

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Stereotype Threat Introduction Stereotype threat, a social psychological phenomenon, is a concern about being viewed through the lens of a neg...


Akeela Careem, Lee Jussim, Rachel Rubinstein

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2012-10-25

StereotypesIntroductionStereotypes represent a broad and general topic in psychology and other social sciences. The bulk of the theorizing and empiric...

Stress and Coping, Psychology of

Angela R. Wendorf, Amanda M. Brouwer

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Psychology of Stress and CopingIntroductionThe psychology of stress and coping has been a prominent topic of scientific study and of popular interest ...

Student Success in College

John H. Schuh

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2019-02-27

Student Success in CollegeIntroductionThere are at least two dimensions of student success that have been explored widely in numerous studies. One dim...

Subjective Wellbeing Homeostasis

Robert A. Cummins

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Subjective Wellbeing HomeostasisIntroductionThe idea of homeostasis has a long history in physiology, describing a process that maintains important va...


Thomas E. Joiner, Matthew S. Michaels, Carol Chu, Jennifer M. Buchman-Schmitt

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Suicide Introduction Suicidology is a modern movement that encompasses scholarly work on suicide, intervention, and prevention efforts, as wel...

Taste, Psychological Perspectives on

Emily E. Perszyk, Bob Stewart, Haley R. Roland

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2019-08-28

Psychological Perspectives on TasteIntroductionThe word taste commonly evokes the experience of a robust California red wine, a perfectly seasoned and...

Teaching of Psychology

Dana S. Dunn

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Teaching of Psychology Introduction Psychology is somewhat distinct from other academic disciplines in that its own knowledge can be used to im...

Terror Management Theory

Sheldon Solomon

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Terror Management Theory Introduction Terror management theory posits that the juxtaposition of an inclination toward self-preservation with th...

Testing and Assessment

Vesna Buško

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Testing and AssessmentIntroductionTesting and assessment of individual differences have been an essential part of professional work of scientists and ...

The Reasoned Action Approach and the Theories of Reasoned Action and Planned Behavior

Martin S. Hagger

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2019-03-27

The Reasoned Action Approach and the Theories of Reasoned Action and Planned BehaviorIntroductionSince the inception of the theory of reasoned action ...

Theory of Mind

Claire Hughes, Rory T. Devine

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Theory of Mind Introduction Although research into children’s awareness of mental states (such as beliefs, desires, and intentions) dates back...

Therapies, Person-Centered

Colin Lago, Michael Behr, Divine Charura, David Murphy, Gerhard Stumm

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2017-10-25

Person-Centered TherapiesIntroductionThe foundations of this humanistic approach to counselling and psychotherapy were laid down in the 1940s by Carl ...

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