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Virgil Zeigler-Hill, Christian Jordan

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Narcissism Introduction Narcissism is generally considered to be a pathological form of self-love that is characterized by arrogance, self-abs...


Vincent W. Hevern, Ruthellen Josselson, Dan P. McAdams

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Narrative Introduction The broad movement that has been variously called the discursive, cultural, or linguistic turn in the social sciences c...

Neuroscience of Associative Learning

Gabrielle Weidemann, Gavan McNally

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Neuroscience of Associative Learning Introduction Associative learning involves the encoding of relationships between events, for example, betw...

Nonergodicity in Psychology and Neuroscience

Madhur Mangalam

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2022-10-27

Nonergodicity in Psychology and NeuroscienceIntroductionInference concerning cause-and-effect linkages in modern psychology and neuroscience follows t...

Nonparametric Statistical Analysis in Psychology

Gregory J. Privitera, James J. Gillespie

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2018-08-28

Nonparametric Statistical Analysis in PsychologyIntroductionNonparametric testing was first introduced in the early 1700s in a paper that utilized a v...

Obsessive-Complusive Disorder (OCD)

Jeannette M. Reid, Andrea M. Nave, Katherine B. Crowe, Dean McKay

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Introduction This article begins with a review of the diagnosis, symptom manifestations, and epidemiology ...

Occupational Health Psychology

Irvin Sam Schonfeld

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2018-04-26

Occupational Health PsychologyIntroductionOccupational health psychology (OHP) is a cross-disciplinary subspecialty within psychology. OHP derives fro...

Olfaction, Human

Leslie Cameron, Richard Doty

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2022-01-12

Human OlfactionIntroductionOlfaction, or sense of smell, is one of the many sensory/perceptual systems that humans use to process external stimuli. Hu...

Operant Conditioning

Jesse Dallery, Brantley Jarvis, Allison Kurti

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Operant ConditioningIntroductionThe study of operant conditioning represents a natural-science approach to understanding the causes of goal-directed b...

Optimism and Pessimism

Julie K. Norem

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Optimism and Pessimism Introduction In psychology, the most commonly used optimism/pessimism construct is dispositional optimism, which is the...

Organizational Justice

Deborah Rupp, Meghan Thornton-Lugo

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Organizational Justice Introduction Organizational justice refers to employee perceptions of fairness in the workplace. These perceptions can ...

Parenting Stress

Kirby Deater-Deckard, Nan Chen, Shereen El Mallah

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Parenting Stress Introduction Parenting stress is a normal part of the parenting experience. It arises when parenting demands exceed the expec...

Parenting Styles

Michelle Givertz

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2021-05-26

Parenting StylesIntroductionParenting styles reflect variations in the attitudes and practices of parents, and comprise discrete parenting behaviors. ...

Path Models

Rex B. Kline

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2015-05-29

Path Models Introduction Path analysis belongs to the family of statistical techniques known as structural equation modeling (SEM). Path analy...

Peace Psychology

Daniel J. Christie, Noraini M. Noor

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Peace Psychology Introduction Since the inception of modern psychology, psychologists have distinguished between thoughts and actions. Similar...


Elyssa Twedt, Dennis R. Proffitt

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

PerceptionIntroductionPerception is the study of how sensory information is processed into perceptual experiences. In some cases, actions are guided b...

Perception, Person

Sheila Cunningham

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Person PerceptionIntroduction“Person perception” is an element of social psychology concerning how we process information about people. The term is so...

Performance Appraisal

Caitlin Sockbeson

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2018-05-24

Performance AppraisalIntroductionPerformance appraisal, the process by which employees are evaluated for their performance at work, is ubiquitous in o...

Personality and Health

Dietlinde Heilmayr

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2018-06-27

Personality and HealthIntroductionWhy do some people seem to contract the flu annually, suffer from chronic aches and pains, or die prematurely, while...

Personality Disorders

Edelyn Verona, Sean McKinley, M. Sima Finy

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Personality DisordersIntroductionPersonality disorders (PDs) are defined in the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disor...

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