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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 ...

Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral

Johann M. D'Souza, Giovanbattista Andreoli, Stefan G. Hofmann

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2017-02-28

Cognitive-Behavioral TherapyIntroductionCognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is an empirically based and short-term treatment that is based on the notio...

Thinking Skills in Educational Settings

Gregory Schraw

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

Thinking Skills in Educational Settings Introduction Thinking skills (TS) refer to a large collection of individual skills and strategies that...

Time Perception

Richard A. Block, Peter A. Hancock

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Time Perception Introduction The term time perception refers to a large subfield within the more general study of the psychology of time. It i...

Trait Perspective

M. Brent Donnellan, Christopher Hopwood

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Trait Perspective Introduction Personality traits, or relatively enduring and global patterns of thinking, feeling, and behaving, are thought t...

Trauma Psychology

Patricia A. Frazier, Emily Mischel Abramowski, Viann Nguyen-Feng, Addie Merians, McKenzie Kaubrys

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2019-04-24

Trauma PsychologyIntroductionTrauma research often uses the definition of trauma in the diagnostic criteria for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), ...

Twin Studies

Nancy L. Segal

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Twin Studies Introduction Twin research is an informative approach for understanding the genetic and environmental influences affecting behavi...

Type A Behavior Pattern (Coronary Prone Personality)

Jeffrey M. Conte, Fiona Cochrum-Nguyen, Mary S. Yama

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Pe A Behavior Pattern (Coronary-Prone Personality) Introduction The Type A behavior pattern (TABP) emerged from observations of heart patients...

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