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Piers Steel, Katrin Klingsieck

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

ProcrastinationIntroductionProcrastination is a common form of self-regulatory failure with references to it throughout the historical record. Typical...

Prosocial Behavior

Gilad Hirschberger, Uri Lifshin

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Prosocial Behavior Introduction The elaborate nature of human societies requires high levels of cooperation, and our social system benefits fr...

Prosocial Spending and Well-Being

Lara B. Aknin, Kate Hanniball

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

Prosocial Spending and Well-BeingIntroductionIn a typical week, a person may spend money on other people in various ways. For instance, one might buy ...

Protocol Analysis

Peter F. Delaney, Robert J. Wallander, Gretchen A. Preheim

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2018-08-28

Protocol AnalysisIntroductionVerbal protocol analysis is a set of systematic methods for collecting and analyzing peoples’ thoughts during a task. Ver...


Shelia M. Kennison, Rachel H. Messer

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Psycholinguistics Introduction Psycholinguistics is the field of study in which researchers investigate the psychological processes involved i...

Psychological Literacy

Sue Morris, Kimberley Norris, Jacquelyn Cranney

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2021-11-23

Psychological LiteracyIntroductionUntil 2010, the phrase “psychological literacy” (PL) was used sparsely and in a variety of ways, including to refer ...

Psychology, Political

Ingrid J. Haas

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

Political PsychologyIntroductionThe field of political psychology explains political behavior as a function of both individual- and group-level psycho...

Psychophysics, Visual

Joshua A. Solomon

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Visual Psychophysics Introduction Paradigms for attacking the problem of how vision works continue to develop and mutate, and the boundary bet...


Timothy Anderson, Andrew S. McClintock, Xiaoxia Song

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

PsychotherapyIntroductionPsychotherapy is a practice whereby communication (“talk therapy”) between a professionally trained therapist and a help-seek...

Psychotic Disorders

Deborah J. Walder, Marta Statucka, Maureen Daly, Beril Yaffe

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2014-04-28

Psychotic Disorders Introduction The term “psychotic disorders” refers to a broad conceptualization of conditions including primary psychoses,...


Kira Hudson Banks, Richard Harvey

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Race Introduction Within psychology, race is generally accepted as a social construct that is shaped by power structures and prevailing norms;...

Reasoning, Counterfactual

Ruth M.J. Byrne

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Counterfactual Reasoning Introduction People often think about how things turned out and they imagine how they could have turned out different...

Rehabilitation Psychology

Dana S. Dunn

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Rehabilitation Psychology Introduction Rehabilitation psychology is a subfield of psychology dedicated to developing therapeutic interventions ...


Benjamin Le, Lydia F. Emery

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Relationships ...

Religion, Psychology and

Kathryn A. Johnson, Matthew J. Scott, Jordan W. Moon, Adam B. Cohen

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

Psychology and ReligionIntroductionInterest in the psychology of religion seems to wax and wane with current trends in psychological research. At the ...

Replication Initiatives in Psychology

Jennifer Bastart, Richard A. Klein, Hans IJzerman

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2018-05-24

Replication Initiatives in PsychologyIntroductionReplication is one key component toward a robust cumulative knowledge base. It plays a critical funct...

Research Methods

Dana S. Dunn

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Research Methods Introduction Psychology is an empirical science, one dealing with the prediction of behavior in humans and animals. Conducting...


Anthony Mancini

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Resilience Introduction Resilience is the capacity to maintain stable levels of functioning, as well as positive emotions and generative experi...

Risk Taking

Valerie F. Reyna, Sharjeel A. Chaudhry, Priscila G. Brust-Renck, Evan Andrew Wilhelms, Caisa Elizabeth Royer

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Risk Taking Introduction Engaging in risk-taking behavior throughout life can be related to a variety of negative short- and long-term physica...


Elizabeth J. Lewis, Jutta Joorman

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

RuminationIntroductionRumination is a cognitive process that has been closely linked to an increased risk for the onset of psychopathology and to the ...

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