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Single People

Bella M. DePaulo

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Single PeopleIntroductionFor decades the proportion of single people in populations around the globe (especially in Western nations) has been growing,...

Single-Case Experimental Designs

S. Andrew Garbacz, Thomas R. Kratochwill

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2020-07-29

Single-Case Experimental DesignsIntroductionSingle-case experimental designs are a family of experimental designs that are characterized by researcher...

Skinner, B.F.

Henry D. Schlinger, Jr., Edward K. Morris

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

B. F. Skinner Introduction No other figure in the history of psychology has contributed so much to the science and theory of behavior, and to ...

Sleep and Dreaming

Edward F. Pace-Schott, Bethany J. Jones

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2015-03-10

Sleep and Dreaming Introduction Contemporary study of sleep constitutes one of the most interdisciplinary and unifying of topics in psychology...

Small Groups

Richard Moreland

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Small Groups Introduction Much of life is shaped by the small groups to which we belong. These groups include families, work teams, and friend...

Social Class and Social Status

Carmi Schooler

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Social Class and Social Status Introduction This article provides a selection of articles and books that deal with social class or social stat...

Social Cognition

Gordon B. Moskowitz

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Social Cognition Introduction Social cognition is concerned with the study of the thought processes, both implicit and explicit, through which...

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...

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