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Gambler's Fallacy

Ulrike Hahn

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Gambler’s Fallacy Introduction The Gambler’s Fallacy is a mistaken belief about sequences of random events. Observing, for example, a long run...

Game Theory and Psychology

Andrew M. Colman, Eva M. Krockow

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

Game Theory and PsychologyIntroductionGame theory is a branch of decision theory focusing on interactive decisions, applicable whenever the actions of...

Geropsychology, Clinical

Nancy A. Pachana

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

Clinical GeropsychologyIntroductionClinical geropsychology is a subfield of clinical psychology. It is concerned primarily with research, clinical pra...

Habit Formation and Behavior Change

Benjamin Gardner, Amanda L. Rebar

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2019-01-15

Habit Formation and Behavior ChangeIntroductionMany of the most pressing societal issues—e.g., health, illness, and associated costs; climate change—a...

Happiness

Shigehiro Oishi

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Happiness Introduction In psychological science, “subjective well-being” is the term most often used in place of the popular term “happiness.” ...

Health Psychology

Regan Gurung

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Health Psychology Introduction Health psychology is an interdisciplinary subspecialty of psychology dedicated to promoting and maintaining heal...

Health Psychology Research and Practice, Measurement in

Marie Johnston, John Weinman, Gozde Ozakinci

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2021-01-12

Measurement in Health Psychology Research and PracticeIntroductionHealth psychology is the investigation of psychological and behavioral processes in ...

Heider, Fritz

Marion Schmidt

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2019-10-30

Fritz HeiderIntroductionFritz Heider (b. 1896–d. 1988) was an Austrian-American Gestalt and social psychologist. He is considered one of the founding ...

Heuristics and Biases

Henrik Olsson

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Heuristics and Biases Introduction In the 1970s, psychologists became interested in investigating human reasoning errors that they believed ar...

History of Psychology

David C. Devonis, Wade Pickren

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

History of Psychology Introduction At its inception as a specialty within psychology in the first decades of the 20th century, the history of ...

Human Factors

Frank T. Durso, Lauren E. Margulieux, Elizabeth L. Blickensderfer

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2014-11-25

Human Factors Introduction Humans have interacted with technology virtually as long as the species has existed. Technology allows us to accomp...

Humanistic Psychology

Andrew M. Bland, Eugene M. DeRobertis

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2018-10-25

Humanistic PsychologyIntroductionHumanistic psychology emphasizes individualized qualities of optimal well-being and use of creative potential to bene...

Humor

Jennifer Hofmann, Willibald Ruch

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Humor Introduction In psychological research, humor and the sense of humor are concepts studied in a variety of fields, such as personality, s...

Hypnosis

Steven Jay Lynn, Liam Condon, Michelle C. Accardi-Ravid, Colleen Cleere, Anne Malaktaris, Jaime Benjamin

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2012-10-25

Hypnosis Introduction From the days of Franz Mesmer (b. 1734–d. 1815) to the present, the seemingly profound alterations in consciousness that...

Implicit Association Test (IAT)

Steven Lehr, Mahzarin Banaji

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

The Implicit Association Test (IAT) Introduction Starting in the 1970s, as microcomputers made possible the measurement of mental computations ...

Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Kurt Kraiger

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Industrial and Organizational Psychology Introduction Industrial/organizational (I/O) psychology addresses individuals’ attitudes, behaviors, c...

Inferential Statistics in Psychology

David Trafimow

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2020-07-29

Inferential Statistics in PsychologyIntroductionThere are two main inferential statistical camps in psychology: frequentists and Bayesians. Within the...

Intelligence

Amber Esping, Jonathan Plucker

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Intelligence Introduction What is human intelligence? There is no indisputable answer to this fundamental question, and there will not be an a...

Intelligence, Crystallized and Fluid

Paolo Ghisletta, Thierry Lecerf

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

Crystallized and Fluid IntelligenceIntroductionThe Gf-Gc theory of cognitive abilities is a psychometric theory of intelligence based on intelligence ...

Intercultural Psychology

John W. Berry

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Intercultural Psychology Introduction When individuals who are members of different cultural groups come into contact, the domain of intercult...

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