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Mathematical Psychology

Parker Smith, Yanjun Liu, James T. Townsend, Trish van Zandt

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2020-07-29

Mathematical PsychologyIntroductionMathematical psychology is that branch of psychology focusing on the use of mathematical and computational models t...

Meaning in Life

Frank Martela, Vlad Costin

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2017-09-27

Meaning in LifeIntroductionHaving been more of a topic for philosophy for a long time, empirical psychological research on meaning in life has seen a ...

Mechanisms and Processes of Peer Contagion

Michele Chan, Michaeline R. Jensen, Thomas Dishion

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

Mechanisms and Processes of Peer ContagionIntroductionPeer contagion refers to the process of mutual influence that occurs between an individual and a...

Media Violence, Psychological Perspectives on

Courtney Plante, Patrick K. Bender, Douglas A. Gentile

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Psychological Perspectives on Media ViolenceIntroductionGiven the ubiquity of digital media and the thousands of hours people spend consuming digital ...

Mediation Analysis

David P. MacKinnon, Matthew Valente

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2019-06-26

Mediation AnalysisIntroductionMediation analysis is a statistical method used to quantify the causal sequence by which an antecedent variable causes a...

Meditation

Willoughby Britton, Jared Lindahl

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2015-05-29

Meditation Introduction “Meditation” is an umbrella term for a variety of practices that are intended to cultivate a particular state or quali...

Memories, Autobiographical

Qi Wang, Çağla Aydın, Jessica Zoe Klemfuss

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Autobiographical Memories Introduction Autobiography as a literary genre has existed for centuries—with Augustine’s (354–430) Confessions bein...

Memories, Flashbulb

William Hirst, Jonathan Koppel, Robert Meksin

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Flashbulb Memories Introduction Flashbulb memories (FBMs) are memories for the circumstances in which one learned of a public, emotionally cha...

Memories, Repressed and Recovered

Elke Geraerts, Marieke van Meggelen

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Repressed and Recovered Memories Introduction During his career, Freud employed many different definitions of the term repression, ranging fro...

Memory in Educational Settings

Veronica Yan, Lisi Wang

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2018-11-29

Memory in Educational SettingsIntroductionOne of the goals of education is for learners to not only take in new knowledge, but also be able to unleash...

Memory, False

Cara Laney Thede, Elizabeth Loftus

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2018-06-27

False MemoryIntroductionMemory accuracy and memory distortion have been studied for well over a century, but it is only in the last few decades that r...

Memory, Human

Jeffrey D. Karpicke, Melissa Lehman

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Human Memory Introduction “Memory,” broadly defined, is the ability to use the past in the service of the present. Memory can manifest itself ...

Memory, Implicit versus Explicit

Reza Habib, Alicia Olechowski

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2017-05-24

Implicit versus Explicit MemoryIntroductionOne of the most significant discoveries in the scientific study of human memory is that memory is not unita...

Memory, Semantic

Michael N. Jones, Johnathan Avery

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2019-01-15

Semantic MemoryIntroductionSemantic memory refers to our general world knowledge that encompasses memory for concepts, facts, and the meanings of word...

Meta-Analysis

Larry V. Hedges

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2016-07-27

Meta-AnalysisIntroductionMeta-analysis is the use of statistical methods to combine evidence across studies for the purposes of drawing general conclu...

Metacognition

Lisa K. Son

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Metacognition Introduction Metacognition, generally defined as cognition about one’s cognition, has been linked and compared in the past with ...

Metamemory

Matthew G. Rhodes

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2019-02-27

MetamemoryIntroductionMetamemory is a subdiscipline of the study of metacognition—those processes involved in monitoring (assessing) cognition so as t...

Metaphor, Psychological Perspectives on

Brian Bowdle

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2019-04-24

Psychological Perspectives on MetaphorIntroductionMetaphors are commonly defined as figures of speech in which one thing is described in terms of anot...

Mindfulness

Amanda Ie, Christelle Ngnoumen, Ellen Langer

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Mindfulness Introduction Mindfulness is a quality of consciousness whose spiritual concept is most firmly rooted in Buddhist psychology, and wh...

Mindfulness and Education

Katherine Weare, Felicia Huppert

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2019-02-27

Mindfulness and EducationIntroductionThis article focuses on the literature on mindfulness and mindfulness meditation with children and young people i...

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