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Placebo Effects in Psychology

Elisa Frisaldi, Diletta Barbiani, Fabrizio Benedetti

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Placebo Effects in PsychologyIntroductionThe history of prescientific medicine is in fact the history of the placebo effect, as most, if not all, trea...

Play Behavior

Gordon M. Burghardt

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2018-10-25

Play BehaviorIntroductionPlay behavior has fascinated people since ancient times, yet the scholarly and scientific study of play has remained elusive ...

Positive Psychological Capital (PsyCap)

Carolyn Youssef-Morgan, Cody Siewert, Fred Luthans

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2018-07-24

Positive Psychological Capital (PsyCap)IntroductionPositive psychological capital (PsyCap) is an individual’s positive psychological state of developm...

Positive Psychology

Acacia Parks, Thomas Ball

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Positive Psychology ...

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Chris R. Brewin

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)IntroductionSevere reactions to experiences such as combat and railway accidents have been described since the mid...

Prejudice and Stereotyping

Theresa Vescio, Kevin Weaver

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Prejudice and Stereotyping Introduction Prejudice and stereotyping are biases that work together to create and maintain social inequality. Pre...

Pretrial Publicity

Steven D. Penrod

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2021-09-22

Pretrial PublicityIntroductionPretrial publicity (PTP) refers to media coverage of criminal and civil cases prior to trial. Every era has its high-pro...

Prisoner's Dilemma

Marek M. Kaminski

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Prisoner’s Dilemma Introduction The Prisoner’s Dilemma (PD) is a noncooperative 2x2 game (two players with two strategies each) that represent...

Problem Solving and Decision Making

Emily G. Nielsen, John Paul Minda

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2019-06-26

Problem Solving and Decision MakingIntroductionProblem solving and decision making are both examples of complex, higher-order thinking. Both involve t...

Procrastination

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...

Psycholinguistics

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...

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...

Psychotherapy

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,...

Race

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...

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