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Savoring

Jaime Kurtz, Kristin Layous

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2017-03-30

SavoringIntroductionSavoring is defined as a process through which people up-regulate their positive feelings by directing attention to emotionally re...

Schizophrenic Disorders

Angus W. MacDonald, Ansam El Shaikh, Craig Moodie, Andrew Poppe, Ian Ramsay, Krista Wisner

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Schizophrenic Disorders Introduction While allusions to psychoses in the West date back to ancient Greek medicine and literature, the modern c...

School Psychology

Frank C. Worrell

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

School PsychologyIntroductionSchool psychology is one of four specialties of professional psychology—alongside clinical psychology, counseling psychol...

School Psychology, Counseling Services in

Tony D. Crespi, Mikayla Alicandro

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2020-01-15

Counseling Services in School PsychologyIntroductionSchool psychologists can provide an important contribution through the provision of counseling ser...

Self-Construal

Susan Cross

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Self-Construal Introduction Self-construal refers to the grounds of self-definition, and the extent to which the self is defined independentl...

Self-Control

Ethan Kross, Darwin A. Guevarra

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2015-04-29

Self-Control Introduction One of the defining qualities that distinguish human beings from other species is self-control: the capacity to alte...

Self-Deception

Harry Triandis

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Self-Deception Introduction Self-deception is seeing the world the way we wish it to be rather than the way it is. When people have a self-dece...

Self-Determination Theory

Michael L. Wehmeyer, Karrie A. Shogren, Jessica Toste

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2018-06-27

Self-Determination TheoryIntroductionSelf-determination theory (SDT) is a prominent approach to understanding human motivation. Unlike most motivation...

Self-Efficacy

James E. Maddux, Evan Kleiman, Jennifer T. Gosselin

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Self-EfficacyIntroductionSelf-efficacy theory was first described by Albert Bandura in 1977 in an article in the journal Psychological Review titled “...

Self-Esteem

Virgil Zeigler-Hill, Christian Jordan, Jessica J. Cameron

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Self-Esteem Introduction Self-esteem is one of the most widely studied topics in psychology; more than 35,000 publications deal with how indiv...

Self-Monitoring

Christopher Leone

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Self-Monitoring Introduction Although there are occasions when most people monitor the social self that they present to others and other occasi...

Self-Regulation in Educational Settings

Gregory Schraw

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Self-Regulation in Educational Settings Introduction Self-regulation (SR) refers to controlling one’s own performance before, during, and after...

Self, Gender and

Sylvia Beyer

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Gender and SelfIntroductionIn social psychology, the self as an area of serious empirical inquiry dates back only about thirty to forty years. Signifi...

Self, Psychology of the

Corey L. Guenther, Mark D. Alicke

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Psychology of the Self Introduction The “self” is surely one of the most heavily researched areas in social and personality psychology, even i...

Sensation Seeking

Joseph Glicksohn, Marvin Zuckerman

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Sensation Seeking Introduction Many personality traits are popular sources of research for a short time, and then, like the constructs on whic...

Sex and Gender

Joan C. Chrisler, Alexandra Nobel Murray

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Sex and Gender Introduction Sex and gender are fundamental to the understanding of human behavior. Perhaps the first thing people notice wh...

Sexual Minority Parenting

Samantha Tornello, Rachel Riskind, Rachel Farr

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Sexual Minority Parenting Introduction The study of sexual minority parenting is a relatively new area. Throughout this article, we will refer ...

Sexual Orientation

Allen M. Omoto, Christopher S. Lamb, Elizabeth S. Chamberlin

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2015-03-10

Sexual Orientation Introduction This entry focuses on recent psychological theory and research on sexual orientation and lesbian, gay, and bis...

Signal Detection Theory and its Applications

Harold Stanislaw

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2018-03-28

Signal Detection Theory and its ApplicationsIntroductionSignal detection theory (SDT) was originally developed to describe the performance of radars, ...

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,...

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