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Terror Management Theory

Sheldon Solomon

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Terror Management Theory Introduction Terror management theory posits that the juxtaposition of an inclination toward self-preservation with th...

Testing and Assessment

Vesna Buško

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Testing and AssessmentIntroductionTesting and assessment of individual differences have been an essential part of professional work of scientists and ...

The Reasoned Action Approach and the Theories of Reasoned Action and Planned Behavior

Martin S. Hagger

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2019-03-27

The Reasoned Action Approach and the Theories of Reasoned Action and Planned BehaviorIntroductionSince the inception of the theory of reasoned action ...

Theory of Mind

Claire Hughes, Rory T. Devine

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Theory of Mind Introduction Although research into children’s awareness of mental states (such as beliefs, desires, and intentions) dates back...

Therapies, Person-Centered

Colin Lago, Michael Behr, Divine Charura, David Murphy, Gerhard Stumm

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2017-10-25

Person-Centered TherapiesIntroductionThe foundations of this humanistic approach to counselling and psychotherapy were laid down in the 1940s by Carl ...

Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral

Johann M. D'Souza, Giovanbattista Andreoli, Stefan G. Hofmann

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2017-02-28

Cognitive-Behavioral TherapyIntroductionCognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is an empirically based and short-term treatment that is based on the notio...

Thinking Skills in Educational Settings

Gregory Schraw

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

Thinking Skills in Educational Settings Introduction Thinking skills (TS) refer to a large collection of individual skills and strategies that...

Time Perception

Richard A. Block, Peter A. Hancock

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Time Perception Introduction The term time perception refers to a large subfield within the more general study of the psychology of time. It i...

Trait Perspective

M. Brent Donnellan, Christopher Hopwood

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Trait Perspective Introduction Personality traits, or relatively enduring and global patterns of thinking, feeling, and behaving, are thought t...

Trauma Psychology

Patricia A. Frazier, Emily Mischel Abramowski, Viann Nguyen-Feng, Addie Merians, McKenzie Kaubrys

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2019-04-24

Trauma PsychologyIntroductionTrauma research often uses the definition of trauma in the diagnostic criteria for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), ...

Twin Studies

Nancy L. Segal

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Twin Studies Introduction Twin research is an informative approach for understanding the genetic and environmental influences affecting behavi...

Type A Behavior Pattern (Coronary Prone Personality)

Jeffrey M. Conte, Fiona Cochrum-Nguyen, Mary S. Yama

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Pe A Behavior Pattern (Coronary-Prone Personality) Introduction The Type A behavior pattern (TABP) emerged from observations of heart patients...

Unconscious Processes

John F. Kihlstrom

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2018-11-29

Unconscious ProcessesIntroductionConsciousness has to do with two aspects of mental life: monitoring ourselves, so that our experiences, thoughts, and...

Virtues and Character Strengths

Blaine J. Fowers, Jason S. Carroll, Nathan D. Leonhardt

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2018-11-29

Virtues and Character StrengthsIntroductionScholars are now debating the question of whether positive ethical traits such as virtues contribute signif...

Wisdom

Judith Glück

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Wisdom Introduction While wisdom was the central topic of philosophy and a very important topic in the religious sciences for centuries, psych...

Women and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)

Sylvia Beyer

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

Women and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)IntroductionA nation’s prosperity depends to a significant degree on a highly educated work...

Women, Psychology of

Florence Denmark, Michele Paludi

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Psychology of Women Introduction The field of the psychology of women provides feminist correctives to the theories and research that have omit...

Work Well-Being

Annabelle Roberts, Ed O'Brien

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2019-02-27

Work Well-BeingIntroductionOnly one third of the 100 million full-time employees in the United States feel engaged at work, according to Gallup’s 2017...

Wundt, Wilhelm

Saulo de Freitas Araujo

Subject: Psychology »

Date Added: 2021-02-24

Wilhelm WundtIntroductionWilhelm Maximilian Wundt (b. 1832―d. 1920) was a central figure in German culture between the second half of the 19th century...

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