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  Psychology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Increasingly, though, an understanding of brain function is being included in psychological theory and practice, particularly in areas such as artificial intelligence, neuropsychology, and cognitive neuroscience.
Forensic psychology is the area concerned with the application of psychological methods and principles to legal questions and issues.
Academic psychologists may focus purely on research and psychological theory, aiming to further psychological understanding in a particular area, while other psychologists may work in applied psychology to deploy such knowledge for immediate and practical benefit.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Psychological   (3014 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: List of psychological topics
Activity theory is a Soviet psychological theory invented by Alexei Nikolaevich Leontyev, which became one of the major psychological theories in that country, being used widely in areas such as the education of disabled children and the design of equipment control panels.
This list includes famous psychologists and contributors to psychology; some of them may not have thought of themselves primarily as psychologists but are included here because of their important contributions to the discipline.
Psychological testing is a field characterized by the use of small samples of behavior in order to infer larger generalizations about a given individual.
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 Psikologi - Wikip├ędia
However, not all psychological research methods are scientific, and some may involve qualitative or interpretive techniques more allied to the humanities.
This is known as folk psychology to distinguish it from psychological knowledge developed through formal study and investigation.
The divisions are largely arbitrary and overlapping (although they may have been formalised into areas of interest by psychological societies or regulatory bodies) and most psychologists will use methods from each area as appropriate, even if they mostly focus on one area of interest in their work.
su.wikipedia.org /wiki/Psikologi   (2519 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: List of science topics
This is a list of topics in various sciences.
This is a list of geography topics: Geography of countries Geography of Afghanistan Geography of Albania Geography of Algeria Geography of American Samoa Geography of Andorra Geography of Angola Geography of Anguilla Geography of Antarctica Geography of Antigua and Barbuda Geography of Argentina Geography of Armenia Geography of Aruba Geography...
This is a list of all articles related to geology that cannot be readily placed on the following subtopic pages: Geology subtopics Geologic timescale List of compounds List of earthquakes List of elements by name List of geologists List of fluvial topics List of landforms List of minerals List of...
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 Psychology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
While psychological questions were asked in antiquity (c.f., Aristotle's De Memoria et Reminiscentia or "On Memory and Recollection"), psychology emerged as a separate discipline only recently.
Academic psychologists may focus purely on research, aiming to further psychological understanding in a particular area, while other psychologists may work in applied psychology to deploy such knowledge for immediate and practical benefit.
Involved with the application of psychology to the world of business, commerce and the function of organisations, industrial and organisational psychology focuses to varying degrees on the psychology of the workforce, customer and consumer, including issues such as the psychology of recruitment, training, appraisal, job satisfaction, stress at work and management.
www.1-free-software.com /en/wikipedia/p/ps/psychology.html   (2527 words)

  
 List of health topics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
CDC Health Topics A to Z A listing of disease and health topics from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention in the United States.
Kingdom of Meridies University Resource URL List A list of links to medieval topics intended to be of use to the SCA member, as well as articles on medieval topics.
Topics for Informative and Persuasive Speeches List of topics submitted by students as the best ideas they've ever seen.
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 Psychology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The year 1879 is commonly seen as the start of psychology as an independent field of study, because in that year Wilhelm Wundt founded the first laboratory dedicated exclusively to psychological research (in Leipzig).
Other important early psychologists include Hermann Ebbinghaus (a pioneer in studies on memory), Ivan Pavlov (who 'discovered' the learning process of classical conditioning, and who should be regarded as a physiologist), and Sigmund Freud.
The extent to which folk psychology should be used as a basis for understanding human experience is controversial, although theories that are based on everyday notions of the mind have been among some of the most successful.
www.bonneylake.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Psychology   (1827 words)

  
 List of reference tables - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of reference tables, similar to the collection of reference tables found at the back of almanacs, dictionaries and encyclopedias (or an index of them, if they're scattered throughout the work).
List of mean centers of U.S. population during the 20th century
List of monasteries dissolved by Henry VIII of England
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 Articles - Psychology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Forensic psychology is concerned with the application of psychological methods and principles to legal questions and issues.
In the arena of workers' compensation law, a forensic psychologist might be called upon to describe how workplace stress factors impacted the psychological functioning of a claimant, or to determine whether or not the purported work place stress had any affect on the worker at all.
In defending their discipline, psychologists will often point out that astronomy's claim to being a science is also open to argument because it's theories are largely untestable, being only open to observation (philosophically, a theory must be testable and able to be proven false for it to be scientific).
www.worldhammock.com /articles/Psychology   (2333 words)

  
 Industrial and organizational psychology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Industrial and organizational psychology attempts to apply psychological results and methods to aid workers and organizations.
Industrial and organizational psychologists use psychological testing to measure the knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics of people for a variety of employment-related purposes, such as selection for hiring or promotion, training and development, or measuring employee satisfaction.
Historically, the job analysis has been the traditional means by which the essential characteristics associated with any particular position are identified.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Industrial_and_organizational_psychology   (306 words)

  
 Psychology - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Although psychological questions were asked in antiquity (c.f., Aristotle's De Memoria et Reminiscentia or "On Memory and Recollection"), psychology emerged as a separate discipline only recently.
Although it has become fashionable to discredit many of Freud's more outlandish theories, his application of psychology to clinical work and his more mainstream work have been massively influential.
Involved with the application of psychology to the world of business, commerce and the function of organisations, industrial and organisational psychology focuses to varying degrees on the psychology of the workforce, customer, and consumer, including issues such as the psychology of recruitment, training, appraisal, job satisfaction, work behaviour, stress at work and management.
open-encyclopedia.com /Psychology   (2649 words)

  
 List of ethics topics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This list of ethics topics puts articles relevant to well-known ethical (right and wrong, good and bad) debates and decisions in one place - including practical problems long known in philosophy, and the more abstract subjects in law, politics, and some professions and sciences.
It lists also those core concepts essential to understanding ethics as applied in various religions, some movements derived from religions, and religions discussed as if they were a theory of ethics making no special claim to divine status.
The list also includes articles on non-ethics topics or fictional works or part of works that include a substantial ethical debate; These are fairly obviously distinguished from ethical concepts by name alone.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/L/List-of-ethics-topics.htm   (541 words)

  
 List of marketing topics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of over 200 articles on marketing topics.
If you create a marketing article, please add it to this list.
list of business ethics, political economy, and philosophy of business topics
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_marketing_topics   (99 words)

  
 Psychologist - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
They diagnose and evaluate mental and emotional disorders, and use tools such as psychotherapy and hypnosis to treat affected patients.
They conduct interviews and psychological tests, and may conduct complex treatment programs, sometimes in conjunction with physicians or other specialists.
Research psychologists study behavioural processes by experimenting on human beings and animals.
www.northmiami.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Psychologist   (312 words)

  
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List of proprietary eponyms based on active trademarks
List of provinces of Thailand by population density
List of Provosts and Lord Provosts of Aberdeen
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 List Of Psychological Topics Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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 Directory of Electronic Journals and Newsletters   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
I have also listed partial entries in the interest of providing the reader with the maximum of available information (these incomplete entries will be marked as such).
The PACS Forum is a moderated Bitnet list that deals with all computer systems that libraries make available to their users, and it currently has over 1,100 subscribers in 25 countries.
After you are notified that you are on the list, subsequent postings to the list should be sent to: psyc@pucc.bitnet or psyc@pucc.princeton.edu or psyc@phoenix.princeton.edu which will redirect them to the list's editors, who will post them for you if they are judged appropriate.
www.bilkent.edu.tr /pub/DataSources/Journals.html   (10909 words)

  
 index list of psychology practice topics
You may browse the entire list, or link directly to any alphabetical section of the list.
Whenever possible, topics are listed in several different ways to assist your search.
It is not endorsed by, or affiliated with, any state or national psychological association or any state licensing board.
www.psychologyinfo.com /list.htm   (216 words)

  
 Helping Hands: A Directory of Programs, Agencies, and Organizations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
List of materials available from the national office or local chapters.
Resource guides on popular health topics, lists of federal health information centers and clearinghouses, and toll-free numbers for health information also available upon request.
The booklet "Be Independent!" includes a list of firms that sell devices to facilitate daily activities, such as bathroom grab bars and specially designed utensils.
www.pdrhealth.com /content/lifelong_health/chapters/appendices/resource.shtml   (8866 words)

  
 Electronic Journals and Periodicals in Psychology and Related Fields   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
L.S.Vygotsky and the Contemporary Human Sciences Sponsored by Department of Psychology Russian Academy of Education, Institute of Psychology Russian Academy of Sciences, Psychological Institute Russian Academy of Education, Centre of Psychology and Psychotherapy.
Chinese Psychological Studies a compilation by John A. Spinks and David Y. Ho (1995).
Hong Kong Psychological Studies a compilation by John A. Spinks and David Y. Ho (1995).
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 List Of Science Topics Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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 Research Ideas for Student Researchers
Thus, it should be possible to identify temperament characteristics of individuals that may have a role in enhancing or reducing the physical health of their mates.
These are two different topics of research, although the study designs would be similar.
Indeed, both topics could be explored using the same sample of participants.
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 Joel on Software - Book Reviews
This is the short list of all the books that I honestly think that every working programmer needs to read, with my own book hidden in there in case you didn't notice because I get about two bucks if you buy it.
I read this before starting college, and decided that I wanted to major in "Godel Escher Bach." My primary criterion for choosing courses was to cover topics that were raised in this magnificant, panoramic, and brilliantly interesting book: AI, cognitive science, computer science, philosophy, psychology, music, and art are woven together magically.
Cialdini's excellent book discusses the psychological theories behind the science and practice of influencing the behavior of other people.
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 Dance Addicts Discussion List   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This is a world-wide discussion list mainly for people who do more than one form of social dance.
In the context of this list, "social dance" is any dance form done primarily for the enjoyment of the participants.
If you would like to join the danceaddicts list please enter your email address and press the join button.
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 sad seasonal affective disorder
Rather, other mood disorders (major depression, bipolar depression, dysthymia) can be qualified with a "seasonal pattern specifier." What this means, is that the primary mood disorder appears to vary according to the seasons of the year.
Whether this represents a distinct psychological disorder, or simply that seasonal variations in weather and sunlight can trigger a depressive or manic episode, remains to be clarified.
The primary feature of seasonal affective disorder is a pattern of depressive or manic episodes that occurs with the onset of the winter months.
www.psychologyinfo.com /depression/sad.htm   (929 words)

  
 Electronic Journals
PSYCOLOQUY is a refereed electronic journal (ISSN 1044-0143) sponsored American Psychological Association's Science Directorate and Office of Publication and Communication and co-edited by Stevan Harnad (Psychology Department, Princeton University) and Perry London (Dean, Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology, Rutgers University).
Back issues are kept for six months, and files on specific topics that have been discussed are available, also by request from the editor.
All topics relating to the general area of human communication are welcome.
www.heise.de /ix/raven/Literature/Journals/ElJournals.html   (15140 words)

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