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  • Introduction to Learning: Classical conditioning

    The classic examples of classical conditioning are Pavlov's dogs and Watson's Little Albert. In the 1890's Pavlov, a Russian physiologist, was observing the production of saliva by dogs as they were fed when he noticed that saliva was also produced when the person who fed them appeared (without food).

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  • Attribution Theory and Achievement

    Our beliefs about what causes and influences our behavior have a marked impact on our expectations and, thus, our motivation.

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  • Library Research in Psychology: Finding It Easily

    This pamphlet was created by the American Psychological Association (APA) Science Directorate to help students andnon-psychologists find relevant research on psychological topics of interest.

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  • Research With Animals in Psychology

    Animal research contributes significantly to knowledge of behavior and continues to be essential for answering some fundamental questions.

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  • Lesbian and Gay Parenting

    Research summary of lesbian and gay parents and their children; designed for mental health professionals working with lesbian and gay clients; annotated bibliography provided.

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  • Psych/Lab Software

    The Psych/Lab (TM) software contains programs to run versions of classic experiments from Human Cognitive/Experimental Psychology.

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  • Teaching Clinical Psychology - Dream Manual

    A discussion and tips on dream analysis and the dream theories of Freud and Jung.

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  • Welcome to the WholeFamily Center

    Family related advice, resources, and suggestions for good family relationships.

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  • Desensitization in Virtual Environments

    An article on the use of immersive VR for treatment of severe spider phobia.

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  • Why People Shop on the Web

    A survey of 1,780 people who have bought something on the Web found that convenience and ease of use are the main reasons to shop on the Web. Non-buying visits (product research) are important to shoppers.

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  • The Negative Potential Of Heavy Internet Use On Emotional Well Being

    The Internet has the potential to make us socially isolated, lonely and depressed, according to the unexpected results of a study of home computer users by scientists at Carnegie Mellon University.

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