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  • Psychological Testing

    Review of psychological assessment techniques and tests with links to psychology, psychotherapy, and self-help books.

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  • Self-Analysis

    Probing for insight through self-analysis - an introductory to project techniques.

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  • Understanding Tests and Measurements for the Parent and Advocate

    This is a complete lecture on tests and measurements. The lecture goes from the basic terminology of tests and measurements to their application and interpretation.

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  • Educational Psychology Interactive: Motivation

    Most motivation theorists assume that motivation is involved in the performance of all learned responses; that is, a learned behavior will not occur unless it is energized. The major question among psychologists, in general, is whether motivation is a primary or secondary influence on behavior. That is, are changes in behavior better explained by principles of environmental/ecological influences, perception, memory, cognitive development, or emotion.

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  • Personality, motivation, and performance

    Over the past 17 years, my colleagues and I have examined how personality traits combine with situational manipulations to produce motivational states that in turn affect cognitive performance. For organizational purposes, these effects can be conceived as affecting information processing at several different, possibly overlapping, stages.

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  • Fear and the Amygdala

    This link discusses the identification of a brain system that processes fear.

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  • How are we protected from the cold?

    The physiological and behavioral stategies used by our brain to keep us at the right temperature.

    Added: July 23, 1999 Hits: 1244

  • How do facts stick in our mind?

    This link describes the biological basis for memory.

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  • Visual Development

    This link discusses the development of the visual cortex and how this development is guided by sensory experience.

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  • A Short History of Jean Piaget

    A brief biography of Piaget.

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  • Carl Rogers

    Carl Rogers Best known for his contribution to client-centered therapy and his role in the development of counselling, Rogers also had much to say about education.

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  • Historical Information about Animal Cognition

    Important Scientists in the Early Development of Animal Cognition

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