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If you are interested in experimental psychology come stop by this site. At this website you will find out about Rene Descartes, the rise of psychology and psychology in America.
An attempt to identify the historical context out of which contemporary experimental economics has grown by identifying early experiments which have initiated streams of experimental investigation that continue to the present.
For many years, the research staff of the IBR have given special attention to evaluations of substance abuse and behavioral interventions provided by community-based programs, including prevention and treatment, and to the study of long-term addiction careers.
Professional UK body for 27,000 psychologists. Membership can be to a division, section or special interest group. Details of membership, publications, conferences and careers information.
A national non-profit organization devoted to education, advocacy and research related to the early recognition and treatment of trauma-related stress in children and the understanding and treatment of adults suffering from trauma-generated disorders.
Skinner's 1948 paper on superstition in pigeons. Responses may be due to accidental correlations. A "must understand" paper.
This article questions conventional approaches to measuring intelligence. Howard Gardner presents his 'eight intelligences' and 'profiles of intelligence' theories.
Schools have great potential as a locus for crime prevention. They provide regular access to students throughout the developmental years, and perhaps the only consistent access to large numbers of the most crime-prone young children in the early school years; they are staffed with individuals paid to help youth develop as healthy, happy, productive citizens; and the community usually supports schools' efforts to socialize youth. Many of the precursors of delinquent behavior are school-related and therefore likely to be amenable to change through school-based intervention.
The science and art of profiling crime scenes, and subsequently offenders, from physical and psychological evidence is key to the investigation of a violent serial sex crime for which there is no known perpetrator. The profiling method is based on Locard's Principle of Exchange; anyone who enters the scene both takes something of the scene with them and leaves something of themselves behind.
Worries, doubts, superstitious beliefs all are common in everyday life. However, when they become so excessive such as hours of hand washing or make no sense at all such as driving around and around the block to check that an accident didn't occur then a diagnosis of OCD is made. In OCD, it is as though the brain gets stuck on a particular thought or urge and just can't let go.
The Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies' web site contains sections on autism, animal training, education, parenting, behavioral safety, performance management, and many others.