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  • Center for Research in Language

    The Center for Research in Language (CRL) brings together faculty, students and research associates who share an interest in the nature of language, the processes by which it is acquired and used, and the mediation of language in the human brain.

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  • ABCs of Personal Growth; Education Articles and Psychology Quizzes/Tests for Today

    Self-help improvement site featuring psychology tests for today and educational articles about love, sex, violence, parenting, E-IQ test, self-esteem, dieting/weight-loss, happiness, wellness, anger, etc. Site fosters personal transformation, empowerment, success, development, fullfillment, and wellbeing.

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  • Classical Adlerian Psychology & Psychotherapy

    Readings in Classical Adlerian Psychology and Distance Training in Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy. From the Alfred Adler Institute of San Francisco.

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  • Comparative Psychology

    This chapter was prepared following a series of visits to laboratories and field stations where comparative psychology is under very active investigation. What has been observed, taken with this year's publications in the psychological, ethological, and biological journals, and the chapters of previous Annual Reviews, has given the chapter its form.

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  • People in the history of Animal Behavior

    A brief survey of important scientists in the history of the study of animal behavior.

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  • Facts For Families

    The AACAP developed Facts for Families to provide concise and up-to-date information on issues that affect children, teenagers, and their families.

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  • Personality Theories

    This is an electronic textbook ("e-text") created for undergraduate and graduate courses in Personality Theories.

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  • What Does it Mean to be a Research-Based Profession?

    Research currently plays an extraordinarily weak role in educational decision-making. From Mount Olympus the gods in ancient Greek mythology controlled the events affecting the lives of humans living below. As Lovely tells it, modern education is not much different. The system provides more incentives for faddism than for the development of practices that get results. The mechanisms for distinguishing expensive fads that fail from practices that produce visible results are weak and ineffective.

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  • Current Trends in Environmental Psychology

    Interior designers,for example, have altered their major scholarly journal, the Journal of Interior Design, to reflect greater involvement in social science research. Interior design departments are increasingly recruiting new faculty with research training. Planners are looking to social scientists for evaluation of various ne development alternatives such as new urbanism or transit oriented development.

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  • Multi-infarct Dementia

    Multi-infarct Dementia.

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  • Instrumental or Operant Conditioning

    A slide set steping the reader through many important issues in the basic machinery of psychology.

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  • Mathematical Principles of Reinforcement

    Effective conditioning requires a correlation between the experimenter's definition of a response and an organism's, but an animal's perception of its behavior differs from ours. Various definitions of the response are explored experimentally using the slopes of learning curves to infer which comes closest to the organism's definition.

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