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A key role in synchronizing daily rhythms to the day/night cycle has been traced to a light-sensitive protein in the eye, by knocking out the gene that codes for it. Mice lacking a gene for the photopigment melanopsin show a dramatic deficiency in their ability to regulate their circadian rhythms by light.
Hermann Rorschach hoped these spontaneous reactions would yield valuable clues to the test subject's personality. Whether they do remains controversial.
The purpose of the site is to offer educational resources and information on prejudice, discrimination, multiculturalism, and diversity, with the ultimate goal of reducing the level of intolerance and bias in contemporary society.
The PsychoNeuroImmunology Research Society is an international organization for researchers in a number of scientific and medical disciplines, including psychology, neurosciences, immunology, physiology, pharmacology, psychiatry, behavioral medicine, infectious diseases, and rheumatology, who are interested in interactions between the nervous and immune systems, and the relationship between behavior and health.
The Society for the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, Inc. adheres to the policy of the American Psychological Association in granting permission to reproduce its copyrighted material: Authors must secure from the Society and from the author of reproduced material written permission to reproduce a journal article in full or journal text of more than 500 words.
MathWorld is a comprehensive and interactive mathematics encyclopedia intended for students, educators, math enthusiasts, and researchers.
The goal of this project is to provide free, high quality, interactive, web-based resources for students and teachers of probability and statistics. Basically, our project consists of an integrated set of components that includes expository text, applets, data sets, graphics, and other elements.
The National Alzheimer's Coordinating Center facilitates collaborative research among the 32 Alzheimers's Disease Centers funded by the National Institute on Aging.
An APA psychology career resource. Allows job seekers to create and post a resume. Employers can search the resume database.
This paper presents a thorough review, grounded in theoretical models of gender identity, of consumer behavior studies in the marketing literature that have examined gender identity. Based on the literature review, the paper evaluates whether gender identity research is still warranted, and proposes specific research questions to guide future research.
The self-medication hypothesis is the most widely accepted psychological theory of the causation of addiction to drugs or behavioral addictions such as internet addiction, or sex addiction.
Selected assessment resources in clinical psychology, neuropsychology and behavior analysis for practitioners and patients.