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The Encyclopedia of Psychology
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  • Mouse Gene Knockout Illuminates How Light Resets Clock

    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.

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  • The Rorschach Test

    Hermann Rorschach hoped these spontaneous reactions would yield valuable clues to the test subject's personality. Whether they do remains controversial.

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  • Understanding Prejudice

    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.

    Added: December 30, 2002 Hits: 3005

  • PsychoNeuroImmunology Research 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.

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  • JEAB & JABA Copyright and Permission Policy

    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.

    Added: December 29, 2002 Hits: 245

  • Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics

    MathWorld is a comprehensive and interactive mathematics encyclopedia intended for students, educators, math enthusiasts, and researchers.

    Added: December 24, 2002 Hits: 1455

  • Virtual Laboratories in Probability and Statistics

    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.

    Added: December 24, 2002 Hits: 1577

  • National Alzheimer's Coordinating Center

    The National Alzheimer's Coordinating Center facilitates collaborative research among the 32 Alzheimers's Disease Centers funded by the National Institute on Aging.

    Added: November 23, 2002 Hits: 770

  • : Your psychology career resource

    An APA psychology career resource. Allows job seekers to create and post a resume. Employers can search the resume database.

    Added: November 9, 2002 Hits: 5706

  • Gender Identity in Consumer Behavior Research

    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.

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  • The Self-Medication Hypothesis

    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.

    Added: October 30, 2002 Hits: 1622

  • BENET Clinical Assessment

    Selected assessment resources in clinical psychology, neuropsychology and behavior analysis for practitioners and patients.

    Added: October 18, 2002 Hits: 690