Southern New Hampshire University - BA - Psychology
Southern New Hampshire University's online psychology program features six concentrations including addiction, child development, and mental health. The 120-credit bachelor of arts degree includes foundational classes in research and physiology as well as a choice of electives. The four-year program features a senior capstone project.
Ashford University - BA - Psychology
Ashford's bachelor's in cognitive studies explores how people learn, solve problems, and make decisions. Graduates are prepared for careers in rehabilitation, special education, and more. The program does not lead directly to teacher licensure. Financial aid is available to all students.
Walden University - BS - Psychology: General Psychology
Walden's online bachelor's of science in general psychology is the perfect program for students interested in learning how the mind works. Graduates leave school with a well-rounded education, ready for the professional workforce or further training in the field.
Capella University - BS - Psychology
The general psychology specialization of Capella’s online BS in psychology is designed around APA guidelines, providing students with a comprehensive foundational education in human learning, emotions, behaviors, and more. Coursework can be customized to include further concentration in addictions, behavioral health, or forensics psychology.
The Encyclopedia of Psychology is where we record and analyze the evolution of the field. On this page, you will find research submitted by third parties and reviewed by our team.
The information featured is meant for both casual consumption and professional research. We pride ourselves on hosting a strictly-reviewed collection of think pieces and data-driven investigations.
Submit to Add Your Site
If you have a resource you feel should be listed, please use this form to have it approved. We individually review each submission, so be sure to fill in every field to expedite the process. Should your resource pass muster, we will notify you of our plans to post it.
To make changes to a listed resource, please email us at email@example.com with URL of the resource, the issue, the fix and your name. This will allow you to send your request directly to our editors, who can then adjust the resource in short order.
Disclaimer: While we thoroughly vet all third party resources, we are not responsible for the information contained within a source we do not own. The views presented in the encyclopedia are not necessarily the views of our organization. Beyond hosting links to their material, we have no affiliation with these entities.
At any time, the owner of a resource may request his or her material be removed from our encyclopedia. If you have submitted a resource that does not belong to you, please note that we will comply with all DRM requests.
Search Our Encyclopedia of Psychology Directory
The development of pecking in ring doves is described and analyzed as a model system for understanding the roles of learning in behavioral development. Ring dove squab go from complete dependence on their parents to independent feeding during the third and fourth week post-hatch. They learn to identify food and to consume it through their interaction with food and their parents. This chapter describes experiments that analyze the specific learning mechanisms involved in the development of pecking and what it is that squabs learn from their experience.
In this chapter, we will present our recent work on the pigeon's ability to categorize pictorial displays as involving items that are the same as or different from one another. You will be given the opportunity to work through some sample experiments and be shown the results of the pigeon studies.
This cyberbook brings together 31 of the top international scientists working in the area of comparative cognition to create a widely available summary of current advances in our knowledge about visual cognition in birds. Each chapter highlights a different aspect of the basic processes within the general area of visual cognition and action.
Understanding how visual stimuli are perceived, discriminated, recognized, and ultimately come to control behavior is one of the central issues in animal cognition. This chapter reviews recent experiments from my laboratory looking at how pigeons process hierarchically-arranged information presented at different spatial scales. Results are presented from three different paradigms that tested a variety of texture stimuli, hierarchical figural stimuli, and dynamic object-like stimuli.
This chapter addresses a number of fundamental issues relating to object recognition, concentrating particularly on an avian species, the pigeon. The task is to determine whether the basic process of object recognition in pigeons is at all similar to the most probable process that has been proposed for humans. In order to demonstrate the conditions under which object recognition may or may not occur, a number of illustrated examples will be provided.
The Singapore Psychological Society was founded in 1979, and has as its aim the advancement of psychology as a science and as a profession in Singapore.
A parents' resource guide to the diagnosis, education and treatment of children with autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD) and autistic spectrum disorders.
Review of german web-pages about Psychology and Psychiatry (in German).
Information on Albert Bandura, social cognitive theory, and self-efficacy. Links, articles, researchers to contact, graduate students doing self-efficacy research. Includes section for Spanish and Portuguese speakers.
Site devoted to William James, the Father of American Psychology. Includes biographical material, full text of Talks to Teachers, and links to other texts and sources.
Online textbook and resources for vocational psychology and career counseling, includes online textbook, essays, and links.