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.
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The prevalence of bullying among US youth is substantial. Given the concurrent behavioral and emotional difficulties associated with bullying, as well as the potential long-term negative outcomes for these youth, the issue of bullying merits serious attention, both for future research and preventive intervention.
The "Mind Over Matter" series includes six colorful, over-sized, glossy magazines, each of which is devoted to a specific drug or drug group; including stimulants, hallucinogens, inhalants, marijuana, opiates, and steroids. Each of the magazines describes the effects of specific drugs or drug types on the anatomy and physiology of the brain and the body. These educational materials further elaborate on the way in which these drug-induced changes affect both behaviors and emotions.
In "Medicating Kids," FRONTLINE examines the dramatic increase in the prescription of behavior-modifying drugs for children. Are these medications really necessary--and safe--for young children, or merely a harried nation's quick fix for annoying, yet age-appropriate, behavior?
This site deals with nonverbal behavior and related topics. It is available in three versions (English, Italian, French); has a lot of links and a "library on line" in which more than 200 papers and abstracts on nonverbal behavior are collected.
A series of short articles on parenting. Includes a discussion of the difference between discipline and punishment.
The creators of this site are dedicated to providing accurate, current, and relevant information about clinical depression to the general public. Information on the theoretical causes of depression, diagnosis, and treatment.
Exploring the Animal Mind is a collection of Windows-based (Windows 98 or 95) software modules for teaching basic principles and advanced theories in animal cognition and behavior. They are designed to allow students to experience and interactively examine classic and modern methods for studying animal behavior.
The Internet Paradox study found evidence of a causal link between Internet use and depression, but it may have been specific to novice Internet users. The relationship between Internet use, social support and depression was reformulated drawing on social cognitive theory to account for the possible influence of self-efficacy, Internet-related stress, and perceived social support. A path analysis revealed a link between Internet use and depression, but one mediated by self-efficacy and the expectation of encountering stressful situations on the Internet. A path also was found linking Internet use to decreased depression through the use of e-mail exchanges with known associates to obtain social support.
With the rapid growth of the Internet, new communication forms have emerged. This study examines how friendships are developed in a special kind of virtual world: multi-user-dungeons (MUDs). According to the Social Information Processing perspective people learn to verbalize online that which is nonverbal offline, with increasing time. The use of verbal paralanguage should be an important factor in the development of impressions. Sociability, as a general trait, and skepticism towards computer-mediated communication (CMC), as a situation-specific attitude, could also influence this process.
Applied Psycholinguistics publishes original research papers on the psychological processes involved in language. It examines language development and defects in adults and children with and without developmental disabilities. Articles in Applied Psycholinguistics address the nature, acquisition and impairments of language expression and comprehension, including writing and reading.
A brief overview of what neural networks are, various algorithms, and some uses of neural networks.
Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy is an international multidisciplinary journal aimed primarily at members of the helping and teaching professions. Published quarterly, the journal features original research papers, covering both experimental and clinical work, that contribute to the theory, practice and evolution of behaviour therapy.