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  • Archives of Neurology

    The mission of the Archives of Neurology is to publish scientific information primarily important for those physicians caring for people with neurologic disorders but also for those interested in the structure and function of the normal and diseased nervous system.

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  • Size of the Job Market by Area of Psychology

    Want to know what the job market looks like in a specific area of experimental psychology? This page contains a breakdown of job advertisements appearing in the APS Observer Employment Bulletin between 1991-1996.

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  • Experimental Psychology Society

    The Experimental Psychology Society is for the furtherance of scientific enquiry within the field of Psychology and cognate subjects. It holds periodical meetings at which papers are read and discussions held. The Society also disseminates information and educational material made available as a consequence of psychological research, including the publication of the Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology (Section A: Human Experimental Psychology, and Section B: Comparative and Physiological Psychology).

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  • Non-Academic Careers for Scientific Psychologists

    Provides statistics on careers in psychology in non-academic areas for research-trained psychologists. Includes pie chart showing breakdowns by various job sectors. Links to articles and information for and about scientific psychologists.

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  • Neuron Online

    Neuron is the leading general journal of neuroscience. Published monthly, it includes research articles in molecular, cellular, and developmental neurobiology, and also research in systems work (including visual, auditory, motor, and limbic systems), neuroimaging, learning, memory, and behavior and other cognitive studies.

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  • NeuroReport

    NeuroReport, with its exceptionally fast publication times, is consistently up to date with the latest advances in neuroscience research. One of the fastest fully refereed journals, NeuroReport aims to publish manuscripts within 12 weeks of receipt. All aspects of neuroscience are covered by this prestigious journal. NeuroReport's coverage is impressive, taking in all aspects of sensory and motor systems, cellular, molecular and developmental neuroscience and behavioral, integrative and clinical neuroscience.

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  • Sleep Paralysis and Associated Hypnagogic and Hypnopompic Experiences

    Sleep paralysis, or more properly, sleep paralysis with hypnagogic and hypnopompic hallucinations have been singled out as a particularly likely source of beliefs concerning not only alien abductions, but all manner of beliefs in alternative realities and otherworldly creatures. Sleep paralysis is a condition in which someone, most often lying in a supine position, about to drop of to sleep, or just upon waking from sleep realizes that s/he is unable to move, or speak, or cry out.

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  • Memetics

    Cultural evolution, including the evolution of knowledge, can be modelled through the same basic principles of variation and selection that underly biological evolution. This implies a shift from genes as units of biological information to a new type of units of cultural information: memes. A meme is a cognitive or behavioral pattern that can be transmitted from one individual to another one.

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  • Boys will be Boys: Gender, Overconfidence, and Common Stock Investment

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  • The Courage of Misguided Convictions: The Trading Behavior of Individual Investors

    Modern financial economics assumes that we behave with extreme rationality but we do not. Furthermore, our deviations from rationality are often systematic. Behavioral finance relaxes the traditional assumptions of financial economics by incorporating these observable, systematic, and very human departures from rationality into standard models of financial markets. This paper highlights two common mistakes investors make; they tend to disproportionately hold onto their losing investments while selling their winners, and they trade excessively.

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  • International Dyslexia Association

    The International Dyslexia Association is an international, non-profit organization dedicated to the study and treatment of the learning disability, dyslexia. The IDA was established to continue the pioneering work of Dr. Samuel T. Orton, a neurologist who was one of the first to begin to identify dyslexia and develop effective teaching approaches.

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  • Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood

    Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood is a new online, fully-refereed, free-access, international research journal. It provides a forum for researchers and professionals who are exploring new and alternative perspectives in their work with young children (from birth to eight years of age) and their families.

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