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An index, by topic and alphabetically, of APA journals.
The Australian Psychological Society's mission is to represent, promote and advance psychology and psychologists within the context of improving community well-being and scientific knowledge.
Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research is the official publication of the Research Society on Alcoholism and the International Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism. It is a multidisciplinary journal that publishes papers based on original research that make substantial contributions to the understanding of the etiology, treatment, and prevention of alcohol-related disorders.
Study Guides for testing, reading, writing, studying, and classroom participation. A great source of information for the college student. Translations available in Deutsch, Francais, Italiano, Russian, Chinese, Arabic, Hindi, and other languages.
I have found that many people confuse negative reinforcement and punishment. It is important to note that the goal of reinforcement is to increase the likelihood of the behavior in the future, while the goal of punishment is to decrease the likelihood of the behavior in the future. Note also that from this point of view, the terms 'negative' and 'aversive' have very different meanings.
Punishment is often misused, probably because it is viewed at retribution for a "crime". Just because it is often misused doesn't mean it has to be. Guidelines for effective use of punishment as well as some potential problems with punishment.
FamilyEducation Network was founded in 1990 with a simple goal: to help parents help their children learn. Since its inception, familyeducation.com has developed award-winning content that includes current educational, family, and child-related information.
The leading clinical neurology journal worldwide, Neurology is directed to physicians concerned with diseases and conditions of the nervous system. The journal's purpose is to advance the field by presenting new basic and clinical research with emphasis on knowledge that will influence the way neurology is practiced. The journal is at the forefront in disseminating cutting-edge, peer-reviewed information to the neurology community worldwide.
The Association for the Study of Dreams is a non-profit, international, multidisciplinary organization dedicated to the pure and applied investigation of dreams and dreaming. Its purposes are to promote an awareness and appreciation of dreams in both professional and public arenas; to encourage research into the nature, function, and significance of dreaming; to advance the application of the study of dreams; and to provide a forum for the eclectic and interdisciplinary exchange of ideas and information.
Few people are prepared for the responsibilities and tasks involved in caring for the aged. To help make the task easier, it is important to have a game plan in life which helps determine where we are headed and how we are going to get there. This guide will help to serve as a road map which gives optional paths for caregivers. It is also an emphatic reminder that those who care for other people can do a better job of caregiving if time and attention also are given to their own personal needs.
This book reviews all aspects of self-improvement. It provides you with a system for analyzing any problem into its manageable parts and for planning self-change. It summarizes science's best explanations of most human problems. It lists the most promising ways of treating a wide range of unwanted behaviors and emotions. It describes in detail how to use about 100 self-help methods. In short, this book gives you a sound, research-based fund of knowledge about behavior; add to this your own coping experiences and you accumulate a storehouse of general knowledge that will help you understand yourself and gain more control over your life.