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  • Study Guides and Strategies

    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.

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  • Confusing Consequences: A Brief Introduction to Operant Conditioning

    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.

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  • Punishment: Problems & Principles for Effective Use

    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.

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  • Parenting advice, child development and family reference at

    FamilyEducation Network was founded in 1990 with a simple goal: to help parents help their children learn. Since its inception, has developed award-winning content that includes current educational, family, and child-related information.

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  • Neurology Online

    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.

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  • Association for the Study of Dreams

    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.

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  • The Caregiver's Handbook

    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.

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  • New Strategies After Stroke: Restraining, Rewiring, Relearning

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  • Psychological Self-Help

    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.

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  • Journal of Applied Biobehavioral Research

    Semi-annual publication devoted to applications of experimental studies in psychology to health hazards and related social issues (e.g., laboratory and field research in such areas as health, population growth, crowding, eating or sleep disorders, pain, violence, poverty, environmental stress, exercise, cross-cultural differences and gender differences in behavioral and biological response to stimuli, drug abuse and addiction, workplace safety and health, behavioral medicine, and environmental psychology).

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  • Journal of Applied Social Psychology

    Semi-monthly publication devoted to applications of experimental behavioral science research to problems of society (e.g., organizational and leadership psychology, safety, health, and gender issues; perceptions of nuclear war and natural hazards; jury deliberation; performance, psychology of AIDS and sports).

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  • Basic and Applied Social Psychology

    BASP publishes basic research in areas of social psychology that can be applied to societal problems as well as direct applications of social psychology to those problems. The major objective of the journal is to provide a consolidated place for the publication of basic and applied research from a broad range of disciplines and specialty areas.

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