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  • Cognition

    Cognition is an international journal publishing theoretical and experimental papers on the study of the mind. Contributions include research papers in the fields of psychology, linguistics, computer science, neuroscience, mathematics, ethology and philosophy.

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  • Cognitive Development

    Cognitive Development contains the very best empirical and theoretical work on the development of perception, memory, language, concepts, thinking, problem solving, metacognition, and social cognition.

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  • Acta Psychologica

    Acta Psychologica publishes original articles and extended reviews on selected books in any area of experimental psychology. The focus of the Journal is on empirical studies and evaluative review articles that increase the theoretical understanding of human capabilities. The majority of papers deal with human performance, attention, perception, memory, and decision-making but papers concerned with social processes, development, psychopathology, neuroscience or computational modelling are also welcome provided that they are of direct importance to experimental psychologists and are written so as to be understandable to such a readership.

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  • Addictive Behaviors

    Addictive Behaviors is a professional journal designed to publish original research and theoretical papers in the area of substance abuse. The journal focuses on alcohol and drug abuse, smoking, and problems associated with eating. Articles represent interdisciplinary endeavors with research in such fields as biochemistry, psychology, sociology, psychiatry, neurology, and pharmacology being represented. While theoretical orientations are diverse, the emphasis of the journal is primarily empirical.

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  • Lab Animal

    Lab Animal is a peer-reviewed journal for professionals in animal research, emphasizing proper management and care. Editorial features include: new animal models of disease; breeds and breeding practices; lab animal care and nutrition; new research techniques; personnel and facility management; facility design; new lab equipment; education and training; diagnostic activities; clinical chemistry; toxicology; genetics; and embryology, as they relate to laboratory animal science.

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  • Computers in Human Behavior

    Computers in Human Behavior is a scholarly journal dedicated to examining the use of computers from a psychological perspective. Original theoretical works, research reports, literature reviews, software reviews, book reviews and announcements are published. The journal addresses both the use of computers in psychology, psychiatry and related disciplines as well as the psychological impact of computer use on individuals, groups and society. The former category includes articles exploring the use of computers for professional practice, training, research and theory development. The latter category includes articles dealing with the psychological effects of computers on phenomena such as human development, learning, cognition, personality, and social interactions.

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  • Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology

    Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology is a bimonthly journal sponsored by the National Academy of Neuropsychology. The journal publishes original contributions dealing with psychological aspects of the etiology, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders arising out of dysfunction of the central nervous system.

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  • Biological Psychology

    Biological Psychology publishes original scientific papers on the biological aspects of psychological states and processes. Biological aspects include electrophysiology and biochemical assessments during psychological experiments as well as biologically induced changes in psychological function. Psychological investigations based on biological theories are also of interest.

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  • Society for Research In Child Development

    The purposes of the Society are to promote multidisciplinary research in the field of human development, to foster the exchange of information among scientists and other professionals of various disciplines, and to encourage applications of research findings.

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  • Combining Love and Limits in Authoritative Parenting

    In contrast to the common practice of pitting love and limits against each other, several research programs have shown that optimal parenting combines the two. This paper outlines a conditional sequence model of optimal disciplinary responses and shows its consistency with a wide range of research. The model suggests that optimal disciplinary responses begin with less severe tactics, such as reasoning, but proceed to firmer disciplinary tactics when the initial tactic achieves neither compliance nor an acceptable compromise.

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  • Dynamics in the Fine Structure of Schedule-Controlled Behavior

    The variability in the behavioral equilibrium established by six basic schedules was characterized. The measures were the pause preceding the first response in each interreinforcement interval; the mean rate of responding in each interreinforcement interval; and the relative frequency of each interresponse time. A display of individual interresponse times as a function of time in the interreinforcement interval indicated clear recurrent responding at somewhat less than 3 Hz in every bird, even after extended exposure to a schedule and regardless of the contingency.

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