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  • Visual Cognition

    This journal publishes high quality research concerned with all aspects of visual cognition. This includes, for example, studies of visual object and face recognition (from edge extraction to accessing stored knowledge representations), texture and surface perception, perceptual organization, dynamic aspects of vision, visual attention, long-term and short-term visual memory, visual imagery, visual word recognition, eye movement control in reading and scene perception, context effects in reading, object and face recognition.

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  • Experimental Aging Research

    Experimental Aging Research is a life span developmental and aging journal dealing with research on the aging process from a psychological and psychobiological perspective. It meets the need for a scholarly journal with refereed scientific papers dealing with age differences and age changes at any point in the adult life span. Areas of major focus include experimental psychology, neuropsychology, psychobiology, work research, ergonomics, and behavioral medicine.

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  • Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology: Section A

    Section A of The Quarterly Journal of Psychology publishes original articles on any topic within the field of human experimental psychology. The majority of papers published are substantial experimental reports, but brief reports which allow some definite and important conclusion to be reached are included, and review articles and theoretical treatments are welcome.

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  • International Journal of Psychology

    The International Journal of Psychology is the journal of the International Union of Psychological Science (IUPsyS) and is edited by the IUPsyS. Its purpose is to circulate scientific information within and among subdisciplines of psychology and to foster the development of psychological science around the world. The main part of each issue is devoted to empirical and theoretical papers in various fields of scientific psychology. Fields covered include general psychology (perception, learning, cognitive processes, language etc.), neuropsychology, developmental psychology, as well as social, biological, and cross-cultural psychology.

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  • Cognitive Ergonomics (CE)

    Tasks solving processes produced by computer users (observed process) contain much information about their mental models, individual problem solving strategy and underlying decision structure for a given task.

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  • Laterality

    This journal publishes high quality research concerned with all aspects of lateralisation. Laterality's principal interest is in the psychological, behavioural and neurological correlates of lateralisation. It is also willing to publish accessible papers from any discipline which can illuminate the general problems of the evolution of biological and neural asymmetry, or on the cultural, linguistic, artistic and social consequences of lateral asymmetry, or on its historical origins and development.

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  • Evolutionary Psychology: A Primer

    In this view, the mind is a set of information-processing machines that were designed by natural selection to solve adaptive problems faced by our hunter-gatherer ancestors. This way of thinking about the brain, mind, and behavior is changing how scientists approach old topics, and opening up new ones. This chapter is a primer on the concepts and arguments that animate it. The goal of research in evolutionary psychology is to discover and understand the design of the human mind. Evolutionary psychology is an approach to psychology, in which knowledge and principles from evolutionary biology are put to use in research on the structure of the human mind.

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  • Animal Behavior Society

    The purpose of this society is to promote and encourage the biological study of animal behavior in the broadest sense, including studies at all levels of organization using both descriptive and experimental methods under natural and controlled conditions. Both research studies and the dissemination of knowledge about animal behavior through publications, educational programs, and activities is be encouraged.

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  • Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour

    Welcome to the website of the Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour. ASAB was founded in 1936 to promote the study of animal behaviour, and membership is open to all who share this interest. There are now approximately 2000 members, mostly drawn from Britain and Europe.

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  • Society for Neuroscience

    The society's mission is to advance the understanding of the brain and nervous system by bringing together scientists of various backgrounds and by facilitating the integration of research directed at all levels of biological organization; to promote education in the neurosciences; and to inform the general public of the results and implications of the latest research.

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  • Sandplay Therapists of America

    A resource for child and adult psychotherapists using play therapy, sandplay, art and sandtray therapy. Site includes: bibliography, Forum for consultation, member list, Journal articles, and symbol papers.

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  • Beyond Cognitivism: Mutualism and Postmodern Psychology

    Postmodern science is shifting from mechanism toward organicism, from the metaphysics of Descartes toward those of Whitehead. However, cognitivism, which has until recently been the predominant paradigm of Western psychology, retains an implicitly Cartesian view. This is restricting the investigation of consciousness.

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