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  • The Shyness Home Page

    Shyness and social phobia do not have to interfere with achieving professional and interpersonal goals. The pain of shyness can be relieved by challenging automatic thoughts and beliefs, and learning new behaviors. This site is a gathering of network resources for people seeking information and services for shyness.

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  • All Kinds of Minds

    All Kinds of Minds fosters the understanding and optimal care of children with differences in learning. Based upon the work of Dr. Mel Levine and his colleagues, the Institute applies the latest knowledge, advanced technology and rigorous methods of validation within a collaborative approach that includes educators, clinicians parents, and the children themselves.

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  • The Stanford Prison Experiment: A Simulation Study of the Psychology of Imprisonment

    Dr. Philip Zimbardo's Stanford Prison Experiment web site, which features an extensive slide show and information about this classic psychology experiment. What happens when you put good people in an evil place? Does humanity win over evil, or does evil triumph? These are some of the questions we posed in this dramatic simulation of prison life conducted in the summer of 1971 at Stanford University.

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  • Social Science Information Gateway

    The Social Science Information Gateway (SOSIG) aims to provide a trusted source of selected, high quality Internet information for researchers and practitioners in the social sciences, business and law. It is part of the UK Resource Discovery Network.

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  • Clinical Social Work

    Trauma resources: links to articles and other resources including Dissociative Disorders, Ego-State Therapy, domestic violence, an more.

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  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

    For many people, this is what it's like to have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD. They may be unable to sit still, plan ahead, finish tasks, or be fully aware of what's going on around them. To their family, classmates or coworkers, they seem to exist in a whirlwind of disorganized or frenzied activity.

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  • L. L. Thurstone

    Thurstone factor-analyzed intelligence tests and tests of perception. In the area of intelligence, his theory was that intelligence is made up of several primary mental abilities rather than a general and several specific factors. He was among the first to propose and demonstrate that there are numerous ways in which a person can be intelligent.

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  • Sniffy, The Virtual Rat

    Sniffy the Virtual Rat, is a fun, interactive software program that gives undergraduate students a virtual laboratory experience without all the drawbacks of using a real laboratory rat. Using Sniffy, students can explore operant and classical by performing experiments that demonstrate most of the major conditioning phenomena discussed in textbooks on the psychology of learning.

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  • Milestones in Neuroscience Research

    A historical timeline and links to various neuroscience web pages.

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  • The Problem of Consciousness

    This paper attempts to begin to answer four questions. 1. What is consciousness? 2. What is the relation of consciousness to the brain? 3. What are some of the features that an empirical theory of consciousness should try to explain? 4. What are some common mistakes to avoid?

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  • Geropsychology Central

    An online resource devotes to the study of the neurological, psychological, and sociological aspects of the aging process. This site is designed for gerotological professionals and older adults, alike.

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  • Enneagram

    An enneagram is, literally, a nine-sided drawing. Figuratively, however, the enneagram is a New Age mandala, a mystical gateway to personality typing. The enneagram represents nine personality types, defined by a fundamental weakness or sin. There are three enneagram points for each of the mental types, emotional types, and physical types.

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