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  • Effects of Stroke

    The specific abilities that will be lost or affected by stroke depend on the extent of the brain damage and most importantly where in the brain the stroke occurred. The brain is an incredibly complex organ, and each area within the brain has responsibility for a particular function or ability. The brain is divided into four primary parts: the right hemisphere (or half), the left hemisphere, the cerebellum and the brain stem.

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  • Influence At Work: The Science of Persuasion

    The Influence at Work website offers a brief introduction to a big topic: social influence, the modern, scientific study of persuasion, compliance, propaganda, "brainwashing," and the ethics that surround these issues.Our approach to the influence process is based on scientific, peer-reviewed psychological research and, in particular, on the research and methods of the internationally renowned influence expert, Dr. Robert Cialdini.

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  • Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics

    The Institute's research topic is psycholinguistics, i.e. the study of mental processes involved in language production, language comprehension and language acquisition, as well as the relation between language, thought, and culture ("cognitive anthropology").

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  • National Election Studies Homepage

    National survey data since 1948 on the American electorate. Resources on American political behavior, including tables and basic frequencies.

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  • Psychological Statistics

    Lecture notes for a college level undergraduate course in statistics. Excellent use of equations and figures to illustrate concepts.

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  • DSM-IV Classification

    Diagnostic terminology of psychiatric disorders classified by APA DSM-IV. Brief definitions of many cognitive, psychotic, and personality disorders.

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  • Classical Conditioning

    Demonstration/Simulation of classical conditioning using Macromedia Shockwave.

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  • Operant Conditioning

    Demonstration/Simulation of operant conditioning using Macromedia Shockwave.

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  • The Art of Goal Setting

    Goal setting is a powerful motivational strategy ... if utilized properly. Research has shown that goal setting enhances performance across a variety of situations. This month the focus is on how goals work, the benefits they provide, and specific ways in which you can use goal setting to reach your next "goal" in tennis.

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  • Trance and Trauma: Functional Nervous Disorders and the Subconscious Mind

    A review of early hypnotic theory discussing Franz Mesmer, Puysegur, Charcot, and other early proponents of somatic phenomena.

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  • Phrenology (cranioscopy)

    Phrenology is the study of the structure of the skull to determine a person's character and mental capacity. This pseudoscience is based upon the false assumption that mental faculties are located in brain "organs" on the surface of the brain and can be detected by visible inspection of the skull.

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  • The Placebo Effect

    The placebo effect is the measurable or observable effect on a person or group that has been given a placebo treatment. A placebo is an inert substance, or "fake" surgery or therapy, used as a control in an experiment or given to a patient for its possible or probable beneficial effect.

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