Southern New Hampshire University - BA - Psychology
Southern New Hampshire University's online psychology program features six concentrations including addiction, child development, and mental health. The 120-credit bachelor of arts degree includes foundational classes in research and physiology as well as a choice of electives. The four-year program features a senior capstone project.
Ashford University - BA - Psychology
Ashford's bachelor's in cognitive studies explores how people learn, solve problems, and make decisions. Graduates are prepared for careers in rehabilitation, special education, and more. The program does not lead directly to teacher licensure. Financial aid is available to all students.
Walden University - BS - Psychology: General Psychology
Walden's online bachelor's of science in general psychology is the perfect program for students interested in learning how the mind works. Graduates leave school with a well-rounded education, ready for the professional workforce or further training in the field.
Capella University - BS - Psychology
The general psychology specialization of Capella’s online BS in psychology is designed around APA guidelines, providing students with a comprehensive foundational education in human learning, emotions, behaviors, and more. Coursework can be customized to include further concentration in addictions, behavioral health, or forensics psychology.
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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.
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.
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").
National survey data since 1948 on the American electorate. Resources on American political behavior, including tables and basic frequencies.
Lecture notes for a college level undergraduate course in statistics. Excellent use of equations and figures to illustrate concepts.
Diagnostic terminology of psychiatric disorders classified by APA DSM-IV. Brief definitions of many cognitive, psychotic, and personality disorders.
Demonstration/Simulation of classical conditioning using Macromedia Shockwave.
Demonstration/Simulation of operant conditioning using Macromedia Shockwave.
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.
A review of early hypnotic theory discussing Franz Mesmer, Puysegur, Charcot, and other early proponents of somatic phenomena.
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.
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.