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  • Milestones in Neuroscience Research

    A historical timeline and links to various neuroscience web pages.

    Added: February 29, 2000 Hits: 1764

  • 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?

    Added: February 28, 2000 Hits: 4086

  • 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.

    Added: February 28, 2000 Hits: 2032

  • 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.

    Added: February 28, 2000 Hits: 3326

  • 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.

    Added: February 27, 2000 Hits: 1314

  • 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.

    Added: February 27, 2000 Hits: 4474

  • 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").

    Added: February 26, 2000 Hits: 2242

  • National Election Studies Homepage

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

    Added: February 26, 2000 Hits: 395

  • Psychological Statistics

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

    Added: February 26, 2000 Hits: 15796

  • DSM-IV Classification

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

    Added: February 25, 2000 Hits: 4795

  • Classical Conditioning

    Demonstration/Simulation of classical conditioning using Macromedia Shockwave.

    Added: February 25, 2000 Hits: 16855

  • Operant Conditioning

    Demonstration/Simulation of operant conditioning using Macromedia Shockwave.

    Added: February 25, 2000 Hits: 4378