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  • Computer Speech & Language

    Computer Speech & Language publishes papers of original research related to quantitative descriptions of the recognition, understanding, production, and coding of speech by humans and/or machines.

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  • Consciousness and Cognition

    Consciousness and Cognition: An International Journal provides a forum for a natural-science approach to the issues of consciousness, voluntary control, and self. The journal features empirical research and theoretical articles.

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  • International Journal of Human Computer Studies

    The International Journal of Human-Computer Studies publishes original research over the whole spectrum of work on both the theory and practice of human-computer interaction and the human-machine interface. The journal covers the boundaries between computing and artificial intelligence, psychology, linguistics, mathematics, engineering, and social organization.

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  • A Guide to Getting Into Graduate School

    What every psychology student should know about applying to graduate school.

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  • Childhood Trauma: How States become Traits

    Childhood trauma has profound impact on the emotional, behavioral, cognitive, social and physical functioning of children. Developmental experiences determine the organizational and functional status of the mature brain. The impact of traumatic experiences on the development and function of the brain are discussed in context of basic principles of neurodevelopment.

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  • Approaches to the Treatment of PTSD

    Terrifying experiences that rupture people's sense of predictability and invulnerability can profoundly alter the ways that they subsequently deal with their emotions and with their environment. The syndrome of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can follow such widely different stressors as war trauma, physical and sexual assaults, accidents, and other natural and man-made disasters.

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  • David Baldwin's Trauma Information Pages

    Award-winning educational site focuses on emotional trauma and Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) affecting individuals or communities (e.g., natural disasters). Free information for clinicians, researchers, students; supportive links for public or survivors/victims.

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  • Memory and the evolving psychobiology of post traumatic stress

    For more than a century, ever since people's responses to overwhelming experiences were first systematically explored, it has been noted that the psychological effects of trauma are expressed as changes in the biological stress response.

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  • National Center for PTSD

    The National Center for PTSD is a program of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and carries out a broad range of activities in research, training, and public information.

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  • The Anxiety Panic internet resource (tAPir)

    The Anxiety Panic internet resource, a grass roots project involving thousands of people interested in anxiety disorders such as panic attacks, phobias, shyness, generalized anxiety, obsessive-compulsive behavior and post traumatic stress. tAPir is a self-help network dedicated to the overcoming and cure of overwhelming anxiety.

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  • Dissociation and the Fragmentary Nature of Traumatic Memories

    Since trauma is an inescapably stressful event that overwhelms people's coping mechanisms it is uncertain to what degree the results of laboratory studies of ordinary events have relevance to the understanding of traumatic memories. This paper first reviews the literature on the differences between recollections of stressful and of traumatic events.

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  • The Synesthetic Experience

    Synesthesia is an involuntary joining in which the real information of one sense is accompanied by a perception in another sense. In addition to being involuntary, this additional perception is regarded by the synesthete as real, often outside the body, instead of imagined in the mind's eye.

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