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No Anger At All 
I'm 26 and despite being picked on and such when I was in school, somehow I have managed to show no anger towards anyone at all. I don't let it ball up …

Borderline Personality Disorder 
I'm 16 and my emotions have always been over the top and so I looked up emotional issues and came across this disorder. I have most of the symptoms but …

Fear of Restricted Movement of Specific Limbs 
O.K., so the title pretty much gave it away. As long as I can remember, I have had to fight feelings of panic if the movement of my arms is restricted …

Self-Esteem in Infertile Couples 
I am psychologist interested in research on infertile couples. I would be grateful if anybody could guide me on how I can get more references on this topic. …

Narcissistic Personality Disorder? 
I have a guy that works for me that is extremely annoying. I think he has Narcissistic Personality Disorder. He is constantly talking about how awesome …

Psychology of BDSM 
I am a 56-yr old healthy and young-looking professional. Married for the last 30 years to another professional, with one 21-year old daughter. I was …

Rage Treatment 
I'm a 43-year-old man. I consider myself one of the most laid-back people I know. I am rarely angry, and even though I may cuss at traffic now and then, …

OCD Symptoms 
Hi all, I wanted to find a more reliable website to ask around whether if anyone knows whether I should talk to my doctor about this, or if these are …

Psychological Scales 
I'm a psychology student currently doing a research paper. I wondered if anybody could tell me how I could get hold of the scoring manuals for the following …

Trauma Psychology 
What is it called when someone experiences a trauma so severe that they refuse to speak? Why does this happen? Is it something actually damaged in the …

Mental Health Question 
What are the general symptoms of a person who has 'lost their mind' as a result of the Chinese Water Torture or Water Boarding? Is there any way, through …

Friendship Psychology 
Let's start it off with some background of me: I am Senior in high school and the type of person who is a man of few words. I get along with everyone. …

Parents Creating Personality Traits For Their Children 
Ever since my sister and I were small children, our parents have imposed personality traits upon us. For example, our parents have always labeled my sister …

Anti Personality Disorder 
I have a grandson who has been diagnosed with anti personality disorder. He has been in jail for 7 months. He wants to come live with my husband & I. He …

Psychology of Friendship 
My girlfriend is currently attending mortuary college, she loves it and although at first she was set on becoming an embalmer, she recently showed interest …

Excessive Behavior 
Can excessive behavior be a mental or psychological problem? Not meaning excessive in drinking or eating or anything in particular but doing everything …

Constantly Thinking About Food 
What is the psychological term for a disorder that makes a person constantly and consistently think about food. Their whole day is planned around food …

Communication Strategy Needed 
My brother is 27, I am 30. He makes good money, contributes 1/4 of his paycheck to the house cost but spends the rest on friends, partying, clothing, and …

Night Terrors 
My friend's brother is 14 and he has nightmares of the sort that terrorize him. He can't sleep alone, so my friend always sleeps next to him and holds …

Psychological Invalidation 
I have recently gained some insight on the literature regarding invalidation, suppression & enmeshment in childhood. If you had a case study of a child/adolescent/adu …

Imaginary Friends 
My granddaughter is 11 years old and has been having difficulties in school this year. She is very small for her age and very thin. She entered the Middle …

Controlling Behavior 
I am 17 and my boyfriend is 18. I know that he has a social anxiety disorder and ADD, but that he is on medication. He texts me frequently asking to know …

Relationship Advice 
My wife has a very poor self image. When she is under pressure or stress, regardless of the source, the final result is that it is all my fault. I make …

Does This Psychological Disorder Have A Name? 
I know there is something wrong with me. I just need to know if it has a name. For as long as I can remember, I've talked to myself...long conversations …

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Repressed Memory? 
I have been married for more than 20 years and have only recently discovered that my husband is a narcissist. This realization explains so many situations …

Senior Project on Schizophrenia 
Last year, I did my junior paper on schizophrenia. This year, I have to do a senior product relating to my paper in some way but I can't really think of …

Socially Awkward 
I'm a 24 year old male, always stressed out about something, be it school, money or relationships, but I have issues with remembering...mainly the sequence …

Inability To Lie or To Repress Thoughts 
I'm a writer and I'm working on a story about a character that can't stop himself from saying exactly what he's thinking at any given moment. My question …

Unusual Habit 
Could someone help me understand this unusual habit I've got? I frequently say arbitrary names out of the blue. Most often, the name I say at this time …

Child Psychology Advice 
My friend "Justin" has a 3 year old son, who has recently been acting strangely. His ability to walk and run and hold himself up and balance, has been …

Flat Affect 
Can someone give me an in depth description of the term "flat affect". Thank you.

Antisocial Personality Disorder Question 
Can a person have an antisocial personality disorder (clinically) without violent or criminal tendencies?

Organizational and Industrial Psychology 
I currently have a PsyD degree in clinical psychology and I am interested in gaining further education and experience in organizational and industrial …

General Psychology Question 
What is the psychological term for someone obsessed with constantly checking their email, cell phone use, and texting?

What Psychological Disorder is This? 
I am 16 years old and being treated for depression and anxiety disorders. I have social skills problems but it is not Aspergers. It looks similar to that …

Psychologists Questions 
What are the kind of questions psychologists ask when trying to determine if a behavior is abnormal?

Mental Psychology 
Is it a psychological problem, "so to say", for someone to think that they can't? On any situation or choice?

Decision Making Bias 
What is the name of the phenomenon whereby people over-value the opinion of someone they know relative to the results of, say, a survey sampling thousands …

Why Do People Ask Questions They Already Know The Answer To? 
Why do people ask questions they already know the answer to? I am doing a research project on this topic for my introductory psychology class. I have some …

Compulsive Stealing and Lying 
Is there a deep rooted problem causing my 16 yr old daughter's stealing and lying? If so, how can she be helped?

Psychological Behaviour 
Hi there, can anyone please explain to me why my brother inlaw acts the way does. Let me explain; simply put he is 23 yrs of age and doesn’t like his family …

Borderline Personality Disorder 
I am having a very hard time dealing with my mother's personality issues. As an adult after a lifetime of dealing with it, I have resentments and little …

Day Dreaming As A Defense Mechanism 
Is day dreaming a defense mechanism? I'm asking this because I've been using daydreaming as a way to reduce my anxiety and worries.

Appropriate Psychological Help 
I have an IQ of 143. It's great and all until so many things come attached. I suffer from severe depression and low self-esteem. I'm also a perfectionist …

Motivation Psychology 
What does it mean when you cannot stick with anything for any length of time? To be unable to reach goals or maintain commitments due to loss of motivation? …

The Psychology of Fantasy 
I have an older brother (50 years of age) who makes up fantastic stories about past glory days. He seems to fantasize about things he wishes he had done/been, …

Why Can I Ask Why? 
Why do I have self consciousness or am aware of self? In the grand scheme of the universe, what is it's purpose? If no other creature has the ability to …

Behavior Categorization 
Ever since I was little I've had a very good imagination. Whenever I got a "good movie" going on in my head, so to speak, I would pace back and forth and …

Afraid To Sleep 
I don't have nightmares or night terrors and I have never been a victim of violent crime but I sleep with a gun under my pillow, a shotgun under my bed, …

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Psychological Issues With Urination 
My parents were divorced when I was 2 and a half; I am an only child (f). When I was 6 my mother started going out with an abusive drunk who I really didn't …

Is There Something Wrong With Me? 
I think there is something wrong with me. I went into the cupboard to get some chips but in the bag there were chips that were deformed or slightly off. …

Teen Music Obsession 
I wanted to find out if there is a disorder for which someone is obsessed with a certain type of music and could it influence them? My teenage son has …

Boy Dressed As A Girl 
My daughter-in-law dresses my 2yr old grandson in dresses and pigtails. She says it is to not "force" gender rules upon him. She also throws away the boy …

Attached To my Psychotherapist 
I have seen numerous Mental Health professionals since I was 15 for mood swings, anger, anxiety, depression, ptsd, phobias, impulses & now as of 3yrs ago, …

Food Addiction 
I am a food addict. I am trying to control the urge to overeat, when I do fight the urge I feel like a crack addict going through withdrawl. Lately I've …

Narcissistic Behavior 
What are the current thoughts on what causes narcissistic behavior? Is it hereditary or environmental?

Abandonment Issue 
If a child (now an adult) is going to visit the absent father specifically for the purpose of discussing how she felt abandoned by him, should the child …

Mental Health Diagnosis 
My mother over the last 10 years has believed she is a god. She can go from happy to extremely depressed. She has stopped contact with most friends. She …

Road Rage 
I have experienced this situation before. I was recently driving in to town from my home. I have to drive down approximately 5 miles of gravel road before …

Reactive Attachment Disorder 
I know that Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD) is normally associated with children but I've heard that adults have it too. Can anybody tell me about adult …

Face Emotion 
What's the psychology term related to how cute baby faces (puppies, seals, human babies) elicit care from moms/parents and from donors/campaign supporters …

Changing Career To Psychology 
After searching for so long, this website is a God send for me. I am a software professional working in a software giant earning a lot of money, though …

Adultry and Remaining Friends 
I found out that my wife had a one-time affair with another man, and since that time she felt so guilty that they stopped being romantically involved. …

Psychology of Art 
What is the psychological reason for a person to make a portrait of his image in sculptures?

Professional Psychologist 
What exactly does a Professional Psychologist do? Where can a Professional Psychologist work? How much can a Professional Psychologist earn? How many …

Grief and Loss 
My wife died at 49 18 months ago, we were together 18 yrs. I still cry two or more times a day is that normal?

Addicted To Thinking and Rumination 
Hey people, I'm addicted to thinking. It's hurting me alot and I can't help it. I'm 25 and male. The problem is that I can't sit at my desk for maybe 10 …

Military PTSD 
Just the other day, my boyfriend and I had a perfect day together. But the following day he did a total 180. He wont speak to me, talk to me, show affection …

Online Degree in Psychology 
I am looking for an official ACCREDITED BA/BS online degree in Psychology from a UK or USA University. I am looking for a low cost degree, one University …

Psychological Jargon 
I am reading a book where the main character's psychiatrist says "he experiences very intense anxiety surrounding phallic and sadistic sexuality because …

Psychologist Interview Questions 
I am a freshmen student taking a B.S course in Psychology. We have project in general psychology and we need to conduct an interview with a psychologist …

Psychological Treatment 
What psychological treatment would you give to someone whom is trying to cope with a death in family, struggling with career choices and relationship problems? …

A Prisoner in My Own Home 
What does it mean when your husband says "I'm a prisoner in my own home?" He has ADHD, a long history of viewing porngraphy, impulusivity, and has lost …

Can Bipolar Disorder Lead To Schizophrenia 
My wife's ex-husband has been displaying increasingly odd behaviors over the last four years. He was diagnosed as bi-polar and was on meds, (depacote?). …

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Door Closing Obsession 
When I was little I remember being obsessed with keeping all doors closed to each room inside the house. For some reason that stopped for some time, but …

Worried About My Daughter 
My daughter used to be heavily involved with outside activities. However, since turning 18, I have noticed a change. Presently, she seems to not want to …

Counseling Psychology College 
I'm in high school and am exploring my options for my future education. I would like to become a Counseling psychologist. I would like my PhD in Counseling …

Psychology of Love 
Why is it that you have to love yourself first to love others? I do understand that we need to be able to be comfortable with ourselves and feel that we …

Multiple Personality 
I feel as if I have 3 personalities that I switch from. One personality is miserable depressed basically eveything negative, the other is in the middle, …

Dreams Meaning 
I was recently in a very large group of people talking about dreams and found that only I and one other girl dream from other people's perspectives. Is …

Analyzing This Personality Type 
Hi Psych Q&A. Recently, but not newly, my mother has progressively been breaking down due to stress. She has been more and more intolerable to her 87-year-old …

Insecurities From The Past 
I'm 23 and about a year ago I gave birth to my first child. I am 5'2 and 132Ibs. I would not consider myself obese but yes a little chubby in some areas. …

Rocking Back and Forth 
I always rock back and forth and sway when I sit in a constant motion, and I also do this when I stand; and I pace alot. Someone said it was psychological. …

Abnormal Psychology Question 
What type of degree is required if you want to become an abnormal psychologist?

Altruism Psychology 
Why should we not argue against altruism?

Opposite of Hoarding 
I've seen the show and read an interesting book review in the NY Times about hoarding. My question is whether there is an opposite condition in which a …

Mimicking Behavior 
My cousin seems to be obsessed in doing, wearing, mimicking everything that I do. Is there a name for this type of behavior? She will even try to steal …

Stanley Milgram Experiment 
How was the famous Stanley Milgram obedience to authority experiment carried out?

Psychology Paper 
Does anybody know where I can access information or resources that will help me tackle the following psychology assignment? What was the impact …

Psychologist Questions 
What are the three "big questions" psychologists try to answer?

Teen Depression 
I don't know if this is a part of psychology but for the last 1-2 years, I have been feeling that everything seems to feel meaningless, and I've started …

Abstract Thinking 
What is abstract thinking?

Psychology of Love 
Can a person really love another if they do not respect that person?

FBI Profiler 
Hi my name is Sandy Ramon and I live in New Haven Connecticut U.S.A and I want to be a psychologist when I'm older because I want to work for the FBI. …

Psychological Phenomena 
I'm wondering if there is a term for the phenomenon where an individual subconsciously buys into society's stereotypes about a group that they belong to …

Fear of Success 
I have a strange problem from my childhood. I have a fear of success'. Since my childhood I was always average academically and all my siblings were very …

Terms of Endearment 
Why do middle-aged and older women use terms of endearment, such as honey, hon or sweetie when speaking to colleagues, peers, even clients?

Personality Theory 
Is there a theory that discusses how the traits/personalities of people are a result of external factors in life? For example : Explaining how …

Hereditary Depression 
My Father, Mother and brother all suffered from depression. In 1996 my Father and brother both comitted suicide and my Mom died from cancer that same year. …

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Coprolalia-Like Symptoms 
Since I was around 15, I've had Coprolalia-like symptoms where I have trouble controlling profane outbursts. However all of these outbursts are generally …

ADHD Therapy  
I am an adult that was diagnosed with ADHD at the age of 30. Since being diagnosed I have tried a combination of medication and therapy but 3 years ago …

Father and Daughter Feud 
Hi I have a problem with my daughter, and I would like to get advice on how to handle it, she would not speak with me and doesn`t answer my calls this …

Multiple Personality Disorder 
Recently I have noticed changes in my friends memory. At first, she would appear tired and then take a nap and would wake up a couple minutes later. Then …

Psychological Freedom 
What does it mean if I have feelings of confusion about life and what I want and what makes me happy? I feel as if I am tied to all these great people …

Evolutionary Psychologists  
Can anybody help me fill in the gap? Evolutionary Psychologists are more directly concerned with the impact of _______ on behavior?

Absence of a Mother 
My father got custody of me when I was 2 years old and I didnt see my mother again until I was 8 when my parents got back together. After meeting each …

Involuntary geriatric pseudo--phonation 
Can you please suggest what might be causing a relatively constant grunting or whimpering in my 93 year old widowed mom, in probable stage 3 or 4 dementia, …

Devil's Advocate 
Can someone please help me understand what makes a person play the devil's advocate with every sentence other people utter around them. It is one of the …

Graphology 
Does a persons writing reflect their personality?

Teenage Self Esteem 
My 14 year old son thinks that he is not worthy of anything he does or says. He is very bright, straight A student, has four friends he is very close with, …

Split Brain Patient 
If a split brain patient has a picture of a knife flashed to her left hemisphere and a fork to her right, what will she be able to identify in each hand? …

Psychology Career Questions 
I am a first year psychology student. My first assignment is to ask three questions that will be relevant to my career in psychology. I would apreciate …

Disturbing Behavior 
I am very close to a person who has disturbing behaviour and I need some objective comments concerning it. This person sort of takes over the friends and …

Psychology Career 
I am in the IT field and have been so for approximately 16 years. I feel like I have reached the peak of my career in IT, and I am looking at making a …

Meta Analysis 
I need to find some examples of studies that effectively use meta analysis, particularly where meta analysis is employed to increase reliability and validity. …

Stanley Milgram Experiment 
How was data gathered in the Stanley Milgram experiment?

Love Hate Psychology 
Is it possible for a man who has been divorced from his ex-wife for over 10 years and expresses extreme hatred for her often to be in fact still in some …

Health Psychologist 
I am interested in taking up my academic studies again with a view to ultimately qualifying as a Health Psychologist. To date, my academic studies …

Risk Psychology 
My wife recently decided to get a motorcyle licence. She did not tell me about it just did it. When I found out about it I told her I did not want her …

Sports Psychology Degree 
I need some advice. I have been searching for 3 days already for a Bachelor´s (undergraduate) degree in sports and exercise psychology in Europe, but NOT …

Babinski Reflux 
How does the Babinski Reflux help babies to survive?

Classic Psychology 
I am looking for a psychology book that presents classic developments in psychology without distortion. For example, most recent textbooks I've looked …

Extreme Aversion To The Smell of Alcohol 
My boyfriend is extremely sensitive to the smell of alcohol, so much so that if he is around it too long he will throw up. He has never really drank alcohol …

Causes of Violence? 
What are some causes of violence? I need to know for research.

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People Who Can't Stop Talking About Themselves 
I am trying to understand the underlying mechanics of why some people can't stop talking about themselves? I know this one person who is always talking …

Neuropsychology 
What is the gap between neurons called?

Sentence Completion Test 
Is it okay to translate the Sentence Completion Test to your native language so test takers could express themselves better? Or should you only administer …

Psychology and Hunger 
What does it mean when a person gets hungry when talking with a specific person?

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder 
I was diagnosed with PTSD ten years ago. I had never heard of it, but 2 doctors diagnosed me with it. My symptoms were extreme paranoia, insomnia, horrible …

Transpersonal Psychology 
Hi. I am doing my masters in psychology from India part time. I am interested in masters in Transpersonal Psychology . How should go about achieving …

Relationships 
How long is the healing period after a person ends a marriage engagement? In terms of being ready for another relationship?

Psychology of Trust 
I'd like to know a bit more about the psychology of trust. I've read snippets of research papers around the place, but no full text articles or e-books. …

Psychology of Stealing 
I am 22 years old and I know that stealing is bad habit but I used to steal money to fulfill my simple wishes. I Have been stealing money since I was 12 …

Child Behavior 
Back in September my seven year old daughter cut her hair drastically. When she looked in the mirror and noticed how much she had cut she was embarrassed …

Psychological Intolerance 
My relative can be nice, but like her sister (who I married) they have zero tolerance to anything said that may sound remotely like criticism. They both …

Psychology of Touch 
Hello there. First of all a short intro of me; I'm a 26 year old dude from Norway. I'm 183 cm and 110 kg. Meaning I'm heavy build guy but with a somewhat …

Psychology of Superheroes 
Hi i am looking in to how psychoanalysis and psychology can be applied to superhero texts for an essay for my media studies degree. I was wondering …

Depression Test 
Which of the following is NOT true concerning depression ? A. Depression is more common in females than in males. B. Most depressive episodes …

Human Social Behavior (Touch) Question 
What could cause an aversion to human touch? I have a friend who describes it to me as feeling 'incredibly uncomfortable' with human touch. She says that …

Stage 1 Sleep 
What vivid mental images may occur just as one enters stage 1 sleep?

Psychology in South Africa 
Hi. Where can I find information on undergraduate psychology education in South Africa? Mainly the development of the education of psychology in South …

Carl Jung Question 
Does anybody know where and when Carl Jung wrote 'The healthy man does not torture others - generally it is the tortured who turn into torturers'. This …

Classic Condtioning and Operant Condtioning 
Can someone please explain these two learning methods in a very basic form. I am having a challenging time internalizing classical conditioning. Thanks. …

Behavioural Psychology 
I've not done any courses on psychology, but the subject greatly interests me and I've done a lot of research on my own time in to it. However, I'm not …

Child Development 
What are the sensory and perceptual abilities of a newborn?

Developmental Psychology 
Can you suggest a psychology site to get more information about developmental psychology?

Freudian Psychology 
According to Freud , pleasure from nursing your baby is reflected in which part of the personality?

Psychology Experiment 
In a well conducted psychology experiment, there should be only one difference between its various conditions. This difference is the.........?

Forensic Psychology And Criminal Psychology Courses 
I would like to know what subjects I need to take to get my Masters Degree in forensic psychology or criminal psychology . I am taking my associates …

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Is Psychology A Science 
I have seen enough evidence to show that psychology is a science, but what are the weaknesses of psychology as a science?

Psychology As The Behaviorist Views It Query 
Who published "Psychology As The Behaviorist Views It?"

Daydreams 
I took this introduction to psychology class in college and my professor said that most people don't daydream (maybe dream too, I don't remember) in new …

My boss is Driving Me Crazy! Can You Help Me Figure Her Out? 
I have a feeling this won't be easy to answer without lots of detail but here goes. My boss constantly feels the need to disagree with me. If I say it's …

Dreams and the Brain 
How exactly does our brain work when it comes to dreams? What happens at night? Are there any sort of chemical reactions that cause such a thing? P.S. …

Psychology Questions 
Hi my name is Myriah and I'm a Highschool student in a Psychology class and our first assignment is to write 30 questions we would like to know about Psychology …

Cognitive Psychology Question 
This may take a little explaining - but obviously your mind is a powerful tool. I was wondering if it is possible to make myself see things that arn't …

Psychology Definition 
What is the definition of psychology?

Creative Intelligence Paper 
What kind of questions can I ask a parent to find out about how I exhibited early creative intelligent behavior?

Freud Analysis Confusion 
Recently, when I was at a Barnes & Noble, I had the opportunity to read Sigmund Freud's essay, "A Child id Being Beaten". I must admit I don't have …

Master's Degree in Psychology 
Can I study a Master's degree in psychology if my bachelor degree was an education major? Thank you.

Workplace Psychology Phenomenon 
My company makes a security awareness product that requires employeees to read and acknowledge policies. It then tests employee knowledge via multiple-choice …

Mental Health Question 
Someone I knew once described to me that sometimes he felt as though he had 12 tv channels switched on in his head at once. He had some medication which …

Personality Type Based on What Time I Set My Alarm 
When I set my alarm I use a random number. For example 9:01 or 9:22 but never for 9:00 or 9:30. Also, when I use the microwave, I don't set anything for …

Super Ego, Id 
Hi. First, excuse my broken English. The question is: Did Sigmund Freud believe that the "super ego" was "solely" acquired? the same for id. Citation …

Behaviorism Question 
Behaviorism was an early "school" or approach to psychology that was founded by: Edward L. Thorndike, John B. Watson, B.F. Skinner, or Albert Bandura?

The Behaviorist Approach 
Which of the following was NOT a challege to the behaviorist approach? a. language b. attention c. vigilance d. s-r learning.

psychoneuroimmunology 
The field of psychoneuroimmunology studies what?

Freud Influences 
What influenced the ideas of Sigmund Freud?

Deep Psychological Testing 
Not sure if this is the right place to answer a question like this but either way I appreciate your time. First a little context :) I’m an aspiring …

Phobia Name 
Is there a psychological term for someone who has a fear of having their picture taken?

Psychologist Vs Psychiatrist 
What are the differences and similarities between a psychiatrist and a psychologist?

Psychological Term 
What is the term for a person that creates a problem and provides the solution, in order to appear smart or heroic?

Operant Conditioning 
When a previously conditioned response decreases in frequency and eventually disappears this is called what?

Subconscious Jealousy 
Is there such a thing as subconscious jealousy, and if so, what results from it?

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Dyslexia: Theory or Hypothesis? 
I'm doing a master's assignment on the phonological deficit hypothesis / theory of dyslexia - a literature review (3000 words). My dilemma is that my lecture …

Child Parenting Psychology  
My ex-boy friend and I have a six years old son. He is English, and lives in England, and I live in USA, but for the last six years all three of us have …

Psychology of Thought 
What exactly are thoughts?

Requirements to Become A Criminal Psychologist? 
What GCSE's do you require to become a criminal psychologist? (Sometimes known as a forensic psychologist).

Study Material on Military Psychology 
Hello everybody. I am a student of psychology who wants to prepare for exams but haven't got enough material to bank upon and write good answers on the …

The First Priming Experiments 
Does anyone know when the first psychologist(s) performed priming experiments? When were the first stereotype priming experiments? I'm trying to get a …

Slip of The Tongue ? 
My parent continues to occasionally call my spouse (and me) by the wrong name, generally the name of another friend or relative. Same parent will sometimes …

Standard Deviation 
Hi, can someone please explain how to calculate the following? The PDI has a mean of 50 and a standard deviation of 10. Using that information, answer …

Further Education in Psychology 
I did my MSc psychology in 2003 now I want to get further education in clinical or counselling psychology. After a long gap is it possible to get further …

Being Tense Around A Person 
I'm really tense around this one person. I see them everyday and I get really aggrivated everytime I see them. I can't stand being in the same room and …

Child Psychology Questions 
I am curious about the implications abandonment can have on children. My daughter is 5 1/2 years old. Her father has never been involved in her life …

Counseling Psychologist 
What GCSE's do I need to become a counseling psychologist?

Mathematical Minds versus Artistic Minds 
I am curious as to if any studies have been done on the difference between how artistic people solve problems versus how mathematically inclined people …

Community Psychology 
What's the difference between community psychology and other forms of social psychology?

DSM IV 
How does the DSM-IV work? what are the 5 levels and what do they have to do with the 3 components diagnostic classification, diagnostic criteria and descriptive …

Stroop Effect 
For my AP Psychology class I must find two studies that support and two studies that refute the original stroop effect study from 1935. Every study I have …

Cannabis Psychosis 
I was wondering if anyone might know where I can purchase video tapes regarding Marijuana use being a possible link to schizophrenia/psychosis. I am a …

Sports Psychology 
I am looking for information on the field of Sports Psychology. I understand this is an up and coming field but I can not seem to find any info regarding …

Clinical And Counseling Psychology 
I have a BA degree in Psychology. What is the difference between Clincal and Counseling Psychology?

Psychology And Motivation in The Workplace 
How would you describe the psychological role of motivation in the workplace?

Syndrome Name 
I was wondering if anyone knew the name of a syndrome. I ran across it and now can't remember the name. But the syndrome was about when you learn something …

Three Box Theory 
Could anyone possibly tell me what the Three Box Theory is?

Psychology Work Experience Question 
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Psychology Pakistan 
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Sport Psychology 
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Memory Experiment 
I am hoping you can help me. I have been searching the Internet trying to find a copy of a tale used in an experiment on memory. I thought it was used …

Psychology Definitions 
What is the definition of human behaviour, overt behaviour, covert behaviour, mental process, natural science, social science, theory, research, general …

Occupational Therapy Psychology 
I would like to know the difference between an occupational psychologist and an occupational therapist in terms of educational qualifications, duties and …

Psychology Careers 
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Psychology of Superheroes 
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Community Psychology 
Community Psychology question. What are effective family based prevention programs?

Psychological Questions 
I have been asked a few psychological type questions and told what the answers mean (such as your favourite colour and why it means what you think about …

History of Psychology 
What is the history of psychology?

Psychology Degree Course 
What subjects do I need to study to get on a psychology degree course?

Psychology Questions 
What is psychology and when did it start as a science?

The Psychology of Hoarding 
My mom likes to keep all old, unused, broken or spoilt things. My house is full of empty bottles, can, container, newspapers, flyers, old clothes, old …

Left Brain Right Brain 
Psychology question. Is it the left side of the brain that is said to influence humanistic and emotional behaviour and the right side analytical and mechanical …

What Subjects Are Needed To Study Psychology 
What subjects do you need to study psychology? Im not sure if you need maths because I'm hoping to drop it this year. Please help!! xx

Psychology Question 
Hello. I would like to know if the following has some type of name or diagnosis in psychological terms. Any help would be much appreciated. I am currently …

Mature Students 
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Types of Data in Psychology Experiments 
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Psychology of Talking 
I know someone who is 10 years who talks a lot when he is in his house, but doesn't say a word in school; I mean not even a sound. He doesn't even talk …

Can A Marriage Between A Narcissist And A Sociopath Work? 
I have been puzzled by a relationship that is working as if it were "made in heaven". It is only 6 months old and the wedding is in a few weeks time, so …

Social Shyness 
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Child Psychology Question 
I am a Director for a Child Development Center. I have a divorced couple who have one son who is four years of age. The father who only has visitation …

Dealing with Jealousy 
What is the best way to deal with a person who is extremely jealous? I was friends with this person for about 2 years. I recently got a great job, got …

Thought Disorder 
I was just told my son (almost 21) that he has emerging thought disorder and I can't find any information on this subject. Can anyone explain this one …

Why Did She Murder? 
Psycho test. At her mothers funeral a woman falls madly in love with a guy she's never met. She didn't get his name, number, or anything. A few …

Thumb Sucking 
I am a 24 year old woman, I have always struggled with low self esteem, I am a middle child and have an awkward, resentful relationship with my parents …

Starting But Not Finishing Behavior 
Is there a diagnosis for people who start things, but never finish them? To start out excited and enthusiatic, spending money to get the project start …

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Child Aggression 
I recently visited a friends house for the first time. The youngest child is a very sweet, outgoing child, but she seemed very needy and in fact, pushy …

Absence of a Father Figure During Childhood 
Besides the Freud perspective, is there any place I can start looking to find out issues/problems women tend to have due to absence of a father figure …

Social Networking Sites Questionnaire 
Hi everyone. I am a final year psychology student and for my dissertation I am investigating effects of facebook use on health. I am struggling to find …

Girlfriend Calls Me her Ex'es Name Accidentally. What's The Psych Deal? 
Hi, SCENARIO: --------- My girlfriend comes back to the table from a restroom break, and accidentally calls me by her ex'es name. She denies any …

Difference between "self" and "personality" 
What is the difference between self and personality?

How to tell a person his loved one is dead? 
My brother in law was giving his 9 year old granddaughter a ride on his Harley Davidson motorcycle 20 days ago. An 89 year old woman turned into them …

Psychology: Stimuli and Sensation - Question 
How does stimulus trigger a sensory response?

Profile Of Mood States 
Does anyone know where I can find the Profile Of Mood States to assess the way caffeine influences mood?

Computer Games Addiction 
I am addicted to basic computer games such as solitaire, free cell, etc. I waste hours of my day playing them over and over and can't seem to quit. What …

Unusual Thoughts 
Hello All. For a couple of weeks I've being having some unusual thoughts. For example. While I'm boiling water on the gas stove, I imagine keeping my hand …

Counseling and Psychology 
While looking at some colleges, I noticed that some of them offer a major in Counseling, while others offer a major in Psychology. Can Psychology majors …

Antisocial Personality Disorder 
I'm the stepmom of a 16 yr old boy. I have known him since he was 10, but he has been out of state the last 2 years. When I first met him I thought he …

Psychology Stress 
We have been given an assignment in our MBA class in which we have been shown a picture of a very thin 6 year old child. We have been asked to list the …

Child Psychology Question 
My son is 5 and his mother and I were advised by his kindergarten teacher that he is having sad spells and doing things to get attention. We, his parents, …

Correct Psychological Term 
Does anybody know the correct definition for the act of a person repeating something false until they believe it them self and convince others that the …

Psychologically Coping With Loss of Vision 
Hi, I was diagnosed with the eye disease Retinitis Pigmentosa at age 8. The doctors say that I have give or take 7 years before I will become legally blind. …

Goals of Psychology 
What goal is reached when a psychologist tells a client to use mental imagery in an attempt to help the person cope with a problem?

Master's Degree in Psychology 
Can a psychologist be in practice with a Master's Degree in Psychology, or is a higher degree required?

Psychology of Perception 
Describe the perceptual selectivity process with its accompanying perceptual cues?

Memory Psychology 
How will a subject who realizes that a string of letters FBICIATWAATT isn’t random but is really the familiar acronyms: FBI, CIA, TWA, and ATT do on …

Criminal Psychology in India 
I want to persue M.A in criminal psychology. Can anybody guide me about the universities offering this course in india and also about previous question …

What is Wrong? 
OK, I've noticed this for some time now, but I just don't know where else to turn. I get this heavy feeling in my head, I feel like I can't have fun, even …

Anterograde Amnesia 
I wanted to find out where I could watch or get hold of videos on Patient H.M. or on anterograde amnesia. I need them urgently for my psychology project. …

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Is there a link between sexual activity and bullying. Not rated yet
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What is it Called When....? Not rated yet
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Being Made Fun of at Work Not rated yet
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Opening of a Psychology Session Not rated yet
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Misbehaving Toddler Not rated yet
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Side Effect of Dementia or Not? Not rated yet
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Designing Questions To Predict Future Behavior Not rated yet
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Calculated Behavior Not rated yet
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Self Defeating Behaviors Not rated yet
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Believing Something is True Despite The Facts Not rated yet
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Popular Psychology Term: Emotional Button Not rated yet
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Graduate Studies in Psychology Not rated yet
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Eating Disorder? Not rated yet
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Best Interests of My Child Not rated yet
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Child and Cultural Psychology Not rated yet
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Social Development Question Not rated yet
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Psychology Internship in India Not rated yet
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Cognition and Music Not rated yet
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Childcare Research Not rated yet
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Personality Type Not rated yet
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Therapist Client Relationship Not rated yet
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Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory-iii Not rated yet
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Subjects Needed To Study Psychology Not rated yet
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Strange Involuntary Reaction Not rated yet
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Self-Defeating Behavior Not rated yet
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Is This A Psychological Problem? Not rated yet
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Referencing Articles Not rated yet
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Child Behavior Question Not rated yet
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Psychoanalysis As A Sociocultural Movement Not rated yet
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How To Move On? Not rated yet
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Criminal Psychology Questions Not rated yet
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Stress Reaction Not rated yet
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Workplace Psychology Not rated yet
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The Effects of Stress on The Human Body Not rated yet
I was a psychology major in the 1960s. One of the textbooks I used discussed the effects of stress on the human body. The text included photo-copies of …

Never Frightened Not rated yet
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Conversations Without Shared Context Not rated yet
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Survival Mode Not rated yet
After I took an IQ test the counselor said that I was in survival mode. What did she mean by that?

Chewing Habit Not rated yet
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Overcoming Inadequacy Not rated yet
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Interacting With Others Not rated yet
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What To Tell The Kids Not rated yet
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Right About Everything Not rated yet
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Multiple Personality Disorder Question Not rated yet
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Study Options For Child Psychology Not rated yet
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Explaining Death To Children Not rated yet
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Group Dynamics Not rated yet
Is it natural for people to try to blend in with a group rather than making their own choice and going against the group's idea or choice? Related …

Language Processing Disorder? Not rated yet
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Empathetic Illness Not rated yet
Whenever my mother is sick, I feel the same exact symptoms she feels, even though I don't have her illness. I just suffer the symptoms. Why?

Child Psychology Not rated yet
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Criminality Not rated yet
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Clinical Psychologist Question Not rated yet
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Co-Worker Psychology Not rated yet
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Attachment Disorder? Not rated yet
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Dissociative Memory Not rated yet
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Mental Health Not rated yet
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Psychology Underpinning Behavior Not rated yet
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Psychology Wikis Not rated yet
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Fundamental Attribution Error Not rated yet
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Statistics in Psychology Not rated yet
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Feeling Lost Not rated yet
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Psychology of Touching Not rated yet
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Life Span Development Not rated yet
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Child and Adolescent Psychology Not rated yet
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Why Did I Change? Not rated yet
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Biological Psychology Questions (Brain Function) Not rated yet
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Memory Recall Accuracy Not rated yet
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PsyD Question Not rated yet
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Personal Bias Research  Not rated yet
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Social Contact Not rated yet
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Character Flaw Not rated yet
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College Student Social Support Scale Not rated yet
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Developing A Positive Self Concept Not rated yet
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Amnesia Question Not rated yet
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Manic Depression Symptoms Not rated yet
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Body Language Question Not rated yet
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Psychology of Temptation Not rated yet
What causes us to be tempted?

Child Psychology And Development Not rated yet
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Smiling Psychology Not rated yet
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Psychologists in The Media Not rated yet
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Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis Not rated yet
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Measuring Stress Not rated yet
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Empathy Question Not rated yet
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Self Castration Not rated yet
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Psychological Study Samples Not rated yet
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Taking Credit For Something Someone Else Did Not rated yet
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Friend Does Inappropriate Things He Can't Remember Doing Not rated yet
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Flash Bulb Memory Not rated yet
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Mind's Eye Not rated yet
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Counseling Psychologists Not rated yet
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Master's in Organizational Psychology in Dubai Not rated yet
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Relationship Fear Not rated yet
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Psychology Crossword Question Not rated yet
The ability to attend to only one voice out of many is the ------------- effect (13 letters).

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Why Psychology? Not rated yet
Why did you major in psychology?

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Psychology Vocabulary Not rated yet
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Self Harm Attention Seeking Not rated yet
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Human Intelligence Not rated yet
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Psychology Online Not rated yet
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Referring To Self as "We" Not rated yet
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Strange Behavior Not rated yet
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Choosing A Partner  Not rated yet
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Old Memories Not rated yet
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Personality Disorder Not rated yet
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Kids Sports Not rated yet
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Remembering the Extraordinary Not rated yet
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Deceased Father Syndrome Not rated yet
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Psychology of Pictures Not rated yet
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Zoning Out Not rated yet
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Self Disclosure Not rated yet
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Mental Health Not rated yet
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Antisocial Personality Disorder Question Not rated yet
Do you think that it is possible for APD (sociopathy) to be a genetic X-linked trait?

Freeze Response Not rated yet
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Attitude Change Not rated yet
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Repetitive Behavior Not rated yet
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Child Behavior Change Not rated yet
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Self Reflection Not rated yet
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Fear of Being Touched Not rated yet
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Memories And The Subconscious Not rated yet
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Narcissism Not rated yet
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Psychological Term Not rated yet
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Courses in Psychology Not rated yet
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Abnormal Behavior Not rated yet
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Cybernetics Not rated yet
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Getting Started in Psychology Not rated yet
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Positive Psychology Programs Not rated yet
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Family Psychology Not rated yet
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Imaginary Friend Not rated yet
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Psychological Links to Vaccinations Not rated yet
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Child Psychology Question Not rated yet
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Weight Loss Hang-ups Not rated yet
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Personality Type Not rated yet
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Which is Not A Behavior? Not rated yet
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Hawthorne Effect? Not rated yet
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Worried About My Older Brother Not rated yet
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Psychology Science Not rated yet
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Mind Psychology Not rated yet
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Psychology of Noise Not rated yet
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Transference Not rated yet
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Narcissism Not rated yet
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Aspergers Not rated yet
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Polygraph Experiment Not rated yet
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Compulsive Behavior Question Not rated yet
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Body Language Question Not rated yet
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Psychology of Friendship Not rated yet
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Model Eating Disorder Not rated yet
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Self Awareness Not rated yet
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Selfish Behavior Not rated yet
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Memory Question Not rated yet
What kind of memory is not governed by our hippocampus?

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Biology and Behavior  Not rated yet
Why do you think some observers think it would be dangerous to adhere to an extreme heredity view of psychological traits?

Psychology in the Workplace Not rated yet
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B.F. Skinner Theories Not rated yet
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Intelligent skepticism Not rated yet
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Accident Prone Not rated yet
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Psychology Case Study Research  Not rated yet
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Phone Addiction Not rated yet
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Human Mind Psychology Not rated yet
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Psychology Student Books Not rated yet
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Behavioral Psychology Question Not rated yet
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Research Methods Psychology Not rated yet
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Psychology and Marketing Not rated yet
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Anger Problem Not rated yet
My girlfriend has a bad temper so I get her mad on purpose to help her control her anger. Am I doing wrong by doing this?

Lack of Emotion Not rated yet
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Child Psychology Career Not rated yet
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Dissociative Experience Not rated yet
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Experimental Design Not rated yet
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Reproduction Not rated yet
Lisa had sextuplets: 3 identical triplet girls, 2 identical twin boys and a son who barely resembles his siblings. What made this happen?

Psychology of Lunch Not rated yet
Most people eat lunch at 12PM. Why does this happen? What Psychological theory explains this occurance?

Gender Roles Not rated yet
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Task Psychology Not rated yet
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Child Psychology Question Not rated yet
Why doesn't a school boy write the answers to the questions in exams even when he knows all the answers and has enough time to write them?

Blinking Behavior Question Not rated yet
Blinking of the eye when an object comes near to it is an example of what behavior?

Psychology Degree Question Not rated yet
If I was to get a degree in Psychology from a University in Europe would I be able to work in the US as well as Europe with that degree?

Confused on Graduate Specialization! Not rated yet
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Hypnotic phenomenon Not rated yet
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Psychology Goal Not rated yet
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Talking To Yourself Not rated yet
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Naturalistic Observation Not rated yet
Where can I find information ond naturalistic observation including longitudinal and cross-section and case study?

Classical Conditioning Not rated yet
When a response has been conditioned to a specific stimulus, other similar stimuli will also elicit the response. What is this called?

Black Humor Not rated yet
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Marriage Problems Not rated yet
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Thinking and Intelligence Not rated yet
Do concepts change to reflect your experiences?

Predetermined Adult Character Traits by age 7 Not rated yet
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Developmental Psychology Question Not rated yet
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Visualization Exercises Not rated yet
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Is This A Psychology Question Not rated yet
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Freud Theory Not rated yet
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Likability Not rated yet
How do we get someone to like us?

Frustration Anger Not rated yet
What are the effects that inadequate instructions have on level of frustration and anger?

Prescribed Drugs Not rated yet
Should presently available drugs, or future ones, be prescribed for people without psychological disorders to enhance or change their personality?

Confined Spaces Not rated yet
Why do I prefer to be in small confined spaces instead of large, open spaces? This has been my preference since I can remember.

Bipolar Not rated yet
I was diagnosed twenty years ago with bipolar and PTSD. I have been in therapy and on medication for thirty years. Recently, my psychologist informed me …

Psychologists Ethics Not rated yet
Psychologists follow a code of ethics that has been developed by the American Psychological Association. What happens when participants must be misled …

Psychology Test Question Not rated yet
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Peer Pressure Not rated yet
Which college student is more likley to submit to peer pressure and why? The quiet student from the big city, or the outgoing football player from the …

Contextual Influences Not rated yet
Which is more susceptible to cultural or contextual influence, sensation or perception? Why?

Intellectual Development Not rated yet
What is meant by intellectual development?

Child Behavior Problem Not rated yet
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Criminal Psychologist Not rated yet
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Strange Situation Attachment Not rated yet
In the Strange Situation, what are the four types of insecure attachment categories?

Freud Theory Not rated yet
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BF Skinner Not rated yet
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Sixth Sense Not rated yet
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Sibling Communication Not rated yet
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Winning An Argument Not rated yet
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First Born Children Not rated yet
Do first born children have more chance of success in life?

Insecure Attachment  Not rated yet
How safe is a diagnosis of insecure attachment without possession of the full history of the child i.e., no consultation with parents, siblings, or any …

Applying Classical Conditioning Not rated yet
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Psychology Certificate Course Not rated yet
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Cognitive Disorder Not rated yet
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Psychology Counseling Not rated yet
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Intelligent Skepticism Not rated yet
What is the meaning of Intelligent Skepticism?

Psychological Term Not rated yet
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Exam Stress Not rated yet
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Personality Type of Mutterers Not rated yet
What type of person prefers to mutter a thought under his breath rather than say what's on his mind?

Substitute Mom Not rated yet
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Inferiority Complex Not rated yet
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Community Psychology Not rated yet
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Child Stealing Not rated yet
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Psychopathology Not rated yet
What does "A semi turbulent adolecence...overt psychopathology" mean?

Fight or Flight Not rated yet
Which component of the nervous system calms the body after the fight-or-flight response?

Clinical Term Used Not rated yet
What is the clinical term for a person whom constantly has to claim they are doing better in life than you are?

Empericism Not rated yet
What is empericism?

Psychology of Emotion Not rated yet
Why are women more emotional than men?

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Psychology Statistics Question Not rated yet
In a large population what shape curve is expected to explain the distributions?

Psychology of Made Up Stories Not rated yet
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Serial Positioning Effect Not rated yet
In the Glanzer & Cunitz 1966 experiment on the Serial Positioning Effect, what was the experimental design? I can't find anything on the method of the …

Stages of Life Not rated yet
What are the significant relationships in each of the first five stages of a person's life?

Mental Psychology  Not rated yet
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Psychological Sleep Disorder Not rated yet
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Psychological Condition Not rated yet
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Psychology GCSE Not rated yet
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Psychology 101 Question Not rated yet
In an experiment to assess the effects of a new hay fever drug, two groups are used. One group is given the drug while the second group is given a pill …

Psychology and Biology Not rated yet
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Sports Psychologist Salary Not rated yet
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Type of Psychologist Not rated yet
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Psychology Research Methods Questions Not rated yet
What are good examples of a case study, survey, naturalistic study/observation, and correlation?

Psychology of Lying Not rated yet
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Research Methods Question Not rated yet
What is the research term used in relation to an indepth examination of a single individual?

Type A personality Not rated yet
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IQ Question Not rated yet
What is the difference between superior IQ, and superior intellect?

Studying psychology in the USA Not rated yet
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Psychology Questions Not rated yet
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Psychological Problem Not rated yet
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Art and the Creative Unconscious Not rated yet
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How Do You Teach A Pigeon To Bowl?  Not rated yet
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Human Psychology Question Not rated yet
Does knowing right from wrong mean that people will always act in accordance to their judgement?

Psychotic Symptoms? Not rated yet
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Cognitive Psychology Question Not rated yet
I once was given a term that describes the type of person who cannot move to the next progressive step after completing a task...someone who must be lead …

Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs Not rated yet
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States of Rage from Sex Abuse Question Not rated yet
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Cognitive Psychology Memory Question Not rated yet
Does anybody know where I can find information on the distinction between process and structure based approaches in memory?

Dreams and Articles Not rated yet
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Maternal Deprivation Not rated yet
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Psychology Essay Not rated yet
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Learn psychology Not rated yet
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Facial Expressions Not rated yet
How can you tell if someone is pleased with a conversation?

Psychological Disorder Question Not rated yet
What is the name of the disorder in which a person continues to ask question after question? (It's not OCD) Example: John Doe: Why did you buy …

Child Behavior Question Not rated yet
Why does my child urinate in bottles and leave them hidden for days at a time? Behavior first started after myself and his step mom split up. He is sixteen …

Psychology Certification Not rated yet
Do I need a Master's Degree to apply for psychology certification?

Eye Contact Not rated yet
I on occasion go to a social center for residents in my area. I have noticed one female member of staff there who although she seems friendly and chatty, …

Bad Luck Not rated yet
why do I have bad luck in my exams? I always know everything but I don't know why always bad happenings occures! Even for example if exam is computer based …

Sound Localization Not rated yet
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Psychological Term Not rated yet
What is the term for someone who says you have a behavior issue, when it is really them with that issue?

Psychology of Lying Not rated yet
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Music Psychology Not rated yet
I'm doing a high school project on music psychology and was wondering if there was anybody I could contact (professor etc)for an interveiw. Thank you for …

Classical and Operant Conditioning Not rated yet
Explain several similarities and differences between two types of conditioning. Give two examples of each pointing out what characteristics make the examples …

Learning Not rated yet
How do we learn?

Psychologist Client Not rated yet
When a psychologist forms a conclusion regarding a client's chance of recovery, it is an attempt to reach what goal of psychology?

Psychology of Collecting Not rated yet
although this can be very broad and to varying degrees, what is the general perception of someone who collects things or has a collection? If …

Research Psychologists Not rated yet
How do research psychologists come up with conclusions in their studies?

Facial Processing Question Not rated yet
What is the "whole face advantage"?

Psychology Licensure Not rated yet
I go to a popular school that offers a masters program in psychology, but it isn't clincal, what do I have to do to make my masters degree work for me …

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Physiological Arousal Not rated yet
What are the three emotions that involve similar physiological arousal?

Psychology of Compliance Not rated yet
The method for getting people to comply in which a small request is followed by a larger request is known as what kind of technique?

Extrasensory Perception Not rated yet
I've had a few times in my life when I knew what was going to be said and what was going to happen before it happened. How can this be? Why does this happen? …

Behavior Therapy Not rated yet
What is desensitization hierarchy?

Psychological Stress Not rated yet
What is the relationship between psychology and stress?

Stimulus Response Not rated yet
What is a simple unlearned response to a stimulus?

Mental Disorder? Not rated yet
My now 19 year old daughter, picked up and moved out of our home when she was 16. With the help of her father who she had not be in contact with for 13 …

Obedience Psychology Not rated yet
What type of personality is most likely to obey?

Psychological Definition Not rated yet
Is there a psychological term that defines a person who wants to or must be seen? This person, to a point, becomes overbearing and obnoxious in an effort …

Verbal Ability Not rated yet
When is verbal ability superior in females?

History of Psychology Not rated yet
What was the impact on the field and practice of psychology given its early development by a predominantly white male professional base to the exclusion …

Neuropsychology Not rated yet
You could locate receptor sites involved in transmitting a nerve impulse by finding what?

Psychological Assessment Not rated yet
How do psychologists answer psychological questions?

Intuition Not rated yet
Do you think common sense and intuition are sufficient in understanding why people act the way they do? I am studying bs psychology.

Mulitiple Personality Disorder Not rated yet
A very bright adult talks in three different voices, and acts differently with all three. The child voice goes with child/baby/sweet behavior and the grown …

Psychology Stimulus Response Question Not rated yet
What is a new stimulus that was originally ineffective in eliciting a response but has become capable of doing so?

Psychology Multiple Choice Questions Not rated yet
1. The process of seeking out and interpreting siuations so as to attain a positive view of one's self is: (a) self-encouragement (b) Self-indulgence …

Introduction to Psychology  Not rated yet
How do psychologists reach conclusions in their studies?

Psychology of Play Not rated yet
My 3 year old granddaughter is a happy lively child, however I notice that while she is playing she consistently puts her toys and object she playes with …

Psychology Work Experience Not rated yet
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Konrad Lorenz Geese Experiment Not rated yet
Was the Konrad Lorenz geese experiment a case study for evolutionary theory?

Psychologists Conclusions Not rated yet
How do research psychologists come up with conclusions in their studies?

Adolescent Psychology Not rated yet
What kinds of questions can you ask to determine if a teen is happy and mentally healthy?

Psychology Seeing and Hearing Question Not rated yet
What is the dimmest light the average person can see? The quietest sound they can hear? Explain why.

Name of Psychological Test? Not rated yet
What is the name of the psychology test where the interviewer asks the inteviewee to arrange 3 cards, each having a drawing of a kid in the process …

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Traumatic Stimulus Not rated yet
What do you call an obsession of becoming something arising from a trauma suffered or witnessed, like the death of a family member? (e.g. a boy witnessed …

Sensation and Perception Psychology Not rated yet
1. ______ explains when we are likely to detect weak signals. A) Weber's Law B) Absolute Threshold C) Signal Detection Theory D) Difference Threshold …

Social Sciences Not rated yet
State two difficulties faced by the social sciences as they attempt to study a social issue.

Diabulimia Article Not rated yet
I have written a diabulimia (eating disorders with type 1 diabetes) article specifically tailored for clinical psychologists. Where is the pertinent …

Grieving Process Not rated yet
What does it mean when someone dreams about a dead loved one, that died over 7 years ago? What does it mean when you see the same person in a public crowd? …

Psychology And Humanity Not rated yet
What do you think are some of the contributions of psychology to humanity?

Introduction to Psychology Not rated yet
How did psychology come to existence? What do you think are some of the contributions of psychology to humanity?

Behaviorial Habit Not rated yet
What might be the reasoning for someone to always touch or move items? The touch could be as subtle as placing one finger on a box or it could be kicking …

Learning Theory Question Not rated yet
Your neighbor has taught three of her dogs to do tricks on command. She taught her mastiff, Fifi to jump through a hula-hoop by using a food reward whenever …

The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People Not rated yet
Stephen Covey's book "The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People" is arguably one of the most influential books on maximizing potential in the past 25 …

Self Identity Not rated yet
Is there a core to your self identity independent of how others define you?

Prejudice Not rated yet
What are three broad origins of prejudice?

What Branch of Psychology Not rated yet
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Neuropsychology Question Not rated yet
What is the neurotransmitter that is involved in muscle contraction and Alzhiemer's disease called?

Science and Pseudoscience in Psychology Not rated yet
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Dream Psychology Not rated yet
I have recently had a very vivid, clear dream of a situation that happened to me in the mid 1980’s. Back then, I partied and drank too much. I had many …

Research Psychologists Not rated yet
How do research psychologists come up with conclusions in their studies?

Animal Experiments in Psychology Not rated yet
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Psychology of Social Networking Not rated yet
How are social networking sites viewed in psychology?

Delusions Not rated yet
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Deviant Behavior Not rated yet
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Which perspective considers the relationship between individuals and their cognitive, personality, and social worlds?

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Is the goal of Psychology to observe, correlate, and change behavior?

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What field of psychology contains social, cognitive, and abnormal psychology?

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Writing as Therapy Not rated yet
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Behavioral Trends Not rated yet
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Knowledge of Psychology  Not rated yet
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Psychological Studies Not rated yet
From what group are participants in psychological studies most often drawn-and why does it matter?

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Organizational Psychology Not rated yet
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Freud And The "Self" Not rated yet
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Research Methods Not rated yet
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Discriminative Learning Not rated yet
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Psychological Definition Not rated yet
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Sigmund Freud Not rated yet
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Childhood Trauma, Violent Behavior Not rated yet
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Behavioural Question Not rated yet
I have a friend who always refers to himself by name as if he were talking about someone else. e.g. He will say 'Mike did it'; but the problem is he is …

Catharsis Not rated yet
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Photo Phobia Not rated yet
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The Law of Attraction Not rated yet
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Psychology Schools That offer A CAGS Program Not rated yet
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Social Butterflies Not rated yet
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Military Psychologist Not rated yet
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Hallucinatory obliviousness Not rated yet
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Role of The Prefrontal Cortex in Psychological Development Not rated yet
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Obsession or Just Experimental? Abnormal or Not? Not rated yet
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Self Presentation Strategies Not rated yet
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Educational Psychology Not rated yet
How would affective matching affect an LD childs ability to form a relationship?

Psychological Disorder? Not rated yet
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Psychology And Common Sense Not rated yet
What is the difference between psychology and common sense?

Freud's Stages of Development Not rated yet
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Child With Imaginary Friend & Dyspraxia Not rated yet
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Organizational Psychology Question Not rated yet
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Social Identity Theory Not rated yet
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Memory Encoding Not rated yet
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Psychological Character Not rated yet
Since the character of a person is formed by the age of 5 can the "character" be changed or only behavior?

The Neural Mechanism(s) of Inquiry/Questions Not rated yet
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Psychological Illness? Not rated yet
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Obedience to Authority Not rated yet
Why is obedience so powerful even from the most minimal signs of authority (e.g. someone who wears any kind of a uniform)?

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Intelligence and Creativity Not rated yet
Discuss the similarities and differences between current views on the nature and assessment of intelligence and creativity?

The Big Five Not rated yet
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Temporary Insanity Not rated yet
Can someone have temporary insanity more than once in their life?

Child Development and Learning Not rated yet
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Psychology of Sensation and Perception Not rated yet
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Behavior Question Not rated yet
A behavior that is obviously not learned is?

Experimental Psychologist Not rated yet
How much stress is assoiciated with the job? Is this a good job if you have a family?

Psychology of Tying knots in String Not rated yet
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Psychologists Question Not rated yet
What psychologists are finding new ways/methods of examining old questions?

Constructing A Textual Being Not rated yet
Define how psychologists construct a textual being

Becoming A Social Psychologist Not rated yet
How much much school is needed for this type of psychological career?

General Psychology Not rated yet
Do you think intuition and common sense are suficient for understanding why people act the way they do?

Depression and Parental Age Not rated yet
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Perception Question Not rated yet
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Psychology of Superheroes Not rated yet
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Amnesia and Personality Not rated yet
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Biological Psychology Not rated yet
What two major systems of the body coordinate and integrate behavior?

Psychology of Power Not rated yet
What is the psychological profile of individuals who are obsessed with attaining positions of power?

Memory Loss Not rated yet
If you lose your memory, does it effect your breathing, heartbeat, talking, walking, etc?

Psychology of Liking Not rated yet
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Why is Psychology Important Not rated yet
Why is psychology important to our everday living?

Psychology and Philosophy Not rated yet
What is/are the distinction/s of psychology and philosophy?

Schools of Thought in Psychology Not rated yet
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Psychology A Level Not rated yet
What educational requirements are needed to do psychology A-level?

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Absence of A Mother During A Boys Childhood Not rated yet
I read an article a couple of weeks ago about the absence of the father in a girls childhood and how it affects her relationships in the future with men. …

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