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Adulthood

Judith Stevens-Long, Michael Lewis and Steven W. Page.

in Psychology

P ublished online October 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Developmental Psychology; Health Psychology; History and Systems in Psychology; Educational Psychology; Social Psychology. 13555 words.

As an independent field of study, adult development emerged from psychology, sociology, and gerontology in the early 1970s. Several important streams contributed to its growth and these can...

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Advances in Neuroscience and Reading Disabilities

Elaine Clark and Janiece L. Pompa.

in The Oxford Handbook of School Psychology

February 2011; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Educational Psychology. 11575 words.

Current neuroscience research suggests that with appropriate interventions of sufficient duration and frequency, struggling readers can access quicker, more efficient neurologic pathways...

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Advances in the Genetics of Deafness

Kathleen S. Arnos and Arti Pandya.

in The Oxford Handbook of Deaf Studies, Language, and Education, Volume 1, Second Edition

January 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Educational Psychology; Cognitive Psychology. 8873 words.

Genetic factors are believed to account for more than half of all cases of congenital or early-onset moderate to profound deafness. The identification of several dozen genes for deafness,...

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Advising Students about Graduate School in Nonpsychology Fields

Susan Burns.

in The Oxford Handbook of Undergraduate Psychology Education

August 2015; p ublished online May 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Social Psychology; Educational Psychology. 4742 words.

Advising students for postgraduate studies in psychology is an activity with which most faculty members in psychology are comfortable and, often, enjoy; however, when students approach...

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Affect, Motivation, Working Memory, and Mathematics

Alex M. Moore, Nathan O. Rudig and Mark H. Ashcraft.

in The Oxford Handbook of Numerical Cognition

July 2015; p ublished online March 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Educational Psychology; Developmental Psychology. 10486 words.

This article reviews the topics of affect, motivation, working memory, and their relationships to mathematics learning and performance. The underlying factors of interest, motivation,...

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Affective Forecasting

Cheryl Hahn, Dieynaba Ndiaye, Timothy Wilson and Daniel Gilbert.

in Psychology

P ublished online November 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Developmental Psychology; Health Psychology; History and Systems in Psychology; Educational Psychology; Social Psychology. 11610 words.

In our everyday life it is common to make predictions about our future emotions. For example, we may predict that we will feel devastated if we were to break up with a significant other or...

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African American English and Its Link to Reading Achievement

Holly K. Craig.

in The Oxford Handbook of Reading

September 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Educational Psychology. 11119 words.

African American English (AAE) is a major American dialect. Recent research has focused on student patterns of AAE feature usage and found important relationships between AAE and reading...

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Aggression

Timothy Deckman, Richard S. Pond and C. Nathan DeWall.

in Psychology

P ublished online November 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Developmental Psychology; Health Psychology; History and Systems in Psychology; Educational Psychology; Social Psychology. 7902 words.

Violence and aggression are prevalent across human cultures and daily life. One merely has to turn on the television or open an Internet browser to quickly gain access to violent images....

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Alzheimer's Disease

Chad Hales and Allan Levey.

in Psychology

P ublished online November 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Developmental Psychology; Health Psychology; History and Systems in Psychology; Educational Psychology; Social Psychology. 3464 words.

Memory is a conserved cognitive task that has persisted for thousands of years. Early utilization may have assisted in returning to the best hunting ground or fruit grove while more current...

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Anger

Kirby Deater-Deckard and Zhe Wang.

in Psychology

P ublished online September 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Developmental Psychology; Health Psychology; History and Systems in Psychology; Educational Psychology; Social Psychology. 10778 words.

Anger is a complex psychological construct and behavior. Some researchers conceptualize anger from a “state-emotion” perspective, whereas others define it as an “affective trait.” Some...

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