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1951

Willem J.M. Levelt.

in A History of Psycholinguistics

October 2012; published online January 2013.

Chapter. Subjects: cognitive psychology. 7430 words.

Psycholinguistics is a discipline that was said to have emerged in 1951, which was also the time when three notable events occurred. This chapter discusses these three landmark events that...

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A “Stranger” in the Holy Land

Phillip L. Hammack.

in Narrative and the Politics of Identity

December 2010; published online January 2011.

Chapter. Subjects: social psychology. 26684 words.

This chapter outlines the author's own research practice designed to address the theoretical questions about culture, narrative, and identity posed in Chapter 1. But this chapter cannot...

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A 15-Year Longitudinal Study of Halstead-Reitan Neuropsychological Test Performance

Merrill F. Elias, Michael A. Robbins and Penelope K. Elias.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

November 1996.

Journal Article. Subjects: geriatric medicine; psychology; gerontology and ageing. 0 words.

Using a two-stage growth curve analysis, change over time in performance on tests in the Halstead-Reitan Battery and Average Impairment Rating (AIR) was assessed for 53 individuals who...

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A 5-Year Retrospective Examination of Cognitive Screening Test Stages in Normal Older Adults and Patients With Alzheimer's Disease

Kenichi Meguro, Masumi Shimada, Satoshi Yamaguchi, Junichi Ishizaki, Atsushi Yamadori and Yasuyoshi Sekita.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

September 2001; published online September 2001.

Journal Article. Subjects: geriatric medicine; psychology; gerontology and ageing. 3968 words.

One conception of aging and cognitive deterioration is that cognitive decline becomes common with age, and dementia may be regarded as one extreme of the continuum. An alternative conception...

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* A balanced psychology and a full life

Martin E.P. Seligman, Acacia C. Parks and Tracy Steen.

in The Science of Well-Being

November 2005; published online March 2012.

Chapter. Subjects: cognitive psychology. 4267 words.

This chapter provides a brief overview of American psychology and its history. The goals of studying genius and talent and making relatively untroubled people happy took a backseat to the...

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 A Contemporary Perspective on Multilevel Analyses and Social Neuroscience

Gary G. Berntson and John T. Cacioppo.

in Interdisciplinary Research

April 2008; published online September 2008.

Chapter. Subjects: neuropsychology. 9913 words.

This chapter describes a collaborative interdisciplinary program to elucidate the links and underlying mechanisms of psychophysiological relations and their implications for health. This...

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 A Context for Hippocampal Place Cells during Learning

Sheri J. Y. Mizumori.

in Hippocampal Place Fields

March 2008; published online May 2008.

Chapter. Subjects: neuropsychology. 19533 words.

A popular current view is that place fields are shaped by very specific prior experiences of animals. That is, memory (or memory retrieval) plays an important role in determining the way...

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 A Journey through the Interdisciplinary Landscape of Biodemography

S. Jay Olshansky and Bruce A. Carnes.

in Interdisciplinary Research

April 2008; published online September 2008.

Chapter. Subjects: neuropsychology. 12372 words.

This chapter presents an interdisciplinary collaboration that has made scientific contributions to the emerging field of biodemography. It identities personal and professional challenges...

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A (Short-Term) Counter-VDR Strategy

John Horgan.

in Divided We Stand

January 2013; published online January 2013.

Chapter. Subjects: social psychology. 10744 words.

This chapter presents policy makers with a series of recommendations to consider in formulating a response to the dissidents. They include drawing a greater distinction between violence and...

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* A well-being manifesto for a flourishing society1

Nic Marks and Hetan Shah.

in The Science of Well-Being

November 2005; published online March 2012.

Chapter. Subjects: cognitive psychology. 12816 words.

This chapter presents the key points of the well-being manifesto developed by the new economics foundation, a think tank in London, to provide a guide for ‘well-being politics’ that may...

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