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Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

When a computer or a user is directly connected into a network and is capable of interacting with it, for example by querying the contents of a database.

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Seniors’ Online Communities and Well-Being in Later Life

Galit Nimrod.

in The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Geropsychology

October 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Clinical Psychology; Health Psychology; Social Psychology. 9864 words.

This chapter aims to explore the potential value of seniors’ online communities for the well-being of older adults. Based on a series of studies that utilized various methods (including...

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Managing Your Health Online: Issues in the Selection, Curation, and Sharing of Digital Health Information

Elizabeth Sillence and Pam Briggs.

in The Oxford Handbook of Cyberpsychology

May 2019; p ublished online June 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Clinical Psychology; Health Psychology. 8098 words.

It is now easier than ever before to access digital health information. Individuals can monitor and record information about their own health, gather information online, and share personal...

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Gambling in Sport and Performance Psychology

Loredana A. Marchica and Jeffrey L. Derevensky.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Psychology

P ublished online December 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Health Psychology. 9206 words.

With the gambling market continuously shifting and evolving, one form of gambling has uninterruptedly remained a staple in most cultures. Sports wagering has been and remains one of the...

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Internet-Based Methods in Managing Alcohol Misuse

Stuart Linke and Elizabeth Murray.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Psychology

P ublished online December 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Clinical Psychology; Health Psychology. 10860 words.

Alcohol-use disorders are widespread and associated with a greatly increased risk of health-related and societal harms. The majority of harms associated with consumption are experienced by...

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Daily Diary Designs in Lifespan Developmental Psychology

Shevaun D. Neupert and Jennifer A. Bellingtier.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Psychology

P ublished online March 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Developmental Psychology; Health Psychology; Research Methods in Psychology. 15307 words.

Daily diary designs allow researchers to examine processes that change together on a daily basis, often in a naturalistic setting. By studying within-person covariation between daily...

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Psychology

Edited by Dana S. Dunn.

P ublished online November 2011 .

Research Guide. Subjects: Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Developmental Psychology; Health Psychology; History and Systems in Psychology; Educational Psychology; Social Psychology.

Made up of a rapidly expanding range of articles written by distinguished international scholars, this dynamic, continuously updated online resource offers exclusive authoritative research...

Assessment of Thinking in Educational Settings

Gregory Schraw.

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. 9844 words.

The study of thinking and thinking skills is one of the most important topics in education. Experts agree that there are many different types of thinking, including core categories such as...

Life-Span Development

Kathleen Stassen Berger.

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. 7739 words.

Life-span development studies human development from the moment of conception to the last breath. The goal is not to describe characteristics of any particular time period but to trace and...

Teaching of Psychology

Dana S. Dunn.

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. 11710 words.

Psychology is somewhat distinct from other academic disciplines in that its own knowledge can be used to improve how its subject matter is taught and learned. Further, anyone in the...

Social Support

Robert G. Kent de Grey, Bert N. Uchino, Ryan Trettevik, Sierra Cronan and Jasara Hogan.

in Psychology

P ublished online January 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Developmental Psychology; Health Psychology; History and Systems in Psychology; Educational Psychology; Social Psychology. 7204 words.

Social support is a broad construct comprising both the social structure of an individual’s life and the specific functions served by various interpersonal relationships. Structural aspects...

Replication Initiatives in Psychology

Jennifer Bastart, Richard A. Klein and Hans IJzerman.

in Psychology

P ublished online May 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Developmental Psychology; Health Psychology; History and Systems in Psychology; Educational Psychology; Social Psychology. 6742 words.

Replication is one key component toward a robust cumulative knowledge base. It plays a critical function in assessing the stability of the scientific literature. Replication involves...

Humanistic Psychology

Andrew M. Bland and Eugene M. DeRobertis.

in Psychology

P ublished online October 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Developmental Psychology; Health Psychology; History and Systems in Psychology; Educational Psychology; Social Psychology. 12204 words.

Humanistic psychology emphasizes individualized qualities of optimal well-being and use of creative potential to benefit others, as well as the relational conditions that promote those...

Nonparametric Statistical Analysis in Psychology

Gregory J. Privitera and James J. Gillespie.

in Psychology

P ublished online August 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Developmental Psychology; Health Psychology; History and Systems in Psychology; Educational Psychology; Social Psychology. 5216 words.

Nonparametric testing was first introduced in the early 1700s in a paper that utilized a version of the sign test; however, most nonparametric tests utilized today were developed in the...

Theory of Mind

Claire Hughes and Rory T. Devine.

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. 10116 words.

Although research into children’s awareness of mental states (such as beliefs, desires, and intentions) dates back to Piaget’s early work on childhood egocentrism, a key catalyst in this...