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    • History of Forensic Psychology Created: Thursday, October 26, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      Learn more about some of the major events and key figures in the history of forensic psychology.
    • What Is a Theory? Created: Wednesday, August 05, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      A theory is a based upon a hypothesis and backed by evidence. Learn more about what a theory is an how it can be used in psychology.
    • Overview of Personality Disorders Created: Friday, November 10, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      According to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, personality disorders impact an estimated 30.8 millions American adults. In this article, you can learn more about the prevalence, symptoms and treatments of personality disorders.
    • ESTP Created: Tuesday, November 01, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      Approximately 4 to 10 percent of all people have an ESTP personality type. ESTPs tend to be out-going and action-oriented." itemprop="description">
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    • Gardner's Theory of Multiple Intelligences Created: Saturday, May 10, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Psychologist Howard Gardner suggests that people possess multiple intelligences rather than one single mental ability. This theory includes musical, interpersonal, spatial-visual and linguistic int...
    • What Is Learning? Created: Thursday, April 15, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Learning is a lasting change in behavior that results from experience.
    • What Is the Reflected Appraisal Process? Created: Sunday, October 23, 2005 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      The reflected appraisal process is one of the things that influences the development of self-concept.
    • What Is Love? Created: Thursday, August 21, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      While love is the focus of poems, books, movies and art, it has only recently become the subject of scientific research. What is love? Learn more about some of the major definitions of love.
    • What Is Acetylcholine? Created: Wednesday, February 17, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Acetylcholine is found in the central and peripheral nervous systems and is the most common neurotransmitter. Learn more about the discovery and functions of acetylcholine.
    • Career Profile - Sports Psychology Created: Wednesday, January 10, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Sports psychology is concerned with sports and exercise, focusing on performance, motivation, and the psychological benefits of sports and athletics. Learn more about typical salaries, required training, and potential job options in this profile of careers in sports psychology.
    • Theories of Development Created: Monday, April 02, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Numerous theories have been proposed to describe and explain the course of human development. Learn more about some of these major theories in this developmental psychology study guide.
    • What Is the Superego? Created: Wednesday, January 04, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      According to Freud's psychoanalytic theory of personality, the superego is the component of personality composed of our internalized ideals...
    • The Science of Love: Harry Harlow & the Nature of Affection Created: Thursday, November 15, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Harry Harlow's classic "wire mother" experiments were controversial and cruel, but helped experts better understand how important love is for normal childhood development...
    • Classical and Operant Conditioning Study Guide Created: Friday, January 20, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      This study guide offers an overview of classical and operant conditioning, including major thinkers and key terms.
    • How to Become a Psychologist Created: Tuesday, December 08, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Have you ever wanted to become a psychologist? This can be an exciting career choice with a wide variety of specialty areas and opportunities, but many students have questions about exactly what th...

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