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Action Regulation Theory  

Hannes Zacher

Online publication date:
Dec 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Psychology
Action regulation theory is a meta-theory on the regulation of goal-directed behavior. The theory explains how workers regulate their behavior through cognitive processes, including goal ... More

ADHD in Children and Adolescents  

Kelsey E. Woods, Christina M. Danko, and Andrea Chronis-Tuscano

Online publication date:
Dec 2016
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Psychology
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by developmentally inappropriate levels of hyperactivity, impulsivity, and/or inattention. ... More

Ageism in the Workplace  

David M. Cadiz, Amy C. Pytlovany, and Donald M. Truxillo

Online publication date:
Mar 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Psychology
The population is aging in most industrialized nations around the world, and this trend is anticipated to continue well into the future. This demographic shift impacts the workforce in ... More

Aging Workforce Issues from a Multilevel Approach  

Lale M. Yaldiz, Franco Fraccaroli, and Donald M. Truxillo

Online publication date:
Mar 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Psychology
The proportion of older people in the industrialized workforce is increasing owing to the aging of the baby-boom generation, improved health in industrialized countries, changing ... More

Alcohol Abuse and Drug Use in Sport and Performance  

Matthew P. Martens

Online publication date:
Jun 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Psychology
Issues associated with athletics, alcohol abuse, and drug use continue to be salient aspects of popular culture. These issues include high-profile athletes experiencing public incidents as ... More

An Applied Approach to Psychology of Sustainability  

Robert G. Jones

Online publication date:
Mar 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Psychology
Based on current earth science findings, survival of our species will rely on better management of our relationships with the environmental system in which we reside. Accomplishing this ... More

Arousal Control in Sport  

Martin Turner and Marc Jones

Online publication date:
Jan 2018
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Psychology
Sport and stress are intertwined. Muhammad Ali once said, “I always felt pressure before a big fight, because what was happening was real.” As this quote attests, sport is real, ... More

Attitudes  

Lukas J. Wolf, Geoff Haddock, and Greg Maio

Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Psychology
This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Psychology. Please check back later for the full article. ... More

Automatic Regulation Used in Sport and Exercise Research  

Amanda L. Rebar

Online publication date:
Jun 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Psychology
Much of our sport and physical activity behavior is regulated by processes occurring outside of conscious awareness. In contrast, most sport and physical activity research focuses on ... More

Awareness of Aging Processes  

Anne Josephine Dutt, Hans-Werner Wahl, and Manfred Diehl

Online publication date:
Mar 2018
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Psychology
The term Awareness of Aging (AoA) incorporates all aspects of individuals’ perceptions, behavioral experiences, and subjective interpretations related to their process of growing older. In ... More

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