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Feminist Psychologies in India  

Vindhya Undurti

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Aug 2020
There is no explicitly defined field as feminist psychology(ies) in India. It is therefore necessary to look beyond the discipline of psychology and examine the scholarship available in ... More

Frustration and Relative Deprivation  

Kimberly Rios and Cameron D. Mackey

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Aug 2020
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Social Psychology
With its origin in the writings of Alexis de Tocqueville and Karl Marx, relative deprivation has been investigated by researchers in psychology, sociology, anthropology, criminology, and ... More

Generative Emergence: Research and Praxis for Social Innovation  

Benyamin Lichtenstein

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Aug 2020
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Organizational and Institutional Psychology
Generative emergence is one of many theories for how new entities are created; how a new order comes into being. Emergence itself is one perspective on change and transformation. However, ... More

Gordon Allport  

Raymond E. Fancher

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Aug 2020
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
History and Systems of Psychology
Gordon W. Allport was a prominent Harvard University psychologist during the mid-20th century, notable both for his early and effective promotion of “personality” as an important ... More

Group Cohesion  

Kimberly Rios and Cameron D. Mackey

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Aug 2020
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Social Psychology
The definition of group cohesion has been debated since the formal introduction of the concept in social psychology. Group cohesion has undergone a variety of conceptualizations over the ... More

Kindling  

G. Campbell Teskey

The kindling phenomenon is a form of sensitization where, with repetition, epileptiform discharges become progressively longer and behavioral seizures eventually appear and then become more ... More

NMDA Receptor Mediated Plasticity in Learning and Memory  

Robert J. McDonald and Ellen G. Fraser

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Aug 2020
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Neuropsychology
One view of the organization of learning and memory functions in the mammalian brain is that there are multiple learning and memory networks that acquire and store different kinds of ... More

Oral Memoirs: The Testimony of Holocaust Survivors  

Alan Rosen and Neal Lipsitz

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Aug 2020
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
History and Systems of Psychology
Bearing witness to the Holocaust has taken many different forms and sought to achieve a variety of goals. Forms of testimony include structured and unstructured interviews; audio, video, ... More

Primatology and the Study of Humanity’s Primate Heritage  

Charles T. Snowden

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Aug 2020
Darwin’s theory of evolution opened the way for the study of nonhuman primates as a valuable method for understanding human behavior. Psychologists and anthropologists both value the study ... More

Reducing Prejudice and Discrimination  

Rhiannon N. Turner

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Aug 2020
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Social Psychology
Scholars have developed a plethora of approaches to reducing prejudice and discrimination, many of which have been successfully applied in schools, workplaces, and community settings. ... More

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