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Compliance and Social Psychology  

Chad R. Mortensen and Robert B. Cialdini

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

Concussion in Sport  

Anthony P. Kontos and Jamie McAllister-Deitrick

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Apr 2017
Concussions affect millions of athletes of all ages each year in a variety of sports. Athletes in certain sports such as American football, ice hockey, rugby, soccer, and combative sports ... More

Conflict Management  

Patricia Elgoibar, Martin Euwema, and Lourdes Munduate

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Jun 2017
Conflicts are part of nature and certainly part of human relations, between individuals, as well as within and between groups. Conflicts occur in every domain of life: family, work, and ... More

Conservation and the Environment  

Adam R. Pearson and Matthew T. Ballew

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Mar 2019
Environmental sustainability, the long-term management and protection of earth’s resources and ecosystems, is increasingly recognized as a societal challenge shaped by human behavior at ... More

Cooperation and Competition Between Groups  

Craig D. Parks

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Sep 2019
Just as individuals must often work together, or against each other, to realize desired outcomes or avoid unpleasant outcomes, so too must groups sometimes collaborate or oppose each ... More

Corporate Social Responsibility: An Overview From an Organizational and Psychological Perspective  

Ante Glavas and Mislav Radic

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Jun 2019
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is an important topic for both academics and practitioners because it potentially influences all aspects of an organization—from relationships with ... More

Counseling and Communication Skills in Sport and Performance Psychology  

Jack Watson, Robert Hilliard, and William Way

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Jul 2017
Although many sport and performance psychology (SPP) practitioners are not specifically practicing psychology or counseling, there are numerous counseling and communication skills that ... More

Creativity at Work  

Kristina Potočnik and Neil Anderson

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Dec 2016
Creativity at work has long been acknowledged as a source of distinct competitive advantage as organizations seek to harness the ideas and suggestions of their employees. As such, it is ... More

Critical Role of Social–Cognitive Age Representations  

Alison Chasteen, Maria Iankilevitch, Jordana Schiralli, and Veronica Bergstrom

In 2016, Statistics Canada released the results of the most recent census. For the first time ever, the proportion of Canadians aged 65-plus years surpassed the proportion aged 15 and ... More

Cultural Values and the Nature of Successful Aging  

Sandra Torres

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Dec 2018
Ideas regarding what it means to age well date back centuries. Gerontological scholarship includes countless conceptual, theoretical, and empirical contributions to how to make sense of ... More

Cultural Variance and Invariance of Age Differences in Social Cognition  

Li Chu, Yang Fang, Vivian Hiu-Ling Tsang, and Helene H. Fung

Cognitive processing of social and nonsocial information changes with age. These processes range from the ones that serve “mere” cognitive functions, such as recall strategies and ... More

Culture and Human Development  

Michael Cole and Martin Packer

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

Daily Diary Designs in Lifespan Developmental Psychology  

Shevaun D. Neupert and Jennifer A. Bellingtier

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 ... More

Dark Personalities in the Workplace  

Birgit Schyns, Susanne Braun, and Barbara Wisse

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Oct 2019
Dark Triad personality traits in the workplace comprise the traits narcissism, Machiavellianism, and psychopathy. The Dark Triad, and its relationships with individual and organizational ... More

Dementia Syndromes in Late Life  

Shellie-Anne T. Levy and Glenn E. Smith

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Feb 2019
Dementia, also now known as major neurocognitive disorder, is a syndrome involving decline in two or more areas of cognitive function sufficient to disrupt a person’s daily function. Mild ... More

Depression Among Athletes and the Potential Impact on Performance  

Zella Moore, Jamie Leboff, and Kehana Bonagura

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Mar 2018
Major depressive disorder, dysthymia, and bipolar disorder are very common diagnoses seen among athletes, and they are serious conditions that can be debilitating if not properly ... More

Developing Athletes in the Context of Sport and Performance Psychology  

Luc J. Martin, David J. Hancock, and Jean Côté

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Apr 2017
Talent development in sport is achieved through years of preparation and requires constant interaction between personal and contextual resources. Accordingly, extensive research has been ... More

Diversity in the Workplace  

Regine Bendl, Astrid Hainzl, and Heike Mensi-Klarbach

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Jun 2019
Diversity in the workplace, with a central focus on gender, sexual orientation, age, ethnicity, (dis)ability, and religious belief, has become a major issue in organizations worldwide ... More

Dual Process Models of Persuasion  

Andrew Luttrell

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Sep 2018
Issues of attitudes and attitude change are the foundation of many social processes. Psychologists have long sought to understand people’s opinions and evaluations and many studies have ... More

Dyadic Designs in Lifespan Developmental Methodology  

Jeremy B. Yorgason, Melanie S. Hill, and Mallory Millett

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Jan 2019
The study of development across the lifespan has traditionally focused on the individual. However, dyadic designs within lifespan developmental methodology allow researchers to better ... More

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