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Forced Resilience: Conceptualizing Resilience in Life-Threatening Adversity  

Helle Harnisch, Edith Montgomery, and Hans Henrik Knoop

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Jun 2020
The field of resilience research lacks conceptualizations of resilience that better reflect the coercive conditions, contexts and experiences of human beings who face life-threatening ... More

From Psychological Humanities to African Psychology: A Review of Sources and Traditions  

Augustine Nwoye

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Jun 2020
The purpose of the article is to trace the intellectual history of the new postcolonial discipline of African psychology. African psychology as currently conceptualized in universities in ... More

Human Movement, Kinesthesia, and Dance  

Roger Smith

There is intense contemporary public as well as professional psychological interest in bodily movement, gesture, and the subjective experience of movement. This has a background in ... More

Italian Social Psychologies and Fascist Regimes: History of a Collective Removal  

Gilda Sensales

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Jun 2020
The first Italian social psychologies showed a pluralism of perspectives that disappeared in the subsequent development of the discipline. With the presence of a collective sociological ... More

Milgram’s Experiments on Obedience to Authority  

Stephen Gibson

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Jun 2020
Stanley Milgram’s experiments on obedience to authority are among the most influential and controversial social scientific studies ever conducted. They remain staples of introductory ... More

Neuropsychological Rehabilitation for People with Non-Progressive Brain Damage  

Barbara A. Wilson

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Jun 2020
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Cognitive Psychology/Neuroscience
Neuropsychological rehabilitation (NR) is concerned with the amelioration of deficits caused by insult to the brain. It adopts a goal-planning approach and addresses real-life difficulties. ... More

Sexual Health and Sexual Behavior  

Sebastian E. Bartos

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Jun 2020
Both academic and lay definitions of sex vary. However, definitions generally gravitate around reproduction and the experience of pleasure. Some theoretical approaches, such as ... More

The History of Personnel and Vocational Testing  

Michael J. Zickar

Personnel and vocational testing has made a huge impact in public and private organizations by helping organizations choose the best employees for a particular job (personnel testing) and ... More

The Medicalization of Stress  

Vanessa L. Burrows

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Jun 2020
Stress has not always been accepted as a legitimate medical condition. The biomedical concept stress grew from tangled roots of varied psychosomatic theories of health that examined (a) the ... More

Brain Effects of Environmental Enrichment and Deprivation  

Bryan Kolb

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May 2020
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Biological Foundations of Psychology
The role of experience in brain organization and function can be studied by systematically manipulating developmental experiences. The most common protocols use extremes in experiential ... More

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