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Brain Basis of Blindsight  

Holly Bridge

The sensation of vision arises from the detection of photons of light at the eye, but in order to produce the percept of the world, extensive regions of the brain are required to process ... More

Cold War Psychology in Eastern Europe  

Julien Kiss

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Jul 2020
The Cold War took place between 1948 and 1991 and centered on the antagonism between the two great superpowers, the US and the USSR, each with its allies and areas of influence. If the US ... More

Compliance and Social Psychology  

Chad R. Mortensen and Robert B. Cialdini

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Jul 2020
It is through the influence process that people generate and manage change. As such, it is important to understand fully the workings of the influence processes that produce compliance with ... More

Culture and Social Development  

Heidi Keller

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Jul 2020
Humans need other people to survive and thrive. Therefore, relatedness is a basic human need. However, relatedness can be conceived of very differently in different cultural environments, ... More

Descartes’ Dualism of Mind and Body in the Development of Psychological Thought  

Deborah Brown and Brian Key

Few practitioners or researchers in psychology would think of the 17th-century French philosopher, René Descartes, as the founding father of their discipline. Yet, it is difficult to see ... More

LGBTQ Psychology  

Peter Hegarty

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Jul 2020
LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer) psychology is a loosely organized subfield of psychology. The field emerged, principally in the United States, in the late 1960s in ... More

Organizational Justice  

Dirk D. Steiner

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Jul 2020
Organizational justice refers to people’s perceptions of the fairness or unfairness of the treatment they receive in the organizations where they work. The ways authorities, such as ... More

The Problem and the Measurement of Time in Psychology (1874–1910)  

Silvia Degni

The problem of time in psychology, which first became the object of attention and investigation by scientific psychology concerning the aspect of temporal measurement of mental processes, ... More

Psychoanalysis and Critical Theory  

Gordana Jovanović

The relationship between psychoanalysis and Critical Theory (the Frankfurt School), contrary to dominant interpretations, is examined from a sociocultural perspective. Psychoanalysis ... More

Psychology and Neoliberalism  

Jennifer Clegg and Richard Lansdall-Welfare

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Jul 2020
Neoliberalism is a transatlantic free market ideology based on individual liberty and limited government, developed by Hayek and von Mises. In its third wave (1980–2008), commitment to ... More

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