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  • Frontiers
  • Instead, we only wish to highlight a few ways in which publishing in Frontiers can help overcome this crisis and we then move on to discuss research avenues that we believe would particularly enhance knowledge and understanding in personality and social psychology. (frontiersin.org)
  • Strategies
  • As long as reinforcement strategies for career survival and progression require publications of surprising or attention-grabbing findings, researchers will remain under pressure to do what they can to produce such findings. (frontiersin.org)
  • personality
  • The replication crisis has shaken the field of personality and social psychology in the past few years, after finding out that well-known effects that we have taken for granted failed to replicate (see, e.g. (frontiersin.org)
  • stimuli
  • In general, authors observed that independently of the physical dimension of stimuli those correlated with the lowest reinforcement probability controlled a higher response frequency than the ones correlated with the highest probability. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • contingency
  • Moses, J. A., Jr. Two-choice discrimination learning of delinquent boys as a joint function of reinforcement contingency and delinquent subtype (Doctoral dissertation, University of Colorado, 1974). (springer.com)
  • On test days, the rats received bilateral microinjection of intra-accumbens vehicle or amphetamine (0.0, 2.0, 10.0, or 20.0 μg/0.5 μl), and lever pressing was tested in the absence of any reinforcement contingency, while the Pavlovian cue alone was freely presented at intervals throughout the session. (jneurosci.org)
  • Partial
  • The study was submitted in 1974 by the first author to the Graduate School of the University of Colorado in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of doctor of philosophy in clinical psychology. (springer.com)
  • To better understand help, it is imperative to parse out the biological mechanisms that give rise to an emotional response to the distress of others, a task that has seen only partial success with human studies. (frontiersin.org)
  • principles of psychol
  • The American philosopher and psychologist William James published his seminal book, Principles of Psychology [ 6 ] in 1890, laying the foundations for many of the questions on which psychologists would focus for years to come. (thefullwiki.org)
  • Developmental
  • Moving on to developmental psychology, the investigation of human evolution and enlightenment, Section 2 below focuses on systems of understanding, notably Tibetan Buddhism, Zen, Vedic Mythology, and the induction of trance states, whether via clinical hypnotherapy, hallucinogens, or African drumming and dance rituals. (collegeinspector.com)
  • Personality
  • Poster presented at the 18th Annual Meeting of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, San Antonio, TX. (reed.edu)
  • We present novel evidence on response times and personality traits in standard questions from the decision-making literature where responses are relatively slow (medians around half a minute or above). (frontiersin.org)
  • To explore the possible influence of personality factors on both choices and response times, we used standard personality scales including the Rational-Experiential Inventory and the Big Five, and used them as controls in regression analysis. (frontiersin.org)
  • philosophical
  • The study of psychology in philosophical context dates back to the ancient civilizations of Egypt , Greece , China, India , and Persia . (thefullwiki.org)
  • A study of the philosophical and scientific antecedents of contemporary psychology, the major theorists and research methods in the early years of psychological science, and their influence on current developments and controversies in the field. (albertus.edu)
  • biological
  • In 1802, French physiologist Pierre Cabanis helped to pioneer biological psychology with his essay Rapports du physique et du moral de l'homme ( On the relations between the physical and moral aspects of man ). (thefullwiki.org)
  • research
  • In response to this pressure, William Short, the executive director of the Motion Picture Research Council (a private educational group), invited a number of the most prominent scholars across various disciplines to design and carry out a series of studies into how movies affect children. (encyclopedia.com)
  • doing the standard research projects for my Psychology classes. (stmarys-ca.edu)
  • Working with my fellow research assistants to present at the Western Psychology Conference is one of my favorite memories from college. (stmarys-ca.edu)
  • these were opportunities that, collectively, prepared me well for graduate research in psychology. (stmarys-ca.edu)
  • study
  • To this end, we measured response times in a number of incentivized, framed items (decisions from description) including the Cognitive Reflection Test, two additional questions following the same logic, and a number of classic questions used to study decision biases in probability judgments (base-rate neglect, the conjunction fallacy, and the ratio bias). (frontiersin.org)
  • In-depth study of selected topics in psychology. (albertus.edu)
  • higher
  • Specifically, patients taking higher doses of medication showed attenuated prediction error responses in the striatum and the medial prefrontal cortex. (nih.gov)