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*  Psychological theories of magic
Among the earliest psychological theories is the psychosis theory, advanced by Sigmund Freud. According to this theory, " ... However, this conclusion has come into question, as more recent psychological theory acknowledges that psychological testing ... Psychological theories of magic treat magic as a personal phenomenon intended to meet individual needs, as opposed to a social ... The symbolic action theory understands magic as a course of action taken when there exists an emotional (psychological) need ...
*  Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy
"Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy". American Psychological Association. November 5, 2012. Retrieved ... Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy is a peer-reviewed academic journal published by the American ... It was established in 2009 and covers research on the psychological effects of trauma. The incoming editor-in-chief is Kathleen ...
*  Endowment effect
Roeckelein, J. E. (2006). Elsevier's Dictionary of Psychological Theories. Elsevier. p. 147. ISBN 0-08-046064-X. Morewedge, ... "Exchange Asymmetries Incorrectly Interpreted as Evidence of Endowment Effect Theory and Prospect Theory?". American Economic ... Figure 1 : Prospect Theory and the Endowment Effect Hanemann (1991), develops a neoclassical explanation for the endowment ... In line with prospect theory (Tversky and Kahneman, 1979), changes that are framed as losses are weighed more heavily than are ...
*  Parenting styles
Elsevier's dictionary of psychological theories. Missing or empty ,url= (help) Jon, Roeckelein. ""Developmental Theory". In ... This theory is used in education as well as parenting, forming a valuable theory upon which to manage misbehavior. Other ... Attachment parenting A parenting style framed around psychological attachment theory. Attachment in psychology is defined as "a ... There are various theories and opinions on the best ways to rear children, as well as differing levels of time and effort that ...
*  Toshinori Ishikuma
CS1 maint: Extra text: authors list (link) Kaufman, James C. (2009). Intelligent testing : integrating psychological theory and ... S (2009). Intelligent testing : integrating psychological theory and clinical practice. Cambridge [England]: Cambridge ... He learned about psychological services with a focus on each child's strengths in intelligence and a philosophy of intelligent ... He has been providing psychological support for children in the affected areas by The Great East Japan earthquake as a ...
*  Emotion classification
CS1 maint: Unfit url (link) Mehrabian, Albert (1980). Basic dimensions for a general psychological theory. pp. 39-53. ISBN 0- ... These models contrast theories of basic emotion, which propose that different emotions arise from separate neural systems. ... The PAD emotional state model is a psychological model developed by Albert Mehrabian and James A. Russell to describe and ... Robert Plutchik offers a three-dimensional model that is a hybrid of both basic-complex categories and dimensional theories. It ...
*  Social anxiety
Psychological theories of blushing. pp. 63-76. doi:10.1017/cbo9781139012850.007. Clark, D.M.; Wells, A (1995). "A cognitive ... Leicester (UK): British Psychological Society; 2013. PMID 25577940 Stein, MD, Murray B.; Gorman, MD, Jack M. (2001). "Unmasking ... "Self-focused attention and negative affect: A meta-analysis". Psychological Bulletin. 128 (4): 638-662. doi:10.1037/0033- ... Ishiyama, F. (1999). "Development and validation of a situational social avoidance scale". Psychological Reports. 85 (1): 114- ...
*  Cannon-Bard theory
Cannon, W.B. (1931). "Again the James-Lange and the thalamic theories of emotion". Psychological Review. 38: 281-295. doi: ... The Papez-Maclean theory is another influential theory of emotion that differs from the Cannon-Bard theory in terms of the area ... A dominant theory of emotion of Cannon's time was the James-Lange theory of emotion, and Cannon recognized that to test this ... The theory is therefore also referred to as the thalamic theory of emotion. Walter Bradford Cannon (1871-1945) was a ...
*  PAD emotional state model
Affect measures Lövheim cube of emotion Mehrabian, Albert (1980). Basic dimensions for a general psychological theory. pp. 39- ... Russell, J. A. (2003). "Core affect and the psychological construction of emotion". Psychological Review. 110: 145-172. doi: ... A more fully developed version of this approach is termed the psychological construction theory of emotion. The PAD (Pleasure, ... It was subsequently used by Peter Lang and colleagues to propose a physiological theory of emotion. It was also used by James A ...
*  The Authoritarian Personality
Don Stewart and Thomas Hoult (1959). "A Social-Psychological Theory of the Authoritarian Personality". The American Journal of ... This hypothesis was consistent with prevailing psychological theories of the time, and even though Frenkel-Brunswik reported ... W]e never regarded the theory simply as a set of hypotheses but as in some sense standing on its own feet, and therefore did ... Hyman and Sheatsley 1954 "Our major criticisms lead us inevitably to conclude that the authors' theory has not been proved by ...
*  Impression formation
"Impression Formation, Theories Of". Elsevier's Dictionary of Psychological Theories. Retrieved 2012-04-19. Asch, S. E. (1 ... Central to this theory is the idea that as an individual seeks to form a coherent and meaningful impression of another person, ... Two major theories have been proposed to explain how this process of integration takes place. The Gestalt approach views the ... In psychology Fritz Heider's writings on balance theory emphasized that liking or disliking a person depends on how the person ...
*  Behaviorism
... combines elements of philosophy, methodology, and psychological theory. It emerged in the late nineteenth century ... Innateness theory is opposed to behaviorist theory which claims that language is a set of habits that can be acquired by means ... This is a clear distinction between Skinner's theory and S-R theory. Skinner's empirical work expanded on earlier research on ... Skinner, B.F. (1945). "The operational analysis of psychological terms". Psychological Review. 52 (270-7): 290-4. doi:10.1037/ ...
*  Conation
In M. Frese & J Sabini (Eds.) Goal-directed behavior: Psychological theory and research on action. (pp. 134-159). Hilldale, NJ ... Maslow, A.H. (1943). " Psychological Review 50 (4) 370-96 - A theory of human motivation". psychclassics.yorku.ca. Atman, K.S ... Cattell, R.B. (1947). "The ergic theory of attitude and sentiment measurement". Educational and Psychological Measurement. 7 (2 ... Jung, C. (1923). Psychological types. New York: Harcourt Brace. Jung, C. (1970). Collection works of C. G. Jung, 4, 111-128. ...
*  Herbert Langfeld
Devonis, David (2012). Encyclopedia of the History of Psychological Theories. Springer. pp. 616-617. ISBN 978-1-4419-0425-6. ... "Former APA presidents". American Psychological Association. Retrieved November 12, 2014. "Biography of Herbert S. Langfeld". ... was an American psychologist and a past president of the American Psychological Association (APA). Langfeld grew up in ... where he became the psychological laboratory director and later the department chair for psychology. Langfeld was APA president ...
*  Raymond W. Gibbs Jr.
Gibbs, R. (1984). Literal meaning and psychological theory. Cognitive Science, 8, 275-304. Gibbs, R. (1985). On the process of ... Such as conceptual blending theory, conceptual metaphor theory, and relevance theory. A comparison view says that people begin ... Gibbs, R., & Van Orden, G. (2001). Mental causation and psychological theory. Human Development, 44, 368-374. Lima, P., Gibbs, ... Gibbs, R. (1988). The relevance of 'Relevance' for psychological theory. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 9. 251-252. Gibbs, R ...
*  Clairvoyance
2006). Elsevier's Dictionary of Psychological Theories. Elsevier Science. p. 450. ISBN 0-444-51750-2 Hansel, C. E. M. The ... A number of psychological departments attempted to repeat Rhine's experiments with failure. W. S. Cox (1936) from Princeton ... Most of the experiments were carried out in the Psychological Laboratory at the University College London. A total of over ... They also contend that those who believe in paranormal phenomena do so for merely psychological reasons. According to David G. ...
*  Leo Hurvich
Roeckelein, J. E. (2006). Elsevier's Dictionary of Psychological Theories. Elsevier. p. 273. ISBN 9780080460642. Retrieved ... The pair collaborated on much of their work, including an elaboration on the opponent process theory. Hurvich was a member of ... Hurvich and Jameson's adaptation of the opponent process theory became known as a more complete explanation of color vision ... The pair conducted important research that quantified the opponent process theory of color vision. ...
*  Out-of-body experience
His theory involved a cognitive personality construct known as psychological absorption and gave instances of the ... Palmer J (1978). "The out-of-body experience: A psychological theory". Parapsychology Review. 9 (5): 19-22. Sagan, C. (1977). ... Blackmore Susan (1984). "A psychological theory of the out-of-body experience" (PDF). Journal of Parapsychology. 48: 201-218. ... The subtle body theory was also supported by occult writers such as Ralph Shirley (1938), Benjamin Walker (1977) and Douglas ...
*  Experimental psychology
If a phenomenon is sufficiently general and widely confirmed, it may be called a "law"; psychological theories serve to ... If a theory cannot be tested in any conceivable way then many scientists consider the theory to be meaningless. Testability ... Psychological Bulletin. 107 (1): 48-64. doi:10.1037/0033-2909.107.1.48. Torgerson, W. S. (1962) Theory and Methods of Scaling. ... Many psychological experiments yield numbers of this sort; for example, a participant might be able to rank odors such that A ...
*  Construct validity
"Objective Tests As Instruments Of Psychological Theory: Monograph Supplement 9". Psychological reports. 3 (3): 635-694. doi: ... Removing the theory of phrenology from the nomological net of intelligence and adding the theory of brain mass evolution, ... Cronbach, L. J.; Meehl, P.E. (1955). "Construct Validity in Psychological Tests". Psychological Bulletin. 52 (4): 281-302. doi: ... Modern validity theory defines construct validity as the overarching concern of validity research, subsuming all other types of ...
*  Psychoanalytic theory
Also: a system of psychological theory associated with this method. Through the scope of a psychoanalytic lens, humans are ... The theory is lacking in empirical data and too focused on pathology. This theory lacks consideration of culture and its ... Psychoanalytic theory is the theory of personality organization and the dynamics of personality development that guides ... Object relations theories and the developmental tilt Rubinstein, B. (1975). On the clinical psychoanalytic theory and its role ...
*  Miles Tinker
David C. Devonis (2012). "Encyclopedia of the History of Psychological Theories". Springer US. pp. 1132-1133. Tinker, Miles A ... David C. Devonis (2012). "Encyclopedia of the History of Psychological Theories". Springer US. pp. 1132-1133. online excerpt of ... Psychological Bulletin, Vol. 24. 1928. Influence of type form on speed of reading. Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol. 12. ( ... Psychological Bulletin, Vol. 28. 1932. Studies of typographical factors influencing speed of reading: X. Style of type face. ...
*  Beauty
Psychological theories see beauty as a form of pleasure. Correlational findings support the view that more beautiful objects ... Psychological Science 9, 8-13 Rubenstein, A.J., Langlois, J.H., Roggman, L.A. (2002). "What makes a face attractive and why: ... American analytic philosopher Guy Sircello proposed his New Theory of Beauty as an effort to reaffirm the status of beauty as ... In Attic Greek, hōraios had many meanings, including "youthful" and "ripe old age". The earliest Western theory of beauty can ...
*  David Shakow
Missing or empty ,title= (help) Cautin, Robin (2012). "Shakow, David". Encyclopedia of the History of Psychological Theories: ... A theory of the formal psychological deficit in schizophrenia". Arch Gen Psychiatry. 6 (1): 1-17. doi:10.1001/archpsyc. ... Shakow earned the position of chief psychologist as well as director of psychological research at the state hospital. It is ... Shakow, D (1963). "Psychological deficit in schizophrenia". Behavioral Science. 8 (4): 275-305. doi:10.1002/bs.3830080402. ...
*  Relational frame theory
... (RFT) is a psychological theory of human language. It was developed originally by Steven C. Hayes of ... Relational frame theory argues that while there are an arbitrary number of types of relations and number of dimensions along ... However, relational frame theory argues that natural human language typically specifies not just the strength of a link between ... 2001). Relational Frame Theory: A Post-Skinnerian account of human language and cognition. New York: Plenum Press. ISBN 0-306- ...