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Amplifiers are signals that improve the perception of underlying differences in quality.
In what ways has psychology become more influential in Western society?
Data suggest that individuals with schizophrenia (SZ) and superior intelligence can present without specific neurocognitive deficits.
A growing consensus holds that ADHD is a developmental disorder, associated with impaired executive function (EF; Willcutt, Doyle, Nigg, Faraone, & Pennington, 2005).
Karl Halvor Teigen har skrevet kapittelet "Luck" i A. C. Michalos (ed.): Encyclopedia of Quality of Life and Well-Being Research
When people are asked to estimate the probabilities of uncertain events, they often neglect the additivity principle, which requires that the probabilities assigned to an exhaustive set of outcomes should add up to 100%.
The paper reflects on the advancement of the psychologisation of Western society through the notion of «the therapeutic ethos» and discusses political and moral implications of its “triumph”.
A prolonged exposure (i.e., perceptual adaptation) to a male or a female face can produce changes (i.e., aftereffects) in the subsequent gender attribution of a neutral or average face, so that it appears respectively more female or more male.
Else-Marie Augusti og Annika Melinder har sammen med Kelly McWilliams, Jacinthe Dion, Stephanie D. Block og Gail S. Goodman skrevet kapittelet "Children as Witnesses" i Gary Melton (ed.):The SAGE Handbook of Child Research
Recent research on verbal probability statements has revealed that some expressions (e.g., possible) are especially appropriate for describing outcomes in the high end of a distribution, whereas other expressions (e.g., certain) are more appropriate for describing low-end values.
This study explored differences in the factor structure of depressive symptoms in patients with and without alcohol abuse, and differences in the severity of depressive symptoms between the two groups.
In the U.S. media, unauthorized immigrants are often interchangeably referred to as “illegal aliens,” “illegal immigrants,” and undocumented immigrants.”
The aim of this study was to analyse the development of verbal working memory in children with high-functioning autism compared to children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and typically developing children.
In three experimental studies, with managers and students as participants, we explore in this paper the relation between two kinds of responsibility judgments, called Responsibility 1 (R1) and Responsibility 2 (R2).
Negatively charged events are often remembered with high accuracy and are less prone to memory distortions; however, whether this applies to individuals with high emotional involvement, it is not well understood.
Normal aging and depression both slows information processing speed which leads to poorer attentional control, shallower inhibition monitoring, poorer encoding, poorer updating of short term memory, and subsequent poorer learning, set-shifting, error monitoring, inhibition control, and cognitive planning.
Using data from a national survey (n = 6979) of young people in their last year in Norwegian secondary schools in 2007 (aged 18–19), this paper Explores the relationship between sexual abuse and experiences of violence among young people in Norway and their Reporting of suicidal ideation and self-harm.
The striking homogeneity of cerebellar microanatomy is strongly suggestive of a corresponding uniformity of function.
In the early course of schizophrenia, premorbid functioning, negative symptoms, and neurocognition have been robustly associated with several domains of daily functioning.
To expand our understanding of social support and mental health, we introduce a measure of social support barriers and investigate the relationship between these barriers, social support, mental health and gender in survivors of the terrorist attack on Utøya Island, Norway.
Gaze was monitored by use of an infrared remote eye-tracker during perception and imagery of geometric forms and figures of animals.
The question of what we mean by the term outer object has its roots in the epistemological foundation of psychoanalysis.
Numerous meta-analyses and reviews have been conducted on the effectiveness of psychological treatment of sexual offenders in reducing recidivism, but no meta-analysis has been done on sexual offenders against children (SOAC) specifically.
The extensive and increasing use of structural neuroimaging in the neurosciences rests on the assumption of an intimate relationship between structure and function in the human brain.
Monitoring of ongoing psychotherapy is of crucial importance in improving the quality of mental health care by detecting therapies being off track, which requires that the instrument used is psychometrically sound.