eBook Encyclopedia of Human Behavior, 2nd Edition

  • Vilanayur Ramachandran
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  • ISBN-10: 0080961800
  • ISBN-13: 9780080961804
  • DDC: 150.3
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 2518 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released May 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

Comprehensive reference source on human action and reaction, and the thoughts, feelings, and physiological functions behind those actions.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Editor-in-Chief.
About the Editorial Advisory Board.
Reviewers.
Contributors.
How to Use the Encyclopedia.
Preface.
Contents.
1: Academic Achievement.
2: Addictions and Adolescence.
3: Adolescence.
4: Adrenal Glands.
5: Aggression.
6: Aging and Cognition.
7: Aging and the Brain.
8: Agnosia (Including Prosopagnosia and Anosognosia).
9: Agoraphobia and Panic Disorder.
10: Agraphia and Alexia.
11: Alcohol: Psychosocial Effects.
12: Alexithymia.
13: Altruism and Helping Behavior.
14: Alzheimer’s Disease.
15: Amnesia.
16: Amnesia and the Brain.
17: Analogical Reasoning.
18: Anger.
19: Animal Cognition.
20: Antisocial and Narcissistic Personality Disorder.
21: Anxiety and Fear.
22: Anxiety Disorders.
23: Aphasia.
24: Appetite.
25: Asperger’s Syndrome and Nonverbal Learning Disorder.
26: Associative Learning.
27: Attention.
28: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.
29: Attitude Change.
30: Attitude Formation.
31: Attribution.
32: Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders.
33: Autobiographical Remembering and the Self.
34: Avoidant Personality Disorder.
35: Behavior Analysis.
36: Behavior Genetics of Personality.
37: Behavior Measurement in Psychobiological Research.
38: Behavioral Economics.
39: Behavioral Genetics.
40: Behavioral Medicine.
41: Behavioral Pharmacology.
42: The Behavior-Genetics of Intelligence.
43: Big Five Model and Personality Disorders.
44: Bilingualism and Multilingualism.
45: Biofeedback Therapy.
46: Bipolar Disorder.
47: Birth Order, Effect on Personality, and Behavior.
48: Body Dysmorphic Disorder: A Review.
49: Body Image.
50: Borderline Personality Disorder.
51: The Brain.
52: Brain and Behavior Relationships.
53: Brain Chemicals: Global Projections of Ancient Aromatic Neurotransmitters.
54: Brainwashing and Totalitarian Influence.
55: Bulimia Nervosa.
56: Bullying.
57: Caffeine.
58: Career Development.
59: Catecholamines and Behavior.
60: Central Auditory Processing Disorders.
61: Central Nervous System.
62: Child Abuse.
63: Childhood Mental Disorders.
64: Chunking.
65: Classical Conditioning.
66: The Clinical and Cognitive Psychology of Conflict.
67: Clinical Assessment.
68: Clinical Psychology: An Information Processing Approach.
69: Cognition and Personality.
70: Cognitive Behavior Therapy.
71: Cognitive Bias.
72: Cognitive Disorders.
73: Cognitive Dissonance Theory.
74: Comparative Primate Psychology.
75: Competition.
76: Confabulation and Reality Filtering.
77: Conflict Communication.
78: Conformity and Obedience.
79: Consumer Psychology.
80: Coping.
81: Creative and Imaginative Thinking.
82: Creativity.
83: Crisis Management.
84: Cross-Cultural Adaptation.
85: Crowd Psychology.
86: Crowding: Effects on Health and Behavior.
87: Cultural Psychology.
88: Decision Making (Individuals).
89: Defense Mechanisms.
90: Delusions.
91: Dependent Personality (Disorder).
92: Depression.
93: Depth Perception.
94: Developmental Psychopathology.
95: Disgust.
96: Dissociative Disorders.
97: Divorce.
98: Drugs, the Brain, and Behavior.
99: Dyslexia.
Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Editor-in-Chief.
About the Editorial Advisory Board.
Reviewers.
Contributors.
How to Use the Encyclopedia.
Preface.
Contents.
1: Eating Disorder Not Otherwise Specified.
2: Ecological Psychology.
3: Electroconvulsive Therapy and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation.
4: Electroencephalography.
5: Embarrassment and Blushing.
6: Empathy.
7: Empirical Challenges to Conventional Mind–Brain Theory.
8: Environmental Cognition.
9: Environmental Psychology.
10: Episodic and Semantic Systems of Autobiographical Memory.
11: Episodic Memory.
12: Equity Theory.
13: Event-Related Potentials (ERPs).
14: Evidence-Based Practice.
15: Evolutionary Clinical Psychology.
16: Evolutionary Developmental Psychology.
17: Evolutionary Personality Psychology.
18: Evolutionary Psychology.
19: Evolutionary Social Psychology.
20: Exercise and Sport Psychology.
21: Expectation.
22: Extraversion–Introversion.
23: Eye Movements.
24: Eyewitness Identification.
25: Facial Expression of Emotion.
26: Family Systems.
27: Forensic Psychology in Contemporary Society.
28: Free Will.
29: Friendship.
30: Generalized Anxiety Disorder.
31: Genius, Eminence, and Giftedness.
32: Gerotechnology.
33: Gestalt Psychology and the Development of Perceptual Organization.
34: Gestures.
35: Glial Cells.
36: Grandparenthood.
37: Grief and Bereavement.
38: Group Dynamics.
39: Hallucinations.
40: Handedness.
41: Hippocampal Formation.
42: History of Film and Music.
43: Histrionic Personality Disorder.
44: HIV/AIDS: The Role of Behavior and the Social Environment in a Global Pandemic.
45: Homeostasis.
46: Homicide.
47: Hope and Optimism.
48: Hormones and Behavior.
49: Human Factors/Ergonomics.
50: Human Intelligence.
51: Human Mating.
52: Hypnosis.
53: Hypochondriasis or Health Anxiety.
54: Id, Ego, and Superego.
55: Implicit Memory.
56: Impression Formation.
57: Individual Differences in Temperament: Definition, Measurement, and Outcomes.
58: Individualism.
59: Inner Speech.
60: Intellectual Disabilities.
61: Intention.
62: Internet Behavior.
63: Interpersonal Perception and Communication.
64: Interpersonal Psychotherapy.
65: Jealousy.
66: Judgment.
67: Jury Psychology.
68: Kinship.
69: Language Development.
70: Leadership.
71: Learned Helplessness.
72: Leisure.
73: Logic: Development of Logical Operations.
74: Love and Intimacy.
75: Marital Dysfunction.
76: Mate Selection.
77: Media Influence on Behavior.
78: Meditation: The Science and the Art.
79: Memory.
80: Memory, Neural Substrates.
81: Mental Imagery.
82: Military Psychology.
83: The Mind–Body Problem.
84: The Mirror Mechanism.
85: Molecular Genetics and Human Behavior.
86: Moral Development.
87: Moral Emotions.
88: Motivation.
89: Motor Control.
90: Near-Death Experiences.
91: Negotiation.
92: Neuroesthetics: The Body in Esthetic Experience.
93: Neuroethics.
94: Neuroexecutive Function.
95: Neuroimaging of Dementia.
96: Neurotechnologies.
97: Neurotheology.
98: Nonverbal Communication.
99: Obsessive–Compulsive Disorder.
100: Obsessive–Compulsive Personality Disorder.
101: Operant Conditioning.
102: Organizational Behavior.
103: Our Cognitive Map.
Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Editor-in-Chief.
About the Editorial Advisory Board.
Reviewers.
Contributors.
How to Use the Encyclopedia.
Preface.
Contents.
1: Pain.
2: Paranoia.
3: Parenting.
4: Parent–Offspring Conflict.
5: Peer Relationships and Influence in Childhood.
6: Perceived Control.
7: Perceptual Development.
8: Personal Relationships in Everyday Life.
9: Personality Assessment.
10: Personality Development.
11: Personality Development and Aging.
12: Personality Disorders.
13: Personality, Structure.
14: Persuasion.
15: Phobias.
16: Phonetics.
17: Planning.
18: Play.
19: Pornography.
20: Positive Psychology.
21: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.
22: Preference Judgments (Individuals).
23: Prejudice, Discrimination, and Stereotypes (Racial Bias).
24: Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS).
25: Primate Cognition.
26: Problem Solving.
27: Psychodynamic Psychotherapy: Theory and Practice.
28: Psychological Predictors of Heart Disease.
29: Psychology and Religion.
30: Psychology of Reading.
31: Psychology, Science, and Astrology.
32: Psychopathology: Diagnosis, Assessment, and Classification.
33: Psychophysics.
34: Psychotherapy.
35: Reading and Phonological Processing.
36: Reasoning.
37: Retirement.
38: Risk-Compensating Behavior.
39: Risk-Taking Behavior (Young Male Syndrome).
40: Savant Syndrome.
41: Schizoid and Schizotypal Personality Disorder.
42: Schizophrenia.
43: Selective Mutism.
44: Self-Defeating Behaviors.
45: Self-Efficacy.
46: Self-Esteem.
47: Self-Fulfilling Prophecy.
48: Self-Regulatory Skills and Behavior Change.
49: Self-Relaxation.
50: Semantic Memory.
51: Sensation Seeking.
52: Sense of Smell.
53: Sense of Taste (Effect on Behavior).
54: The Sense of Touch.
55: Sentence Processing.
56: Separation Anxiety.
57: Sex Differences.
58: Sex Roles.
59: Sexual Behavior.
60: Sign Languages.
61: Sleep, Biological Rhythms, and Performance.
62: Sleep Disorders.
63: Social Anxiety Disorder.
64: Social Cognition.
65: Social Comparison.
66: Social Development (Attachment, Imprinting).
67: Social Exchange.
68: Social Loafing (and Facilitation).
69: Social Support.
70: Social Values (Influence on Behavior).
71: Socioemotional Development.
72: Somatoform Disorders.
73: Spatial Orientation.
74: Spatial Perception.
75: Stress and Blood Pressure Dysregulation*.
76: Stress and Illness.
77: Studying.
78: Subjective Culture.
79: Subliminal Perception.
80: Suicide.
81: Surprise.
82: Synesthesia.
83: Syntax.
84: Temperament and Individual Differences.
85: Terrorism.
86: Test Behavior.
87: Tickling.
88: Touch.
89: Uncertainty.
90: Violence.
91: Visual Motion Perception.
92: Visual Neglect.
93: Visual Perception.
94: Vocational Choice.
95: War.
96: Word Retrieval.
97: Work Efficiency and Motivation.
Index.