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  • 1.Psychologists, Helping People Improve Their Lives
    Psychological science is exploring how the mind works, evaluating how people learn and facilitating peak human performance to help people make smarter choices in their daily lives.
    Psychology Topic
  • 2.Alzheimer's Disease
    Alzheimer’s disease is a chronic brain disease that gradually erodes an individual’s memory, intellectual abilities and personality, eventually impairing the ability to think, speak or perform such basic tasks as getting dressed or eating.
    Psychology Topic
  • 3.Trauma
    Trauma is an emotional response to a terrible event like an accident, rape or natural disaster. Reactions such as shock and denial are typical. Longer term reactions include unpredictable emotions, flashbacks, strained relationships and even physical symptoms.
    Psychology Topic
  • 4.Psychologists, Promoting Health
    Psychological science is unlocking the mysteries of how the brain works, helping people make healthy lifestyle choices and improving the treatment of complex human problems.
    Psychology Topic
  • 5.Human Rights
    Human rights are rights to which all human beings are inherently entitled. APA’s vision statement includes serving as an effective champion of the application of psychology to promote human rights.
    Psychology Topic (January 2011)
  • 6.Learning & Memory
    Learning is the acquisition of skill or knowledge, while memory is the expression of what you’ve acquired. If you acquire the new skill or knowledge slowly and laboriously, that’s learning. If acquisition occurs instantly, that’s making a memory.
    Psychology Topic
  • 7.Intelligence
    Intelligence refers to intellectual functioning. IQ tests compare your performance with other people your age taking the same test, but they don't measure other kinds of intelligence, such as social intelligence, which is the expertise people bring to their interactions with others.
    Psychology Topic
  • 8.Socioeconomic Status
    Socioeconomic status is commonly conceptualized as the social standing or class of an individual or group.
    Psychology Topic
  • 9.Autism
    Autism is the most severe developmental disability, involving impairments in social interaction — such as being aware of other people’s feelings — and verbal and nonverbal communication.
    Psychology Topic
  • 10.Schizophrenia
    Schizophrenia is a serious mental illness characterized by incoherent or illogical thoughts, bizarre behavior and speech, and delusions or hallucinations, such as hearing voices.
    Psychology Topic
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Results 110 of 33 for "Psychology Topic"X related to "Educating the Human Brain"