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This page contains articles pertaining to some important concepts.   I have organized the concepts with three
categories:  psychology concepts, scientific concepts, and other concepts.   Some of the psychology concepts
or psychology terms can be considered psychology theories or psychological theories.
Some of the concepts in psychology or psychology terms can be considered social psychology concepts or
social psychology terms.   Moreover, some of the concepts can be considered basic psychology concepts.   
Gaining knowledge of psychology definitions and basic psychology concepts is essential.  It is also essential
to gain an understanding of important scientific concepts and research methodology.  It is important to have
an understanding and appreciation of the scientific method and research methods.
There are many more concepts that are not included in this section of this website.  Textbooks are likely to
have many more concepts than are included in this section of this website.  Thus, it may be a good idea to
also read textbooks.
On my website, bluefoxcom.com, there are some articles on concepts.  Some of these articles include,
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What Is Humility?" and "What Is Abstract Art?"
Intrinsic Motivation and Extrinsic Motivation
with Examples of Each Type of Motivation
Operant Conditioning
The Availability Heuristic
Classical Conditioning
Correlation and Causation
Theory
Critical Thinking
Independent Variable and Dependent Variable
Central Route and Peripheral Route to Persuasion
Correlational Study
The Decay Theory of Forgetting
The Interference Theory of Forgetting
The Experiment
Observational Learning
Semantic Memory and Episodic Memory
The Hindsight Bias
Correlation Coefficient
Fundamental Attribution Error
What is Psychology?: Psychology Definition
What is Personality?: Personality Definition
Leadership Definition
What is Meaning?
Empathy Definition
Quality Definition
Altruism Definition
Loneliness
Integrity Definition
Self-efficacy Definition
The Big Five Personality Traits
Theories of Motivation:  Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs Theory
The Cognitive Perspective
Organizational Culture
Procedural Memory
PSYCHOLOGY CONCEPTS:
SCIENTIFIC CONCEPTS:
OTHER CONCEPTS:
Freud's Defense Mechanisms
Observational Study
Self-fulfilling Prophecy
Confirmation Bias
The Foot-in-the-Door Technique
Random Assignment
Case Study
Divergent Thinking
Conformity
Norms
Hypothesis
Construct Validity
Null Hypothesis
Creativity
Cognitive Psychology
Social Psychology Definition
Metacognition
Motivation
Attribution
Attitude
Values Definition
Self-concept
Median, Mean, and Mode
Statistically Significant Definition
Code of Ethics Definition
Rapport Definition
Perception
Social Loafing
Teamwork
Groupthink
Love
Gratitude
Interpersonal Conflict Definition
Forgiveness Definition
Inferential Statistics Definition
Descriptive Statistics
Self-serving Bias
Basic Research and Applied Research
Survey Research
Illusory Correlation
False Consensus Effect
Self-actualization
Inference
Internal Validity Definition and External Validity Definition
Confounding Variable
Selective Attention
Field Study
Short-term Memory and Long-term Memory
Quantitative Research
Qualitative Research
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Positive Psychology 728x90
Heuristic
Priming
Range
Test-Retest Reliability
Health Psychology
Insight