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  2. Gender schema theory - Wikipedia

    The legacy of gender schema theory has not been one of obvious lasting impact in the psychology of gender. Bem's theory was undoubtedly informed by the cognitive revolution of the 1970s and 1980s and was coming at a time when the psychology of gender was drastically picking up interest as more and more women were entering academic fields.

  3. Conspiracy theory - Wikipedia

    A conspiracy theory is an explanation for an event or situation that invokes a conspiracy by sinister and powerful groups, often political in motivation, when other explanations are more probable. [3] [6] [7] The term has a negative connotation, implying that the appeal to a conspiracy is based on prejudice or insufficient evidence. [8]

  4. Systems psychology - Wikipedia

    Systems psychology is a branch of both theoretical psychology and applied psychology that studies human behaviour and experience as complex systems.It is inspired by systems theory and systems thinking, and based on the theoretical work of Roger Barker, Gregory Bateson, Humberto Maturana and others.

  5. Educational psychology - Wikipedia

    Educational psychology is the branch of psychology concerned with the scientific study of human learning.The study of learning processes, from both cognitive and behavioral perspectives, allows researchers to understand individual differences in intelligence, cognitive development, affect, motivation, self-regulation, and self-concept, as well as their role in learning.

  6. Cultural schema theory - Wikipedia

    History. Cultural schema theory may be a relatively new theory, but neither schema nor cultural schema are new concepts. The idea of schemas existing as ideal types in the mind dates back all the way back to Plato (see also Schema and Schema (psychology)) .

  7. Stimulus (psychology) - Wikipedia

    In perceptual psychology, a stimulus is an energy change (e.g., light or sound) which is registered by the senses (e.g., vision, hearing, taste, etc.) and constitutes the basis for perception. In behavioral psychology (i.e., classical and operant conditioning), a stimulus constitutes the basis for behavior.

  8. Continuum - Wikipedia

    Continuum concept, in psychology; Continuum mechanics, in physics, deals with continuous matter; Space-time continuum, any mathematical model that combines space and time into a single continuum; Continuum theory of specific heats of solids, see Debye model

  9. Growth - Wikipedia

    Developmental psychology; Erikson's stages of psychosocial development; Human development (humanity) Personal development; Population growth; Other uses. Growth, a 2010 American horror film; Izaugsme (Growth), a Latvian political party; See also