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26 Topic Pages Found in Psychology and starting with the letter C
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Open Case studies
Case studies

The case study method has always been an integral tool in the investigation of social science phenomena, being of particular value when the number of

Cattell, Raymond Bernard, 1905-1998

People do not display their ‘personalities’ all the time and in every encounter. It follows that attributions of personality traits must take the form

Open Cerebral dominance
Cerebral dominance

Like most of the body, the brain is symmetrical; it is made up of two (mostly) symmetrical hemispheres (each hemisphere then has four lobes). While

Open Cerebral palsy
Cerebral palsy

( sӘrē'brӘl pôl'zē ), disability caused by brain damage before or during birth or in the first years, resulting in a loss of voluntary muscular

Open Cerebrum
Cerebrum

The largest and most prominent structure of the brain. It consists of two hemispheres separated by the longitudinal fissure, below which are the three

Open Child Abuse
Child Abuse

Child abuse is a socially defined construct; as such, it does not lend itself to an easy definition. It is a highly controversial and complex concept,

Open Child development
Child development

Child development describes the physical, cognitive, emotional, and social growth of the child from birth to adolescence (some definitions include the

Claparède, Edouard (1873 - 1940)

Swiss physician and psychologist Édouard Claparède is a notable personality in the history of psychology and the pedagogical sciences. Born in Geneva,

Clark, Kenneth B. (1914 - 2005)

Kenneth B. Clark was brought to New York City by his mother when he was four. He attended schools in Harlem and graduated from George Washington High

Open Cognitive development
Cognitive development

The term cognitive development refers to age changes in the ability to acquire, manipulate, or reason about information in particular contexts. When