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  • 1.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)
  • 2.Hate Crimes
    Hate crimes are any felony or violent crime based on prejudice against a particular group. Compared to other crimes, hate crimes have a broader impact on victims and communities because they target core aspects of identity.
    Psychology Topic
  • 3.Race
    According to research by psychologists and others, prejudice and discrimination are still problems in American society. Research also shows that contact between people of different racial and ethnic backgrounds can reduce stereotyping and prejudice.
    Psychology Topic
  • 4.Ethics
    In psychology, APA’s Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct lays out standards for psychologists and identifies behaviors that deserve punishment.
    Psychology Topic
  • 5.Stress
    Stress can interfere with normal living, damage your physical health or cause difficulties with concentration or mood.
    Psychology Topic
  • 6.Understanding the World Around Us
    Psychologists help people make meaning of the world by studying human behavior and our interactions in the environments where we live, learn and work.
    Psychology Topic
  • 7.Violence
    Violence is an extreme form of aggression, such as assault, rape or murder and it has many causes, including frustration, exposure to violent media, violence in the home or neighborhood, and a tendency to see other people's actions as hostile even when they're not.
    Psychology Topic
  • 8.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
  • 9.Addictions
    Addiction is the body's need for a drug to avoid withdrawal symptoms, and psychologists study aspects such as addictive behavior, dependence, tolerance and treatments for addiction.
    Psychology Topic
  • 10.Therapy
    Therapy is a treatment for psychological problems in which therapists and clients work together to understand problems and come up with plans for fixing them, generally by changing ineffective thoughts, emotions or behaviors.
    Psychology Topic
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