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  • 1.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.
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  • 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.
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  • 3.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.
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  • 4.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.
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  • 5.Aging
    Psychologists who work with older adults — geropsychologists — assess mental functioning, depression and other problems, as well as design policies and services to enhance the quality of life of older people and their caregivers.
    Psychology Topic
  • 6.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.
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  • 7.Sport and Exercise
    Regular physical activity and participation in sports are good for your body, reducing the risk that you’ll develop high blood pressure, heart disease, colon cancer and diabetes. Sport psychologists can help you overcome problems, enhance your performance and achieve your goals.
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  • 8.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.
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  • 9.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.
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  • 10.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.
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