Results 1–10 of 26 for "Psychology Topic"X related to "Protect your aging brain" Refine Your Search Refine Your Search TopicTherapy (7)Aging (3)Alzheimer's (3)Disability (3)Emotional health (3) 27 more... [+] Ethics (3)Human rights (3)Stress (3)Law & psychology (2)Socioeconomic status (2)Teens (2)Addictions (1)ADHD (1)Autism (1)Children (1)Death & dying (1)Depression (1)Hate crimes (1)Health disparities (1)Intelligence (1)Marriage & divorce (1)Personality (1)Safety & design (1)Schizophrenia (1)Sexuality (1)Shyness (1)Sleep (1)Sport & exercise (1)Testing issues (1)Trauma (1)Violence (1)Workplace issues (1)Hide detailsDocument TypePsychology TopicXYear2011 (1) Results 1–10 of 26 Previous 1 2 3 ... Next Relevance Title A-Z Title Z-A Newest First Oldest First Sort by: 1.Alzheimer's DiseaseAlzheimer’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.Psychology Topic 2.AgingPsychologists 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 3.Learning & MemoryLearning 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.Psychology Topic 4.AutismAutism 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.Psychology Topic 5.Sport and ExerciseRegular 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.Psychology Topic 6.TraumaTrauma 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.Psychology Topic 7.SchizophreniaSchizophrenia is a serious mental illness characterized by incoherent or illogical thoughts, bizarre behavior and speech, and delusions or hallucinations, such as hearing voices.Psychology Topic 8.DisabilityMore than 13 percent of noninstitutionalized adults have some sort of physical disability. The most common physical disabilities are trouble hearing, moving around or doing day-to-day tasks like getting dressed.Psychology Topic 9.Human RightsHuman 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)10.Health DisparitiesHealth disparities occur when differences in health status exist between one population group in comparison to a more advantaged group, and most address issues of social justice and equity. Learn more about APA research and where to get help.Psychology Topic Previous 1 2 3 ... Next Relevance Title A-Z Title Z-A Newest First Oldest First Sort by: ADVERTISEMENT Results 1–10 of 26 for "Psychology Topic"X related to "Protect your aging brain"