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  • 1.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
  • 2.Bullying
    Bullying is aggressive physical contact, words or actions to cause another person injury or discomfort. Cyberbullying uses an electronic device for aggressive, repeated and intentional acts of bullying such as name calling, sending threatening emails, placing photos of persons on the Internet without permission and sending viruses.
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  • 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.
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  • 4.Testing Issues
    Information about psychological testing issues, including the development, creation, administration, scoring and interpretation of psychological tests of abilities such as intelligence or aptitudes; personality (e.g., traits, attitudes); and mental health, including neurological disorders.
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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. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender
    LGBT is shorthand for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender. The “LGB” in this term refers to sexual orientation. The “T” in LGBT stands for transgender or gender non-conforming, an umbrella term for people whose gender identity or gender expression does not conform to that typically associated with the sex to which they were assigned at birth.
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  • 7.Shyness
    Shyness is the tendency to feel awkward, worried or tense during social encounters. Severely shy people may have physical symptoms like upset stomach; worries about how others view them; and a tendency to withdraw from social interactions.
    Psychology Topic
  • 8.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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  • 9.Disability
    More 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.
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  • 10.Depression
    People with depression may lack pleasure in daily activities, significant weight loss or gain, insomnia or excessive sleeping, lack of energy, inability to concentrate, feelings of worthlessness or guilt and thoughts of death or suicide.
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