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  • 1.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.
    Psychology Topic
  • 2.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
  • 3.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.
    Psychology Topic
  • 4.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
  • 5.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
  • 6.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
  • 7.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
  • 8.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.
    Psychology Topic
  • 9.Sexual Abuse
    Sexual abuse is unwanted sexual activity, with perpetrators using force, making threats or taking advantage of victims not able to give consent. Reactions include shock, fear, disbelief, anxiety or post-traumatic stress disorder.
    Psychology Topic
  • 10.Psychologists, Promoting Health
    Psychological science is unlocking the mysteries of how the brain works, helping people make healthy lifestyle choices and improving the treatment of complex human problems.
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