Psychology and Behavioral Sciences

Volume 8, Issue 3, June 2019

  • Myths and Stereotypes: The Lived Experiences of People with Albinism

    Fiasorgbor Doris

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, June 2019
    Pages: 61-66
    Received: Mar. 29, 2019
    Accepted: May 08, 2019
    Published: Jun. 24, 2019
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    Abstract: The phenomenon of Albinos being treated badly is a growing concern in many Africa countries. Ghana is not an exception to the general trend of Albinos being discriminated against. However, very little is known about this unique population in Ghana. For most societies, albinism is hardly (or not) understood. Myths and misconceptions surround the con... Show More
  • Spin: The Effects of Acute Exercise on Speech Perception

    Lakyn Kearns, Ashley Rich, Natalie Pita, Kayoko Okada

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, June 2019
    Pages: 67-71
    Received: Apr. 08, 2019
    Accepted: May 20, 2019
    Published: Jun. 26, 2019
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    Abstract: Previous research suggests that adults who exercise regularly perform better on cognitive tasks. Most of these studies have focused on the benefits of aerobic exercise on executive function in the aging population. Very few studies to date have focused on how exercise affects perceptual abilities, particularly in healthy young adults. This is parti... Show More
  • The Index Predicting Power and Feedback Processing Characteristics in the WCST

    Xia Feng, Chengzhi Feng

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, June 2019
    Pages: 72-78
    Received: May 05, 2019
    Accepted: Jun. 12, 2019
    Published: Jun. 26, 2019
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    Abstract: Based on the performance of the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test (WCST), participants can be divided into high and low cognitive flexibility groups. The cognitive differences between the two groups need further study. However, studies have grouped participants according to different criteria of the WCST. Based on the classical WCST, the present study in... Show More
  • Painting Therapy in Improvement of the Symptoms of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

    Kaveh Moghaddam, Aida Ravarian, Farhoud Saied Ershadi

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, June 2019
    Pages: 79-84
    Received: Dec. 27, 2018
    Accepted: Apr. 01, 2019
    Published: Jul. 08, 2019
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    Abstract: Objective: Children with autism spectrum disorder suffer from problems such as qualitative impairment in the social interactions and stereotypical behaviors and the purpose of many interventions is the dynamic involvement of the families in the treatment and rehabilitation of these children. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to investigate t... Show More