By: Tara Bren
Psychological theories abound, and all of them attempt to define and explain the human psyche. Each of them was revolutionary at its introduction, many facing skepticism and outright hostility, but gained popularity when authenticated. The problem, however, is that none of them taken by themselves...
By: Tara Bren
When a family member is ill, we want to provide soothing words and chicken soup with the assurance that they'll be up and about again in no time. But what if the signs of illness aren't physical? The symptoms of mental illness can be subtle...
By: A Penry
If you do a quick google search you'll find thousands of sites offering IQ tests, if you do each one of these tests you'll end up with at least a hundred different IQ scores. There are also nationally recognised forms of IQ tests though they...
By: Victoria R.
If you are reading this article, chances are you've come here with some reason to believe your psychiatrist is not legitimate. There are red flags of quackishness and pale pink flags of quackishness. The red flags, are obviously the easiest to spot. Unlike psychologists, psychiatrists...
By: Mona Gallagher
The probability of your psychiatrist being a quack is close to zero. If you want to know for certain if your psychiatrist is a qualified practitioner, you can check his medical and psychiatric credentials with your state licensing board.If, however, you have a complaint...
By: Rita Chaney
There are several factors to consider when choosing a major in psychology for graduate study. In your preliminary research, you have probably noticed the range of possibilities in the psychology field. Sub-categories include clinical psychology, counseling psychology, counseling psychology, developmental psychology,experimental psychology, forensic psychology...
By: Rita Chaney
For many people, experiencing stressful life events makes it necessary to seek the counsel of a psychologist. Although finding a competent professional may take some effort, it will be worth it. Here are some tips for finding a good psychologist. (See American Psychological Association and...
By: Doctor Bob
Among all the tools available to us from the discipline of psychology, Abraham Maslow's "Hierarchy of Needs" is arguably the most applicable across all of society. This theory describes how human actions can be understood according to the needs of each of those under scrutiny...
By: Sharon Stellarini
As a child you may painfully recall your parents whipping you or putting you in the corner for your bad behavior. You may also admit to doing something for your friend, not out of the goodness of your heart, but in order to receive something...
By: Sharon Stellarini
The Psychology of Colors - Do Colors really have an effect on how we feel?During my senior year in High School, the walls of our cafeteria were painted red, yellow, and green. The reasoning behind this was that these colors, when put side by...

 

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