By: Peter Vajda Ph.D.
Like it or not, believe it or not, we bring our biology and biography to work, i.e., we bring our "family" to work. It's a fact of psychological life at work that much of our behavior is based on how we were raised.Many...
By: Dr Dave M. Jenkins
A marriage is more than about two individuals coming together. The relationship is based on foundations that pre-date the individuals involved. The foundation starts within the attachment bonds from the family of origin. Attachment is the foundation of all relationships. Without secure attachments, the relationships...
By: Lori Crawford
A while back, I was asked to give my thoughts on playing the lottery. Since I hadn't really given it much thought, I had to go to the scriptures to see what God says about it. This is what I found.In Matthew Henry's commentary...
By: Bianca Dana
From the second I met you I knew you weren't right,And now every night ends with a fight.I always try to go, but something wont let me leave,Even tho Ive told you.. "You aren't something I need"But why when I know your...
By: D Serge
Theories & Non-Theories of MindPreface Immanuel Kant's technique of transcendental reasoning has had considerable influence on the development of psychology as a science, most notably in the area of cognitive science. Although the implementation of this technique within psychology is by no means limited to...
By: Beth Stillman
Psychology is defined as the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. Note: the scientific study. Psychological science has been designed to observe, describe, explain, and predict behavior. Other sciences have the same goal: observing, describing, explaining and predicting. The only thing that is different...
Speculating on the connection between studying psychology and developing mental illness
By: Bridget Webber
Just as medical students often seem to 'develop' symptoms of possible illness during their first year or so of study, psychology students may look at detailed descriptions of mental illness and start to weigh their own sanity against what they are learning. This does not...
Folk Psychology: Fact or fallacy?
By: Robert Atwood
Folk Psychology is just like folk mechanics, folk thermodynamics, folk meteorology, folk chemistry, and folk biology, a framework of concepts, roughly adequate to the demands of everyday life. It is a seriously mistaken theory, many of the claims it makes give rise to behavior, and...
By: Edward Engberg
Every high school class, or so it seems, harbors a class brain, an "Einstein", to go along with the class clown. In my senior class the post was held by a young man, I'll call him Albert, who did not at all fit the stereotypical...
By: Bridget Webber
We can experience tension for a variety of reasons. It may be that we have tension as a result of frustration or anger. Or it could be that tension is caused by a build up of intense emotion or the opposite, a lack of stimulation...

 

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