Understanding the behavioral view of modern psychology
By: Robert Grice
Behavioral View of Modern Psychology The behavioral view of modern psychology rests on the assumption that human beings are little more than organisms who innately react through the motivation to gain meaningful rewards or to avoid unpleasant punishment. John B. Watson is the father of...
By: Elizabeth M Young
The good news is that serious violence in schools, such as killings, stabbings, shootings, rapes and other serious crimes of assault and battery have declined significantly since a peak during the 1990s. The bad news is that the conditions still exist that lead to violence...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Socio-economic status has been the major reason, throughout history, whether most families were able to stay together or were torn apart. It is true that a stable job, position in the middle class, and suitable income goes a long way toward keeping families together, but...
Why does society believe in conspiracy theories?
By: P.D. Rivers
Why are people so intrigued with Conspiracy Theories? They are the ultimate puzzle; the conundrum that everyone wants to solve. Conspiracy theories allow people to exercise their brains at the best of their abilities. We try to analyze the evidence surrounding the conspiracy where that...
The advantages of being an introvert
By: Sun Meilan
Being an introvert is usually seen as a negative thing, and there are certainly a number of ways in which it can affect your life negatively - for a start, you will probably find it hard to socialise. However, being an introvert is far from...
By: Elaine M. Doxie
The narcissist is a person who has no empathy for others, and in many ways, no real personality of their own. They tend to believe that the world revolves around them, and will not tolerate anything or anyone that does not agree with this view...
Is psychology really scientific?
By: Christyl Rivers
Is Psychology a science? It is now. Although initially a study of "the mind," new psychology studies include the brain, biology, physiology and much more. But is has not been for most of the last 100 years. Now we have Ecopsychology; based and connected...
Why some people are afraid of dying, and some aren't
By: Sam E. Jones
It’s an interesting phenomenon, when the conversation turns to death and dying, you can see it in people’s faces. Some are afraid, and some are not. The question is, why? Why does the thought of dying terrify some people while others are blasé...
By: Thomas E. Foss
Countries around the world struggle with slum areas and all the problems associated with these areas. Not only are conditions often inhumane for the people living there, but these areas also tend to generate crime and may thus have a bad influence on surrounding areas...
Mood disorders: Bipolar I disorder
By: Angela Graffam
Not only is Bipolar I a medical complexity, but a personal experience. The following information is transcribed in a straight forward manner in which to promote education, but also to describe some intrinsic experience. Though this may appear dryly written, the point is to give...

 

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