An introduction to social psychology
By: Robert Grice
An Introduction to Social Psychology Social psychology examines the nature of interactions that occur in groups and social structures. Gordon Allport was one of the pioneers in the field of social psychology. Allport proposed that social psychology wanted to understand the thoughts, feelings, and behaviors...
Ethical issues in research
By: Robert Grice
Ethical Issues in Research John B. Watson, one of the pioneers of behaviorism, earned a place in history and in every introduction to psychology textbook for his “Little Albert” experiment. Watson and his associate conditioned a fear of white objects in 9-month old &ldquo...
How to use surveys in psychology
By: Robert Grice
One of the most popular types of psychological research involves the use of surveys. Survey research provides descriptive information from subject responses to questions or item statements. Surveys may seek biographical or factual information, query knowledge about a subject, or solicit opinions about a subject...
Common statistical methods used in a research design
By: Robert Grice
Common statistical methods used in a research design One of the courses I dreaded above all others in graduate school was research statistics. I have never been a strong student in math and my limited exposure to statistics only struck confusion in my mind and...
Anger Problems Anger is Bad Problem Side Effects of Anger Fury Rage
By: Mony Neath Sokhom
Anger is a natural reactive mechanism against events or circumstances that are not favourable. Without going further into the literal definition of anger, let us take it to our hearts as a human being, to decide whether it is good or bad. Within the encompassment...
Can traumatic memories be repressed and recovered later?
By: Connor Rohan
Ever since 1989, the topic of traumatic memories and their ability to be repressed and later recovered had been hotly debated by psychologists. Many psychologists hold the view that traumatic repressed memories absolutely exist and can be recovered, and many psychologists believe that traumatic memories...
By: Filmchick Carrie
“Psychology has a long past, yet its real history is short.” This quote, by Hermann Ebbinghaus, describes the juxtaposition of psychology throughout the years. Although it was recognized as a science only a short time ago, psychologists know that the history of psychology...
How research in social psychology can explain religious cults
By: Robert Grice
Religious cults like the Branch Davidians or the followers of Jim Jones are no different than any other cult except they believe that their group is uniquely favored by God or the Divine and all others are deceived. The word “cult” can be used...
Problem solving in cognitive psychology
By: Helping Psychology
Cognitive psychologists define problem solving as the process that people use when they are confronted with unfamiliar tasks. Simply stated, a problem is any question or matter involving doubt, uncertainty or difficulty.Problem solving is a higher-level cognitive process that includes a variety of mental...
Insecure attachment styles in attachment theory
By: Robert Grice
Why do some people experience healthy relationships while others may careless about relationships or move from one bad relationship to the next? John Bowlby and Mary Ainsworth theorized that people development attachment styles. Attachment styles are the perceptions people hold of intimate relationships, the possibility...

 

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