By: Sam Smart
One of the problems about some television programs is that they have violent contents. Even though violence has been part of the TV entertainment for decades, parents are still being careful selecting programs that are safe to watch. Generally physical fights, weapons, and slapstick comedy...
By: Rahman Majere
Morality and virtue have always been highly debatable and fascinating topics. Despite different interpretations of morality, all of us can agree that a person's view on moral values develops over time. It is this idea of gradual moral development that has prompted psychologists like Lawrence...
By: Magda DH
Lawrence Kohlberg (1927-1987) is the author the best known psychological theory of moral development. Kohlberg's theory of moral development describes a three-level and six-stage framework for moral development, built upon and extending Piaget's model of general cognitive development. Kohlberg's model is, strictly speaking, a theory...
Distinguishing Culture in other Animal Species
By: Dawn Merhalski
The word itself, "culture" is "man made" and yet it can be can be applied in other animal species. Culture: "Of/or relating to intellectual or artistic (refined) matters, or to a specific culture." Refined: "Free from impurities or defects" The "culture" of many bird...
By: John Louie Ramos
One of the biggest controversies in psychology is the debate between the theories of nativism and empiricism. Basically, both these theories seek to explain the true origin of human knowledge. Nativists claim that knowledge innate in humans is just waiting to be nurtured. On the...
How to control your anger
By: Shabeeb Ahamed
The most significant point about anger management techniques is that you have to employ them often for them to work. That means that you need to adjust the way you think so that those techniques remain in your mind firmly. One should use them daily...
By: Derek Oxley
Every body speaks louder than words and it takes your eyes to decode the body language, using your ears alone will leave you in the dark. So what is your body telling others and what secrets are bodies around you unknowingly revealing? These dirty little...
By: Magda DH
The entire area of psychology, as well as related strands of philosophy and neuroscience, is informed by and connected with the debate between nativism and empiricism, with constructivism thrown in for a good measure somewhere just off the middle ground. This empiricism – nativism argument...
By: Can Tran
In regards to genetic factors being linked to criminal behavior, it brings forth the strong argument of nature vs. nurture. This has been an ongoing debate for several decades. In regards to the popular TV drama on NBC called “Law and Order: Special Victims...
An introduction to humanistic psychology
By: Helping Psychology
Humanistic psychology was introduced in the late 1950s in response to what proponents saw as inadequacies in the leading psychological theories of the day. Now known as the “3rd force” in psychology, humanist psychology attempts to place more of an emphasis on the role...

 

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