By: Tammy Cramblett
Workplace violence is never easy to deal with or talk about. The fact that it even happens very sad. People go to work to earn money to pay their bills and try to live a comfortable life. When most people think of violence, images of...
Stanley Milgram's Yale experiments on obedience
By: Sherry Thoman - 653245
Stanley Milgram originally attended Queens College in New York City and earned a degree in Political Science. Later when he applied to the Ph.D. in Psychology program at Harvard he was rejected for not having enough background in the science. After taking some undergraduate...
The different types of psychology theories
By: K. L. Hosking
There are several schools of thought in psychology, although probably none more widely known as the Psychodynamic perspective, a concept developed by Sigmund Freud. Freud’s idea was that our actions and behaviors, if not driven by physical causes or derived from conscious thought, must...
History of psychology
By: K. L. Hosking
There are many colorful characters throughout history whose ideas and arguments have served as the building blocks for the field of psychology. Thanks to Aristotle and Rene Descartes to John Locke and John Stuart Mill, and many in between, we have achieved significant progress in...
Understanding the science of learning
By: K. L. Hosking
The emphasis on lifelong learning has become a popular topic of cognitive psychological research in recent years. Continuing education or learning new skills is as easy as a click of a mouse, and oftentimes, online classes are free. Research on the long-term effects of mental...
What is biological psychology?
By: K. L. Hosking
Biological psychology is the study of behavior using a biological approach. Biopsychology is a term used for neuroscientists who study behavior by studying the underlying biological processes of the brain. There are several divisions of biopsychology and neuroscientists specialize in different fields. The Historical Development...
Famous female psychologists
By: K. L. Hosking
Lillian Moller Gilbreth was an inspirational woman, and years after her death, she continues to inspire many people, especially women. Lillian Gilbreth was the mother of twelve children, a devoted wife, and one of many pioneers in the field of psychology. She also worked closely...
Factors that influence behavior changes
By: K. L. Hosking
Human interaction in social situations changes according to the venue, and the problems each individual might be facing. Unfortunately, some psychological problems can interfere with the way a person behaves in public and how they interact with others, therefore, in some situations, allowances for a...
A historical perspective on behaviorism
By: K. L. Hosking
Although the ideas of John B. Watson, B.F. Skinner and Edward C. Tolman all have merit, there was a radical element to some of these perspectives which made them somewhat unacceptable in their day, not to mention unethical then, and now. However, each of...
Human facial expressions and the message they convey
By: K. L. Hosking
Aside from the normal emotional reactions to events as a result of cognition, there are also those that happen instantaneously. According to Deckers, (2010),“it is difficult for people to state the reason for a particular affective judgment. They know what they like or...

 

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