By: Augusta Conlon
Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs refers to developmental psychologist Abraham Maslow’s theory of human behavior and its underlying motivators. Maslow originally proposed his theory in 1943 and published a comprehensive description of it in his 1954 book Motivation and Personality. Maslow describes a series...
Anthropology: The Red Deer Cave People of China
By: Ray Langley
The evolution of man from ape to Adam is a debate between creationist and evolutionist as to the origin of man, yet the breadth of the earth’s existence certainly has room to entertain both beliefs. It is a debate that has continued because each...
By: Brynn Bowery
The Red Deer Cave People are a highly important scientific discovery as it pertains to the evolution of human beings. Ironically, though, the discoveries of the fossilized remains in two different caves in southwestern China occurred in 1979, and 1989 respectively, and were left untouched...
By: Steven Bishop
Somewhere between economics and psychology is the rapidly growing field known as behavioral decision theory, which studies how people make choices in life. It analyzes empirical evidence of people’s actions and attempts to make sense of how they decide to do the things they...
Anthropology: The Red Deer Cave People of China
By: Erin M. Ritz
A new species has recently been discovered in China. The species is human, and is possibly a new trail in the long evolutionary line from the neanderthals to modern existence. They have been called the "Red Deer Cave People" because their bones were found in...
By: Julie Thomas-Zucker
Thinking, Fast and Slow, by Daniel Kahneman, is a very intriguing book, not another dry psychological treatise that puts the reader to sleep. Mr. Kahneman uses many basic exercises to prove his points. The exercises show how every person thinks fast or slow in any...
By: Litsa Podaras
The Nobel Prize (2000) winning research of professors David Dunning and Justin Kruger disclosed that quite a few Americans may overestimate their own worth. The analysis was done on American individuals at Cornell University and surprisingly enough when a relative study was done (Professor Heine...
The human need for social interaction
By: Christyl Rivers
The human need for interaction is one of the most misunderstood and fundamental core features of human psychology and sociology. A major mistake is the assumption that humans should only interact with humans. Or that we only need a keyboard to connect to the whole...
By: Michael Totten
The Dunning-Kruger effect is a cognitive bias which is caused by the inability of particularly poor performers to evaluate their own performance accurately. As a result, those who are incompetent are also unable to recognize their incompetence and thereby improve their own performance. This cognitive...
What is unconditional positive regard in therapy?
By: Trenna Sue Hiler
Carl Rogers was one of the prominent psychologist who practiced as a humanist psychologist. One of the core beliefs and practices is client-centered therapy. This approach is that the patient or client has all the tools to solve the problems. The job of the therapist...

 

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