By: Janette Peel
Whether psychologists emphasize internal or external influences depends on their theoretical perspective. Each perspective influences the questions psychologists ask, the kind of information they consider important, and the method of study used.The 'biological theory' helps us to understand how the body and brain work...
By: Bridget Webber
Have you been daydreaming lately? The chances are you have been, as when asked most people admit to their mind drifting at some point in the day. The reason for daydreaming can be that an individual is either tired through lack of sleep, or not...
By: Colette Georgii
The most important consideration for seeing a psychiatrist is suicidal thoughts. If you have suicidal thoughts and plans for committing suicide or hurting other people you need to see a psychiatrist immediately. Suicide is a violent act equivalent to murder. In fact it is murder...
By: L. Merlino
There is passive and active daydreaming... and there is is an art to daydreaming.Your daydreams may have a lot to say about where you're headed with your life... but ultimately, you are in the driver's seat.Do you let your mind wander where it...
By: Steve Marshall
I watched a program on our local television the other night about improving our memory. I was thinking to myself about it as I watched the interesting information coming at me. This morning I was reflecting on if I thought this was really all mostly...
By: Janette Peel
Psychology is a fairly young science with roots in many disciplines, ranging from philosophy to physiology. The founder of the first psychology laboratory in 1879 at Germany's University in Leipzig was Wilhelm Wundt, both a physiologist and philosopher. A Russian physiologist who pioneered the study...
By: Sherry Rindt
In my opinion daydreams are the mental moments that separate the survirors from the losers in the Game of Life.Let's face it, real life isn't easy or fun. It is tough, strenuous, and filled with challenge. And there aren't always a lot of obvious...
Speculating on the connection between studying psychology and developing mental illness
By: Christyl Rivers
Do psychology students, or those who begin work in the field find themselves more vulnerable to mental illness? The idea is based on innate human vulnerability to suggestion. However, for an illness to be truly diagnosed as a mental illness it must meet the following...
By: Be
An Introduction to Gestalt Therapy In the 1940s Frederick (Fritz) and Laura Perls founded Gestalt therapy, which is a phenomenological-existential therapy. Gestalt therapy teaches therapists and patients the phenomenological method of awareness a philosophy or method of inquiry based on the assumption that reality consists...
By: Rachelle de Bretagne
Society these days is so fast. People seem to have forgotten values that families took for granted in days gone by. Technology has meant that the speed life is lived at imposes all kinds of stresses on lives at all ages, and learning how to...

 

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