What is the difference between a superiority complex and high self esteem?
By: Bridget Webber
There is a marked difference between a superiority complex and high self esteem. If you have high self esteem, you are lucky to be able to enjoy a far more balanced perspective about the world and your place in it, than if you had a...
What is cognitive psychology?
By: K. L. Hosking
Cognitive psychology is the study of brain processes concerning learning, memory, language and speech. The ways people acquire information, retain it and convey it can vary greatly from one person to the next. Studying cognitive psychology allows scientists to understand behaviors that occur because of...
What's your greatest fear?
By: Katie Mcgreal
Feel the fear and do it anyway Live life to the full Don't be scared I grew up hearing these phrases and maybe not as a direct result but definitely part of the result was that I am scared of just about everythingthat and I...
Uncovering the significance of dreams
By: Christine G.
Dream studies around the world indicate that virtually everyone dreams about performing sexual acts. This fact shocks those who believe sexual expression is immoral. It may disturb those who fear that erotic dream images indicate that they are dissatisfied with the sexual experiences they have...
Introduction to research methods in psychology
By: Quinn Peterson
Research methodology is the backbone of psychology. In order to test new and existing theories and ideas, one must adhere to psychology research principles. These principles, when followed have helped evolve psychology into a well respected discipline.While psychology is not considered a "hard" science...
Understanding the behavioral view of modern psychology
By: Robert Grice
Behavioral View of Modern Psychology The behavioral view of modern psychology rests on the assumption that human beings are little more than organisms who innately react through the motivation to gain meaningful rewards or to avoid unpleasant punishment. John B. Watson is the father of...
The advantages of being an introvert
By: Sun Meilan
Being an introvert is usually seen as a negative thing, and there are certainly a number of ways in which it can affect your life negatively - for a start, you will probably find it hard to socialise. However, being an introvert is far from...
By: Elaine M. Doxie
The narcissist is a person who has no empathy for others, and in many ways, no real personality of their own. They tend to believe that the world revolves around them, and will not tolerate anything or anyone that does not agree with this view...
Why some people are afraid of dying, and some aren't
By: Sam E. Jones
It’s an interesting phenomenon, when the conversation turns to death and dying, you can see it in people’s faces. Some are afraid, and some are not. The question is, why? Why does the thought of dying terrify some people while others are blasé...
Is psychology really scientific?
By: Christyl Rivers
Is Psychology a science? It is now. Although initially a study of "the mind," new psychology studies include the brain, biology, physiology and much more. But is has not been for most of the last 100 years. Now we have Ecopsychology; based and connected...
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