By: Megan Stoddard
As with all dreams, what a nightmare means depends on what it means to the dreamer. To interpret one, you must figure out what it means for you. Far more than most other dreams, nightmares inspire strong emotion - specifically, fear. If you have...
Human psychology, instance of suggestibility
By: Kyle Bynum
Opinions and Social Pressure is an essay by social psychologist, Solomon E. Asch. In his writings, he suggests that a person's thoughts and behavior are directly influenced by society's opinions and actions which is a foundation to evidence of the psycological theory of "suggestability". Asch...
By: Bradley Wilson
Attribution Concept The attribution concept is an attempt by individual observers to understand the causative factors of everyday events. "When Shane arrived at school, an angry group of young boys stood at the flagpole to meet him." Depending on your background you read this...
By: D. Victor
The Attribution concept in psychology seeks to explain how, when and why we determine the causes of behavior- our own or that of others. Attribution theory is a critical aspect of applied psychology, particularly where motivation and self-esteem are concerned. Around 1958, Fritz Heider introduced...
How to respond to any type of rejection in your life
By: Cody Hodge
So you have been rejected. That is going to happen a lot in your lifetime, so you might as well get used to it. Not to sound like a pessimist, but if you are going to do anything powerful in your life, you are going...
By: Hugo Silva
The fear of death and dying has been a regular presence in the minds of man since the beginning of times. Back in prehistoric times, it was usual to have burial ceremonies to keep the dead at peace, and to make sure that they would...
Why some people are happier than others
By: Jerges Cervantes
In order to determine how other people lead happier lives than others, it's important to first look at what makes a person happy. There are probably thousands of things that can make a person happy, as well as make a person unhappy, but in the...
What is psychological compensation?
By: Emily McDowell
All of us are born with imperfections. Some people are naturally overweight while others are made fun of for being overly thin. For one person throwing a baseball is second nature, while another person is born with no athletic talent. Whether it is a speech...
By: May Monten
Sometimes people seem to be motivated by something inside them - their personality, their character, their habitual ways of acting. Other times they seem to be motivated more by something outside of them - events or the influence of other people. The attribution concept is...
By: Michael Totten
Everyone wants to be able to explain the world around them. The attribution concept of psychology claims that people constantly attribute causes to events in order to give themselves a greater sense of control over those events. When events are caused by internal personality factors...

 

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