By: Thomas Austen
Lombroso's theory can no longer be taken seriously do you agree Cesare Lombroso was an Italian criminologist (1835-1909), he devised a theory that criminality is a psychological trait, however if someone has a criminal mind, this can be recognised by their appearance. Cesare believed...
An overview of attribution theory
By: D. Victor
How, when and why we determine the causes of behavior (our own or that of others) is the domain of attribution theory. Attribution theory is a critical aspect of social and applied psychology, particularly where issues of motivation and self-esteem arise. Circa 1958, Fritz Heider...
An overview of social cognition theory
By: D. Victor
Social cognition theory is based on two fundamental assumptions. One assumption is that humans learn from the behavior of other humans. The second is that it is important to understand the thought process of a human in order to make a valid and reliable psychological...
How to interpret the Wechsler Individual Achievement Test (WIAT) test results
By: Molly Froerer
The Wechsler Individual Achievement Test (WIAT) is a test of achievement for children and adolescents that is given by psychologists or other qualified professionals and is linked to the WIAT, a test of intelligence. The WIAT includes scores for Reading, Mathematics, Oral Language, and Written...
By: Shyam Gokarn
The ultimate solution to all problems lies within us. Way back in 1980, my first job was more for kicks than clean. I would come back to my lonely rented room each late evening with a headache and tiredness. The feeling of disappointment, worry, bitterness...
Forgetfulness: Ways to improve your memory
By: Carol Gioia
Having a good memory can enhance your chances of success in school, at work and in all facets of life. Just as physical exercise can improve body agility, so mental exercise can sharpen memory skills. Ways to improve memory: * Focus Pay undivided attention. You...
How to suppress bad thoughts
By: AWillowsDream
Thoughts are Things You are the sum total of all of your thoughts and desires and wants. This is as simple as saying 'you are what you eat' and just as truthful. The intaking of spirit, and spiritual awareness is a direct statement of who...
Faces: The study of facial expression
By: Norman A. Rubin
(Exhibition on people, faces, masks and beliefs (in the studies of facial expression) at the Eretz Israel Museum (Land of Israel), Tel Aviv, Israel. Curator: DannaTagar Heller. At the exhibit visitors met their own image and set out on a journey that examined facial...
What is EFT tapping therapy?
By: Megan Stoddard
EFT tapping therapy has been described as needle free acupuncture. Closely related to EMDR therapy, EFT (emotional freedom technique) is usually self administered and always easy to learn. It can be used to treat any emotional problem ranging from mild to severe, and from short...
Understanding anger and its impact
By: M. J. Joachim
Anger, such a tough emotion to deal with, and yet one that seems to be all too common these days. We are angry for getting what we think is a raw deal. We get mad at the guy in front of us who is driving...

 

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