Is psychology really scientific?
By: Adele Gregory
The formal study we call psychology today is just over a hundred years old. In its infancy, its theories were often based on observation and deduction, but over the years, it turned instead to evidence, experiment and the rigors of the scientific method. Contemporary psychology...
How to tell if you're lazy
By: MADphilips
“Anyone is lazy who expects change without action; anyone is lazy who expects change with the same action; anyone is lazy who expects change without intelligent action; anyone is lazy whose actions doesn’t yield measurable outcomes!” Have you ever wondered within yourself...
Understanding the state of consciousness
By: Steve Dupere - 355538
It is the syncopation of each level of intuitive-being (intuition) that brings about harmonious living as a cumulative effect - the culmination of both cause and effect as a synchronizing ends-means. Each prior moment is as but a means of subsequent living built upon the...
Introduction to research methods in psychology
By: Carole Somerville
Psychologists use a variety of methods to test out a theory or hypothesis. The starting point of any scientific study is a question or list of questions. Questions lead to the formation of a theory. Questions a child psychologists might ask for instance are: Why...
By: Paul Schingle
Chosen and delivered carefully, words can be as painful (or even moreso) as "sticks and stones." There are a number of factors contributing to the degree and depth of the hurt. Who is using the hurtful language? What is the context? How accurate are...
The teenage struggle
By: Julie Zhu
No doubt, there is no other part of childhood which defines all aspects of one’s life more than the teenage years. During these measly seven years, we severe old friendships, make new bonds, and walk the path towards reality. And in some aspects, we...
By: Paul Schingle
It takes all kinds, I've often heard it said. Probably every last one of us has met at least one person who finds a reason to complain about everything. Sometimes, the sound of the complaining is grating on the nerves. If it's a person with...
Why do we let insecurity run our lives?
By: REPuckett
Insecurity is defined, in a psychological sense, as a feeling of apprehensiveness and uncertainty; a lack of assurance or stability. More fundamentally, it is the basic fear of the unknown. It is not hard to imagine how one could decide to avoid making certain decisions...
What is a pathological liar?
By: Molly Froerer
Everyone lies a little, tells only part of the truth, or leaves out relevant facts. A smaller proportion of people lie a lot, and some people lie to the extent that their listeners cannot ever trust their words. Some of these people are referred to...
The benefits of hypnosis in breaking behavior patterns
By: Gabrielle Talley
Do you desire to use mind hypnosis to have healing and change in your life this year? You may be like the majority of people, wanting to create goals for the New Year to create lasting change. If you are unsure if your endeavors will...

 

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