How attachment theory works
By: Emma Jean
“Attachment” is a term used to describe a child’s natural tendency to prefer a single caregiver (in most cases his mother) over others, to feel secure in her presence, and to use her presence as a base in which to explore the world...
By: Lokemun Magar
The first tip to overcoming math anxiety is to realise that we are not born with math anxiety, but that it has built up through time. In other words, there are ways to overcoming math anxiety and succeed in passing Mathematics. Before we look into...
By: Emma Jean
There are two main classifications in regards to identifying the origin of behaviors, 1) “innate” behavior, and 2) “learned” behavior. Innate behaviors are those behaviors that do not need to be taught in order for them to exist in an infant’s or...
What is passive-aggression?
By: Mellissa Withers
Passive-aggressive personalities are people that pretend to comply with the rules, desires or needs of others, but passively resist in the same breath with their actions. In the process, the person becomes increasingly hostile and angry when you react to their actions especially if you...
By: Grace Angel
There are various different successful types of behavior modification techniques an individual can use to overcome addiction. Behavior modification is anticipating the thoughts that person is going to have and teaching them how to handle those thoughts in a more constructive and positive fashion. A...
By: Bob Trowbridge
Abnormal psychology is a measure of functionality. If one is able to function in society, hold down a job and have at least minimal social skills, they are considered to be within the normal range. One can be quite eccentric and still be functional and...
By: Emma Jean
There are a variety of methods used when studying child development, these are: experimental, correlational, naturalistic observation, surveys, and case studies. The most notable and often used by psychologists and scientists is that of the experimental method, as due to the controlled environment, the outcome...
By: Emma Jean
The study of the similarities, commonalities, and differences in behavior across various species of animals is known as comparative psychology. This field of study has given rise to revelatory insights into human behavior and development. Studying animal behavior and applying the knowledge gained from such...
How personality develops: Different theories
By: Severio Costello
Genetic and Environmental Influence on Personality After a semester of Personality theories - Freud and Jung, Rogers, Bandura and so on, students often ask, once again,” isn't there one theory we can trust and use with confidence? Can't we narrow it down a...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Inhalant disorders are a strange social phenomena that is prevalent in Mexico and the United States. It is estimated that 17 percent of American adolescents have abused inhalants and hospital admissions for inhalant disorders is common in Mexico among adults and adolescents, but with an...

 

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