Understanding the cognitive view of modern psychology
By: Adele Gregory
Cognitive, which translates roughly as “thinking”, has two connotations in modern psychology. One is “cognitive psychology” which studies mental functions such as sensation, perception and memory. The other is “cognitive therapy” or “cognitive-behaviour therapy”, a form of psychotherapy that looks at...
Why ink blots should not be used in psychology
By: Samantha Overmyer
Inkblots should not be used in psychology. There are many reasons that I believe this, however I will only cover a few. What we see is what we see: It's as simple as that. Lets say a person is having an outdoor party and they...
By: Rahman Majere
It is interesting to note that one of the highest leading causes of death in many countries is suicide. The strange thing is that in so many of these cases, it is a direct result of 'merely' verbal bullying. This seems like an incredible...
How is the DSM-IV organized?
By: Angela Graffam
The acronym DSM-IV-TR stands for Diagnostic Statistical Manual, Fourth Edition, Text Revision. The DSM-IV-TR is a comprehensive, revised guide used to translate psychiatric disorder diagnoses and the accompanying claim coding on ICD-9 forms. To assist medical professionals, this manual separates psychiatric disorders into several categories...
Why we procrastinate and how to stop
By: Gayle Daskal
There is no better perspective about procrastination than that of a college student. As a result, this article should prove to be invaluable, as it gives sound advise from someone who understands procrastination at its worst. Why do People Procrastinate? Put simply, people procrastinate because...
Understanding anger and its impact
By: Margaret Paul Ph.D.
Are you terrified of others' anger? Are you afraid to open to your own anger for fear of getting out of control? If you grew up in an angry or violent home, there is a good possibility that you have a fear of both your...
The psychology of religious cults: Persuasion and manipulation
By: Courtney Lopez
A religious cult is described as a certain belief or practice that may be bizarre in the eyes of society. Some cults may even be considered a subculture. The idea of cults were introduced into psychology and sociology in 1932. Throughout the years, more cults...
Reframing your thoughts and the effects this has on positive thinking
By: Bridget Webber
Reframing, or altering negative thoughts and making them positive, can be a powerful self-help tool. Reframing requires that you learn to think differently. This enables you to see the brighter side of situations and experiences, so you can get the most, rather than the worst...
Understanding the seven perspectives of modern psychology
By: Courtney Lopez
Psychology focuses on the study of the individual's personality, emotions, and behavior. People, however, are born with different aspects of social lifestyles and life in general. Psychologists have found a simpler way to differentiate these personalities: By breaking down these aspects into seven, distinct perspectives...
By: Patrick Sills
There would be no correlation whatsoever between smoking and being labeled as a “bad employee” if it weren’t for the fact that we now live in a society where smokers are now second-class citizens. Thanks to an ongoing campaign of social engineering based...

 

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