By: Janet Grischy
It’s essential to understand the factors that influence group dynamics. Group dynamics are the processes groups go through when they come together and interact. A family gathered at the holidays is a group, so is a quarreling couple, and so is a jury. Factors...
B.F. Skinner's behavior modification and its influence on current discipline practices
By: Victor Dmitruk
I have read and reviewed many books on parenting and discipline in my 30+ years as a Licensed Pediatric Psychologist. I have only recommended one or two to parents because the parenting suggestions made in most are ineffective; many are mean-spirited and potentially damaging. Very...
By: SEG
While our understandings of life evolve through our rational thoughts as they are reflectively appended to our experiences, our direct human experiences are spotlights of awareness that are physically felt and emotionally hued and colored before they are rationally arrayed, and this immediate experience is...
Carl G. Jung: Archetypes of the collective unconscious
By: Joyce Ann Mallare - 541627
Do we really know our selves well? Are we trying to hide something? People have memories and secrets hidden deep inside themselves. People have their public and private selves. People have their unconscious selves as well. Carl Jung’s theory is related to how individual...
History of psychology
By: Robert Grice
Ancient Psychology Psychology began in experimental form perhaps as early as with the Egyptians. Historian Morton Hunt reports that one of the Pharaohs conducted a “psychological” experiment in the seventh century BC. The pharaoh believed that Egypt was the original civilization created by the...
Introduction to cross-cultural psychology
By: Mary Tyrer
Personal traits and distinctive characteristics, is what make a culture unique among itself. Culture is how people within a group of like attitudes, behaviors, and symbols are communally within a certain division or sect of people that normally is in a like fashion from one...
Sleep disorders: Narcolepsy
By: Helping Psychology
Narcolepsy is a somewhat rare, but fairly well known, chronic sleep disorder that affects an estimated three million people worldwide. Individuals with narcolepsy experience extreme daytime fatigue and fall asleep at inappropriate times during daily activities, such as working or even while eating. Although many...
Benefit of Anger
By: Faris Berlioz
Anger is a gift. - Zack de la Rocha Some have said that anger is a gift from the gods. Others have said that anger does not accomplish the righteousness of God. Anger, however, is one hue of emotion in scope of a vast spectrum...
Understanding structuralism in psychology
By: Robert Grice
Understanding Structuralism in Psychology Structuralism was the first “school” of psychology devoted to applying the scientific method to psychology. Edward Titchener and Wilhelm Wundt were the pioneers of this approach though Wundt is considered to be the father of Structuralism. Wundt opened the first...
An introduction to social psychology
By: Robert Grice
An Introduction to Social Psychology Social psychology examines the nature of interactions that occur in groups and social structures. Gordon Allport was one of the pioneers in the field of social psychology. Allport proposed that social psychology wanted to understand the thoughts, feelings, and behaviors...

 

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