Ethical issues in research
By: Robert Grice
Ethical Issues in Research John B. Watson, one of the pioneers of behaviorism, earned a place in history and in every introduction to psychology textbook for his “Little Albert” experiment. Watson and his associate conditioned a fear of white objects in 9-month old &ldquo...
How to use surveys in psychology
By: Robert Grice
One of the most popular types of psychological research involves the use of surveys. Survey research provides descriptive information from subject responses to questions or item statements. Surveys may seek biographical or factual information, query knowledge about a subject, or solicit opinions about a subject...
Anger Problems Anger is Bad Problem Side Effects of Anger Fury Rage
By: Mony Neath Sokhom
Anger is a natural reactive mechanism against events or circumstances that are not favourable. Without going further into the literal definition of anger, let us take it to our hearts as a human being, to decide whether it is good or bad. Within the encompassment...
Can traumatic memories be repressed and recovered later?
By: Connor Rohan
Ever since 1989, the topic of traumatic memories and their ability to be repressed and later recovered had been hotly debated by psychologists. Many psychologists hold the view that traumatic repressed memories absolutely exist and can be recovered, and many psychologists believe that traumatic memories...
By: Filmchick Carrie
“Psychology has a long past, yet its real history is short.” This quote, by Hermann Ebbinghaus, describes the juxtaposition of psychology throughout the years. Although it was recognized as a science only a short time ago, psychologists know that the history of psychology...
Problem solving in cognitive psychology
By: Helping Psychology
Cognitive psychologists define problem solving as the process that people use when they are confronted with unfamiliar tasks. Simply stated, a problem is any question or matter involving doubt, uncertainty or difficulty.Problem solving is a higher-level cognitive process that includes a variety of mental...
Insecure attachment styles in attachment theory
By: Robert Grice
Why do some people experience healthy relationships while others may careless about relationships or move from one bad relationship to the next? John Bowlby and Mary Ainsworth theorized that people development attachment styles. Attachment styles are the perceptions people hold of intimate relationships, the possibility...
Understanding the psychodynamic view of modern psychology
By: Robert Grice
Psychodynamic psychology grew out of the work of Sigmund Freud. Freud’s theories, termed psychoanalysis, emphasized the role of the unconscious and conflicts between internal drives and impulses with social norms. Psychodynamic theory expanded on Freud’s perspectives on the inner world of the unconscious...
Understanding the humanistic view of modern psychology
By: Robert Grice
Humanistic psychology grew out of the positive views of human nature and human potential that were promoted in Classical Greek philosophy and in the Renaissance. Humanistic view of psychology rejects the negative view of human nature taught in religion. People are not innately “fallen&rdquo...
Understanding culture and how it applies to psychology
By: Robert Grice
Psychology often focuses on the individual. However, there are cultural applications of psychology. The link between culture and psychology comes in two forms. Cultural psychology Applied psychology Cultural Psychology Cultural psychology focuses on the relationship that exists between the individual mind and one’s environment...

 

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