By: Suzanne Rose
With powerful, ground-breaking insight, Jean Piaget's cognitive developmental theory produced a revolutionary new look into the cognitive field of psychology. As theories exploring the psychological complexities changed over the years, his work remained important. Piaget believed that children do not learn in a constant smooth...
By: Effie Moore Salem
Sigmund Freud, an Austrian psychiatrist, born in 1856, and living until 1939, opened the door for later psychological discoveries of the mind.At the time he presented his theories, he was rebuked more often than he was praised. His theories, many of which were outlandish...
By: John Louie Ramos
Renowned psychologist Erik Erikson spent much of his life observing and theorizing the psychosocial development in humans. Erikson noted that a man, in order to fully develop his psychosocial behavior, should pass each of the eight stages of psychosocial development that runs from infancy to...
Lucid dreaming explained
By: Alyzabeth Lewis
Have you ever had a dream where something happened that made you realize you were dreaming? Maybe it was seeing a person you had not seen in years, taking a turn in your home and finding yourself looking at a room you had never seen...
By: Lokemun Magar
Jean Piaget's cognitive developmental theory defines the cognitive development of children in four stages. These stages are the sensory-motor stage from birth to two years old, the pre-operational stage from two to seven years old, the concrete operational stage from seven to eleven years old...
By: Alice Shoaf
The Personality Theory developed by Dr. Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) is the bedrock upon which the psychoanalytic school of psychiatry was founded. Working theories of human development, behavior, psychopathology, and clinical treatment stemmed from his understanding of personality. Although some of his ideas have been disputed...
Factors that influence physical attraction
By: Steve Morency
We all know that feeling. The feeling you get when you see someone you’re attracted to. But have you ever stopped to think exactly why you’re getting that feeling from that particular person and not from another? We know what about them we&rsquo...
Why a human being needs solitude
By: Daniel Cloud
For me, solitude is a nice, relaxing time with peace of mind. If you are surrounded by others 24/7, you most likely feel an unwanted stress that can only be relieved with some alone time. The amount of time you should spend alone is related...
Introduction to research methods in psychology
By: Alex Knight
Many people doubt that psychology is a branch of science. Of course, within the subject, there are non-scientific methods of research. However, psychology as a whole, is in fact a science; or more specifically, a social science. This statement is proven by the fact...
How to suppress bad thoughts
By: Jessica Williford MSHS, CEHT
In this paper I will discuss how people can suppress bad thoughts and the process involved. Bad thoughts lead to negative behavioral patterns and from there peoples lives can be adversely affected and go awry. This could be a good way people may be...

 

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