By: Andrew Planter
A classic experiment in psychology which illustrates the mechanism and effect of learned helplessness is that of the dog in the cage with an electrified floor. At first there is a safe area of floor which is not electrified, then the safe area is moved...
By: Steve Marshall
Dreams bring understanding, if we start to record them, the understanding will come out from our journals to teach us. By recording them we will see all the themes that play in our dreams. For example, we will start to notice similar people, similar places...
By: Linda Paul
Tis the season. As many of you know, I am a Hospice volunteer, so I am no stranger to the process of death and dying. It is something all of us must do, and it can be a beautiful and spiritual process for both the...
By: Ethel Smith
Dealing with change can be difficult. Throughout our lives we have to learn to come to terms with change and accept it with open arms. At times, such as bereavement and divorce,his can seem an impossible task. However, change happens so often, even on...
What happens when psychology professionals use psychological mind tricks on family members
By: Adele Gregory
I don't know of any studies on the subject, but anecdotal evidence suggests this: It doesn't work, especially in the long run. Even valid methods for improving communication, mutual understanding and collaborative problem-solving can be much harder for psychologists to use in their personal lives...
By: Mona Gallagher
Today there are more alternatives than ever when it comes to finding psychological help. Your first stop should be at the medical doctor's office to rule out any medical problems. Its also important to get a referral with certain types of health insurance providers.Your...
By: Alanna Garman
I think the first thing you should consider is: what is pushing you to seek outside help? Are you depressed? Is a family member depressed? Do you think you need medication? Is your marriage on the rocks? Are you in financial turmoil? Once you determine...
By: Tara Bren
Inviting an unknown person, even a "doctor," to tinker around in your psyche is often an anxiety-producing thought in itself. For most people, any reasonable alternative to spending dozens of hours and thousands of dollars with a therapist would be seriously considered. Those struggling...
By: Hannah Con
Today's modern society, and the field of psychology, have come to one general consensus about Sigmund Freud and his theories: While he is acknowledged to be the father of psychology, his theories are now not much more than pop culture references. We often hear characters...
By: James Sarti
Sometimes you feel like a nut, sometimes you don't. Life can be trying. Who doesn't feel a bit crazy at times? If they're really out to get you, then you should be paranoid! That is normal. If your mate for life has just found another...

 

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