By: Bernadette Jasmin
There are many types of psychological theories in the professional sector, but they fall several general categories or approaches. Some of the approaches that these theorists fall under are biological, psychodynamic, cognitive, behavioral, or humanistic. Some theorists that have emerged have also combined theoretical approaches...
Tips for finding a good psychologist
By: Effie Moore Salem
There is a large amount of information on the Internet about how to go about selecting a good psychiatrist, a therapist or a good psychologist. And the are lists of practicing psychologist and it could be easy to find one in your locale by searching...
By: Tenebris
Operant conditioning is the use of consistent consequences to mold a desired type of behaviour. While the use of operant conditioning traces back at least as far as the history of animal husbandry, it was originally identified and generalised as a behaviourist training technique by...
By: Dave Nocera
A spectacular example of intelligence can be observed watching a squirrel hack his way into a bird feeder. The squirrel will use trial and error and systematically try every possible way of getting the free meal, until ultimately his curiosity and tenacity is rewarded. We...
By: Tenebris
Jean Piaget is perhaps best known for his constructivist model of childhood cognitive development, which he based on longitudinal case studies and simple experiments involving his own children. In trying to develop an objective and logical structure for childhood cognitive development, Piaget also established the...
By: Ted Sherman
The theory of attachment is generally credited to British researcher John Bowlby, who developed it in the first half of the 20th Century, primarily in relationships of children to parents. Bowlby's attitudes were greatly influenced by his own childhood in a typical upper-middle class English...
By: Sam Smart
Do people daydream sometimes? Many do, especially when they're not terribly busy. I daydream on occasion as well. That happens when I become bored, start relaxing, or work (as long I pay attention to what I'm doing). I really don't see anything wrong with daydreaming...
By: Darian Peters
Color psychology is a branch of psychology that investigates the effects of color on the behavior and feelings of human beings. It is a very young discipline, still in the process of performing the most fundamental empirical studies. This means that any theories coming out...
By: Robert Darmody
It is a place of sanctuary and a cause for a lifetime of trouble. People who either can't or don't daydream are a sad lot. They're stuck wherever they are with no escape and they often react rather negatively when they see others 'go elsewhere...
By: Monty Ritchings
Alternatives to getting psychological helpWe live in a fast moving society. Life keeps most of us zipping along at a pace that is far beyond our ability to cope with. The society we live in supports the belief that we have to do whatever it...

 

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