By: Dolores Moore
The great American psychologist Abraham Maslow studied human behavior over many years, and in 1943, published his Theory of Human Motivation. His Hierarchy of Needs model can be understood as a series of basic human needs that represent goals to be achieved at any given...
By: Nishant Tharani
Introduction Behaviourism was a movement based in the realm of psychology that arose during the late 19th and early 20th century - the word 'behaviourism' first appeared in a paper written by John Watson in 1913. Behaviourists focused on the links between environmental stimuli and...
Strategies for overcoming math anxiety amidst the challenges of everyday life
By: Hal Lillywhite
A famous Barbie Doll quote was something like, "Oooh, math, that's hard." Well, unless I'm mistaken you are not made of plastic, nor do you have "made in Indonesia" stamped on your backside. You are human with all the abilities humans possess. That means...
By: Jake Dickson
Human behavior can be a fascinating subject. On one hand, it can aid the seeker in deepening their understand of themselves and their world. On the other, cultural diversity and ethnocentric perspectives present challenges in the ability of the human race to support it's brethren...
By: Ethan Womack
Reality is a frightening concept. Drugs can sometimes dull the fact that, for instance, the bills need to be paid, or that you need to find a job. They can also take the user away from deeper issues and problems, such as the feeling that...
By: Victoria Rose Perkins
For most of my life I never put much stock in dreams. They can be meaningless, for the most part. However, I have learned a valuable lesson about repetative dreams. They can really have a significant meaning. For over forty years, at least once a...
By: Alwin Templar
Isn't it curious that I hardly know any of the people living inside my head? Even if I did it would make no difference. They are an unruly group most of the time, uninterested in me and always fighting over who takes center stage. Being...
By: Dolores Moore
THE PARADOX OF ALTRUISMFor centuries, philosophers, scientists, religious leaders, economists, sociologists, psychologists - and Uncle Tom Cobbley and all! - have debated this subject. Are we born selfish, with, as Richard Dawkins suggests, a 'selfish gene' that means every good act we carry out is...
By: Kathleen Delicato
Crying can be a wonderful way to release bottled up emotions and cleanse myself of negativity. Whether I'm sad, angry, frustrated or deeply moved by something, it just feels so good to let it out through tears.I cry alone, in public, with friends or...
By: Ray Ham
When you think about it, the field of psychology as a science is not very old. William James, American philosopher and psychologist, who argued that emotions come from physical changes, died in 1910. Alfred Binet, French psychologist who developed the first reliable intelligence test, died...

 

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