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  • During different times in history, dreams have been approached from many different angles, including one from a psychological view. There is no question that people dream. The questions lie with how and why...

    The Psychology of Dreams

    The Psychology of Dreams

    by Christina8

  • Most people probably do not know what the MMPI or 16PF is, but mention the Meyers-Briggs Type Indicator personality test, and they are likely to show at least a glimmer of recognition. Katharine Briggs and her daughter designed the test after reading Psychological Types, The Psychology of Individuation by Carl G. Jung (Meyers, 2006). Although some research shows that not everyone who takes the test again gets the same results each time, the Myers-Briggs type indicator is not only very popular

    The History and Significance of the Myers-Briggs Personality Test

    The History and Significance of the Myers-Briggs Personality Test

    by Jennifer L. Black0

  • The music helps in the growth of plants and thereby increases their production. Similarly the music has a deep effect on human health and brain growth; and helps in autism, dementia, Alzheimer’s etc

    The Effect of Music on Human Health and Brain Growth

    The Effect of Music on Human Health and Brain Growth

    by Sanjay Sharma8

  • The cognitive science of religion tries to understand the psychology of religious belief and behavior. This article summarizes important research and findings.

    The Cognitive Science of Religion

    The Cognitive Science of Religion

    by Thomas Swan81

  • Though criticized as somewhat reductionist and overly codified, Piaget was the first developmental psychologist to postulate a series of cognitive stages through which children grow and develop.

    Piaget and Child Cognitive Development

    Piaget and Child Cognitive Development

    by adamschwartz0

  • Physical illness commonly takes a toll on an individual’s physical self. However many do not realize that it is possible for those physical illnesses to mentally affect individuals.

    Physical Illnesses and Its Effects on Cognition

    Physical Illnesses and Its Effects on Cognition

    by Kristina0

  • Hybristophiliacs are people who are sexually aroused and attracted to people who have committed cruel, gruesome crimes such as murder and rape. It occurs more often in women than in men. There are two categories of hybristophiliacs: 1) Passive...

    Psychology of Hybristophilia

    Psychology of Hybristophilia

    by lovearthistory6

  • This article discusses differences between suicide related OCD and other types of OCD. Reasons that compulsions associated with suicidal obsessions are ineffective at decreasing anxiety are provided.

    Suicidal Thoughts vs. Suicidal Obsession in OCD

    Suicidal Thoughts vs. Suicidal Obsession in OCD

    by Natalie Frank0

  • Specialists who have studied bones, artwork, and remnants of ancient societies have noticed that the societies probably regarded abnormal behavior as the work of evil spirits. Most ancient societies believed that all events around and within them...

    History of Abnormal Psychology

    History of Abnormal Psychology

    by Leah Lenau4

  • "Emerging Adult” is now recognized as a life-stage occurring after the teen-aged years and before full adulthood. What are the characteristics, problems, and advantages of these years?

    The Emerging Adult: The Life Stage of 20-Somethings

    The Emerging Adult: The Life Stage of 20-Somethings

    by Catherine Giordano22

  • Conformity is when we do or don't do something to appear correct or seem like part of the social circle/group. However does it have value to us in everyday life? Or are we simply sheep?

    Conformity, a Good or a Bad Thing?

    Conformity, a Good or a Bad Thing?

    by Jamie Peutherer1

  • Is religion wishful thinking? This work summarizes the experimental evidence, and incorporates comfort theories into the cognitive science of religion.

    Comfort Theories of Religion

    Comfort Theories of Religion

    by Thomas Swan27

  • Although object recognition is important, facial recognition is even more so.In this paper the cognitive processes involved in facial recognition, identification, and classification will be explained.

    The Importance of Facial Recognition

    The Importance of Facial Recognition

    by Jennifer L. Black2

  • The history and development of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, & how IO Psychology seeks to understand the effects that the working environment has on employee satisfaction and productivity.

    History of Industrial and Organizational Psychology

    History of Industrial and Organizational Psychology

    by Wesley Meacham0

  • The Advocate describes a person who fights for human rights, speaks out for the voiceless, and lives a life committed to advancing humanitarian causes. They are motivated by a desire to make a change.

    Inside Modern Archetypes: Dissecting the Advocate

    Inside Modern Archetypes: Dissecting the Advocate

    by Kathleen Odenthal0

  • The Montessori Method of Education often attracts parents of children with ADHD because of its individualized learning methodology, but is this really the best method for children with ADHD?

    The ADHD Child and the Montessori Classroom

    The ADHD Child and the Montessori Classroom

    by Tracy Lynn Conway13

  • Factors or determinants of personality include: the brain, physical characteristics, social experiences, religion, and heredity factors.

    Five Common Personality Determinants

    Five Common Personality Determinants

    by Syed Hunbbel Meer42

  • Join me in my quest to find out, at last, who really stole the cookies from the cookie jar. There is a sure way to ID that little rascal! Exploring microexpression analysis and how to spot a liar.

    Lying and Microexpressions: Catching a Thief

    Lying and Microexpressions: Catching a Thief

    by Schatzie Speaks22

  • A discussion on the current uses and laws regarding the use of psychologists in local law enforcement and enhanced interrogation tactics as well as an argument for the use of psychologists.

    Psychology in Interrogation Tactics

    Psychology in Interrogation Tactics

    by MK Sloan0

  • "I'm bored," you say. But what is boredom and why does it happen? Exploring the scientific perspective leads to surprisingly helpful insights that might banish boredom forever. Interested ? Read on...

    Why Do We Get Bored?

    Why Do We Get Bored?

    by Amanda Littlejohn60

  • Recruiting and socialization are both important steps in ensuring companies have the right people in place. There are different factors that can assist recruiters including strategic planning, succession planning, evaluating current employees, and keeping abreast of labor statistics (Jex & Britt, 2008). Applicants in turn evaluate companies to determine where they would fit best (Jex & Britt, 2008). Once an applicant becomes an employee socialization must occur for them to become members of t

    Recruitment and Socialization in the Workplace

    Recruitment and Socialization in the Workplace

    by Jennifer L. Black0

  • The Bystander Effect is a tragic, yet real, part of the human experience. Why do we not help others when they may or may not be in trouble? Video examples of this very interesting psychological concept are provided.

    Examples of the Bystander Effect

    Examples of the Bystander Effect

    by Boulism16

  • What’s the importance of psychology? Psychology is crucial as it is concerned with the study of behavior and mental processes, and it can also be applied to many different situations in human life.

    The Importance of Psychology

    The Importance of Psychology

    by Raymond Philippe125

  • Many people have heard of post-traumatic stress disorder, but few have researched it. There are many misconceptions about the disorder. Learn about its portrayal in Forrest Gump in this essay.

    Psychological Disorders in Forrest Gump

    Psychological Disorders in Forrest Gump

    by Alex Cichy4

  • Maslow's theory emphasizes the uniqueness of the person as well as the potential for self-direction and enhanced functioning. This theory has influenced numerous fields until today.

    Abraham Maslow's Self-Actualization Theory

    Abraham Maslow's Self-Actualization Theory

    by Chris Achilleos8

  • As atheism has become a cohesive force in society, questions regarding "belief" and "doubt" are emerging as an important issue for psychological study. Here is what psychology says.

    Atheism and the Psychology of Doubt and Belief

    Atheism and the Psychology of Doubt and Belief

    by Joel Furches1

  • The biological approach's explanation for why men and women are different. Evidence for the biological approach and its views on gender development. Key studies and research and their conclusions about gender development.

    The Biological Explanation for Gender Differences

    The Biological Explanation for Gender Differences

    by DK8

  • The article discusses the definition of "normal" and how "normal childhood" is defined differently based on context. Recommendations are made for how children can contribute to this description.

    Is There Really Such a Thing as an Ideal Childhood?

    Is There Really Such a Thing as an Ideal Childhood?

    by Natalie Frank6

  • Niccolo Machiavelli offered advice to Italian princes on the best way to rule the people. He stressed the art of deception.

    How Machiavellian Are You?

    How Machiavellian Are You?

    by drbj and sherry30

  • Identity is not only about how individuals see themselves but also about how others see them. Identity formation is an important part of the socialization process. It is significant because establishing identity and learning about the identities of others is how we determine who we will develop relationships with (Browne, 2008). Gender and sexual identity are two facets of identity development that cannot only cause confusion but also have long-term consequences on an individual’s mental healt

    Cultural Differences: Sexual Identity, Gender Identity, and Sexual Orientation

    Cultural Differences: Sexual Identity, Gender Identity, and Sexual Orientation

    by Jennifer L. Black7

  • Huge deadline tomorrow, but all you want to do is dance? Wish you could change the world, but doubt you're even good enough to change a tire? Feeling isolated and misunderstood? You might be INFP!

    5 Struggles of INFPs

    5 Struggles of INFPs

    by Rachael Lefler5

  • Susan Cain's book "Quiet" provides an interesting perspective on the unique strengths of introverts and explains why the world needs to embrace both extroverts and introverts.

    What's Wrong With Being an Introvert?

    What's Wrong With Being an Introvert?

    by Kathy Sima28

  • When people think their lives are not going so well they often think things were better in some ill-defined past, but this is an illusion.

    The Appeal of Nostalgia

    The Appeal of Nostalgia

    by Rupert Taylor1

  • “[The Savage] looks with compassion on poor civilized man -- no courage, no strength, incapable of providing himself with food and shelter: a degenerate, a moral cretin, a figure of fun in his blue coat, his red hose, his black hat, his white ...

    Victor: the Wild Boy of Aveyron

    Victor: the Wild Boy of Aveyron

    by haberdasher8

  • Hallucinations can range from mild to severe. A hallucination is any perception in the absence of a stimulus. While most people think of visual hallucinations, they can also be sounds, or even smells or tastes. Psychoactive drugs, Schizophrenia, and nerve damage are common causes of hallucinations. While some are pleasant, like the scent of perfume that isn't there, others are overwhelming like the sense that insects are crawling all over you.

    10 Types of Hallucinations

    10 Types of Hallucinations

    by Jenna Ivy3

  • There are many psychological defense mechanisms you use all the time to distance yourself from unpleasant realities. The only way to stop is to know yourself.

    4 Ways You Fool Yourself

    4 Ways You Fool Yourself

    by Sam0

  • To grant meaning and integrity to the later seasons of life we must consciously embrace the experience of aging, for it can bring profound psychological rewards. As C. G. Jung well understood.

    What Is Aging For?

    What Is Aging For?

    by John Paul Quester0

  • This article explains the different characteristics of the right and left brain. Brain mapping done at Mayo Clinic is explained from the procedure to the results.Brain anatomy is expained also.

    Right Brain VS Left Brain Functions

    Right Brain VS Left Brain Functions

    by Pamela Oglesby89

  • Have a friend, or a loved one who is asocial and/or an introvert? This guide will help you both understand them and help them by being knowledgeable and not condescending and ignorant.

    A Guide to Understanding Asocial Introverts

    A Guide to Understanding Asocial Introverts

    by Edward8

  • As I walked out of the theatre after viewing 'Black Swan' I could not help but notice the striking similarities between the primary actors' roles and certain archetypes of the unconcious mind as delineated by Carl G. Jung. This film seems to be...

    What Does 'Black Swan' Have To Do With Carl Jung?

    What Does 'Black Swan' Have To Do With Carl Jung?

    by L. Ray Haynes19

  • Discover the common struggles of the ISFJ below. If you are this personality type, do you find these to be true for you?

    30 Common Struggles of ISFJs

    30 Common Struggles of ISFJs

    by Andrea Lawrence0

  • INFJ, intuitive, feelers, funny people, smart people, Myers Brigg, Billy Crystal, Jamie Foxx, humanitarians, counselors, super creative people, you know.

    24 Struggles All INFJs can Understand

    24 Struggles All INFJs can Understand

    by Andrea Lawrence71

  • This article considers the question of where violent behavior in humans comes from. It is a condition caused by genetics or learned from environmental influences. Is violent behavior a result of nature or nurture or the combination of both?

    Is Violent Behavior a Result of Nature or Nurture, or Both?

    Is Violent Behavior a Result of Nature or Nurture, or Both?

    by Cristina2

  • Ostensibly paranormal deathbed phenomena are widely reported across cultures. Palliative care teams in hospices and nursing homes are also witness to a broad spectrum of perplexing occurrences.

    What Happens at the Hour of Death?

    What Happens at the Hour of Death?

    by John Paul Quester2

  • Covert psychological murder is the most under-cover and unrecognized form of abuse that exists, yet nobody has ever been convicted of committing of carrying out the devastating crime.

    Murder: Death By Covert Abuse

    Murder: Death By Covert Abuse

    by Sparkster Publishing203

  • Why is it so hard for people to admit when they are wrong? Research says it’s because that’s the way the human brain is wired. Our biased brain convinces us that we are right in spite of a mountain of evidence to the contrary.

    Admitting a Wrong:  The Challenge and the Reward

    Admitting a Wrong: The Challenge and the Reward

    by Kim Harris38

  • Early in Ruggerio's "The Art of Thinking" (2012), he defines 'thinking' as "any mental activity that helps formulate or solve a problem, make a decision, or fulfill a desire to understand.

    "The Art of Thinking"

    by LiveFitForLife0

  • Twenty percent of all women fit the ISFJ category in MBTI. She wants marriage and motherhood and she's good at it. Don't say something nasty to her. She's hyper-sensitive and she'll never forgive you.

    ISFJ women. The most common Myers Briggs category

    ISFJ women. The most common Myers Briggs category

    by Tessa Schlesinger5

  • Now that you have examined your personality by taking (a) the Pig Personality Test, (b) the Celebrity Personality Test, and (c) the One-Question Personality Test, it’s time to take a look at the Simple Symbol Personality Test.

    Simple Symbol Personality Test

    Simple Symbol Personality Test

    by drbj and sherry139

  • Myers Briggs personality struggles, the ENTP, lawyer types, social-charming types, Jeff Winger, dominate extroverted intuition, the struggle is real, insanity, arguments, the dark side of corners.

    30 Struggles All ENTP Personalities Face

    30 Struggles All ENTP Personalities Face

    by Andrea Lawrence18

  • INTP struggles in this world, from dating, to interacting with others, to spaceships, and goblins, and some of these things are not true, but which??

    29.5 Struggles That All INTPs Face

    29.5 Struggles That All INTPs Face

    by Andrea Lawrence30

  • The use of IQ tests to prove that immigrants and minorities were inferior to the white majority is discussed. The roles of Binet, Terman, Goddard and Yerkes in the Eugenics Movement are considered.

    Intelligence Testing and the Beginning of Eugenics

    Intelligence Testing and the Beginning of Eugenics

    by Natalie Frank7

  • ESTP is one of the 16 identifiable personality types. Like all personality types, the ESTP personality has both strengths and weaknesses that make it unique. Learn about ESTP careers as well as ESTP relationships here.

    The ESTP Personality: Life, Careers, and Relationships

    The ESTP Personality: Life, Careers, and Relationships

    by LQWILLIams0

  • Have you ever wondered what your personality type was? With this free, online test you can determine your Myers Briggs personality Type. With this test you can determine each of your pathological preferences for free and online. Answer over 80 questions to determine your personality type in this fun personality test.

    Myers Briggs Personality Test (Free Online)

    Myers Briggs Personality Test (Free Online)

    by Kevin Galarneau41

  • Would you like to know more about your personality? Without taking any test? All you have to do is draw a ...

    Take the PIG Personality Test

    Take the PIG Personality Test

    by drbj and sherry124

  • Horney underwent psychoanalysis as a young woman and felt it helped her understand her own inner thoughts and behaviors. Though many aspects of Freudian theory accounted for Horney's "issues," she felt psychoanalysis was limited by its male bias....

    A Description of Karen Horney's Neo-Freudian Theory of Personality

    A Description of Karen Horney's Neo-Freudian Theory of Personality

    by Camille Harris8

  • Psychologist Dr. Billy Kidd interviews a 1960s Acid Guide. They discuss the psychology of psychedelics and make the counterculture movement come alive.

    LSD: Interview With a 1960s Acid Guide

    LSD: Interview With a 1960s Acid Guide

    by Dr Billy Kidd5

  • Do you prefer your solitude, enjoy having a social life or fall somewhere in between?Let's look at how the characteristics of an introvert differ from those of an extrovert to see where YOU fall on

    Are You an Introvert or an Extrovert?

    Are You an Introvert or an Extrovert?

    by Rebecca Fiskaali20

  • You have many wonderful qualities, but the struggle is real. Here are 45 common experiences ENFJs face in their day-to-day lives. See if they're true for you below!

    45 Struggles ENFJs Experience

    45 Struggles ENFJs Experience

    by Andrea Lawrence8

  • The success of counseling largely depends on the goals identified by the counselor and the timeframe given for the treatment of a particular condition.

    What Are the Goals of Counseling?

    What Are the Goals of Counseling?

    by Brendon Thomas2

  • Information designed to help the reader gain a basic understanding of the Jungian animus archetype. Explains concepts such as masculine and feminine principles, the divine hermaphrodite, and how to identify and interpret animus dreams.

    What Is the Jungian Animus Archetype?

    What Is the Jungian Animus Archetype?

    by EsmeSanBona12

  • Feral children have fascinated us for millennia. We've concoted many fanciful stories of children who have lived and survived in the wild. But this hub reveals that there is substantial truth behind the myths and the legends. In this hub, you'll meet the real Mowgli's and Tarzan's and learn how they survived, how they were rescued, and whether they were successfully rehabiliated...

    Feral Children: Fact or Fiction?

    Feral Children: Fact or Fiction?

    by James Kenny39

  • Social psychology looks at how people influence and are influenced by others. How the members of a group influence an individual is an important part of social psychology research. In this paper central concepts of group influence will be defined, a classical example using Stanley Milgram’s study on group influence as well as contemporary examples, including Zimbardo’s deindividuation study and Bandura’s dehumanization study on the effects of group influence will be discussed as well as how in

    Conformity, Obedience, and Infuence in Social Psychology

    Conformity, Obedience, and Infuence in Social Psychology

    by Jennifer L. Black1

  • Even though legal issues are probably not what first come to mind when most people think about psychology there is more involved in the practice of professional psychology than theories and treatment options. Psychologists are required to maintain their professional competence, not only by staying up-to-date on changes in the field of psychology but by maintaining awareness of any revisions to laws or regulations that could affect them and their practice. Some of the most significant changes i

    Legal Aspects of Professional Psychology

    Legal Aspects of Professional Psychology

    by Jennifer L. Black2

  • An introduction to abnormal psychology, describing various aspects of this field, and disorders that differ in many ways to developmental behavior.

    An Introduction to Abnormal Psychology

    An Introduction to Abnormal Psychology

    by PsychHelp0

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