Learn More Psychology  Download psychology articles, Body Language & Dream Interpretation guides and more    Download articles, guides and more!    Sign Up
Psychologist World

Search Results

Cognitive Approach

Cognitive Approach

Introduction to the cognitive approach in psychology. Explanation and evaluation of this approach.

Sociocultural Approach

Sociocultural Approach

... and cognition in biological terms. With Vygotsky's work as a guide, researchers are now using a dual approach to understand what makes and shapes a person's reality and identity. Researchers are taking the social background, language, ...

Stages of Language Acquisition

Stages of Language Acquisition

... in cognition and speech skills. The main criticism is that this method does not go into great detail with aspects of learning speech. Chomsky's theory focuses more on innate and genetic gifts for learning to speak and comprehend ...

Rational Emotive Therapy

Rational Emotive Therapy

... and cognition. The "A" here stands for adversity, which can mean the everyday obstacles and difficulty that everyone is forced to deal with just as a consequence of interacting with the world. The "B" stands for belief, and ...

Dopamine Neurotransmitter

Dopamine Neurotransmitter

The role of neurotransmitter dopamine in movement and cognition.

Psychology or 'Cold' Reading Explained

Psychology or 'Cold' Reading Explained

... of recognition in the face of the person with the raised hand they might continue – ‘or was a fatherly figure in your life’.   So the information is narrowed down – other information is offered or the statement ...

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

... faulty cognition and the ways in which it leads to inappropriate and self-defeating behaviors. For those with some knowledge of the history of psychology, even the name of the therapy might cause some confusion, as the disciplines of cognitive ...

Defense Mechanisms: Psychological Techniques We Use to Cope With Anxieties

Defense Mechanisms: Psychological Techniques We Use to Cope With Anxieties

... recognition of them would help a person to overcome problems resulting from the anxiety that they had caused. Repression may occur in other situations, such as being unable to recall being involved in an accident or other traumatic event, ...

Eye Contact in Line-Up Study Leads to Misidentification

Eye Contact in Line-Up Study Leads to Misidentification

... facial recognition depends, in part, upon the direction in which the person being identified was originally looking. Dr. Jessica Taubert, a post-doctoral researcher at the university’s School of Psychology, co-authored the study. Taubert ...

Jealousy Emotion

Jealousy Emotion

What happens when we feel jealous of someone else? A look at jealousy as an emotion in various situations.


Showing 1-10 of 31 results


© 2017 Psychologist World and partners.
Home About Contact Us Terms Privacy & Cookies Sign Up