Psychology

Russian Psychologist

Ivan Petrovich Pavlov is a renowned Russian Psychologist who was made various contributions to the advancement of the field of psychology. Born on September 14, 1849, Ivan Pavlov has not only been distinguished in the field of psychology but is also known in physiology and medicine (Rescorla and Wagner 1972). In fact, he was awarded …

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Introduction to Psychology

For my Interdisciplinary Study major I propose to combine two disciplines which I have always had a passion to study. It is my view that Intercultural Studies has the ability to create a context in which Communication and Psychology can combine. This combination facilitates insight into the human psyche which informs the methods of communication …

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Psychological construct

Aggression as a psychological construct has been linked to the discussion of emotion. Psychologists have often emphasized that aggression is an overt manifestation of anger and or the perception that one’s personal well being is threatened. However, aggression grew into a separate field of study as research have pointed out that aggression can occur even …

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Psychological Bulletin

Intelligence testing had been the earliest form of psychological tests and has contributed to the popularity of psychology in mainstream culture (Cianciolo & Sternberg, 2004). However, the measurement of intelligence relies heavily on how the test developer or theorist defined intelligence and since the last century, many theories of intelligence have been proposed and in …

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Integrative Approaches to Psychology and Christianity

Integrative Approaches to Psychology and Christianity: An Introduction to Worldview Issues, Philosophical Foundations, and Models of Integration was written by Dr. David Entwistle. But who is this great author who was able to manage and present some groundbreaking ideas? Dr. Entwistle earned a B. A. in Psychology from Taylor University, and Masters and Doctoral degrees …

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Implementing CBTI results

Scholars noted that effective use of CBTIs requires special expertise in integrating computer-based descriptors or predictions with ancillary information acquired by direct observation, clinical interview, or additional psychological measures from the respondent. It noted that, “Even the very best psychological reports, whether they are written by a clinician or generated by a computer, are of …

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Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs

Abraham Maslow was a psychologist who founded what later became known as the humanistic school of psychology. His principal subject of study was human motivation. He is most famous today for developing his ‘hierarchy of needs’, which explains people’s motivation and behaviour as the results of different sets of needs which drive them. Although Maslow’s …

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Community Psychology

Community psychology can be defined as the science that seeks to understand relationships and the value of life of an individual in relation to the whole community. There are many aspects that can be looked at in the subject of Community Psychology as a whole. These include; adaptation, Cultural-ecological perspective, Genotype, Interdependence, Macrosystem, Mesosystem, Microsystem, …

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