Exploring what beliefs are, their formation, the evolutionary purpose of beliefs, and how they are influenced by emotions and motivated reasoning.
Classical and Operant conditioning in behaviourism and the pros and cons in brief.
Three Types of Emotional Belief - Including the attribution theory of emotion and mood, sentiments, motivated reasoning, and the affect infusion model.
While learning can be defined as a fairly permanent change in behavior brought about by experience, stimulus learning includes those things we learn through our senses, known as Perceptual Learning, and by exposure to...
Are all of your thoughts, fears, and desires really your own? How easily can you be conditioned and controlled without your conscious mind's awareness?
Cognition Defined Whereas psychology is defined as ‘the scientific study of mental processes and behavior’, cognitive psychology focusses only on mental processes and leaves out the behavior aspect. Cognitive...
When we receive information which conflicts with, and is incompatible with, our preconceived beliefs we often go into a state of cognitive dissonance and we become more swayed towards our own beliefs.
In the AS Unit 1 psychology exam 'Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology and Research Methods' you will have to be able to talk about the Multi-Store Model of Memory and the Working Memory Model and compare the...
An exploration of concepts and theories on the popular phenomenon of déjà vu.
What is emotional intelligence? How does it affect your workplace, love life and interpersonal relationships, and is it possible to improve upon what emotional intelligence you already have?