Exploring what beliefs are, their formation, the evolutionary purpose of beliefs, and how they are influenced by emotions and motivated reasoning.
Exploring the nature of anxiety. Discussed are the causes, physiology, cognitive effects, and evolutionary function of anxiety.
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 different stimulus, or Simple Stimulus Learning. A stimulus is something from...
Forgetfulness is an unwelcome product of human evolution and the process of neurogenesis. Recent psychology research can explain why we forget things.
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 psychologists still take behavior into account but mainly as a way to understand the...
Exploring four theories of emotion - Ekman's basic emotions, social constructivism, emotional dimensions, and Lazarus' cognitive appraisal theory.
Three Types of Emotional Belief - Including the attribution theory of emotion and mood, sentiments, motivated reasoning, and the affect infusion model.
The humanism approach and the behaviorist approach to educating adult learners are different from one another. Both camps are interested in teaching adult learners. Utilizing both methods in a classro
“Who Are You?” Often we heard people asked. They want you to tell them who you really are. This is really simple question, is it? Or it is not? Have you ever noticed how people can come up with different answer for that simple question? And...