The remarkable case of Phineas Gage is the most famous study in psychology. Following a horrific accident Gage experienced dramatic personality changes, highlighting the role of the frontal lobe in our personality and behaviour.
The three main core conditions that Carl Rogers considered essential for effective counselling are: 1. Unconditional Positive Regard (UPR) 2. Empathy 3. Congruence However in Roger’s paper “The...
Two of the most visible examples of successful careers combined with "introvert" personality descriptors are actors Steve Martin and Johnny Carson, who have been extroverts onstage.
Why are we affected so deeply by music? The answer is as much simple as it is complicated. Music can be used to relax, incite, inspire, excite, an entire plethora of emotions can be surfaced or repressed by music. How does the brain and body know what emotional response to emit to different...
This hub offers a brief discussion of Psychological Capital including defintions of hope, confidence, optimism, and resilience.
What are lambda and epsilon brain waves? How are these extraordinary states of mind linked to out of body experiences and perfect bliss?
Gordon W. Allport's Trait Theory includes the concept of Cardinal Traits. This is the dominant characteristic that controls personality. Themes, use and application are presented.
Myers Briggs, new age and esoteric theory, it's all in your DNA, this is mind blowing in all honesty... understanding your personality functions.
People are inherently social and social psychology attempts to explain why they do the things they do, act the way they act, and think the way they think. In this paper social psychology will be defined, the four key characteristics of social psychology (broad scope, cultural mandate, scientific...
A guide to aggression and it's effect on sports performance. Focusing on situational, environmental and personal factors, as well as strategies to reduce aggression and audience effects