“When I was younger, I could remember anything, whether it had happened or not.”—Mark Twain Elizabeth Loftus is a renowned psychologist who specializes in memory, she focuses her theories and research on the premise that memories are not always accurate, and that repressed memories can be false memories created by the brain. Loftus theorized that … Continue reading “Elizabeth Loftus”
Can u remember everything you did yesterday? What about last week or how about your first day at school? Yesterday will probably be easy but the further you go back they more faded the memory may be. Memory is the process involved in retaining, retrieving and using information of what we seen and heard, after … Continue reading “Memory processes”
It take a certain type of skill practiced over and over again to write content for the web. It is not the same as the essay style writing you make be use to in college, it is less fluff and jargon, and more straight to the point. Your writing needs to be concise and easy … Continue reading “Writing for the web”
The mind is something we use constantly, yet we never give much thought to how it works. One way psychologist try to understand these internal processes is called Cognitive Psychology. This is the scientific study of the mind and its mental processes. Simply put it involves knowing, remembering, understanding, communicating and learning. But our minds … Continue reading “Cognitive Psychology”
Developmental psychology focuses on how humans grow, develop skills, and adapt across the lifespan; asking questions like how much skills are we born with? Or how much training does a child need to develop life skills? One psychologist who was a pioneer in this research was Jean Piaget. He observed how children were experimenters of … Continue reading “Child development”
In psychology, we always ask questions such as: why do people behave in a certain way? Are we born with certain biological traits? Does our environment shape who we become? One way of answering these questions is by looking at Attachment Theory. Psychologist Mary Ainsworth studied the quality of children’s attachment to the caregiver. Attachment … Continue reading “Attachment Theory”
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