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Thinking

Thinking is the  cognitive rearrangement of manipulation of both information from environment and the symbols stored in long term memory. Thinking involves the cerebral manipulation of information, as when we form concepts, engage in problem […]

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Stress in Psychology

Stress can be defined as a demand placed on our psychological and physical functioning that threatens an individual’s adaptation to a given situation. The individual’s perception of losing control of his or her life. Stressors […]

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Attention in Psychology

Attention is the cognitive process of selectively concentrating on one aspect of the environment while ignoring other things. Examples include listening carefully to what someone is saying while ignoring other conversations in the room. In […]

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Realism

General Information Realism denotes two distinct sets of philosophical theories, one regarding the nature of universal concepts and the other dealing with knowledge of objects in the world. In late – classical and medieval philosophy, […]

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Positivism

The central theme of positivism is the employment of verifiability as the criterion of meaning. Everything should be empirically verified. This fundamental doctrine of Positivism is not to be attributed in the full breadth of […]

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Perception applied aspects

Perception refers to the way the world looks round, feels taste or smell. In other words, perception can be defined as whatever is experienced by a person. In psychology and the cognitive sciences perception is […]

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Existentialism

It deals with the problem of existence. It is an irrational trend in bourgeois philosophy. It tries to differentiate between being and existing. The subject matter of philosophy is Being. (Essence) Science deals with existence […]

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Behavior

Behaviour is defined as observable or potentially observable activities of people or animals. It is anything a human being or animal does, that can be observed. It is expressed through actions, gestures, movements or even […]

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Theories of Personality Development

There have been a number of theories how personality develops. Theories developed by Erikson, Freud, Kohler and others. Psychosocial Theories of Personality Erikson’s Theory of Psychosocial Development Psychosocial Development One of the best-known theories of […]

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Dreams: history and concept

Dr Smita Deb Krori (Maity) Associate Professor,LBS Homœopathic Medical College & Hospital, Bhopal 462026 (MP) Dreams are succession of images, thoughts or emotions passing through the mind during sleep. The context and purpose of dreams […]