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As psychology is based on the knowledge gathered through observation and measurement, psychologists use a variety of methods to study mental processes and behaviors. The variety of methods used by psychologists are: 1. Experimental Method In the experimental method, the researcher studies the effect of change of one variable in another variable while keeping the …

Satchit Ghimire- Psychology is one of the most sought after undergraduate majors all around the world. Why is psychology so popular? Because it’s easy, or having a degree in psychology helps you to land a lucrative job, or psychology is fun? There is not a single answer to this question. Here are some of the …

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Although the study of mental processes and behavior can be traced back to ancient Greece, Psychology emerged as a separate field over the 19th century. Many philosophers strived to answer the questions related to the human mind, such as How do we make sense of the world around us? What is the relationship between the …

Times Higher Education has published the World University Rankings 2021 for various disciplines including psychology. Based in London, the Times Higher Education is a popular weekly education magazine reporting on higher education. This comprehensive ranking includes more than 1,500 universities from 93 countries regions. The ranking aims to provide the list of top universities evaluated …

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This section will provide you with introductory information related to psychology, history of psychology, research methods in psychology, learning, memory, and so on.

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Meta-analysis is a quantitative research technique that aims to find the results by pooling data from multiple studies to arrive at one combined answer. The field of psychology is diverse. There are many opposing theories and divergent findings published when examining different topics. For example, some research has shown that a particular drug has a …

Selective mutism is a childhood anxiety disorder characterized by an inability to speak in certain situations such as school and other social settings. This disorder starts during childhood and can persist longer if left untreated. Children with this disorder are unable to speak in school but can talk and communicate with ease in settings where …

Social phobia, also known as a social anxiety disorder (SAD), is characterized by having severe persistent and irrational fears of social or performance situations in which embarrassment may occur. Many people feel uncomfortable in some social situations, but people with social phobia feel extreme levels of anxiety and fear when performing activities like public speaking, …

We know about the world through our senses. Sensation-awareness resulting from the stimulation of a sense organ and perception interpretation of sensations work together to allow us to experience the world. Vision, hearing, taste, smell, and touch are the popular human senses. Furthermore, there is a kinesthetic sense that helps figure out the position and movements of …

According to the American Psychological Association (APA), anxiety is an emotion characterized by feelings of tension, worried thoughts, and physical changes like increased blood pressure. Interestingly, not all anxiety is bad for us. Psychologists have found out that our performance increases when we are a little anxious. (Yerkes & Dodson, 1908). For example, you might …

The human brain is one of the most complex organs in the body. Weighing about 1.4kg it controls almost every vital life support system. The human brain has three major structures: Forebrain Midbrain Hindbrain Forebrain The forebrain is the most anterior and most prominent part of the human brain. It represents 90 percent of the …