What is Perception?
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What is Perception?

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Satchit Ghimire- Perception is the organization and interpretation of sensation. In other words, perception is the process of selecting, organizing, and interpreting the information we receive from our sense organs. Stages of Perception Perception happens in three steps: SelectionOrganizationInterpretationA. Selection: The external environment consists of a large amount of information.…

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Circadian Rhythm

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Satchit Ghimire- Your body has its own clock that follows a 24-hour cycle. The physical and mental changes it causes are called circadian rhythms. The study of circadian rhythms is known as chronobiology. Circadian rhythms are synced with a master clock in the brain and follow diverse systems of the…

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Learn Meta Analysis in Psychology [With Easy Example:2023]

What is Meta Analysis in Psychology? Satchit Ghimire- Meta-analysis in Psychology 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…

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Selective Mutism: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

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Satchit Ghimire- 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. Photo by Kristina Flour on Unsplash Children with this disorder are unable to…

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Social Anxiety Disorder (Social Phobia) Explained
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Social Anxiety Disorder (Social Phobia) Explained

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Satchit Ghimire- 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…

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Sensations, Types of Sensations

Satchit Ghimire- 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…

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Anxiety Disorder: Definition and Causes

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Photo by Hedgehog Digital on Unsplash Satchit Ghimire- 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…

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Parts of the Brain

Satchit Ghimire- 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: ForebrainMidbrainHindbrain Picture Credit: Jupiter Images/Photos.com/Alamy Forebrain The forebrain is the most anterior and most prominent part of…

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Neuropsychology? Introduction to Neuropsychology

Satchit Ghimire- Neuropsychology is the scientific study of the relationship between human brain function and behavior. In other words, neuropsychology aims to explain how the activity of the brain is expressed in terms of observable behavior. Neuropsychology is a highly interdisciplinary field drawing information from various disciplines like neurology, psychology,…

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Best Universities for Psychology 2021

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Satchit Ghimire- 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…

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