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Psychology July 2011 Archive

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Chunking - Psychology Definition of the Week

Friday July 29, 2011
Definition: Chunking is a memory strategy that involves taking individual units of information and grouping them into larger units. When you are confronted with remembering a bunch of smaller pieces ... Read More

Pioneers of Psychology: Wilhelm Wundt

Thursday July 28, 2011
If you've ever taken an introductory psychology class, then you have probably spent at least a little time learning about Wilhelm Wundt. This German psychologist, physician and philosopher is ... Read More
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How to Find Your Ideal Career in Psychology

Wednesday July 27, 2011
Are you thinking about pursuing a psychology profession? As you begin your career planning, it is important to understand that there are many different paths you can take within psychology. ... Read More

Have You Been Waitlisted?

Tuesday July 26, 2011
College applicants are often surprised to receive a letter informing them that they have been waitlisted. When you tear open that envelope from your top pick school, you're expecting either ... Read More

What's the Difference Between Classical and Operant Conditioning?

Monday July 25, 2011
Learning can occur in a variety of ways. Two of the ways we often talk about in psychology are classical and operant conditioning. While these two conditioning techniques share some ... Read More
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Emotional Intelligence - Psychology Definition of the Week

Friday July 22, 2011
Definition: According to John D. Mayer and Peter Salovey, two of the leading researchers on the topic, emotional intelligence (EI) is "the ability to monitor one's own and others' feelings ... Read More

The Psychological Benefits of Owning Pets

Thursday July 21, 2011
People often say the dogs are "man's best friend," and researchers now have evidence that owning a pet does indeed have the same psychological benefits as having human friends. According ... Read More

B. F. Skinner: A Closer Look at His Life and Work

Wednesday July 20, 2011
Burrhus Frederic Skinner (known to most as B. F. Skinner) was one of the most influential figures in psychology, but he almost didn't become a psychologist at all. Instead, Skinner ... Read More

What's Your Favorite Freud Quote?

Tuesday July 19, 2011
Sigmund Freud was a prolific writer and many of his quotations have become quite famous. One of his best known sayings ("Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar") might never ... Read More

How Do Attachment Styles Influence Your Relationships?

Monday July 18, 2011
When it comes to romantic relationships, we all seem to have our own unique approach. While some people struggle to let other people get close to them, others become almost ... Read More

Psychotherapy - Psychology Definition of the Week

Friday July 15, 2011
Definition: Psychotherapy is a general term that is used to describe the process of treating psychological disorders and mental distress. During this process, a trained psychotherapist helps the client tackle ... Read More

July Is Social Wellness Month!

Thursday July 14, 2011
Thanks to Elizabeth Scott, black-rose-bielefeld.de's Guide to Stress Management, I recently learned that July is Social Wellness Month. What exactly is social wellness? It involves your ability to interact effectively ... Read More

How to Choose an Online Psychology Course

Wednesday July 13, 2011
One reader asks: "I am considering taking a psychology course on-line over the summer. Would you be able to provide me with information on how to find one that's ... Read More
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The Stanford Prison Experiment: 40 Years Later

Tuesday July 12, 2011
The July/August issue of the Stanford Alumni Magazine has a fascinating retrospective of the famous Stanford Prison Experiment. This summer marks the 40th anniversary of the social psychology experiment in ... Read More

Exploring Personality Psychology

Monday July 11, 2011
While traditional theories have often held that personality is relatively stable and fixed throughout life, more recent research indicates that personality might not be as unchanging as previously thought. According ... Read More
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Permissive Parenting - Psychology Definition of the Week

Friday July 8, 2011
Definition: Permissive parenting is one of the four types of parenting styles. First described by psychologist Diana Baumrind during the 1960s, this style of parenting is characterized by a lack ... Read More

Which Psychology Courses Should You Take Next Semester?

Thursday July 7, 2011
Many college and university students are currently in the process of registering for classes for next semester. If you're majoring in psychology, take some time to consider which classes would ... Read More
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Genetics and Child Development

Wednesday July 6, 2011
One of the oldest debates in psychology is known as the nature versus nurture debate, which centers on whether human development behavior is caused by genetic or environmental variables. Obviously, ... Read More
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Putting Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs to the Test

Tuesday July 5, 2011
Anyone who has ever taken a psychology probably has at least a basic understanding of Maslow's well-known hierarchy of needs. Maslow suggested that needs at the base of the pyramid, ... Read More

What Is Consumer Psychology?

Monday July 4, 2011
Given the recent economic downturn, it's not surprising that businesses and marketers are always looking for new ways to improve sales and learn more about their consumers. This might explain ... Read More
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Psychologist - Psychology Definition of the Week

Friday July 1, 2011
Definition: A psychologist is someone who studies the mind and behavior. When many people hear the term "psychologist," they immediately think of a professional jotting down notes as a client ... Read More
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