Our senses allow us to experience the world we live in, and are one of the key components of consciousness. In fact, our senses are so important that whole industries have been built upon a single sense. For example, radio is associated with hearing, cooking with taste, fragrance with smell and television with both vision and…
Schizophrenia, what is it? Schizophrenia is a rare, serious mental disorder, which affects humans. Only one percentage of human population ends up with this brain disease. Schizophrenia interferes in the normal functioning of brain. This illness induces disorganised or highly irrational behaviour in humans. Schizophrenia changes the feelings, consciousness, thoughts, and understandings of individuals’. Schizophrenia…
Increases in arousal are generally associated with stress, which occurs as a result of being exposed to a stressor (something that causes stress).
In psychology, “learning” is defined as a relatively permanent change in, or acquisition of, knowledge or behavior. The key term here is “relatively”, because although we tend to hold on to what we learn, it can be changed a later date.
Depth perception is concerned with why we see objects in 3D rather than as flat, and how this is accomplished.
With all the billions of neurons that are present in the body, things would be a complete mess if these neurons were not organized in some way. So to help tidy things up a bit, the body arranges all these neurons together as part of the nervous system.
In this article, we are going to be looking at what psychology is, the different types of psychology that you can study and some of the most influential psychologists that have help to shape this field.
Developmental psychology is a branch of psychology that studies the growth and maturation of a person over time. This includes things such as physical, cognitive and social changes, and how each of these affects us during the different stages of our life.
In this article, we are going to be looking at a variety of tips and strategies that you can use to think more effectively. Learning how to improve your thinking skills will help to benefit many areas of your life, as you should find it easier and quicker to come up with solutions to the…
In psychology, a motive is generally defined as a state of physiological or psychological arousal which influences how we behave. For example, a physiological arousal, such as hunger or thirst, motivates us to eat or get something to drink.