Schools of Thought in Psychology | General Psychology

Schools of Thought in Psychology General Psychology When psychology first emerged as a science separate from biology and philosophy, the debate over how to describe and explain the human mind and behavior began. The different schools of psychology represent the major theories within psychology. The first school of thought, structuralism, was advocated by the founder […]

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Types of Motivation | Psychology

  Types of Motivation | Psychology Primary (physiological) motives: Motivation is not solely a cognitive process. Physiological arousal can provide the energy that fuels social motives as well as biological ones. Biological motives are largely rooted in the physiological state of the body. These motives are not learned and regarded as inborn. It is primary […]

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Motivation

Copyright – Shishir Subba Motivation: In the process of explaining behaviour psychologists have to answer the question of “Why do human beings behave as they do?” The study of motivation is necessary because it explains the “why” of behaviour. The term motivation literally means to move or to energize or to activate. In this sense, anything […]

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Sensation

 Sensation,Sensory thresholds Sensation: Sensation is the process that allows our brains to take in information via our five senses, which can then be experienced and interpreted by the brain.Sensation involves the relay of information from sensory receptors to the brain and enables a person to experience the world around them.Sensation is input about the physical […]

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Perception

Perception,Process of perception Perception : Perception is the activity of sensing,interpreting,and evaluating objects both physical and social.Perception is the set of unconscious processes we undergo to make sense of the stimuli and sensations we encounter.Oerception is the process of organizing and attempting to understand the sensory stimulation we receive ,select organize and interpret our sensations.Our […]

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