Psychology

Conceptual Metaphor

Conceptual Metaphor

Conceptual Metaphor is a psychological theory, which was developed by researchers within the field of cognitive linguists. It is defined as understanding one conceptual domain in terms of another conceptual domain. Conceptual metaphors are natural and inevitable. This theory was not intended to a.....

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Social Cognition

Social Cognition

Social Cognition is a social psychologycal term, that focuses on how people process, store, and apply information about other people and social situations. It refers to a specific approach in which these processes are studied according to the methods of cognitive psychology and information proces.....

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Self Control

Self Control

Self Control an aspect of inhibitory control or restraint of oneself or one’s actions, feelings, etc. It is the ability to subdue our impulses in order to achieve longer-term goals. It is the ability to control one’s emotions and behavior in the face of temptations and impulses. It di.....

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Self Actualization

Self Actualization

Self Actualization is a term in psychology, which is the achievement of one’s full potential through creativity, independence, spontaneity, and a grasp of the real world. It is considered to be the master motive or the only real motive, all other motives being its various forms. It can be s.....

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Propositional Attitude

Propositional Attitude

This article talks about Propositional Attitude, which is a relation between a person and a proposition, such as belief, desire, intention, etc. It is a psychological state usually expressed by a verb that may take a subordinate clause beginning with “that” as its complement. Different attitu.....

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Emotion and Memory

Emotion and Memory

This article describe about Emotion and Memory, where emotions are believed to play a role in determining whether it recall a stored memory at the time try to revisit it. The activity of emotionally enhanced memory retention can be linked to human evolution; during early development, responsive b.....

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Attitude in Terms of Psychology

Attitude in Terms of Psychology

Attitude in Terms of Psychology is a predisposition or a tendency to respond positively or negatively towards a certain idea, object, person, or situation. Attitude can be formed from a person’s past and present. It is an evaluation of an attitude object, ranging from extremely negative to .....

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Rationalization in Psychology

Rationalization in Psychology

Rationalization in Psychology is a defense mechanism, which involves the justification of an unacceptable behavior, thought or feeling in a logical manner, avoiding the true reason for the action. It is encourages irrational or unacceptable behavior, motives, or feelings and often involves ad hoc.....

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Exaggeration

Exaggeration

This article describely focus on Exaggeration. The exaggerator has been a familiar figure in Western culture since at least Aristotle’s discussion of the alazon: ‘the boaster is regarded as one who pretends to have distinguished qualities which he possesses either not at all or to a l.....

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Splitting in Psychology

Splitting in Psychology

Splitting in Psychology is a term, that describes difficulty with the ability to hold opposing thoughts, feelings, or beliefs about oneself or others. It is a process that oscillates between external and internal manifestations. It can also be defined as the division or polarization of beliefs, a.....

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Motivated Reasoning

Motivated Reasoning

Motivated Reasoning refers to the unconscious tendency of individuals to fit their processing of information to conclusions that suit some end or goal. describes the role of motivation in cognitive processes such as decision-making and attitude change in a number of paradigms. It is best understo.....

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Mindset

Mindset

Mindset is a set of ideas and attitudes, that shape the way someone thinks about themselves and the world. It is often difficult to counteract its effects upon analysis and decision making processes. It is a fixed mental attitude or disposition that predetermines a person’s responses to and.....

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