Category Psychology

  • Cluster A personality disorders

    Individuals in this cluster A tend to experience major disruptions in relationships.

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  • Causes of abnormal behavior

    Since the dawn of civilization, people have tried to understand the causes of abnormal behavior. In the middle ages, for example, people with unusual behavior were seen as controlled by evil beings. Now a day’s many researchers adopted the Biopsychosocial model of abnormal behavior.

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  • Social Loafing

    Social loafing is the manifestation of reduced motivation and effort that occur when individuals work collectively in a group compared to when they work individually as independent co-actors. Social psychologists refer to such effects as ‘social loafing’ .

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  • Theory of Correspondent Inference

    Theory of Correspondent Inference was developed by Jones and Davis (1965) It is concerned with how we decide based on others’ overt actions.

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  • Study of emotions

    Every aspect of human behavior passes through a pattern of development resulting in changes as the individual grows from childhood to adulthood. Emotions are not an exception. The basic developmental process is common in a general way for all individuals.

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  • Genetic influences on behavior

    Heredity plays an important role in many disorders, including anxiety, depression, and schizophrenia. Whether a predisposition becomes expressed in a person’s life may depend on environmental factors such as the quality of the family relationship or the level of life stress.

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  • Investment and confluence theory of creativity

    Sternberg drew a parallel between market investment and being creative. The theory claims that creativity can be developed — it is not necessarily linked to genetics.

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