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Current Issues and Debates in Psychology

Current Issues and Debates in Psychology

Consideration of modern psychological tendencies assures psychologists and psychoanalysts that physiological researches are widely progressing, involving in its scope of inquiry more spheres of human life and thus, bringing into spot new disciplines, methods and research fields. Consequently, the issues put onto discussion grow in number

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17AUG 2019
Evolutionary Psychology Definition

Evolutionary Psychology Definition

As used in this article, pop evolutionary psychology, or Pop EP, refers to a branch of theoretical psychology that employs evolutionary principles to support claims about human nature for popular consumption. Fallacy 1: Analysis of Pleistocene Adaptive Problems Yields Clues to the Mind s Design Tooby and cosmides have argued that because we can be quite certain that our Pleistocene ancestors had to, among other things, “select…

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09AUG 2019
Mental illness disorders symptoms

Mental illness disorders symptoms

How are boys and men with eating disorders affected? While women and girls are much more likely to develop an eating disorder, men and boys account for an estimated 5 to 15 percent of patients with anorexia or bulimia and an estimated 35 percent of those with binge-eating disorder. In addition, eating disorders are also common among: older adult women, African-Americans, victims of sexual abuse and male & female athletes…

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01AUG 2019
Psychology Experimental Methods

Psychology Experimental Methods

This type of experiment is conducted in a well-controlled environment – not necessarily a laboratory – and therefore accurate and objective measurements are possible. The researcher decides where the experiment will take place, at what time, with which participants, in what circumstances and using a standardized procedure. These are conducted in the everyday (i.e. natural) environment of the participants but the situations…

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24JUL 2019
Psychology Evolutionary perspective

Psychology Evolutionary perspective

Is one of the first volumes in this series. It contains 20 informative and thought-provoking chapters on human sexual cognition and behavior. Most of the chapters (17 of 20) are organized into two sections: Male Sexual Adaptations and Female Sexual Adaptations. The chapters are appreciably diverse, covering topics such as mate preferences (e.g., for facial characteristics and body types), physical manifestations of evolutionarily…

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16JUL 2019
Psychology with Cognitive Neuroscience

Psychology with Cognitive Neuroscience

This degree deals with the broad themes of cognition, individual differences, biological and evolutionary issues, social functioning, and development across the lifespan. The modules you take will develop your understanding of psychology’s everyday applications, such as studies of people at work and the rationale for and use of psychological tests. You ll have the opportunity to develop your own particular interests by choosing…

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08JUL 2019
Humanistic psychology emphasized

Humanistic psychology emphasized

Humanistic psychology is a psychological perspective that emphasizes thestudy of the whole person. Humanistic psychologists look at human behavior notonly through the eyes of the observer, but through the eyes of the person doingthe behaving. Humanistic psychologists believe that an individual s behavior isconnected to his inner feelings and self-image. Unlike the behaviorists, humanistic psychologists believe that humans…

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30JUN 2019
Experimental Psychology Graduate Programs

Experimental Psychology Graduate Programs

Why consider Psychology Graduate Programs? A graduate program in psychology can lead to a myriad of career choices. We have specific programs for ABA Applied Behavior Analysis, Forensic Psychology, Sports Psychology, Clinical Psychology and many more on the left navigation. If you enjoy working with children, you may want to consider a career in school psychology. As a School Psychologist you will work with students to help…

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22JUN 2019
Developmental Psychology Course Descriptions

Developmental Psychology Course Descriptions

Introduction to Psychology and Its Principles APSY-UE 2, 4 points. Spring, Summer. Introduction to the fundamental principles of psychology, emphasizing both the unity and the diversity of a field that spans major theoretical and research areas, including biological bases of human behavior, learning, development, motivation, and social and abnormal behavior. Opportunities to apply knowledge gained in lectures and readings…

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