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The purpose of this database is to make it easy for psychology students (and also researchers and journalists) to find and discuss : Peer-reviewed articles on scientific psychology, that don’t require a paid subscription to access Places on the web where these articles have been discussed/blogged about There are other excellent sites which do a similar job (e.g., Research Blogging ), but this one is aimed at psychology, and specifically at the curriculum covered by psychology students . It is my hope that the pages will be filled with research relevant to the current curriculum, so students can find papers easily, and discuss them with myself and other students if there is anything they are unsure about. There are also some fantastic psychology blogs out there that discuss these papers with great depth and insight, and it would be good if students could find these easily to help their understanding of the topics.
Psychological ("personality") Types According to Jung's theory of Psychological Types we are all different in fundamental ways. One's ability to process different information is limited by their particular type. These types are sixteen. People can be either Extroverts or Introverts, depending on the direction of their activity ; Thinking, Feeling, Sensing, Intuitive, according to their own information pathways; Judging or Perceiving, depending on the method in which they process received information. Extroverts vs.
New research shows a possible explanation for the link between mental health and creativity. By studying receptors in the brain, researchers at the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet have managed to show that the dopamine system in healthy, highly creative people is similar in some respects to that seen in people with schizophrenia. High creative skills have been shown to be somewhat more common in people who have mental illness in the family. Creativity is also linked to a slightly higher risk of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Certain psychological traits, such as the ability to make unusual pr bizarre associations are also shared by schizophrenics and healthy, highly creative people. And now the correlation between creativity and mental health has scientific backing.
Information on personality disorders is found below. If you are looking for further information or if you believe you have a disorder, ask your local physician to recommend a professional therapist in your area. Click here to take the personality disorder test.
A modern test of an ancient bible story demonstrates the power of situations to trump personality in determining behaviour. A fundamental mistake we often make when judging other people is assuming that their behaviour mainly reflects their personality. Unfortunately this ignores another major influence on how people behave staring us right in the face: the situation.
by David Johnson Like death and taxes, there is no escaping color . It is ubiquitous.
Interesting Info -> Lying Index -> How to Detect Lies Become a Human Lie Detector (Part 1) Warning: sometimes ignorance is bliss. After gaining this knowledge, you may be hurt when it is obvious that someone is lying to you. The following deception detection techniques are used by police, forensic psychologists, security experts and other investigators. Introduction to Detecting Lies:
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