Theories of Love. Psychologists and researchers have proposed a number of different theories of love.
Love is a basic human emotion, but understanding how and why it happens is not necessarily easy. In fact, for a long time, many people suggested that love was simply something to primal, mysterious, and spiritual for science to ever fully understand. The following are four of the major theories proposed to explain love and other emotional attachments. Liking vs. Loving. The Psychology of Love.
Body Language - Indicators of Interest (IOI's) The Halo Effect - Science of Attraction. The Psychology of Love. Beta-blockers 'blot out memories' A common blood pressure drug could help people who have witnessed traumatic events, such as the London bombings, to block out their distressing memories.
Cornell University psychiatrists are carrying out tests using beta-blockers, the journal Nature reports. The drug has been shown to interfere with the way the brain stores memories. Post-traumatic stress disorder affects around one in three of people caught up in such events, and memories can be triggered just by a sound or smell. People with PTSD are given counselling, but because it is not always effective, researchers have been looking for alternative therapies. However there are concerns that a drug which can alter memories could be misused, perhaps by the military who may want soldiers to become desensitised to violence. Fear and memory linked The beta-blocker propranolol has been found to block the neurotransmitters involved in laying down memories. But so far only one person has volunteered to take part.
"It's a serious illness. " Erasing Bad Memories. All About Propranolol: Beta Blockers and Anxiety. Living Yesterday: A Look at PTSD. Theories of Intelligence - About Psychology. What exactly is intelligence?
How do researchers define and measure this mental quality? While intelligence is one of the most talked about subjects in psychology, there is no standard definition of what exactly constitutes 'intelligence.' Some researchers have suggested that intelligence is a single, general ability while other believe that intelligence encompasses a range of aptitudes, skills, and talents. IQ testing, race and controversy: put your intelligence to the test. This is, unsurprisingly, absolute poppycock.
From a scientific point of view, the notion of race is meaningless. Genetic differences do not map neatly on to traditional measurements of skin colour, hair type, body proportions and skull measurements. In fact, a person who is considered black in one society may be non-black in another. However, just as it is apparent that some people look darker than others, it is equally apparent that some people are indeed smarter than others. Intelligence and Machines: Creating Intelligent Machines by Modeling the Brain with Jeff Hawkins.
Genetics and Intelligence. History of IQ Testing. Howard Gardner of The Multiple Intelligence Theory. Child Psychology. 47983 Slater & Quinn. The role of attachment in infancy on later mental and physical health outcomes. Secure, Insecure, Avoidant & Ambivalent Attachment in Mothers & Babies. The Strange Situation - Mary Ainsworth. Piaget & Vygotsky: A Comparison! Biography of Jean Piaget. Piaget - Stage 2 - Preoperational - Lack of Conservation. Theories of Hypnosis. "any satisfactory theory of hypnosis should also be a theory bearing on psychology at large" (Hilgard, 1991) For over a century scientists and clinicians have proposed mechanisms to explain the phenomenon associated with hypnosis.
The key theories of hypnosis, historical and current, are presented here. The Ultimate Stage Hypnosis Show. Hypnosis in History - Revealing Documentary, Facts, Photos, Mesmer, Braid and More. DreamBank. The Quantitative Study of Dreams. This Web site contains everything needed to conduct scientific studies of dreams using a system of content analysis.
Researchers or college/graduate students interested in doing quantitative research should check out the Resources for Scientists page. Neurochemistry of Consciousness: Neurotransmitters in Mind. Theories of Dreams. Physiological theories are based on the idea that we dream in order to exercise various neural connections that some researchers believe affect certain types of learning.
Psychological theories are based on the idea that dreaming allows us to sort through problems, events of the day or things that are requiring a lot of our attention. How to Lucid Dream & Why + My Experience Learning to Lucid Dream. Sigmund Freud's Theory on Dreams. Why Do We Dream? Medical Discovery News. Radio Shows | The Ciradian Rhythm of Teenagers | mp3 … wma … wav If you have teenagers at home, you probably nag at them to get to bed and scream at them to get up.
But would you believe maybe they can't help it? In a recent study, some 10,000 students were surveyed after their schools changed the start time from 7:30 to 8:30. Not only did attendance improve, teenage car accidents dropped 16.5% while schools without the change saw accidents increase by 7.8%. Strangely enough sending your teenager to bed earlier won't help.
Circadian rhythm is the internal body clock that regulates biological processes in a 24 hour cycle. The SCN ensures certain body functions work in harmony with our sleep wake cycle including body temperature, urine production, and hormone secretion like melatonin which is key to helping us sleep. Startpage - Sleep Cycle alarm clock. Secrets of sleep - Sleep deprivation - Peter Tripp Pt1 of 2. Sleep and dreaming (what happens when we sleep and dream and why?) Circadian Rhythms.