Category: Psychology

Implicit personality theory in social psychology

In this article, we will be talking about the implicit personality theory. We will talk about the factors that influence the way we perceive people, situations and groups. ...

Identity achievement (the 4 identity statuses)

In this article, we will talk about the 4 identity statuses that develop during adolescence: identity diffusion, identity foreclosure, moratorium and identity achievement.

Hostile attribution bias (+7 other types of cognitive biases)

In this article, we talk about cognitive biases. Mainly about the hostile attribution bias, but also about other attribution errors and biases, highlighting their consequen...

Reconstructive memory (& the 3 stages of memory)

In this article, we approach the concepts of memory, reconstructive memory, sensory, short-term and long-term memory. We also talk about the making of false memories and wh...

Mental set psychology definition (A Brief Guide)

In this guide, we will discuss “Mental set psychology definition” and why mental sets make it difficult to solve problems. Also, we will discuss a specific type of mental s...

19+ subfields of psychology (in detail)

In this blog post, we will briefly describe 20 subfields of psychology. We also talk about what psychology as a science is, and what it is not. If you are interested in dev...

Idealism vs Materialism (Which one?)

In this guide, we will discuss “Idealism vs Materialism”, a bit of background on each of the philosophical approaches and how we could consider understanding the world from...

Psychophysiology (a complete overview)

In this article, we will talk about the history of psychophysiology, some generalities about psychophysiology and what is analyzed from the psychophysiological response.

Deferred imitation (The science behind it)

In this article, we will explain what deferred imitation is, along with the other 4 important concepts of the symbolic concepts, that according to Piaget are necessary in o...

(Role Theory) What is our role in society?

In this blog post, we will explain the Role Theory. We will approach subtopics such as:     our role in society; what happens when we become one with our social r...

The importance of reflected appraisal (& a good self-image)

In this article, we explain both the importance of reflected appraisal and a good self-image. We answer questions such as:  Why do we compare ourselves with others? Wh...

The melancholic temperament (A Guide)

In this blog post, we will describe the melancholic temperaments. We will also talk about the 4 temperaments, according to Galen of Pergamum; the theory of the 4 senses of ...