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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 developing your skills or looking into psychology specialisations, this article is for you....

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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. What is Psychophysiology? Psychophysiology is the branch of psychology related to the physiological bases of psychological processes. It is a discipline of...

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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 order to elaborate representations. What does Deferred imitation stand for?  Deferred imitation is the ability to reproduce...

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(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 role; what are some role-associated stressors; and Goffman’s theory.  How does Role Theory define...

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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? Why does the opinion of others about ourselves matter? And where does our self-image come from? What does...

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17+ types of psychology (a short presentation)

In this article, I will present to you the 18 types of psychology and their definition. We also talk about what psychology as a science is, and what it is not.  18 Types of Psychology  We know psychology as the science that analyzes the mental...

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What is Clinical Psychology? (An Overview)

In this blog we will discuss the question ‘What is Clinical Psychology?’ and elaborate on its role in the field of psychology.  A branch of psychology, which focuses on providing mental and behavioural intervention for individuals is called Clinical psychology. Professionals, known as clinical psychologists...

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Health psychology (a comprehensive guide)

In this article, we will present you the definition of health psychology, its history and main goals. We will also talk about the purpose of health psychology and the contemporary diseases of our society.  What is health psychology? Health psychology is a field that is...

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What is an example of sublimation in psychology?

In this blog, we will answer the question ‘what is sublimation in psychology? And provide an insight into the examples of how sublimation works in everyday life. What is sublimation?  Sublimation is a defence mechanism that is used by the mind to evade anxiety. It...

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What is the cohort effect in psychology?

In this blog we will answer the question, ‘what is the cohort effect in psychology?’ and will deliver how cross-sectional and longitudinal studies vary. What is a cohort? Cohort is a group of people with a common or shared characteristic. These groups are most importantly...

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What is Sports Psychology? (A complete guide)

In this blog we will answer the question, ‘What is Sports Psychology?’ and provide an insight into the importance of Sports Psychology as a discipline that can be elemental in creating champions. What is Sports Psychology? Sport psychology encompasses the scientific study of the psychological...

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Pop Psychology (A Comprehensive Guide)

Popular psychology (also called as pop psychology) is the concept and theory about human mental life and actions that are supposedly founded on psychology and that finds credibility among and exceeds assembly with the general population. The understanding of pop psychology is the recognition that it is pseudo-psychology; pseudo...