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Dealing With It Is So Much Better Than Pushing It Down

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 Edmund Brunetti (August 03, 2018)  It is said that life consisted of one’s health, job and relationships. If one of these is out of kilter it is possible to deal with it and carry on. When two are off, things get troublesome and if, heaven forbid, all three are out of whack, well, there is a problem. Therapists are often seen as people who are around to help out in a crisis and clearly, they are adept at doing so. . (Psychology)

Tarot - actively playing cards for divination

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 Matilda Davison (August 11, 2012)  Taking part in cards initially entered Europe from the late 14th century, possibly from Mamluk Egypt, with matches quite identical into the tarot satisfies of Swords, Staves, Cups and Coins (generally known as disks, and pentacles) and people even now employed in classic Italian, Spanish and Portuguese decks. Nevertheless, the earliest prepared doc mentioning a tarot-like card .. (Psychology)

Myers-Briggs personality typology and Socionics

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 Anny Grigoryan (June 20, 2012)  MBTI typology MBTI typology (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, MBTI) - designed as a special test that allows in practice to estimate the characteristic similarities and differences, to diagnose the structure of interpersonal traits of character, in this case, MBTI typology builds typological profile of the test. MBTI typology has many advantages compared to other available methods. The main . (Psychology)

Myers-Briggs typology: type, archetype, stereotype

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 Anny Grigoryan (June 15, 2012)  We just saw that guy is a model representative of a genus or class relative, to the idiosyncrasies of the self. It refers therefore a very direct way the behavior and its antecedents: the motivations. They extend from the tip of the iceberg that is the instinctive consciousness to the deepest roots and unconscious. In Jungian psychology, motivational nodes latter are called archetypes, .. (Psychology)

Traditional Degree in Educational Psychology

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 Renu Nayal (June 13, 2012)  Education psychology involves the study of how people learn including topics such as student outcomes, the instructional process, individual differences in learning, gifted learners and learning disabilities. This branch of psychology involves not just the learning process of early childhood and adolescence but also includes the social, emotional and cognitive processes that are .. (Psychology)

MBTI Types: Introduction of types

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 Anny Grigoryan (May 15, 2012)  Carl Jung developed psychological types based on two pairs of functions (Thinking [T] and feeling [F], sense [S] and intuition [N]) and two types of installation (Extraversion [E] and Introversion [I]). In his theory, there are eight basic psychological types, each of which has its own dominant feature. The dominant feature Jungian type Myers-Briggs Type Fe Extraverted Feeling .. (Psychology)

Psychology Term Paper on Critical Thinking

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 Matilda Davison (April 18, 2012)  It is a pyschology term paper which discusses do's and don'ts of critical thinking process. Critical thinking is the creation of a mixture of a set of mutually dependent cognitive skills, and a firm dedication to a group of governing attitudes that enable us to use numerous informations and methods to make logical and objective decisions. Critical thinking is at the very core of the .. (Psychology)

Increase Your Memory With These Tips And Tricks

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 Carrie Westengate (April 11, 2012)  Your memory does not have a sitemap, and your brain is one place where Google is absolutely of no use. Things that have already been committed to memory sometimes become difficult to recall. Look through the tips through this article to gain an insight on how to obtain a better memory. Paying more attention to your surroundings and interactions with others makes it easier to remember .. (Psychology)

How to Boast Moral of Employees at Busy Time

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 Matilda Davison (April 04, 2012)  What can a company do to protect its most precious asset: its employees? Management needs to nurture, foster, maintain and build morale. There are many ways companies can do this. Although management often likes to think that pay is the most important factor, research shows that morale depends on a variety of factors. The key to good morale is found in how management relates to its .. (Psychology)

Thinking About A Career In Forensic Psychology? Read This First

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 Carrie Westengate (January 12, 2012)  What exactly is forensic psychology? The role of the forensic psychologist continues to be relatively over-blown by some TV programs and yes, some will do that kind of thing however mostly, their role is in studying as well as developing programs to change the behaviour of offenders to help stop them re-offending. A great deal of this work is conducted in the jail itself rather than in .. (Psychology)

What to Consider When Taking a Career Aptitude Test?

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 Cristian Luca (November 12, 2011)  Even if you pay a lot of money on a career aptitude test, chances are, it will not respond to your deepest question in what your career is concerned. An online career test is only as helpful as you are able to analyze the data and correlate that data to your own hidden motivations. These motivations are usually unspoken due to your lack of trust in your own abilities. Often, people find . (Psychology)

Online Child Psychology Degree Programs

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 Dan Lim (July 15, 2011)  This is a special kind of psychology where by one requires specialized form of training and specific certification into the field. People specialized in child psychology some time find themselves interacting with other patients although they are specifically trained to deal with children. In order to acquire a child psychology degree, you must first of all complete a Bachelor of .. (Psychology)

The benefits of a PsyD Degree

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 Dustin Sedo (July 12, 2011)  What is a PsyD?A PsyD or “Doctor of Psychology”, is a tertiary level doctorate program that specializes in clinical psychology. A PsyD program can take between 4 and 7 years to complete. A PsyD program focuses on how the human mind works and delves into the assessment, diagnosis, and psychotherapy of patients with mental illness. In layman’s terms, a PsyD is a .. (Psychology)

Don't Just Ask, Am I Dyslexic? Do Something About It!

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 Carrie Westengate (May 27, 2011)  If you have ever been curious about whether you are dyslexic but have been too worried to seek help, this might be your first step to feeling far better about yourself and improving your life. Dyslexia does not necessarily mean you do not have intelligence; indeed there are several very prosperous people out there with this particular problem (Richard Branson, Winston Churchill, Kara .. (Psychology)

Find More Information On Dyslexia

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 Carrie Westengate (February 15, 2011)  When people search for information on dyslexia, one area that is often ignored is naming speed. Word naming speed in reading is a complex, but homogeneous occurrence among dyslexics. However, reading speed is a very useful measure to detect child or adult poor readers. Even when a developmental dyslexic grows into adulthood and has learned to compensate for their particular reading .. (Psychology)

Childhood Memories

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 Ryan Kiuki (December 15, 2010)  Childhood memories are often the fondest someone holds. And if not the fondest, then they still possess a quality post pubescent memories seem not to have. It has recently come to light that this, like most things, has a scientific grounding, and neuroscientists think they have it pinned down as to what gives childhood memories their appeal, as well as other appealing memories. The .. (Psychology)

Psychology Tips

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 Kim Chariz Levita (November 18, 2010)  Psychology is an interesting subject to study. It helps you analyze yourself or others’ behaviors. Though at some point, it could make you go paranoid thinking of what message is being relayed over every action of other people. We always tend to be suspicious towards others. Trust is such a big deal for everyone. That is why, I will help you and give you some tips on how to psych .. (Psychology)

Are you confused about choosing psychology as a career ?

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 Mithunchetan Chetan (May 13, 2010)  Before starting further about career opportunities in psychology, why not we first consider what is psychology is all about? The word “psychology" is the combination of two terms - study (ology) and soul (psyche), or mind, so, Psychology is the science that studies the behavior of human being and living things involving systemic and mental functions. The famous quote by Sigmund .. (Psychology)

Looking for Accredited psychology degrees?

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 Mithunchetan Chetan (May 11, 2010)  Before starting further about Accredited psychology degrees, lets first consider what is psychology is all about? The word “psychology" is the combination of two terms - study (ology) and soul (psyche), or mind, so, Psychology is the science that studies the behavior of human being and living things involving systemic and mental functions. The famous quote by Sigmund Freud :- .. (Psychology)

Increasing Scope in Psychiatric Education

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 Ryan Govindan (March 30, 2010)  We might feel that mental illness is not very common in a well to do society but the astonishing fact is that about 25% people in the US are due to have some kind of a mental illness in a given year. This is a straight forward consequence of the increasingly busy lifestyle of people and the ever growing pressure to earn more. Mental illnesses are of many kinds from the most minor ones .. (Psychology)

Gen Text - Raising Well-Adjusted Kids in an Age of Instant Everything Book Review

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 Carrie Lauth (January 01, 2009)  Modern parents are concerned about the effects of technology on their kids. Younger and younger children are spending more and more time interacting not with human beings, but with gadgets - cell phones, computers, video games, and other devices. Do we have reason to be concerned, and if yes, how do we go about setting limits? In the book Generation Text, Dr. Osit reveals how the .. (Psychology)

Why Attaining Happiness is So Elusive - Part 1

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 Frank Bonkowski (December 29, 2008)  The Happiness Hypothesis As a Third Ager, I have always believed that we all can be happy after midlife with the right mind set and knowledge. However, after reading The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom by Jonathan Haidt, being happy and having a meaningful life for everyone is a little more complicated that I thought. Dr. Fred Horowitz, my colleague at .. (Psychology)

The Definition of Violence - The End of Terrorism on Earth

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 Christina Sponias (December 18, 2008)  Now that I have written my main ebooks and I have already managed to transmit to you the most important part of the knowledge I acquired through dream interpretation according to the scientific method discovered by Carl Jung, I can finally continue showing you what exactly I discovered in the unknown region of the human psyche, so that you may really understand what it means to posses a . (Psychology)

A Complete Review of Social Intelligence by Daniel Goleman

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 Joshua Uebergang (December 15, 2008)  This is a book review of Daniel Goleman's Social Intelligence: The New Science of Human Relationships. Goleman in his groundbreaking book reveals that neural linkages between humans influence the brain and the body. These invisible bridges give us the ability to change people's moods, emotions, and health - as these people can do to us. Relationships not only shape emotional states and . (Psychology)

Dream Interpretation and the Real Meaning of Your Dreams - Free and Safe Psychotherapy

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 Christina Sponias (December 15, 2008)  Some people want to learn the meaning of their dreams with an intense curiosity, as I have observed many times. I was one of them and this is why I discovered that the unique correct method of dream interpretation was discovered by Carl Jung, even though he was not completely correct because he ignored too much. I corrected his mistakes, discovering much more. A certain woman has .. (Psychology)

Interpretation of Dreams - Scientific Method - The Power of Knowledge

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 Christina Sponias (December 14, 2008)  The dream language is made with images instead of words. If you want to be able to properly interpret a dream you must learn the dream language. This means that you have to discover the meaning of the images, the same way you have to discover the meaning of the words of a foreign language. The dream images contain many symbols. What are the dream symbols? There are more than too many .. (Psychology)

Dissonance - The Real Self Versus the Ideal Self

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 Roberto Montanez (November 24, 2008)  Have you ever wondered what people think of you? Do they see you as the person you want to be seen? Many of us would love to find out what people think of us. We have this image of ourselves and we want people to match that same view. Many of us attribute values and adjectives to our personality. We may think we are good people, loyal or friendly. The reality is that there is no way to .. (Psychology)

A Reason Why Pretty People Succeed

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 Roberto Montanez (November 24, 2008)  Have you ever heard the saying, “Beauty is only skin deep?" What about the saying, “Don't judge a book by its cover?" Truth be told, those sayings are not accurate. Physical attractiveness is a major determinant in judging the liking of an individual. Psychological studies ( Sprecher & Duck, 1994; Collins & Zebrowitz, 1995) have found that people had a favorite .. (Psychology)

Child Abuse And Psychological Effects

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 Pauline Go (November 21, 2008)  Child abuse refers to intentional or unintentional physical, sexual or emotional maltreatment or neglect of child by parents, guardians, teachers or other responsible person for child's welfare. Psychological effects of child abuse: Many children who suffer from child abuse often become child abusers themselves or can become perpetrators of violent crime. Other psychological effects of .. (Psychology)

Why Some of Us Help While Others Hurt? Explore Social Psychology Today

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 Maja Aleksic (November 20, 2008)  Social psychology is study of how people think, influence, and relate to one another. Social psychology explores topics such as traits, attitudes, goals, as well as social norms and social behavior. Additional topics include prejudice, romantic attraction, persuasion, friendship, cultural and human diversity, helping, aggression, group relations, attitude formation, stereotyping, .. (Psychology)

Dream Interpretation - How to Stop Having Nightmares and Recurring Dreams

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 Christina Sponias (November 20, 2008)  All the dreams you see have a protective character: the unconscious mind that produces them is always trying to protect your human conscience from the attacks and the invasion of the wild side of your conscience (anti-conscience) into the human side of your conscience. The anti-conscience tries to destroy your human conscience through craziness, while the unconscious mind tries to .. (Psychology)

Master Degree in Psychology Online - Distance Learning Psychology Course

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 Ricky Lim (November 18, 2008)  If you decide to attend a distance learning psychology course, you'll learn all there is to know about emotions, human behavior, thinking and motivations. That's the whole purpose of this program to establish a connection between the scientific values and principles and the animal and human behavior. Everything is focused on scientific analysis of sensation, perception, psychological .. (Psychology)

Mind, Body and Spirit - The Study of Transpersonal Psychology

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 Maja Aleksic (November 18, 2008)  Do you like being self employed, studying to human mind, working with people and solving their problems? If so, a career as a psychologist may be for you. However, psychology is such a broad field how should you decide what to focus on? A general degree in psychology will allow you to study the human mind and human behavior. However, a specific focus allows psychologists to specialize .. (Psychology)

Finding NEMO - Finding Purpose

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 Wilbert Molenaar (November 10, 2008)  Having 2 kids allows me to see those great movies. Last week I watched Finding Nemo. I loved it. For several reasons. One reason is that it was great to watch how somebody (Merlin, Nemo's dad) can find purpose and make such a radical change. By the way I also like to play the seagulls shouting “Mine, Mine, Mine" in front of my kids. Then the next day I came across a poem by .. (Psychology)

The Power of Habits

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 Wilbert Molenaar (November 10, 2008)  I just had a friend over from the Netherlands and she rented a car. Now most of you know that in Australia we drive on the left side. So a couple of things are reversed. And some are the same. It was amazing to see how she initially was actually thrown off her feet and felt quite anxious in the beginning. AND it was great to hear that after a while she got used to driving on the left .. (Psychology)

When Life Gives You Lemons, Make Them Into a Margarita

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 Wilbert Molenaar (November 10, 2008)  This article is about the cause and effect side of the equation. You can't physically see anything outside of you that is not you. However, we are constantly being bombarded by over two million bits of intangible information every second of every day via our five senses. In order to manage this overwhelmingly vast amount of information, your nervous system deletes, distorts and .. (Psychology)

The Wholeness of Being and NLP

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 Wilbert Molenaar (November 10, 2008)  The wholeness of your being is shattered throughout life. Depending on your decisions based on the emotional and not so emotional events, it can be shattered a lot or just a little bit. And by the way that's a normal process. From our perspective the meaning of life is creating wholeness again. And in that journey attaining your goals. When you were born you were born into wholeness. .. (Psychology)

Clarifying Terms in the Research

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 Hina Khosa (November 10, 2008)  Like any discipline, psychology has developed its own language. There are terms with specific meanings to a psychologist that might have a different meaning to a layperson. For instance, schizophrenia is a diagnostic label relating to people with inappropriate affect and behavior, but to the general public, Schizophrenia means a split personality(which a psychologist would call .. (Psychology)

The Psychology of Competition

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 Saberi Roy (November 10, 2008)  On the biological, social, psychoanalytic and cultural theories of competition and the differences between competition, power and ambition A lot has been written on the psychological aspects of competition and our need to survive and excel beyond our own set limits. Competition is also about power, about using our energies in a constructive manner so that certain goals are easily .. (Psychology)

The Psychology of Consumerism

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 Saberi Roy (November 10, 2008)  On the marketing and behavioral aspects of consumerism and the advantages and disadvantages of consumerism Consumerism is in a way the more human aspect of business and companies and businesses consider consumers along with their employees as the essential ‘people elements’ of their endeavor. Yet consumerism can have its other meanings and represent a culture of buying, .. (Psychology)

Dream Interpretation - The Mystery of Dreams - Symbols Indicating Danger - The Spider

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 Christina Sponias (November 09, 2008)  Our dreams are strange and mysterious because they follow a logic that is totally different from the logic of our human conscience and their language is also totally different from the languages we are used to. We are used to languages made with words, while our dreams’ language is made with images, sensations and feelings. The dreams have an author: the wise unconscious mind, .. (Psychology)

Human Development - Focus on Jean Piaget

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 Tamberly Mott (November 08, 2008)  If we are to appreciate Piaget's influence on cognitive-developmental theory, we must begin by acknowledging his theoretical orientation. Piaget's system is developmental in that it examines the early processes infants and young children use to gain understanding of their environment and of the self. Piaget also uses a cognitive system as it is concerned with mental representation. In .. (Psychology)

Dream Interpretation - The Only Method That Really Translates the Meaning of Your Dreams

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 Christina Sponias (November 08, 2008)  There are so many dream interpreters in this world that nobody really knows who could be correct. However, all of them are misleading you, unfortunately, because the only creature in this world that managed to discover the correct method of dream interpretation was Carl Jung, even though he couldn't understand many things about the meaning of our dreams. He left many questions without .. (Psychology)

Affect in the Theory of Abreaction

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 Hina Khosa (November 07, 2008)  The fact that the ideas of which the theory of abreaction speaks can be formally reproduced as conceptual representations is a first step to a more exact formulation of Freud's theory. A computer model operating with memory representations of traumatic events now becomes conceivable. An important fact of Freud's theory has thus indeed become ‘tangible', but other equally important . (Psychology)

What the Discussion Section Is

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 Hina Khosa (November 07, 2008)  Imagine that you knew something about behavior that nobody else in the world knew. You could do one of two things with the knowledge. You could keep it to yourself or you could shout it from rooftops. What do psychologists do in this situation? After doing research, only fairly bizarre psychologists shout their findings from actual rooftops. Instead, they write papers for journals, .. (Psychology)

The Emasculated Male Narcissist - Mommy's Little Darling

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 Linda Martinez-Lewi Ph.D. (October 03, 2008)  The male narcissist who is highly successful finds female partners who are attracted to his magnetism, lifestyle and extraordinary confidence. High-level narcissists often have several marriages and a number of mistresses and girlfriends. Women are magnetized to the successful high-level narcissist. Observing the quantity of their romantic relationships, flings, affairs and marriages, .. (Psychology)

Are You Tired of Having Your Body Treated and the Rest of You Ignored

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 Daniel Benor (September 30, 2008)  It is a sad fact but true: the medical profession is trained to treat the physical body but not the person who inhabits that body. My training in medical school, forty-five years ago, is still typical of the training today. It is focused on the anatomy, physiology, chemistry and pathology of health and illness. The mind is said to reside in the brain, the sum product of electrochemical .. (Psychology)

Structure of Strange and Obscure Dreams

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 Sam Shawn (September 16, 2008)  Dream dictionary and the interpretation in it is a subject of great interest and every dream is considered to have special information to the dreamer. Disposing off dreams as just an illusionary event is simply not possible by most of us. Even those that are sharp critics about dreams as holding hidden messages get intrigued about why they did have a dream of a kind at one time or other . (Psychology)

Dream Interpretation As a Science - How to Be Wise and Happy For Sure

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 Christina Sponias (September 10, 2008)  I see that on the internet we give bonuses with our items, but I didn't have time to prepare good bonuses for my e-books, bonuses that would help my readers learn more and that would add more value to my work. Thanks to my summer offer of free dream translation and psychotherapy I could collect many dreams from many contributors and prepare different e-books with them, giving you more .. (Psychology)

Tackling Problem Children

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 Varadharajan R (September 08, 2008)  Problems classified: Psychologically, problems can be classified into two types. One type is the problems ‘to the children’ both physically and mentally. The other type is the problems ‘by the children’ in various matters affecting the whole atmosphere of the family. Type. I problems are related to speech, handicapped, left handedness, bad dreams, nightmares, .. (Psychology)




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