What is Emotional Intelligence?

What is Intelligence? David Wechsler (1944),  – “It is the aggregate or global capacity of the individual to act purposefully, to think rationally and to deal effectively with the environment.” We Read More …

Fascinating Theory of Intelligence by Cattell – Fluid & Crystallized

What is Intelligence? The word intelligence derives from the Latin word intelligere which means to comprehend or to perceive. It is the most basic meaning. In this article we will particularly focus on Fluid and Read More …

Popular Theory of the 6 Basic Emotions by Paul Ekman

The word emotion is derived from the Latin word ‘mot’ which means ‘to move’. In this article we will go through the 6 Basic Emotions by Paul Ekman. Emotions are Read More …

Maslow’s surprisingly interesting Need Hierarchy Theory of Motivation

Abraham Maslow is well known for Maslow’s Need Hierarchy Theory of Motivation. The theory includes basic 5 levels of needs. Non-fulfillment of these needs motivates a being to take action Read More …

Gardner’s Theory of Multiple Intelligence

What is Intelligence? The word intelligence derives from the Latin word intelligere which means to comprehend or to perceive. It is the most basic meaning. In this article we will particularly focus on Gardner’s Theory Read More …

Transactional Analysis – Meaning, Ego states, Functions

Introduction to Transactional Analysis Transactional Analysis, TA given by Eric Berne, is a psychological tool. It enables us to understand the structure or the elements that constitute our personality. The Read More …

Cattell’s 16 Personality Factor Theory

Raymond Cattell was a British-American psychologist, known for his psychometric research. It was based on intrapersonal psychological structure. Consequently he put forth ‘Cattell’s 16 Personality Factor Theory’. In addition, his Read More …

Freud’s Psychoanalytical Theory of Personality

Sigmund Freud a physician by profession, was the major contributor of psychoanalytic theory of personality. He developed his theory while doing clinical practice with patients. “Unconscious mental processes” is the Read More …

3 Main Categories of Allport’s Theory of Personality

Gordon Willard Allport was an American psychologist who focused on the study of ‘Personality’. He is also known for being one of the founders of ‘Personality Psychology’. Gordon Allport’s Theory Read More …

Big Five Theory of Personality

In this article, we will learn about the Big five factor personality theory.  It is one of the widely popular personality theories. The Big Five serves as an integrated system Read More …

What is Forgetting? Its Theories

Forgetting is failure to retrieve information from long term memory store. Much of the information is lost but enough remains, so that we have sketchy record of our lives. Forgetting Read More …