What is Stroop Effect Experiment ?

Introduction Of Stroop Effect Experiment  The ‘Stroop Effect’ was named after John Ridley Stroop who discovered this occurrence in the 1930s.  Stroop created three classic experimental research theories, while conducting his experiments with a group of participants. His first theory compared reading a list of Read More …

What is Attention? It’s Definitions, History, Process, Types, etc

May I have your Attention please!!! A large number of stimuli hit upon our sense organs simultaneously, but we do not notice all of them at the same time. Only a selected few of them are noticed. “paying attention” is concentrating—shutting out other activities or Read More …

Fiedler’s Contingency Leadership Theory

Contingency/ Situational Theories- Sometimes the success of a leader does not depend upon the qualities, traits and behaviour of a leader alone. The context in which a leader exhibits her/his skills, traits and behaviour matters. Theory views leadership in terms of a dynamic interaction between Read More …

History of leadership

A. The Iowa Leadership Studies by Kurt Lewin (University of Iowa,1930) A series of pioneering leadership studies by Ronald Lippitt and Ralph K. White under Lewin Kurt Lewin is recognized as the father of group dynamics Three different styles of leadership— 1.Authoritarian- Very directive and Read More …

Definitions of Leadership

Meaning of Leadership  leadership is the art of motivating a group of people to act towards achieving a common goal. In business, leadership is linked to performance. Leadership is a process by which a person influences others to accomplish an objective and directs the organization Read More …

General Aptitude Test Battery (GATB)

What is Aptitude Assessment?   Suppose that two persons of equal intelligence have the same opportunities to learn a job or develop a skill. They attend the same on-the-job training or classes, study the same material, and practice the same length of time. One of them Read More …

What is Competency Mapping? Methods of Competency Mapping

To study Competency Mapping, we need to understand what is Competency? The basic meaning of competency is as follows- What is Competency? The ability to do something successfully or efficiently. State or quality of being able and fit. capability, ability, proficiency, knowledge, expertness, skill, resources, talent, aptitude. Competency -an Read More …

What is Self Efficacy Theory?

Cambridge Dictionary meaning of .self’ is ‘the set of someone’s characteristics, such as personality and ability, that are not physical and make that person different from other people.’ Meaning of ‘efficacy’ is the ability to achieve something or produce something.  If we just put these two word together we can infer that ‘self efficacy‘ Read More …

Best Scientific Research Methods to study Cognitive Psychology

Following are the best Methods to study cognitive psychology. Naturalistic Observation Introspection or Self Report Experiments or Laboratory/ Controlled Observation Quasi-Experiments Neuropsychological tools Naturalistic Observation– Observation means watching, monitoring, scrutiny, examination, or inspection. Best way to study something is to watch them/ it behave (eat, Read More …

Fascinating History of Cognitive Psychology!

Why we need to study History of Cognitive Psychology? Two things- First, there are various schools of psychology like Structuralism, Functionalism, Psychoanalysis, Behaviorism etc, still this  school of psychology emerge & prevails. So we need to understand how it has done it. Second, We need Read More …

What is the definition of Cognitive Psychology?

Introduction of  Cognitive psychology Cognitive psychology is the branch of psychology. It studies mental processes including how people think, perceive, remember and learn. As part of the larger field of cognitive science, this branch of psychology is related to other disciplines including neuroscience, philosophy and Read More …

What is Sensation & its simple types as per psychophysics?

We all have sensed so many things in our daily life like cold, hot, bright, painful, exciting, etc. What we get from our senses; for example nose for smell, ears for hearing, tough for taste, and skin for touch. So, what is sensation? a simple Read More …